Frequently asked Questions

You had a look around the Mermaid Kat Academy? You can’t wait to start your own transformation into a real life mermaid? But you still have some questions to our mermaid courses? Have a look at this page about frequency asked questions and see if you find your answer. You can’t find your answer on this page? No problem! Send us an email and we are happy to answer all your questions.

Q: What is mermaiding?

A: Mermaiding is swimming in a mono fin covered with a mermaid tail skin costume made out of fabric, neoprene, latex or silicone. Mermaiding is a full body workout and a great sport to stay fit. In mermaiding you can forget all the stresses of your day to day life and enjoy the time in the magical underwater world.


Q: How much is a mermaid class?

A: The Mini Mermaid Course is AUD 59 per class. If you don’t have your own mermaid tail (from Mermaid Kat Shop) yet, you can rent one from us for only AUD 10.

The Professional Mermaid Workshop is AUD 249. 


Q: Which mermaid tails do you use in your classes?

A: In our mermaid classes we use professional mermaid tails from the Mermaid Kat Shop. These mermaid tails have been designed by scuba diving instructors and professional free divers. They are save to use in the water and are made for serious water activities.


Q: Are there any requirements to join a mermaid class?

A: Yes. Children must have completed Austswim swimming level 5 or the StateSwim “Sharks” level successfully. Adults with confident swimming abilities are welcome too.

 


Q: Do you teach me how to hold my breath longer?

A: We teach you free diving techniques such as techniques for a longer breath hold during our Professional Mermaid Workshop and Mermaid Trainer Course.


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Q: When did your Mermaid Academy open?

A: Kat’s Mermaid Academy opened in August 2012 as the world’s first mermaid school which made mermaiding accessible to everyone..


Q: Will I get my own mermaid tail?

A: Of course you will get your own mermaid tail during our mermaid classes. You can rent a tail for just 10 AU$ to buy your own mermaid tail in our mermaid shop.


Q: Where are your mermaid schools located?

A: At the moment we frequently run mermaid courses around Perth, Western Australia and Townsville in Queensland. We also regularly host big international mermaid workshops and events throughout the world.


Q: How long is a mermaid class?

A: The Mini Mermaid Course, Advanced Mermaid Course and Mini Rescue Course are about 1 ½ hours long while you spend some time on land and most time in the water.

The Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop are full day courses with about half a day training in the classroom and half a day training in the water.

 


Q: I have read these FAQs and still have some questions. Can I contact you with view to having my further questions answered?

A: Yes, of course. We are always more than happy to answer any questions. Please feel free to reach out and send an email to: info@mermaidacademy.com.au


Mermaid Kat Academy – MERMAID KAT ACADEMY COURSES OVERVIEW

PROFESSIONAL MERMAID & MERMAID RESCUE COURSES


Is it time for you to take mermaiding more seriously? Then flap your fins into our Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop.

Mermaid Kat Academy – PROFESSIONAL MERMAID PHOTOSHOOTS

PROFESSIONAL MERMAID PHOTOSHOOTS


Find out about our Professional Mermaid Photoshoots where you’re the star of the show alongside the World renowned Mermaid Kat.

Mermaid Kat Academy – MERMAID THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTIES

MERMAID THEMED PARTIES


With our Mermaid Parties you will make sure that your little princess has a sparkle in her eyes, or your hen night/barbie leaves a lasting impression that friends will never forget.

Mermaid Kat Academy – WHO IS MERMAID KAT RELATED

WHO IS MERMAID KAT?


Ever since Mermaid Kat was little and watched Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” for the first time she always dreamed about turning into a real life mermaid. She is now one of the world’s leading professional mermaids.