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Welcome to our snorkeling blog. This is where you will find snorkeling tips for beginners and answers to popular questions about swimming with a snorkel. Other sections contain equipment reviews, newsworthy articles, and where to find great snorkeling destinations.
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Check out a simple guide and video that explains 'what is snorkeling' and 'how to snorkel' safely. Beginners will learn all the basic facts and how to have a fun and safe snorkeling experience.
Snorkeling vs. Scuba; Learn the key differences between snorkeling and scuba diving. We explain the different breathing techniques and equipment used.
So, do you really need to have a snorkel buddy? And, why should you follow the recommended safe system of snorkeling together (e.g. as a group)?
The world's best snorkeling destinations share several common factors. Browse through our worldwide guide that reviews and compares the top spots for snorkelers.
Are you going snorkeling with kids? Check the extra details you need to consider any time small children are near water to maximize the safety of the adventure.
The snorkeling FAQ section gives our team an opportunity to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about snorkeling activities.
We continue updating our collection of snorkeling blog posts and noteworthy articles. The section contains interesting facts about safety for beginners with special tips for non-swimmers.
Note: The ancient history of snorkeling (e.g. when someone used the first snorkel tube) dates back many centuries ago - in fact, as early as 3000 Years B.C.
Snorkelers can use this frequently asked questions help guide (snorkeling FAQ) to get expert answers on the most popular questions about snorkeling tours. Some of the topics include:
Having your own personal snorkeling equipment increases hygiene and safety - especially for storage. The gear section reviews dive masks, snorkels, fins, and accessories, including digital waterproof and reusable cameras.
Choosing the best underwater camera for snorkeling and scuba diving can be a challenge. We review the latest GoPro and Intova cameras and accessories.
Follow our snorkeling photography tips and learn how to take underwater photos – and get stunning results like a seasoned pro!
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Why not buy a new snorkel set for a family holiday or add some accessories and gadgets to your regular kit through our online snorkeling shop.
Browse through the section that highlights Deep Blue® snorkel gear and associated accessories for scuba diving snorkeling activities.
Check out a section with information about fish species and pictures. We list many of the fish families you might see while snorkeling and scuba diving in Thailand – and a few you might not!
Our sea life section also contains facts about coral reef formations with pictures. We list common types of corals and their structures.
The Green Fins friendly snorkeling guidelines explain how to be an environmentally-friendly snorkeler. Thus, beginners should check out the UNEP best practices for all snorkelers.
We welcome constructive feedback about this snorkeling travel blog. You can also use the contact form to send us your questions and comments by email.
Disclaimer: We completed professional training through PADI®. Information in this guide offers snorkeling tips for beginners and non-swimmers who do not know how to snorkel. But, you should always get expert guidance on the proper snorkeling techniques and procedures for your local area before entering the water.