The Full Story

Newsletter articles from the Underwater Tour and from our Partners

Explorer’s Grant 2021

Explorer’s Grant 2021

"We know there's power in creativity. That's what fuels our purpose - to inspire and empower people to create a better...

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365 Days on Heron Island

365 Days on Heron Island

Experience nature at its best on Heron Island, world famous for its spectacular coral reef and a sanctuary for an...

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Home of the Manta Ray

Home of the Manta Ray

Lady Elliot Island’s pristine and easily accessed lagoons and reefs are home to over 1,200 different species of marine...

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Rainforest to Reef

Rainforest to Reef

Rainforest Rescue’s Daintree Vision 2040 When two World Heritage areas lie immediately adjacent to one another, there...

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It’s a Best Seller!

It’s a Best Seller!

The World Beneath – The Life and Times of Unknown Sea Creatures and Coral Reefs, Dr Richard Smith 10,000 copies sold...

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Close Encounters

Close Encounters

Imagine a 15m long grey whale, no more than an arm’s length away, raising its great head from the water to look you...

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Wakatobi.  Wow!

Wakatobi. Wow!

The Story of Wakatobi’s Landmark Conservation Initiative. It’s no secret that marine environments around the world...

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Show?  What Show?

Show? What Show?

Yes!  We’re counting down to the Underwater Tour Show 2021, livestreaming via ticketed link on Sunday 23 May at...

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The Dugong Detective

The Dugong Detective

Marine field biologist, marine mammal specialist and world authority on dugongs, Janet Lanyon is Senior Lecturer in...

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The Little Things

The Little Things

Dr Richard Smith returns to join us in his Spotlight Feature short film – The Little Things - where we find him on...

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The Art of Light

The Art of Light

Men in Black have been recently spied behind-the-scenes in Singapore, working on one of a series of short films - the...

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A Rite of Passage!

A Rite of Passage!

Mike Ball Dive Expeditions has created happy underwater and topside memories for thousands of guests since 1969,...

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Meet the Media 2!

Meet the Media 2!

Next in the water we have Adrian Stacey, Editor of Scuba Diver Magazine ANZ Q and A with Juliette Myers. JM: ...

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Dreaming of Paradise?

Dreaming of Paradise?

Your Fiji fantasy can be a reality just as soon as the travel bubble to our favourite Pacific neighbour nation is...

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Meet the Media!

Meet the Media!

First in the water, we have Mike Scotland, Publisher and Editor of Dive Log Magazine.  Q & A with Juliette...

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Vote for your Eco Hero!

Vote for your Eco Hero!

Superb submissions encompassing the tireless work of six (6) Semi-finalists in the Eco Hero category of the Underwater...

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Free, Silver or Gold?

Free, Silver or Gold?

There are three ways to enjoy the Show and all the trimmings! Filmed on set in Brisbane and streamed via a special...

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Who loves a Quiz?

Who loves a Quiz?

Everybody! Especially when the prizes are incredible diving adventures and must-have products all offered by our...

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Lights!   And Action!

Lights! And Action!

It's Showtime! The news is out!  Yes, when life gave us lemons, we stepped up to create the Underwater Tour Show...

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Ethics Underwater

Ethics Underwater

Running an international underwater photo competition, the Underwater Tour team plays a significant role in...

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Who’s To Judge?

Who’s To Judge?

Curating a panel of competition judges requires a considered approach. Canon Master Darren Jew throws some light on...

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AUD 20k+ Prize Pool

AUD 20k+ Prize Pool

Calling all Underwater Photographers! Entries are open for the Underwater Tour’s Guru Awards. These awards feature...

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Who’s YOUR Eco Hero?

Who’s YOUR Eco Hero?

Do you know a Local Eco Hero?   This year we've introduced a NEW Local Eco Hero Award to recognise and promote...

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Calling all Ocean Lovers

Calling all Ocean Lovers

Cooee Thalassophiles! New this year, From the Heart to the Ocean – The Max Benjamin Award is open to all creatives...

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