Meet a Real Life Mermaid

Meet the real life mermaid Katrin Gray, professionally known as “Mermaid Kat”. She is a passionate and driven adventurer specialised in underwater performances. Find the latest news concerning the underwater model, who has been featured worldwide for her ocean conservation and underwater performance art. Furthermore, you can check out her mermaid photos and watch stunning underwater mermaid videos of her swimming alongside sea creatures such as manta rays, dolphins, whales, crocodiles and tiger sharks in the open ocean.

Sweet Ocean Kisses from Mermaid Kat

Real Life Mermaid in Perth

Mermaid Kat is a world acclaimed real life mermaid entertainer und underwater performer. Furthermore, she is specialised in underwater fashion modelling and underwater stunt work. The German underwater performer appears in numerous movies, TV commercials and music videos. In addition, Mermaid Kat founded the world’s first mermaid school in August 2012. Next to regular mermaid classes in Germany, she also offers international retreats for mermaids and mermen. The underwater model is based in Perth, Western Australia, and available for local hire, as well as national and international bookings.

Perth mermaid Kat swimming with dugong at Mermaid Week Egypt
Posing as an underwater model with a silicone mermaid tail - Mermaid Kat
Underwater Fashion Model from Perth, Western Australia
Professional mermaid dancing with sting rays
Underwater model Mermaid Kat in red flower dress
Underwater Stuntwoman Katrin Gray swims with crocodiles - Ian Gray Photography
Real life mermaid for hire in Perth
Underwater fashion photography with model Katrin Gray in Perth
Professional underwater mermaid model Kat swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines
Underwater photo shoot with model and turtle, Perth
Underwater Stuntwoman and Mermaid from perth swims with sharks
Fashion model and underwater stuntwoman from Perth Australia - Photo by Ian Gray


See a list of Mermaid Kat’s credentials working as a professional mermaid and underwater model.

Interview with a Mermaid - Perth Now

Mermaid Videos

Watch some amazing videos of the real life mermaid swimming in the ocean with manta rays, whale sharks, dolphins and tiger sharks.

Fashion Model

Katrin Gray is an underwater model and underwater stunt woman. See her photos here.

Katrin Gray is an Underwater Model


The international media regularly reports about the interesting work of Mermaid Kat. Check out a selection of the latest newspaper articles.

A mermaid on the news - Mermaid Kat from Perth makes waves in Asia

Courses, Workshops and Retreats

You too can become a mermaid, a merman or an underwater model. Kat not only loves to pass on her many years of experience, but also to see how her students surpass themselves. Let yourself be inspired and enchanted and merge with the element of water. Come to the underwater model workshop, dance underwater, become a mermaid or accompany the professional mermaid on an international adventure trip.

Underwater Dance Workshop Perth

Underwater Dance Workshop

The Meditative Underwater Dance Workshop was designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about the art of underwater performance dance. On the other hand, this course can also help to overcome fears about water. It is suitable for total beginners up to full on professionals. Relax body and soul in the element of water. You can also order your ultimate underwater video as an extra.

Mermaid Kat and Mermaid Vlogs by Justin Lutsky - Underwater Shoot in Belize

International Merfolk Retreats

Our Mermaid Weeks are international vacation trips that were created especially for mermaids and mermen. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, our mermaid tours offer the ultimate adventure for everyone.

Mermaid Breath Hold Workshop

At Mermaid Breath Hold Workshop you will learn different relaxation and breathing techniques to achieve longer breath hold times. You will be surprised to see how long you are able to stop breathing.

Real life mermaid model from Perth

Underwater Modelling Workshop

The Underwater Modelling Workshop offers you the ideal introduction to posing in front of the underwater camera. You can also add the ultimate underwater photos to your portfolio here. Mermaid Kat will share her experience and will guide you every step of the way.

Underwater Modelling workshop with Mermaid Kat in Perth

Facts about the Real Life Mermaid Kat

As a result of her training and experience in modelling, scuba diving and free diving, Mermaid Kat became an internationally successful mermaid and underwater stunt model. Besides film, the German mermaid also performs for music videos and photo campaigns. Furthermore, she is a proficient public speaker who can perform on stage and in interviews in her mother tongue German as well as in English, which she speaks fluently. In addition, Kat appears at events and performs as an underwater stunt woman up to 40 m/ 130 feet under the surface.

Travelling Worldwide

As a German passport holder and permanent resident of Australia, Mermaid Kat is ready to travel worldwide for international underwater productions, projects and campaigns.

Mermaid Tails & Fins for Sale

In April 2013 Kat opened her own online mermaid shop. At Mermaid Kat Shop she sells professional and highly functional mermaid tails for children and adults.

Qualifications & Training

Kat is a fully trained Scuba Diving and Free Diving Instructor. Additionally, she is a TDI certified Advanced Nitrox and Deco Procedures Tech Diver, as well as a certified IANTD Intro to Caves Diver.

Professional Mermaid Kat swimming with wild hammerhead shark
Mermaid Photo Shoot - Mermaid Kat in her Silicone Mermaid Tail
Cave diver and underwater stunt woman Katrin Gray

Real Life Mermaid Retreats

This could be the mermaid adventure of your life! Imagine going somewhere new, meeting like minded people, learning new skills and improving old ones, connecting with nature, living in a luxury accomodation, having underwater photo shoots and building up your portfolio. And now imagine, having all that already organised for you. Wouldn’t that be mermazing? Yes it would! This is why we brought “Mermaid Week” into being. Join us for an unforgettable underwater adventure at a dream locations such as the Maldives, French Polynesia, Mexico, Thailand or Egypt. Mermen are welcome to join! Find out more here.

Open Ocean Shoots

Movies, TV and Film

Underwater Stunts

Mermaiding Workshops

Fundraisers & Charities

School Educational Talks

Promotional Events & Premiers

Corporate & VIP Events

Hire a Real Life Mermaid

Mermaid Kat is based in Perth (Western Australia) and looking forward to appear on private and public events. She is available to travel all across Australia and worldwide. Kat also has several other professionally trained mermaids and underwater performers available for hire. If you have any questions, please check out our FAQs.

For booking inquiries and fan emails please contact us via email:

Underwater Modelling Workshops

Underwater Shows

Trade Shows

Yacht and Sailboat Events

Beach and Pool Parties

On-Land Performances

Photo Booth at Parties

Weddings/ Receptions

Mermaid Entertainment in Europe with Mermaid Kat
Professional Mermaid Kat performs in underwater tank
Real life mermaids to hire for events in Europe

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Cotton Tote Bag with mermaid picture
Case with Mermaid Photo of Mermaid Kat
Swimmable mermaid tails for sale
Mermaid Keychain - Mermaid Kat

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