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.
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Terms and Conditions
The free course is limited to the online digital Snorkeling Course offered by SSI and does not include any practical training units. In order to sign up for the free online digital Snorkeling Course, you will need to nominate your preferred local SSI Dive Center before being able to submit the form. By submitting this form, you are agreeing that you may be contacted by your local SSI Dive Center with an offer to participate in the practical SSI Snorkeling Course, which you are NOT obligated to enter into. Students do not need to be proficient swimmers to participate in the Snorkeling program. But you should be comfortable and able to maintain your buoyancy in water too deep to stand in prior to participating in open water sessions.