FESTIVAL SCHEDULE AND ACTIVITIES 2016

 

SATURDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 

Hotels hand out information packs to participant guests

SUNDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER

9:00 am to 2:00 pm Dive Odyssey
Participants will take Dive Fest Trips/Tours at spectacular dive sites offered by participating operators 

1:00 pm Try Dives
Participants take free Try Dives in the Pool at the Rodney Bay Marina 

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Opening Ceremony
This will be hosted at the Rodney Bay Marina. The opening ceremony will highlight the craft, culture and music of Saint Lucia.  A photographic competition and Treasure Hunt will be launched - competition details will be issued to all operators and participants.  

MONDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER

9:00 am to 2:00 pm Dive Odyssey 
Participants will take Dive Fest Trips/Tours at spectacular dive sites offered by participating operators 

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Tours, Attractions or Just Relax
Participants will be offered tours and excursions to explore and experience the island

TUESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER

9:00 am to 2:00 pm Dive Odyssey 
Participants will take Dive Fest Trips/Tours at spectacular dive sites offered by participating operators 

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Tours, Attractions or Just Relax
Participants will be offered tours and excursions to explore and experience the island

WEDNESDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER

9:00 am to 2:00 pm Treajavascript:void('h4')sure Hunt 
Participants will dive for hidden treasure at dive sites around the island.  

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Tours, Attractions or Just Relax
Participants will be offered tours and excursions to explore and experience the island

THURSDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER

9:00 am to 2:00 pm Dive Odyssey (last official diving day)
Participants will take Dive Fest Trips/Tours at spectacular dive sites offered by participating operators 
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Tours, Attractions or Just Relax
Participants will be offered tours and excursions to explore and experience the island

FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER

5:00 am to 10:00 am Lion Fish Derby 
All operators will be encouraged to take part in a Lionfish hunt. This hunt will supply local offering for the Sea Food Splash at the closing ceremony. This will also enhance the environmental awareness of the participants and provide the opportunity to create a linkage with diving and the gastronomy of Saint Lucia.

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sites and Attractions 
Participants will be offered tours and excursions  

8:00 pm to 12:00 midnight Lucian Lime
Representative of Destination Management Company to take groups of participants to key night life spots

SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER

3:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sea Food Splash & Closing Ceremony 
Closing Ceremony to include cultural performances and cook off of Lion Fish by local chief. Local food vendors will lift the senses with the offering of local delights.  Announcement of photographic competition winner will be made. Winners of treasure hunt will be announced.