Shop Our Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide for the Whole Family

Christmas is only a few days away, and if you haven’t already got all your gifts we’re sure you’re beginning to experience some pre-Christmas pressie panic. Leaving gifts until the last minute, especially for family members who you have absolutely no idea what to get for them, can be really stressful.

However, don’t fear! Because we have made a last-minute Christmas gift guide that is sure to delight even the most difficult of giftees. 


For the adventurous souls!

The Northern Rivers is home to some of the world’s most beautiful locations and amazing wildlife, so it’s perfect for those seeking an adventure. Out of the Blue Adventures specialise in premier eco cruises and tours guided by passionate Marine Biologists. They offer unique experiences which include Whale Watching, Ocean Adventures & River Cruises. Here are some of the amazing opportunities on offer for those seeking an adventure.

Whale watching 

Guided by a passionate marine biologist, their whale watching tours offer a unique opportunity to get up close and personal for the majestic giants that live under the sea. Surrounding by breathtaking scenery, encounter astonishing Humpback Whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the coastline between Ballina and Byron Bay, and experience live Humpback Whale song using their specialised underwater hydrophone. Throughout the tour, one of their incredible Marine Biologists will share in-depth knowledge of the area, fulling immersing you in the wonderous world of whales!

River Cruises

Bathe in a glorious sunset whilst exploring the beautiful serenity of the Richmond River around Ballina Island. Tour the mangrove forest and the rich diversity of flora and fauna within. This trip is sure to delight nature lovers who prefer a ‘cruisy’ (pun-intended) or easygoing experience. 



If exploring the wonders of the deep blue sea up close is something you loved ones would enjoy, then the snorkelling tour is the perfect gift! Located 2.5 km off Byron Bay’s Main Beach, a rock formation known locally by it Indigenous name of ‘Nguthungulli‘, (also known as Julian Rocks Nature Reserve), is a top dive site in Australia, alive with rich natural wonders! Offering safe and shallow waters for exploring, Julian rocks is a convergence point of warm tropical and cooler temperate waters, making it a marine wildlife hotspot where Whales, Dolphins, Manta Rays, Leopard Sharks, Grey Nurse Sharks and Turtles often venture. 


For the foodie!

The Northern Rivers are home to some of the world’s best restaurants, so why not treat the food lovers in your life to a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience? Sip wine and indulge in sumptuous scallops by the coastline, or enjoy a hearty meal in the hinterland. There’s something for everyone!


Behind the Barrel Tours

Last but certainly not least are our own tours! Gift the booze lover in your life an experience they’ll relish in – a truly unforgettable experience that celebrates local producers of the Byron Bay Hinterland and surrounding areas. You can choose any amount which can be applied to any of our tours. 

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