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Bird Watching at Planula

Planula Retreat is a Bird Watcher’s Paradise. See our new Byron Bay Bird Watching page. Serious birders will find Planula a fantastic base, as not only will you find a huge list of bird species on our over 50 acres of bushland, we are also able to provide you with access to West Byron Wetlands. Whether [...]

Migaloo is back in Byron Bay

Byron Bay whale watchers on the afternoon trip had an experience they will never forget when they were treated with an encounter with Migaloo the white humpback whale. The tour had all but ended when we decided to look at one last whale pod coming from the north. We were all astounded to find [...]

Humpback Whale season 2011 starts in Byron Bay

The 2011 whale watching season has started. The first humpback whales have been spotted in the bay a few weeks ago and they are now becoming more regular. We are looking forward to see the gentle giants pass our Byron Bay headland again for the next 5 months. Make sure you spend some time [...]

Byron Bay ranks #2 in 2011 Trip Advisor Top 10 Beaches in South Pacific

That is pretty good news for a people’s choice awards conducted by TripAdvisor for the first time. They write: Byron Bay’s beaches are dotted with lighthouses and surrounded by bottlenose dolphins, rays, whales and sea turtles. This former New South Wales whaling station turned tourist town is still strongly influenced by its recent bohemian past, [...]

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