Welcome to the wonders of the underwater world! The NAUI Snorkeler course is an entry-level program designed to educate snorkelers on the skills and knowledge to safely observe underwater attractions from or near the surface of the water. Maximum depth during training is 15 feet (5 meters). If you are looking to learn how to use basic snorkeling equipment or increase your comfort in the water while exploring, this is the course for you.

During your NAUI Snorkeler certification course you will learn about safety & problem management for apnea training, the function, use and care of snorkeling equipment, and proper techniques to comfortably explore on the surface and shallow water zone. Prerequisites include good health and swimming ability, and a minimum 6 years of age.

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NAUI Freediving courses are offered by NAUI Instructors who have completed additional training through Performance Freediving International (PFI) to teach Freediving. Individuals in good physical condition and who meet the minimum age requirements listed above may enroll in NAUI Freediving courses. To begin your training, contact your local NAUI Dive Center or use our convenient Locator tool to find a NAUI Dive Center or Instructor offering Freediving instruction near you.

What’s Next?

Expand your abilities and comfort as a NAUI Freediver to safely complete dives to 66 feet (20 meters).