Activities & Events

The 2009 Byron Underwater Festival program is below - changes are always possible. Please come back often for updates. Last update 11 March 2009.

Monday 27 April
9:00 am - 3:30 pm - Underwater Naturalist Course Part 1 with Neville Coleman
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Beginners Underwater Photography Clinic with Mathieu Meur
Tuesday 28 April
9:00 am - 3:30 pm - Underwater Naturalist Course Part 2 with Neville Coleman
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Advanced Underwater Photography Clinic with Mathieu Meur
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Advanced Underwater Photography Clinic with Mathieu Meur - FULLY BOOKED
5:30 pm - night dive at Julian Rocks
Wednesday 29 April
from 7:00 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #1
10:00 am - Dolphin Kayak
from 10:30 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #2
10:30 / 11:30 am - Snorkel with turtles at Julian Rocks
from 1:30 pm - Photo & Video Shootout afternoon dive
from 4:00 pm - Welcome BBQ (Photo & Video shootout participants)
5:30 pm - night dive at Julian RocksFULLY BOOKED
Thursday 30 May
from 7:00 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #1
10:00 am - Dolphin Kayak
from 10:30 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #2
10:30 / 11:30 am - Snorkel with turtles at Julian Rocks
from 1:30 pm - Photo & Video Shootout afternoon dive
5:30 pm - night dive at Julian RocksFULLY BOOKED
6:00-8:00 pm - Marine Wildlife Presentations - FREE entry
Friday 1 May
from 7:00 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #1
10:00 am - Dolphin Kayak
from 10:30 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #2
10:30 / 11:30 am - Snorkel with turtles at Julian Rocks
from 1:30 pm - Photo & Video Shootout afternoon dive
5:30-7:00 pm - Marine Visions III pre-launch dinner at Bo’s & Retrospect Galleries - SORRY THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED
7:00 pm - ‘Marine Visions’ Art Competition & Exhibition launch - FREE entry
Saturday 2 May
from 7:00 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #1
10:00 am - Dolphin Kayak
from 10:30 am - Photo & Video Shootout morning dive #2
10:30 / 11:30 am - Snorkel with turtles at Julian Rocks
from 1:30 pm - Photo & Video Shootout afternoon dive
4:00-6:00 pm - Marine Wildlife Presentations - FREE entry
6:30-8:30 pm - Coral Sea Dreaming in HD - World Premiere - $10
7:00 pm - late - Underwater Festival Party - Buddha Bar - FREE entry
Sunday 3 May

8:30 am - Dolphin Kayak

10:00 am - Dolphin Kayak
10:00 am - Interactive Seabird / Shorebird walk for kids and adults - FREE
10:30 / 11:00 am - Snorkel with turtles at Julian Rocks
11:00 am - Photo & Video Shootout participants meet at lighthouse with UF09 Tees and housings in hand for group photos !
6:00-8:00 pm - Byron Underwater Festival Finale - Buddha Bar - FREE entry
8:00 pm - late - Post Underwater Festival Dinner - Buddha Bar

What happened in 2008 ? Download our pretty A4 printable pdf program (344 kb). Or visit the 2008 program on the UF08 archive site.

What happened in 2007 ? - Check out the 2007 program on the UF07 archive site.

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