Seychelles Ocean Festival

Place: Various places on Mahe   (01 Dec 2017 - 09 Dec 2017 )

Seychelles Ocean Festival is an underwater festival held every year during the month of December. The festival includes photographic competitions, presentations by famous visiting speakers, events at hotels, special school programmes and also a range of daytime diving and snorkelling activities. Every year prizes is awarded for Best photos taken of the underwater world and also best presentation of the underwater world including other events that was organised during the activities.

The aim of the festival is to promote marine-based tourism in Seychelles and also to sensitize the local population about the role and importance of the marine world to the Seychelles environment.