Do you want to be part of your own fairy tale? Join an SSI Mermaid program and immerse yourself in the magical world of mermaids! Learn exciting new skills, increase your comfort, and get ready to explore the underwater world in a mermaid tail.

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Learn how to become a mermaid with the exciting SSI Mermaid program! This mermaid training provides all the skills and techniques you need to maximize your mermaid experience, be truly comfortable in the water and get the most out of your equipment. After getting certified as an SSI Mermaid, the next logical step is to take your mermaid adventures to our wonderful oceans! With just 2 additional open water sessions, you can upgrade to become an SSI Ocean Mermaid at any time.

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Minimum Age for Participation 12
Amount of Academic Sessions 6
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions 1
Amount of Open Water Dives Not applicable / mandatory
Maximum Training Depth Not applicable / mandatory
Suggested Duration of the Training Program 16-24 h

Become a Mermaid with SSI



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Upgrade your Training

Upgrade your training experience with a perfect match! The following SSI Mermaid programs can be combined with your Mermaid training, but why not extend your skills and get certified in Freediving Level 1? Freediving skills and experience are your ticket to dive the world’s best dive sites.

Learn to become a mermaid with SSI

SSI was the first major agency to perfect training programs for this unique sport.

With five decades of experience in creating training programs for scuba diving, freediving and many more, the SSI approach to mermaid swimming is extremely sophisticated and effective.

Our progressive and personalized training approach, combined with in-water practice sessions, ensures you have the skills and experience you need to become a real mermaid or merman.

The SSI personalized approach to training allows you to learn at your own pace and have fun along the way. Our globally recognized certifications are the best way to begin your lifelong adventure as a mermaid. Get started with SSI today!

Featured Destinations ideal for Mermaid Beginner Training

Have you discovered MyDiveGuide yet? This unique dive site database contains more than 10,000 dive sites, wildlife maps and exciting featured destinations that change weekly. Get inspired and learn to become a mermaid at stunning destinations worldwide. Combine your SSI Mermaid training with a fun vacation and start exploring the oceans today!