The 2011 Underwater Festival™ breaks new ground in underwater shootout competitions. UF11 will feature a photo and video shootout competition that happens simultaneously all over Australasia. 25 countries spanning both hemispheres - every dive site you can imagine will be a shootout locality, every dive centre, liveaboard, dive resort in the area will be part this new kind of shootout.
Jagged rocky cliffs towering high above the water, seemingly insurmountable, visible from the numerous look-outs and of course the water. Known for its rich convict history, impressive cliff faces and incredible vistas Tasmania blew us - by now seasoned travellers - out off the water!
To many divers, being in the water with a Great White Shark is definitely one of the most sought after experiences possible on the planet. For some it is the adrenalin rush, for others the experience of witnessing one of the top predators known to men in its natural environment in a safe and controlled manner.
A Spine-cheek Anemonefish at Gizo in the Solomon Islands. Photocomp September '07 - Novice
This book is one of the most comprehensive marine life guidebooks available. A cooperative effort by well-known fish ID experts Rudie Kuiter and Helmut Debelius.