- underwater australasia
Australasia’s most popular website for divers, snorkellers and other marine enthusiasts – featuring an extensive directory, regional underwater gallery, 100s of interesting articles on marine critters and dive experiences and much much more.
Local Information Sites
- Byron Bay.com
A comprehensive, user friendly guide to the Byron Bay region, includes regional info, accommodation, maps, photo gallery, activities, and many of Byrons businesses and community groups.
More Byron Bay Information
- Hele Ellis
Hele Ellis is a local artist with international reputation, who provides most of the art displayed around PLANULA.
Database on cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish and nautilus) taxonomy and life history.
- Dragon Search
‘Dragon Search’ is a monitoring program which encourages members of the community to provide information about sightings of the unique southern Australian fish – the seadragon.
- Ichtyology at the Australian Museum
Detailed information on a wide range of fish species.
Other Accommodation Sites
- Global B&B Directory
Global B&B website
- Hotels Combined
Planula is member of Hotels Combined
- Stayz Accommodation Directory
Byron Bay Accommodation
- Take-a-Break Directory
Holiday accommodation across Australia
- Worldwide Accommodation Directory
Other relevant links
- Find WiFi hotspots around the world
After enjoying the FREE wireless broadband at PLANULA – here is how to find other places that offer this service.
Temple Byron - Events and Workshops
- Temple Byron
Yoga, meditation and other workshops and retreats right next to Planula
Transport to and from Byron Bay
- Book your airport transfers to and from Byron Bay
They regularly service Coolangatta and Ballina Airports and also run limited services to Brisbane and Lismore airports.
Weather and Diving Conditions
- Current Water Surface Temperature
Excellent point and click map by the CSRIO
- Current weather in Byron
Find out how perfect the weather in and around Byron Bay is.
- Swell Forecast
How is the surf looking for the next 4 to 7 days
- Tides around Australia
Tide predictions around Australia
What to do, Where to go
- Byron Bay Dive Centre
Our main partners for diving Byron Bay. A PADI and SSI certifying dive shop right in the heart of town with their own heated swimming pool.
- East Coast International Blues and Roots Festival
A fantastic Blues festival held each year in Byron Bay with extremely talented artists from all over the world.
- Splendour in the Grass Music Festival
Until 2009 – Independent music festival at Belongil Fields, Byron Bay. – Temporarily moved to Woodford
A PADI Dive Centre in the heart of town.
- Underwater Festival
The Underwater Festival was held for the first time in May 2007 in Byron Bay – an annual festival which transforms a new exciting diving location each year into a hub of amazing activities and events
- Whale Watching Byron Bay
Watch the graceful humpback whales during their annual migration between June and November