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JUNE 7TH, 8TH AND 9TH 2024


Prepare for the ultimate mermaid experience and join the Mermaid Freedive team for an inspiring, creative and fun weekend celebrating the PADI mermaid community and the mermaid industry! The PADI Mermaid Summit is an annual event that creates space for pro and certified mermaids to gain knowledge, inspiration, creative content and community through interactive events, workshops and speakers. This event is great for anyone who wants to journey into the PADI Mermaid space at any level from basic mermaid all the way to mermaid instructor trainer!

Cost: $250 entry

Location: Vero Beach, Florida

Dates: Friday June 7th, Saturday June 8th and Sunday June 9th




The summit is open to all levels of mermaids whether you have started your PADI journey or you are just getting started! Must be 18  or older and do not need to be PADI certified to attend. This is most ideal for those who are or want to become professionals in the mermaid and diving industries and deepen a connection to the mermaid community. 

Not certified yet or want to become a Mermaid instructor? Join our PADI mermaid courses following the event in Vero Beach on Friday June 14th, 2024! More info can be found here

Please note the summit is not a course or retreat and does not offer any certifications. 



Kick off ceremony 8:30 am

Water Workshops 9:00 am - 11:00 am

performance techniques, static and dynamics, safety workshops

Underwater photoshoots 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Group swim 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Mermaid Freedive Competition 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

enter the competition or watch

Awards 5:00 pm

Mermaid Mixer 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

cocktails, live music and fun


Mindful morning 9:00 am - 10:00 am

PADI Mermaid Gala 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

After party 8:00 pm


Mermaid Beach Day and Clean Up 9:00 am - 1:00 pm




Professional mermaid photoshoots are available as an add on to this event! Shoots will take place late in the day on Sunday June 11th on the beach. Sessions are 30 mins and $350 which includes 5 edited images. Very limited spots, book here!


If flying in the closest airports are Melbourne, Orlando and West Palm Beach. Orlando also offers a shuttle from the airport to the Vero Beach Exit and ubers are available. We recommend grabbing a rental car at the airport or in Vero Beach for getting around to each event over the weekend. All events are in the heart of the town and a short drive from each other to make it quick and convenient! 

Recommended hotels: The Hampton Inn & Suites, Sea Turtle Inn, The Holiday Inn on the beach and Costa de Este for a more luxurious beach experience. There are an array of other options to choose from as well both on and off the beach. The more budget friendly hotels will be those further away from beachside. We recommend splitting rooms with others attending to make it more fun! 

Recommended restaurants: Chelseas, Riverside, Kilted Mermaid, Ay Jalisco, Sake, La Tabla and many more! Vero is filled with cute and delicious places to eat everywhere!


-Read through this page carefully

-Hit the button below to purchase your ticket

-Following ticket purchase you will receive a welcome packet with all the details


Please note that there are very limited tickets for this event and they are non refundable. Once purchased there is no refunding a ticket. Accommodations and meals are not included in the event but we will send recommendations in the welcome book when you purchase your ticket. 

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