The Underwater Tour Awards 2022 

The Guru Awards

The Guru Awards celebrate the best photography from above and below the surface of our marine and freshwater environments.

Now in its 3rd year, this prestigious photography awards program features 6 Categories, a People’s Choice Award, and the coveted Guru Grand Prize. This year’s categories are:

  • Underwater Characters
  • Underwater Scenes
  • Topside Scenes
  • Aquatic Abstracts
  • Underwater Black and White
  • Reportage [New in 2022]

In 2022 we’ll take $3 from every entry and pass it on to our Environmental Partner, Take 3 for the Sea, so your entry will contribute toward action for the Ocean.

Winners will receive great prizes from our Underwater Tour Awards Partners, and all entrants can opt-in to receive a Report Card on their images.

Take 3 Photo Contest [NEW]

Showcasing action for the Ocean!

New in 2022 and open to everyone who snaps pictures on their phone or on any camera, this new novice contest embraces the Take 3 for the Sea message – promoting real actions that are helping improve the health of our oceans.

Running to coincide with the prestigious Guru Awards, the Take 3 Photo Contest entries can be taken on any camera or device, above, in, around, or under any marine or freshwater area, with the winners chosen on how best they communicate the Take 3 for the Sea story.

The cost to enter the Take 3 Photo Contest is just $3 per entry. The entirety of entry fees received in the Take 3 Photo Contest will be passed-on to Take 3 for the Sea to help drive their ocean advocacy programs.

Winners will share in $2500 in prizes from Take 3 for the Sea partners!

 Monday 15th August – Monday 19th September 2022

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