Underwater Festival 2010

The 2010 Festival is now over – we hope to see everybody that loves diving in Australasia for our 5th annual Underwater Festival in 2011. With the tagline ‘The Australasia Challenge’ it will incorporate an Australasia-wide simultaneous photo and video shootout competition like no other with over $100,000 in prizes including $10,000 in cash.

Byron Underwater Festival Logo

Dive Christmas Island – The 4th annual Underwater Festivalâ„¢ was held from Saturday the 24th to Friday the 30th of April 2010 on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.

A wrap-up article has been published and participants ‘topside’ photos are continuing to be uploaded to the slideshow so please keep coming back for the ‘gossip shots’.

Check out the winning photos and videos of this years shoot-out and art competition.

There are full archive websites for the 2007, the 2008 and the 2009 festivals.

Christmas Island beach

Why Christmas Island ?

Christmas Island diving is endless kilometres of spectacular wall diving, untouched corals, undersea caves, hundreds of species of tropical fish, dolphins, whalesharks, and warm clear water. Truly a dive destination that has it all.

Join us as we dive in, explore and discover Christmas Island’s amazing underwater paradise.

Who can participate ?

The Underwater Festivalâ„¢ is aimed at everyone wanting to experience our marine environment for themselves. Participate – whether you want to learn more about it, dive it, snorkel it, kayak it … or even paint it.

What happened at UF10?

  • Underwater photo & video shootout
5-6 days of diving – as much digital media as you can expose
over $30,000 prizes – dive gear – dive trips – photographic gear and more
  • Snorkel tours
  • introduction to SCUBA – resort dives
blow bubbles for the first time on Christmas Island
become inspired
  • Marine wildlife and artists presentations
  • Dive equipment try-outs from various manufacturers

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