Having been very keen to get my diving qualifications, (and find a treasure chest of gold Mandela coins!), I never imagined that those hopes would be dashed on the rocks of my claustrophobia. I don’t like confined spaces. What a pity then that the watery atmosphere of the ocean unshakeably felt 100 times worse than being stuck in a...
Just look at it. You can tell right away why people love this mask. I mean, just look at that incredible field of view? It is so wide that it is almost on par with full face models. This is the kind of mask where you just know you are going to enjoy the view. However, for all the...
Voda Fins from Phantom Aquatics
When picking out a snorkeling fin, most shoppers aren’t looking for performance in the water. They want fins that aren’t utterly unmanageably long, fit snugly, and, yes, it is nice when you can take a few strokes to get halfway across a bay without being completely exhausted. Despite not having the same flash in the pan design as fins that...
If you are new to snorkeling, but have had a love affair with the water for your entire life, then you probably have a pair of goggles lying around. They are great from swimming, light diving, and generally keeping the water out of your eyes. However, when you look at other snorkelers, no one is wearing pool goggles, they...
Cressi has always been the brand on the cutting edge of snorkel and scuba technology, which is why they are so beloved. However, if you aren’t in the know about snorkel fins, you probably won’t understand why the Cressi Frog Plus fins were such a big deal when they were released. This set of fins came out with a design...
Here at the Best Snorkel Gear, we are pretty enamored with full face snorkel masks. Obsessed, some might say, but they are pretty awesome. While we have already put out our top picks for the best full faced snorkel masks, recently a new one has snuck onto the market, so we decided to investigate it a little. Is it...
Snorkel fins have evolved a fair bit over the years. As they are used for not just snorkeling, but scuba diving and swim training as well, you don’t just have one type of fin available to you. While you can choose specifics when it comes to the straps and the foot pockets, there is no feature more important than...