Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel in Encounter Marine Park at Rapid Bay Jetty. The jetty and seagrass beds are home to the allusive leafy and weedy seadragons and an amazing variety of other colourful fish and plant life.
EMS snorkel events are proudly supported by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board, Department of Human Services and DEW Marine Parks.
Suitable for children 10 years and above whom are good swimmers. Children under 15 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.
Intermediate experience snorkel tour is taken at (or close to) low tide when there is little water movement and best visibility. Depth is 4-6m. Trained snorkel guides lead the tours and are often accompanied by student or qualified marine biologists.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before snorkel tour 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-
Intermediate – have snorkeled > 5 times before but not 100% confident.
Experienced – Have snorkeled several times before and am confident in water (Advanced snorkel is not suitable for those who have not snorkelled at least 5 times before).
Saturday 4th May 2019
Snorkel 1 – Intermediate: Rapid Bay Jetty: 4th May/10am
Snorkel 2: – Intermediate: Rapid Bay Jetty: 4th May/12noon
Snorkel 3 – Experienced: Rapid Bay Jetty: 4th May/3pm
Where do I meet to take part in tour?
EMS Snorkel leaders will have a marquee/registration table set up at end of carpark near jetty entrance – look for the EMS marquee.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The event is open to children 10 years and above. All children 15 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 have it (if you dont have your own snorkeling equipment we can provide free of charge). Bring water, snack, waterproof camera, sunscreen, sunsafe clothing and a sense of adventure – we supply the rest!
The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
That is fine.