+ Do I need to bring anything?
No, you don't need to bring anything. We recommend floating in the nude and we will provide you with a private room fitted with a shower, towels, shower products, ear plugs and make-up wipes. We also have an area with hair dryers and a hair straightener.
+ Should I avoid anything before floating?
You should avoid:
- Having caffeine or stimulants prior up tp 4-5 hours
- Colouring your hair in the same week
- Applying skin tan in the same week
- Shaving beforehand
+ Are there any differences between the rooms?
No, all of the rooms are identical. The rooms are named after the 6 NASA space shuttles.
+ Can gift cards be purchased online?
Yes, online gift card purchases gives you the option to personalise you e-gift card according to the occasion. Vouchers are valid for redeemption for 12 months from the date of purchase at Northcote. They become null and void after this time.
+ Can I float if I am menstruating?
This is not recommended.
+ Can pregnant women float?
Yes, we allow pregnant women to float between 12 and 30 weeks.
+ What happens if I fall asleep?
You will fall asleep and continue to float.
+ What are the pod dimensions?
The internal dimensions of the pod are 2.27m long and 1.39m wide.
+ How is the water maintained?
After each session, the whole body of water cycles through a filtration system containing UV lamps and a micron filter 4-6 times. The water is also treated with a small amount of chlorine in line with health regulations and the 600kg of Epsom Salts dissolved in the water acts as a natural disinfectant. We regularly test and balance the water throughout the day and routinely engage a third party lab to test the water to ensure our process is robust.
+ Is there an age limit?
Yes, floaters must be 16 years or over.
+ Is there a weight limit?
Yes, there is a maximum weight limit of 130kg.