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Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel Encounter Marine Park, off Kent Reserve, Victor Harbor. The reef is home to an amazing variety of colourful fish and plant life.
EMS snorkel events are supported by Natural Resources, Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges and the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
Suitable for children 5 years and above whom are good swimmers. Children under 13 yrs must be supervised by a parent/adult at 2:1 ratio (2 children : 1 parent/adult) - At least one parent to accompany (in water) and supervise maximum of two children.
EMS has limited wetsuits and floatation devices for under 7 years. 5-7 year olds can participate if parents supply childs own wetsuit and floatation device & supervision is one-on-one by parent. Snorkel tours are taken at (or close to) low tide when there is little water movement and best visibility. Depth ranges from 2-6m. Trained snorkel guides lead the tours and are often accompanied by student or qualified marine biologists.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before start time to fill out out registration form and be fitted with snorkel gear.
Note that snorkel sessions below have been organised for different experience levels-
Beginners - not snorkeled before - need extra assistance and guidance.
Intermediate - have snorkeled before but not 100% confident.
Sunday 18th December 2016
Snorkel 1 - for beginners & children under 10 yrs: Kent Reserve Beach: 18th December/10am
Snorkel 2: - Intermediate - those who have snorkeled before - Kent Reserve Beach & reef: 18th December/12noon
Snorkel 3 - for beginners & children under 10 yrs: Kent Reserve Beach: 18th December/12noon
Where do I meet to take part in tour?
EMS Snorkel leaders will have a marquee/registration table set up near toilets on Kent Reserve - look for the EMS banner and Marquee.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The event is open to children 5 years and above. All children 13 yrs and under must be accompanied in water by an adult/parent.
What can I bring to the event?
Bring your own wetsuit and snorkeling gear (if you dont have your own snorkeling equipment we can provide free of charge). Water temperature will be around 16-18oC the so bring a warm jacket and blanket for kids and hot drinks for after snorkel.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
That is fine.