Skin diving is snorkeling while making breath-hold dives to observe aquatic life, up close and personal. It’s a great way to explore the underwater world when you’re not able to scuba dive or if scuba diving just isn’t your thing. The Snorkeling & Skin Diver course teaches you how to enjoy watching life below the surface and comfortably venture underwater for short visits, whether you dive in a local freshwater lake or the big blue ocean, at home or on a holiday dive destination.
To enroll in a Snorkel & Skin Diver course, you must be at least 8 years old. You need adequate swimming skills and comfort in the water. No prior experience is required.
What will you learn?
The Snorkel & Skin Diver course teaches you about:
- How to choose, adjust and use snorkel & skin diving equipment.
- Basic safety guidelines for being in and around the water.
- Snorkeling and skin diving techniques including checking buoyancy, surface swimming, clearing water from your snorkel and performing effortless surface dives.
What gear will you use?
The Snorkel & Skin Diver course teaches you how to use basic snorkeling equipment including a mask, fins, snorkel, snorkeling vest, exposure protection like a wet suit and dive weights as needed.