PADI Discover Snorkelling and PADI Skin Diver Course
+ 8 YRS
2 - 3 HRS
€30 - 100
An exciting, inexpensive and simple way to have fun with the whole family. PADI Discover Snorkelling is open to all age groups and can be experienced nearly anywhere. Skin Divers usually want to venture a little further down than snorkellers, which enables them to get a close-up view of what is down below!
Who should participate?
Anyone wishing to discover and explore the underwater world. Snorkelling or Skin Diving will enable you to visit and interact with this fascinating blue planet, offering you a memorable, exciting and safe experience for all the family. If you are not able to Scuba Dive this experience may be right for you.
What will you learn?
Basic skills and techniques for swimming with fins
Learning to breathe through and blast clear a snorkel
Practice methods to equalise your ears below the surface
Learn about the environment and how we need to respect it
Prepare and adjust, choose and use Skin Diver equipment
Skin Divers learn about water entry, checking weights and buoyancy
Learn about safety and problem management of skin diving
What scuba gear will you use?
For snorkelling. Mask, snorkel, fins and Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), exposure protection if required
For Skin Diving. Mask, snorkel, fins and Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), exposure protection and weight belt
What learning materials do you require?
A snorkellers field guide, which shows techniques and basic background knowledge (optional)
A video is available to watch if required
There are no prerequisites for snorkelers
Participants must be 8 years of age, or older to enroll in a PADI Skin Diver Course
Participants under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian consent
Complete a diver medical questionnaire declaring you are in good physical health