Learn how to recognize different species and observe specific behaviors from different aquatic life. The Underwater Naturalist course helps you to identify relationships between species. You will start to anticipate what is going to happen based on your new observation skills! This will help you to locate the perfect photo subjects to capture that perfect moment! Through understanding the marine environment you dive in, you will enjoy your dives that much more.
Freestyle difference: our resident marine biologist runs a variety of courses on marine biology and our local ecosystem. This is an ideal entry point to start getting involved with our ongoing local marine conservation projects.
- Minimum age: 10 years old (parental signature required for paperwork).
- Medical questionnaire and liability release to fill up before the activity.
- Two open water dives.
- Equipment you need: swimwear, a towel, sun protection. We would recommend at this stage that you have at least your own mask and fins. You will need a set of slates or underwater notepad that you can buy from us. You can also benefit from taking a few underwater photos or videos during this course.