AUG 20th - $160 - 6 seats available

This Experience on offer from Bottom Dwellers is a One Day Snorkeler Course followed by a Snorkel Adventure where you'll also learn the basics of hand-harvesting in our local waters around Victoria B.C. and have the chance to cook-up your catch as a group at the end of the day using the RVYC facilities.

Learn proper and safe Snorkelling Techniques from a PFI Professional in the 'PFI Snorkeler' course.  Take those skillsets learnt and adapt them to Basic Marine Harvesting Applications in a Bottom Dweller's Snorkel Adventure where you'll learn about local marine life, rules and regulations, risk management and valuable techniques and skillsets for freedive-harvesting.

Crab picking Bottom Dwellers Freediving
Crab picking Bottom Dwellers Freediving

PFI Snorkeler Course:

The PFI snorkeler course is the entry level course in the PFI education platform which Bottom Dwellers instructs. By taking the PFI Snorkeler course you will learn proper safety and problem management techniques, skills, techniques and the basics of surface snorkelling with the option of limited skin dives to a maximum of 5m/16'. Taking the PFI Snorkeler course will allow you when completed, to enjoy the aquatic world in a safe and knowledgeable manner. Heading on a warm water trip? Book a snorkeler course and head off on your adventure with the right knowledge to enjoy it safely and skillfully with the whole family. 

For more Information on the Freediver courses for such things as EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS and other important details please follow the course description link here:


Payment and Reservations:

To hold a spot in the course, the form below must be filled out in full along with full payment being made to the Royal Victoria Yacht Club. Members may charge the package to their account.

*IF A COURSE IS FULL and you are still interested in taking it, please feel free contact Bottom Dwellers by filling out the respective form for the course to be put on a wait list for that course. If a spot comes available, Bottom Dwellers will reach out to that wait list first to fill the course.

Performance Freediving International Courses offered by Bottom Dwellers Freediving provide the students within its courses with 'DAN's Student Medical Expense Coverage'. ***This coverage DOES NOT apply to Bottom Dwellers' Freedive-Harvesting Courses.***

For more Information on the Freediver courses for such things as EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS and other important details please follow the course description link here:

Please complete the form below in full.
all field Details are required of Registrants.

Student Name *
Student Name
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mens sizes are S-XXL *Mens Shirts fit a half size small womens sizes are S-XL
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Home Address *
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Allergies *
If yes was selected please fill out the space below with a description of your allergies to help us better organize our course
Bottom Dwellers has 6.5mm Oceaner Freediving Wetsuits for rent (Not Included in Course Package). If you're interested in renting a wetsuit, please leave Height and Weight in field below and this wetsuit rental can be arranged. Wetsuit Only - Does not include Boots and Gloves.
I am aware I need to provide my own Recreational Tidal-Waters Sports Fishing License for the Charter Day. *
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I Agree to the Refund and Cancelation Policy *
I have reviewed the required Medical Form *

*To participate in any of Bottom Dwellers' courses you must meet the requirements of the medical form provided by Performance Freediving International. Bottom Dwellers instructs the Performance Freediving International System which upholds the highest standards of educational foundation in our attempts to provide the safest and most efficient learning environment for our students. To consult this form, please follow the link below.

Before singing up for a course with Bottom Dwellers, please consult our Refund and Cancellation Policy Here