Winning 2010 Underwater Festival video is now up

After a little struggle with technology and a 480Mb file upload because we wanted to be able to show you the film in HD, the winning video by Gold Cost film maker Kieren Curry is now up on the festival website and you can watch it in high definition directly on Vimeo. Congratulations Kieren to [...]

Marine Visions IV Art competition winners are online now

Please see the bottom of the 2010 Winners page for the Marine Visions IV Underwater Phot Art competition results. Not to be confused with the ‘Underwater Photo and Video Shootout Competition’, the the fourth inaugural ‘Marine Visions’ Art Competition was a fantastic opportunity also for those who cannot make it to Christmas Island to display [...]

Winning photos from this years Underwater Festival are now up

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Underwater Festival. With 34 entrants it was not an easy feat to be placed and it was great to see that the winners were an even mixture of locals and fly-in visitors to Christmas Island. Check out the 2010 Festival Winners page. A wrap-up of the Festival will [...]

Whale shark – 50 Spinner Dolphins – Two Hammerheads

That is so far the score after 2 days of diving Christmas Island with the locals. Amazing.

2010 Underwater Festival Prizes are now up

Check out the full line-up of prizes in this years Underwater Festival. If the location hasn’t convinced you yet, then this bonanza of amazing prizes from our sponsors should certainly bring you over the line. There is still time to sign-up. Make sure you don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity. Have a read of the [...]

SAVE almost $500 on package prices from Perth due to new airline Virgin Blue

We are excited to announce that significant price drops have been incorporated into the Underwater Festival packages leaving from Perth due to a new airline (Virgin Blue) servicing Christmas Island from April 2010. Thank you Richard Branson for making the Underwater Festival more affordable this year ! Please check out the updated packages page for new [...]

Whale sharks everywhere

Mathieu Meur has been over to test the waters of Christmas Island and gain some local knowledge for showing you the best possible ways to photograph Christmas Island underwater during the festival. A nice Christmas present on Christmas Island when they spotted 4 whale sharks on boxing day ! Let’s hope they stick around and we’ll [...]

aunoc lights and a holiday in Bali – nice!

We are happy to have aunoc lights back as sponsors of the 2010 Underwater Festival and we will offer all participants the possibility to test their soon to be released 4TEN LED light during the festival for FREE. And what’s even better, there will be some aunoc lights as prizes too ! Have a look at [...]

More big prizes for the Underwater Festival

We are happy to announce that our previous sponsors Scubapix and Beuchat are joining us again and the prizes for the 2010 festival are absolutely fantastic. Scubapix together with Light & Motion are sponsoring a Light & Motion Sunray 1000 Video Light System worth close to $5000 as well as some other fantastic prizes from [...]

Festival packages available NOW – secure your spot

We are happy to announce that the Underwater Festival packages for the 2010 festival on Christmas Island 24-30 April are finally published. Check them out at the bookings & packages tab on the Underwater Festival website. All you need to make sure you don’t miss out, is follow the links to pay your deposit and specify [...]

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