This CW Snorkeler course on offer from Bottom Dwellers Freediving is a 1.5 Day Package where you’ll learn the fundamentals of snorkelling and hand-harvesting on our local BC coast. Learn Proper and Safe Snorkelling Techniques from a PFI Professional in the 'PFI Snorkeler' course.  Take the Snorkelling and Hand Harvesting skillsets learnt in the class and pool 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.

Includes: All PFI Snorkeler Certification, All Instruction Class, Confined Water and Open Water settings, Pool Booking and a guided in-water adventure on the final day.

Classroom: 4 hours
Confined Water/Pool: 2 hours
Open-Water: 2* hours in-water time (*pending variability of weather, conditions and groups ability)

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MONDAY JUN 10TH: Class 830am-1230pm / Pool @ Esquimalt Rec Centre *2pm-4pm.
*For the pool session we will aim to meet at the Pool at 130 to allow us time to get ready and be suited up on the pool deck ready to go for 2 pm.
TUESDAY JUN 11th: Ocean Adventure: 800am - 1230pm~* Location TBA depending on weather


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:



To hold a spot in the course, the form below must be filled out in full along with paying either a 50% deposit of the course fee or paying the course in full. Your spot in the course will not be held until both this form and the course deposit or full payment have been received by Bottom Dwellers. 

Payments may be made by arranging it with Bottom Dwellers directly, over the counter at HtO Surf Shop Uptown, or at our Online Store Here. Please be sure to fill out the required registration form below as well as making a full or deposit payment to reverse your seat in the class.

*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'

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
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if you are not taking a Freedive-Harvester Package click "Not Applicable"
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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.
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*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