Who is Mermaid Kat?

Mermaid Kat is a professional mermaid, mermaid instructor and underwater stunt woman based in Perth, Western Australia. She travels the world as an ambassador of the ocean and swims in her mermaid tails with creatures like dolphins, turtles, whales, manta rays and sharks to create awareness for the ocean environment. The professional mermaid also features in a huge number of movies, TV commercials and advertisement projects.

Everything started with a Dream!

The professional Mermaid Kat discovered her enthusiasm for mermaids when she was only 5 years old and watched Disney’s “The little Mermaid” for the first time. From that moment onwards, she wanted to be a mermaid herself. So, Kat used to sit cross-legged for hours, hoping her legs would turn into a mermaid’s tail one day. At that point she had no idea that one day she would turn “being a mermaid” into a career.

Years later, after the former “Miss Germany International 2006” became a scuba diving instructor, Kat decided to make this dream come true. She practised her freediving skills and underwater movements. She created her first mermaid tail and transformed herself into a real life mermaid. “Mermaid Kat” was officially born in May 2012.  Today, she is able to hold her breath for almost 4 minutes and freedives up to a depth of 25 m in her mermaid tail. Having years of experiences in working as an international fashion model helped Kat to quickly develop expertise underwater modelling skills.

Underwater Stuntwoman swims with Sting Rays
Underwater Stuntwoman Katrin Gray swims with crocodiles - Ian Gray Photography
Mermaid dances with sharks - Photo by Ian Gray
Professional Mermaid Kat swimming with wild hammerhead shark
Professional underwater mermaid model Kat swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines
Mermaid getaway and portfolio workshop

Underwater Model and Professional Mermaid

With Kat’s skills and experience in working as a fashion model and scuba diving instructor, she quickly became an internationally successful underwater model. Today she features advertising campaigns, TV commercials, magazines, catalogs, movies and music videos.

Mermaid Kat has always had a big heart for animals and the environment. Therefore, she uses her mermaid personality to create awareness for our fragile underwater realm. She hopes that people learn to appreciate nature and the environment and start protecting it. Kat uses her mermaid character to demonstrate the beauty of the oceans. For this reason, she swims alongside sea creatures like wild dolphins, rays, whales, crocodiles and tiger sharks.

Mermaid Academy and Professional Mermaid Tails

In August 2012 the professional mermaid opened the world’s first public mermaid school – Mermaid Kat Academy. Kat began to train others and turned them into real life mermaids and mermen. Her first mermaid workshop was accompanied by the German TV show “Auf und Davon” and aired on national German TV. Since then, Mermaid Kat taught several mermaid workshops in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, the Maldives, French Polynesia and Egypt. The main base of Mermaid Kat Academy is in Germany. Additionally, Kat hosts international mermaid retreats.

In April 2013 the professional mermaid and her team opened Mermaid Kat Shop – a shop for mermaid equipment. Here you can buy mermaid tails and other mermaid related items. You can purchase high quality beginner’s mermaid tails as well as professional full silicone mermaid tails.

Mermaid Camp and Underwater Modelling Retreat - Mermaid Week Egypt 2022 with Mermaid Kat
Real Life Mermaid Kat - Underwater Model Katrin Gray
Mermaid Camp and Underwater Modelling Retreat - Mermaid Week Egypt September 2022
Mermaid Week Maldives with Mermaid Kat
Mermaid Tails for sale from Mermaid Kat Shop
Underwater model Mermaid Kat swimming at Underwater Museum MUSA in Mexico