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.
Byron-Bay.net.au More Byron Bay Information
Hele Ellis Hele Ellis is a local artist with international reputation, who provides most of the art displayed around PLANULA.
Cephbase 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
Sundive 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