what is snorkeling?

swimming with a pair of flippers, goggles and a snorkel while looking underneath the surface of the water.

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first aid

the required first aid needed is to know how to do cpr correctly and know how to treat a patient that is going through shock. how to stay afloat for a long period of time without the aid of floating devices.

equipment and how to look after it

goggles: the part of rubber that tightens up to keep the goggles on your face can break very easy if it is left out in the sun or if its not rinse so after exiting the water rinse the goggles with fresh water.

flippers: always keep in a dry cool place to prevent cracks.

skills needed

jump in and out of water

how to clear water out of mask

how to equalise

how to swim properly to save energy

surface diving techniques


always stay with a partner

stay close to shore

be aware of your surroundings

how to retain your energy

dont touch marine life without the ok

beware of seabed

dangers on snorkelling

The researchers identified 140 deaths associated with snorkelling between 1994 and 2006.

strong currents

dont touch wildlife



equalising is a technique used to releave pressure in your temple area so you can have an a lot more better diving experience.

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