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Underwater Festival Prizes

Detailed prizes for the 2008 Festival are still subject to change - in 2008 they are even more exciting than the $20,000 prize bonanza from the 2007 Festival.

Photo & Video Shootout Competition

All photographs and video to be taken between 30th of April and 3rd of May 2008. Please visit the shootout page for rules and entry conditions.

Best Festival Portfolio - 5 images

  • 1st prize - Full Beuchat SCUBA package including first and second stage regulators, occy & BCD
  • 2nd prize - Beuchat fins + mask
  • 3rd prize - Dolphin Kayaking voucher for 4 people

Best Festival Photograph - SLR camera

  • 1st prize - a dive holiday for TWO in PNG by Allways Dive & Jais Aben Resort - 5 nights, 6 dives - *flights and meals NOT included
  • 2nd prize - 10 dive voucher at Sundive Byron Bay inc gear hire if needed
  • 3rd prize - a massive 1200mm x 800mm canvas print of your winning image by Retrospect

Best Festival Photograph - Compact camera

  • 1st prize - Olympus Mju 1030SW & PT-043 Housing & UFL-01 strobe
  • 2nd prize - 3 night/4 dive Dive/Accommodation package at PLANULA Divers Retreat/Byron Bay Dive Centre for TWO PEOPLE
  • 3rd prize - a huge 900mm x 600mm canvas print of your winning image by Retrospect

Best Festival Photograph - Novice

  • 1st prize - Olympus Mju 850SW
  • 2nd prize - PADI Underwater Photography Specialty Course
  • 3rd prize - Essential & Advanced Guide to Underwater Photography

Best Festival Photograph - Local School Groups - OLYMPUS camera try-out

Best Festival Photograph - Freediving & Snorkelling

  • 1st prize - Beuchat freediving 2 piece wetsuit in new pacific cammo

Best Festival Video

  • 1st prize - Choice of Ikelite SLR housing (inc port) / video housing or DS-125 deluxe strobe package
  • 2nd prize - Beuchat full wetsuit
  • 3rd prize - DVD Guide to Creating Underwater Video

Neville Coleman Awards

Most interesting critter find during the Underwater Festival

Thank you all sponsors!

The Byron Underwater Festival would like to say a huge thank you to all the prize sponsors - without you, this festival would be only half as much fun.

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