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Snorkel the magical African Seaforest

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Snorkel the magical African Seaforest

71 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English, German
snorkeling

Snorkel the magical African Seaforest

snorkeling

Snorkel the magical African Seaforest

71 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English, German

What you'll do

Welcome to Cape Town Freediving - we are so glad you found us! You are about to snorkel the magical Great African Seaforest. There are only 9 underwater forest in the world and this is the ONLY one along the African continent. Special right? We can't wait to share in this magical underwater world with you! SNORKEL ADVENTURE: We may find ourselves among schools of fish, seals, penguins, small sharks or octopus, exploring coral reefs, visit shallow underwater caves /wrecks or simply have our breath taken away by the magnificent forest. The location chosen each day, is weather dependant to ensure your utmost enjoyment, safety and fun. We bring a big yellow buoy for visibly and to hold on to, for those who need a little more reassurance. PREPARATION: 1. Let's start with a warm welcome, answering any questions & feeling ready. 2. We provide all you need! Our wetsuits are snug & warm to ensure maximum enjoyment. 3. What to expect from the location & what ocean life we may encounter, safety, animal welfare and how to look out for each other. All snorkel sites are accessible from shore. REFLECTION: Let's warm up with a hot cup of tea & fresh fruit whilst sharing in ocean stories. Our ocean adventure awakens a deeper connection to nature, to mother ocean and all that call her home. Come with a curious mind and be inspired! HOSTS: Stephan, Daniela, Jess or Yvette

Your host

Learn more about Daniela

Daniela

John and I are the founders of Cape Town Freediving (www.capetownfreediving.com), South Africas first & only dedicated freedive school. We are also CEOs of Pure Apnea, an international freedive education/certification body, which focuses specifically on the quality, integrity & safety of the sport. Joining our team as snorkel guides are nature film-maker Yvette & merman Stephan. Professionally we share 12 national records, certified over 2000 students and clocked up over 40 years of combined freedive adventures! We passionately teach, coach & share freediving expertise & skills. In our free time we assist ocean-based charities, offering snorkel adventures to inspire ocean awareness & conservation. Freediving has a magical way of reconnecting you to your own true nature & to wild nature all around. Be inspired, be challenged, be changed.

What's included

Food
Energise on fresh seasonal fruit and a hot cup of tea after the snorkel adventure.
Equipment
SNORKEL GEAR: Wetsuit, gloves, mask & snorkel, fins & socks. Safety Surface buoy to hold on to as well as store water &…

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Where you'll be

The snorkel location is weather dependant and chosen on the day. We choose the location based on where we find best conditions: maximum visibility, calm seas. This is to ensure that you have the opportunity to experience our spectacular marine flora and fauna in as good conditions as possible. Our African Sea Forest is unique, vibrant and special. Wherever the ocean adventure leads, we always have your best interest, safety and fun in mind.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Children 12-14 years old must be accompanied by their parents.

What to bring

swim wear

More tips

1. You MUST be able to swim for this experience. 2. Bring your swim wear, a towel, sunscreen and water. 3. We will take underwater footage. If you have your own underwater camera please bring this along. 4. Our experience is weather dependant, with your absolute enjoyment and safety in mind

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Snorkel the magical African Seaforest
71 reviews
From $43/person
71 reviews
From $43/person