Snorkel the magical African Seaforest

Cape Town, South Africa

Experience hosted by Daniela

  1. 3.5 hours
  2. Hosted in English and German

What you'll do

Welcome to Cape Town Freediving!
You are about to snorkel the magnificent Great African Seaforest, one of the SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD!

There are only 9 such eco-systems & this is the ONLY one along the African continent.

OVERVIEW:
1. We start with a warm welcome & introduction. Next we will brief you on the snorkel location for the day and answer questions / provide information as to what to expect at the snorkel site.

> We access each location from shore (not a boat) & choose the location with your utmost enjoyment, safety & ease in mind.

2. We provide you with a high quality wetsuit & snorkel gear to keep you snug & warm.

3. We bring a big yellow buoy for safety & for you to hold on to if a little more reassurance is required.

THE SNORKEL ADVENTURE:
We will be in the ocean (snorkelling) for about 1 hour.
We will explore the incredible kelp forest floating/gliding on the ocean surface. The kelp forest is an incredible sight to see and some of the things we may encounter include kelp forest landscapes, schools of fish, sea stars, seals, penguins, small sharks, octopus & other curious sea creatures. The kelp forest is truly wild so come with an open & curious mind, be inspired & leave feeling refreshed & in awe.

SEA YOU SOON!
We can't wait to meet you & share this snorkel adventure with you!

HOSTS: Martin, Stephan, Paul & Daniela
Welcome to Cape Town Freediving!
You are about to snorkel the magnificent Great African Seaforest, one of the SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD!

There are only 9 such eco-systems & this is the ONLY one along the African continent.

OVERVIEW:
1. We start with a warm welcome & introduction. Next we will brief you on the snorkel location for the day and answer questions / provide information as to what to expect a…

What's included

  • Equipment
    SNORKEL GEAR:
    - We will kit you out with all you need to be as warm an...

Meet your Host, Daniela

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 148 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hello I am Daniela, co-founder of Cape Town Freediving (www.capetownfreediving.com), SAs first & only dedicated freedive school. My husband & I are the CEOs of Pure Apnea, an international freedive education/certification body, which focuses on the quality, integrity & safety of the sport. Joining, as snorkel guides is our amazing business partner Stephan & super instructor Martin. Professionally we share 12 national records, have certified over 3000 students & clocked up over 40 years combined freedive adventures! We passionately teach, coach & share ocean insights & experiences. We spend our free time supporting charities via our snorkelling programs, introducing children of underprivileged communities to the ocean. Our goal is to motivate courage, self-worth, self-belief, inspire awe & nature connection & nurture nature conservation.
Hello I am Daniela, co-founder of Cape Town Freediving (www.capetownfreediving.com), SAs first & only dedicated freedive school. My husband & I are the CEOs of Pure Apnea, an international freedive education/certification body, which focuses on the quality, integrity & safety of the sport. Joining, as snorkel guides is our amazing business partner Stephan & super instructor Martin. Professionally we share 12 national records, have certified over 3000 students & clocked up over 40 years combined…
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Where you'll be

The snorkel location is weather dependant and chosen on the day.
We choose the location based on where we find best conditions: maximum visibility, calm seas. This is to ensure that you have the opportunity to experience our spectacular marine flora and fauna in as good conditions as possible. Our African Sea Forest is unique, vibrant and special. Wherever the ocean adventure leads, we always have your best interest, safety and fun in mind.

Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 148 reviews.

Kerry
January 2022
I had a wonderful time and was surprised at how well the wetsuit kept me warm. The beach and overall scenery were gorgeous!
Sarah
January 2022
A very touching experience! You are like in another world. The hosts are very considerate about the underwater environment and know a lot about marine life.
Lesley
January 2022
This was a fabulous experience. What a privilege to be able to snorkel in one of the 7 natural wonders. It was professional and informative with great guides. I highly recommend this.
Angelique
January 2022
All in all a great experience with beautiful views of the sea forest. Hosts were great, Paul in particular was very attentive and friendly. It's good to be aware that when travelling there you go to a separate destination action first to have a briefing and get equipment and then drive to another for Snorkeling - so own transport is required from there and adds more time onto the trip.
Duran
January 2022
Amazing dive site with easily accessible kelp forests! Felt safe at all times with buoy available. Great experience, however long wait times at the start. Could get in the water sooner
Bernice
January 2022
The pictures don’t do it justice! It was beyond magical! Martin took excellent care of us, and made us feel comfortable from start to finish.

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Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 10 and up can attend, up to 8 guests total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.
The activity level for this experience is moderate.
The skill level for this experience is beginner.

What to bring

swim wear
towel
sunscreen
hat

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.