Who can attend and how much will it cost?
Anyone and everyone ready to experience the waters in Murudeshwar in a new light is welcome to visit the festival for free. The festival is also open to complete beginners, although a total cap of 150 divers and a 1000 visitors will be set.
Access to the underwater Zone is priced at INR 5,000/- for ages 10+ only. A 10% discount is available when booking for 2 or more. Read what activities are covered under this pass;
Inclusions: All equipment for diving, snorkeling, free-diving introduction and underwater hockey, light snacks on the boat, 4-5 underwater pictures
Exclusions: Swimwear, towels, toiletries, your PADI/SSI/CMAS certification details (if certified), any extra photos or videos except for what is mentioned in the inclusions above.
Getting There & Staying There:
Fly-In : The nearest airport is in Mangalore, about 137 km away from Murudeshwar
Steam-In : Murudeshwar railway station on the Konkan route the closest station at 1.5 kms.
Drive In : Get your car and enjoy the scenic and curvy NH66! It's just 8 hours from Bangalore & Mysore, 5 hours from Goa, 3 hours from Mangalore, 10 hours from Pune and about 12 hours from Mumbai.
RNS Residency besides being part of the event venue is also the best hotel in the village with air-conditioned rooms and a swimming pool. Apart from these, there are a number of good Bed and breakfast options available here.