The pristine waters of Toyon Bay provide the perfect location for snorkeling and studying marine science. At CIMI, students and teachers will dive right in and explore the wonders of the undersea world under the supervision of our Red Cross certified Waterfront Lifeguards. A full-length three-piece wetsuit, hood, mask, snorkel, fins, and booties are all provided.
Our program is designed to safety help students become comfortable in the water and explore the techniques used to study and learn about the ocean environment. Each successive snorkel experience will build on the skills learned previously. Snorkeling will allow students to:
*Because the wetsuit acts as a flotation device, students are not required to be strong swimmers to participate in, or benefit from, the snorkeling program. Even non-swimmers can thoroughly enjoy the experience if they have confidence in themselves.
Orientation Snorkeling at Toyon Bay
Marine Ecology Snorkel
After completing the Basic Snorkel, all subsequent snorkels are focused on exploration and research.
After completing at least the Orientation Snorkel, students will have the opportunity to experience the marine life in Toyon Bay at night. Please note that there is an additional $5 per student fee for this program.