The
Underwater Tour

Awards

2021

NEW CATEGORIES FOR CREATIVES AND ECO HEROS

Eco Hero

Nominate an individual you believe is going above and beyond to consistently encourage positive ecological change within the community.

Public Voting for Finalists Now Open

People’s Choice voting starts 10th – 30th April 2021. Finalists announced early May. Winner announced at the Underwater Tour Show May 23 2021

From the Heart to the Ocean

From the Heart to the Ocean – The Max Benjamin Award is open to all creatives working in any medium, who are inspired by the waterline, drawn by the sounds of the seas, its moods, its endless horizons and caressing waves, and the critters that call it home.

Entries Now Closed

Winner announced at the Underwater Tour Show May 23 2021

Guru Awards

Open to all photographers, The Guru Awards celebrate photography from above and below the surface of our marine and freshwater environments. The awards feature 5 Categories, a People’s Choice Award and the coveted Guru Grand Prize.

Entries Now Closed

Voting for the People Choice Awards commences early May. Winners announced at the Underwater Tour Show May 23 2021

Meanwhile….

Don’t forget to join us for our Underwater Tour event, where the concept of an annual awards contest was first conceived!

Since 2018 and usually held in theatres in the major state capitals around Australia, our aim each year is to bring you a collective of ethical internationally acclaimed underwater photographers and marine scientists, all top in their fields, traveling together to showcase, present and share their incredible stories of discovery from behind the lens.

Announcing this year’s event…..

Underwater Tour Show 2021

BROADCAST LIVE

23 May 2021

Join us and our stellar array of international guest stars, hosts and partners as we raise the curtain for one unmissable show in a new, exciting and lively broadcast format. We’re upping the ante!

With the help of a little wizardry, you can enjoy wonderful underwater story-showing, tales of discovery adventure and behind the scenes antics from your sofa wherever you are.

LIVE CROSSES

  • 2021 Awards Winners announced

  • Partner Personalities

  • Surprise Guest Appearances

PRIZES GALORE

Over $20,000 in prizes to be won!

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