Learn to Snorkel & Enjoy the Reef

The Airlie Beach Swim Centre offers Learn to Snorkel crash courses for children, adults, families and tourists. In the course we will show you breathing techniques and how to handle the mask and the flippers. Moreover, we will show you how you can snorkel without chasing away the fishes you would like to enjoy in the reef. And last, but not least, we will advise you on a safe and correct behaviour during your snorkeling experience in the reef.

Course Facts:

  • Included in the price are 30 minutes Gear & Safety Reef Introduction
  • 30 minutes training in the pool by a Certified Dive Master / Swim Coach
  • Monday to Friday from  11am to 12noon & from 2:15pm to 3:15 pm
  • Cost per person $20
  • Bookings 6 hours before are essential.

You do not need to have specific skills or previous snorkelling experience. Your Snorkel instructor can guide you through all of the required skills to become a safe and competent snorkeler.  You will learn in Airlie Beach Swim Centre skills such as:

  • Flotation techniques
  • Clearing your mask
  • Clearing your snorkel
  • Surface swimming
  • Surface dives
  • Underwater manoeuvres

The fun training program will also cover a range of topics, providing you with a valuable understanding about your snorkelling equipment, the pressure effects of air and water on the body and a general awareness of the marine environment.

Snorkelling is a fun and exciting activity that you can enjoy all year round. As your skills and confidence levels grow you can take advantage of the many snorkelling sites around Australia.

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