a female snorkeler on the surface in shallow water

What’s The GOLDEN RULE To Learn About Snorkeling?

Most aspects of life have a golden rule. Whether it’s religion, politics, or a sport. There tends to be an instruction or etiquette that’s more important than the others. One rule to rule them all if you will. Snorkeling is no different, and while others may have a different rule, there does tend to be […]

a male snorkeler over a rock underwater

The FULL List Of Things NOT To Do When Snorkeling

Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities to do while on holiday. Take a typical trip to a beach paradise and the dive shops and snorkeling tours line the beachfront streets. Almost anyone will sell or rent you the gear you need.  Almost everyone is in a rush to seek adventure and observe the […]

a female snorkeler in shallow water

Can You Go Snorkeling On Your Own?

Sports and activities come in various forms. Some are physical and social, and others are solitary and inactive. Snorkeling is a blend of leisurely activity, exercise, and interest. This interest attracts many to the sport every year. While basketball isn’t considered dangerous, snorkeling can have some inherent dangers. Not because it’s naturally dangerous, in fact, […]

a female snorkeling on the surface

Does A Snorkel Negatively Impact Breathing?

As a recreational exercise, snorkeling is hard to beat. The tropical locations and crystal clear waters tend to make people want to try it. If you’ve never done it before, I’m guessing a load of questions go through your head. It seems like a fantastic experience, and indeed it is, and you’ll be wondering about […]

a snorkeler in shallow water over corals

Which Side Of The Head Do Snorkels Go On?

Snorkeling is a bit of a ‘let me have a go’ sport. It’s recreational in nature, and can be learned by trial and error. While taking lessons can be beneficial, many don’t bother, especially if they are a good swimmer. As such, a few things have to be thought of while you work out your […]

a blacktip reef shark at the great barrier reef

Shark Dangers When Snorkeling The Great Barrier Reef

There’s no greater source of unease for watersports enthusiasts than sharks. Whether occasional or recreational, being in the open water can cause many to start speculating. While the risks may underplay the reality, the vast expanse of the oceans concentrates the mind when snorkeling or diving. The nature of the oceans attracts animals and humans […]

2 snorkelers in the Great Barrier Reef

Can You Snorkel The Great Barrier Reef?

On almost any bucket list of ideas is a visit to the Great Barrier Reef. Whether it’s just a boat trip, a snorkeling trip or you are going to don the scuba gear it’s been a World Heritage site since 1981. With around 5 million people vising the reef every year it is certainly popular, […]

2 snorkelers in float vests on the surface

Why Is A Snorkel So Short? (Snorkel Size Explained)

When you look at a snorkeler it can look kind of funny. The mask makes sense, but the tube that pokes upwards can spark a bunch of questions. If it doesn’t allow you to breathe underwater, what might the point of it be? Why is that short? Why not make it slightly longer or not […]

2 men snorkeling in open water on the surface

Should You Buy Or Rent Snorkeling Gear For A Holiday?

A holiday in a tropical paradise is always exciting. The sun, the sea, and the cocktails. Amongst all the relaxing on the beach, the thought of snorkeling amongst the tropical fish in reef corals seems fun. If you’ve done it before you might know the process. If you haven’t though, or done it a long […]

a single Barracuda swimming along the seabed

Are Barracuda Dangerous To Snorkelers?

Snorkeling always appears idyllic, even to those who haven’t given the sport a go. Those paradise beaches no doubt have a lot to do with it. Many things naturally counteract the want to try it. Not everybody likes watersport, and prefer relaxing on holiday. For others, it’s a lack of confidence in themselves and their […]