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Underwater Festival 2010 (UF10) dates announced

The dates for the 4th Underwater Festival have been set - we hope to see you all on Christmas Island from 24th to 30th of April 2010. underwater australasia is hosting the 4th instalment of its hugely successful annual Underwater Festival on Christmas Island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Held for the first [...]

UF10 to be held on Christmas Island

Rumours are now being confirmed that the Underwater Festival will be held on Christmas Island in 2010. The 2010 Festival will be held at Christmas Island as part of a new direction the festival is taking. Be excited about discovering new destinations and meet marine enthusiasts, underwater photographers and videographers from around the world. We start [...]

Underwater Festival 2009 winners now up

Please check out the 2009 winners page which features all the winning entries from this years Underwater Festival in Byron Bay. Video winners have been uploaded as well … hope you enjoy the shows. We hope to see you all next year at the 2010 Underwater Festival - keep your eyes on this site for some [...]

First humpback whale of the season breaches off Julian Rocks

Beautiful skies … 15m viz … calm seas … and the very first humpback whale of the season breached in front of Julian Rocks this morning - GO Underwater Festival !

Two more days and weather is looking fantastic !

The underwater festival team is ecstatic about the weather forecast and sunny weather in Byron Bay after a fair few weeks of rain and mud. The swell forecast is predicting pretty calm seas as well so all is ready for a fantastic 3rd annual Underwater Festival. This year shootout participant numbers are at record heights [...]

Last minute vacancy at Planula Divers Retreat

Just had a cancellation at Planula Divers Retreat (us, the organisers of the festival) - if anyone is stuck for accommodation for the Underwater Festival please let us know quickly. This is where Neville Coleman will be staying and the venue for the UF09 Welcome BBQ on Wednesday night.

WIN a CASE of MadFish wine !

MadFish Wines, as proud sponsors of Byron Bay Underwater Festival would like to offer you* the chance to WIN A CASE OF MADFISH WINES from Western Australia. To enter, simply click here and join the MadFish Fish Bowl Wine Club where you can receive special member prices, access to new release and cellar door only [...]

Another overseas dive trip added to UF09 prizes - welcome to Cocotinos

A big thanks goes out to our friends from Cocotinos in North Sulawesi (and soon opening another resort in Lombok) for sponsoring another fantastic prize for the Byron Underwater Festival, a 6 Days/5 Nights Cocotinos Dive Package for one diver in Manado, Sulawesi. Cocotinos is located in picturesque Wori Bay, North Sulawesi and is a [...]

World Premiere of David Hannan’s new film Coral Sea Dreaming in HD at UF09

We are proud to have Dave Hannan personally introduce his new film Coral Sea Dreaming in HD as a World Premiere on Saturday 2nd of May at Byron Bay’s Lounge Cinema - all part of the Saturday night Underwater Party at the Buddha Bar next door. Tickets are only $10 - Secure your ticket early [...]

3rd night dive added to festival intinerary

Due to popular demand and the two scheduled night dives on 29th and 39th of April already being very close to fully booked, we added an additional night dive on Tuesday the 28th of April. If you are interested, make sure you secure your spot quickly. AUNOC trial torches are available for this dive as well [...]

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