Bookings & Packages

Accommodation

For accommodation bookings, please see our accommodation page.

Photo & Video Shootout Packages

For enquiries please use the the contact form or call us on 02-66809134.

The fee for participation in the shootout is A$75.

What do you get for that?

  • Underwater Festival T-shirt & hat (subject to availability)
  • Welcome BBQ on April 29 (includes food & drink)
  • Entry to all festival presentations
  • Underwater Party Entry (includes 2 drink tickets)
  • UF09 Finale entry on May 3 (includes 2 drink tickets)
  • Your chance to win close to $40,000 worth of prizes
  • More benefits to be announced

Diving - Freediving - Snorkelling

Dives and snorkels will be conducted through Sundive and the Byron Bay Dive Centre. You can book your dives as well as other activities through the secure Underwater Festival shop page or directly with the dive shops (make sure to point out you are part of the festival and register for the shootout if you want to be part of it).

All dives are at Julian Rocks and surrounding reefs unless otherwise announced.

Diving Charges

  • Dives are $50 per dive - up to 3 dives a day
  • All gear - full festival duration - $120
  • All gear - up to 2 days - $60
  • Tanks and/or weights only - $10 first dive - $5 all following dives (includes airfills)

Other Festival Activities (prices tba)

per person

Introductory Scuba Dive

(includes pool session & all gear hire & UF09 finale evening)
$160

Snorkel at Julian Rocks

(includes all gear hire & UF09 finale evening)
$50

Snorkel at the Tassie II wreck

(includes all gear hire & UF09 finale evening)
$30

Night Dive at Julian Rocks

(includes UF09 finale evening)
$65-105

Kayaking with the Dolphins

(includes all gear hire & Marine wildlife presentation)
$60

Marine Visions Art Competition

(launch event FREE on Friday 1 May - more info here)
$50 per artwork entry

Interactive Seabird/Shorebird walks

(more info here)
FREE

Bookings - Payments

VISA and Mastercard bookings accepted over the phone and through the secure underwater.com.au shop.

Please read the Cancellation Policy below before booking.

Cancellation Policy

All payments have to be made in full upon booking.

A cancellation fee of $50* applies to cancellations up to 4 weeks in advance. Bookings becomes non-refundable within 2 weeks of the booking.

Activities that have to be cancelled by the organisers due to bad weather or other unforeseen events will be refunded. Shoot-out Pass ($75) is not refundable.

No refunds for cancellations due to sickness or other personal circumstances - we recommend using travel insurance.

*per person booked

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