Dive2gether Dive center Plakias, Rethymno, Crete. PADI diving courses in Crete. Boat diving & Snorkelling in Crete.
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An activity for all ages!

Snorkelling is a great way to get familiar with the underwater world and have fun with the whole family! 

Interesting aquatic life

Our snorkelling instructors will introduce you to some of our fascinating underwater habitants. 

Learn new skills

We will adapt the snorkelling course to your level to make sure you feel comfortable yet learn something new! 

Do a snorkelling course to:

  • Enjoy the underwater world and be shown the best spots of our snorkelling sites
  • Find out about our diverse local aquatic life
  • Find out more about snorkelling equipment
  • Feel comfortable and safe snorkelling independently
  • Learn how to dive down effortlessly and improve your skin diving skills

Tailor-made course

This half-day course will be tailor-made to you, so whether you have never breathed through a snorkel before or are an experienced snorkeler, you can be sure it will be just right for you.

  • Location

    Depending on your preferences, we can plan in the snorkelling course from:

    • The beach or
    • The boat, our ::Philomena::

    Both options offer wonderful snorkelling locations, appropriate for all abilities, as long as you have basic swimming skills. 


Snorkelling Course Features

The snorkelling course consists of a briefing and a session of snorkelling skills, all together covering half a day.

In the afternoon you are free to continue using the snorkelling equipment to practice independently. 


You will get a comprehensive briefing from one of our experienced Dive2gether Crew members about:

  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Snorkelling techniques
  • Hand signals and other communication skills
  • The underwater environment

For those who are interested in diving down:

  • Advice for safe skin diving

Snorkelling skills

You will hit the water and practise some important snorkelling skills in shallow water to familiarise you with the equipment, such as:

  • Checking and adjusting your buoyancy
  • Surface swimming techniques
  • Clearing your snorkel
  • Clearing your mask

Once you feel comfortable in the water we will continue in deeper water, where we will show you how to perform effortless surface dives. To top it off, we will show you the most beautiful areas! 


Snorkelling Course Prerequisites

Minimum age

  • 6 years old (younger can be discussed)

Skills and Experience

  • Basic swimming skills 

Snorkelling Equipment

To find out about the needed snorkelling equipment, check the Snorkelling equipment rental page. 

"Many thanks for the great snorkeling and the excellence and professionalism of all the staff." Steve  (51 yrs) 

"This was a great experience for both of us. Great sea! Wonderful instructors! We just loved it!" Joyce (31yrs) & Pierre (34 yrs) 
Snorkelling Course

Key Information
Prerequisites: basic swimming skills
Minimum age: 6 years old (younger can be discussed with us)
Duration: half a day