Molokini Crater Snorkeling
Molokini Crater

 Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii  |    January 5, 2022

Off the southwest coast of Maui, the Molokini crater snorkeling is popular for its exceptional water clarity and diverse marine life. The crescent-shaped Molokini Island Reserve is a partially submerged extinct volcanic crater, of which, only a semi circle is still above water.

Chumbe Island Snorkeling
Chumbe Island

 Zanzibar, Tanzania  |    November 15, 2021

Off the southwest coast of the Zanzibar Town, the snorkelling at Chumbe Island Coral Park is known for the pristine diving in the Chumbe Reef Sanctuary. The reef is ideal for snorkeling since it is only 1m to 3m deep, depending upon the tide.

Blue Bay Marine Park Snorkeling
Blue Bay Marine Park

 Mauritius  |    November 1, 2021

South of Mahebourg, the best snorkeling on Mauritus can be found at Blue Bay Marine Park. On the south central coast, you will find amazing bio-diversity in the clear blue water.

Red Reef Park Snorkeling
Red Reef Park

 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Southeast  |    October 25, 2021

North of Miami and Fort Lauderdale off Boca Raton, the snorkeling at Red Reef Park is known for the occasional eel, stingray and sea turtle. The Red Reef is an artificial reef in 3 to 6 feet of water.

Honaunau Bay Snorkeling
Honaunau Bay

 Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii  |    October 20, 2021

South of Kailua-Kona and west of Keokea on the Big Island, the snorkeling at Honaunau Bay is exceptional for its visibility, gentle surf and healthy marine life. Locally known as the Two-Steps or City of Refuge, you'll find this snorkeling spot truly incredible and probably the best snorkeling on the Big Island.

Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling
Kealakekua Bay

 Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii  |    October 19, 2021

South of Kailua-Kona off Captain Cook Monument, the snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay is definitely the most popular snorkel dive spot on the Big Island. But, that doesn't necessarily mean it is the best or most scenic.

Ho'okena Beach Park Snorkeling
Ho'okena Beach Park

 Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii  |    October 11, 2021

South of Kailua-Kona, the snorkeling at Ho'okena Beach Park is truly a gem of a dive spot. Although not very popular with tourists or snorkelers, this grey sandy beach offers exceptional reef fish population, plenty of healthy coral and tons of green sea turtles.

Smiths Reef Snorkeling
Smiths Reef

 Providenciales Island, Turks And Caicos  |    October 8, 2021

On the north shore of Providenciales Island and west of Grace Bay, the snorkeling at Smith's Reef is popular its spectacular reefs which come close to shore. The main reef is a small circular zone just offshore that is clearly marked by an enclosed floating ring.

Honolua Bay Snorkeling
Honolua Bay

 Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii  |    August 5, 2021

North of Lahaina and Kapalua on Maui, the snorkeling in Honolua Bay is popular due to spectacular marine life and is considered the best on Maui. The Hawaiian word Honolua means "twin harbor".

Honokaope Bay Snorkeling
Honokaope Bay

 Kohala, Big Island, Hawaii  |    June 9, 2021

North of Kailua-Kona off 49 Black Sand Beach, the snorkeling at Honoka Ope Bay is known for excellent visibility, diverse marine life and healthy tall coral spire formations. The water depth in the main snorkeling zones ranges from 5 to 25 feet deep.

Maho Bay Snorkeling
Maho Bay

 St John  |    May 22, 2021

Northeast of Cruz Bay on St John, Maho Bay is a great beach for swimming but it's quite poor for snorkeling. Ironically, many other reviews will state that Maho Bay is considered the best on the island.

Tunnels Beach Snorkeling
Tunnels Beach

 Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii  |    May 5, 2021

West of Hanalei at Haena Beach Park on Kauai, the snorkeling at Tunnels Beach is an excellent place to explore during low tide. But you've got to work for it since the best snorkeling is well offshore.

Kaanapali Beach Snorkeling
Kaanapali Beach

 Maui, Hawaii  |    May 3, 2021

North of Lahaina and south of Napili on Maui, the Ka'anapali Beach (aka Black Rock Beach) is popular for snorkeling. The best Kaanapali Beach snorkeling is at the north end of this 3 mile long beach.

Salt Pond Bay Snorkeling
Salt Pond Bay

 St John  |    May 1, 2021

South of Coral Bay on the southeast shore of St John, the snorkeling in Salt Pond Bay is known for murky sand flats and sea grass. The right and left sides of Salt Pond Bay are better, and if you are an experienced snorkeler, you can head 0.35 miles out to the rocky island off the beach.

Manta Ray Night Snorkeling
Manta Ray Night Snorkeling

 October 23, 2021

Near the top of most avid snorkeler's bucket list is the manta ray night snorkel off Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Cruising a 30 mile stretch of southwest Big Island coastline are over 250 resident manta rays. Presently, there are over a dozen charters offering manta ray night snorkel tours out of the marinas north and south of Kona.

How To Snorkel Safely
How To Snorkel Safely

 October 8, 2021

Our complete guide for learning to snorkel has ten tips for beginners. While snorkeling offers an amazing view of the underwater world, there are a few basic tips for beginners to ensure you have a positive, enjoyable experience. Learning to snorkel can be easy, if you follow our How To Snorkel Safely guide.

Tips For Buying Snorkel Gear
Tips For Buying Snorkel Gear

 September 21, 2021

Cheap snorkeling gear or snorkel gear that fits improperly is the number one reason for a bad snorkeling trip. It can add to your anxiety when in the water and cut your snorkeling short. With a few simple tips, you'll be able to select the right snorkel gear and be prepared to thoroughly enjoy your snorkeling experience.

Snorkeling With Kids
Snorkeling With Kids

 September 17, 2021

There are many challenges for children learning to snorkel. What may seem obvious to us adults, the process of snorkeling is much more complex for children. Our guide to successful snorkeling with kids will save you a lot of stress ensuring an enjoyable experience. While this process may seem excessive, it really works to save your vacation.

Are Full Face Snorkel Masks Safe?
Are Full Face Snorkel Masks Safe?

 October 6, 2021

Full face snorkel masks are all the rage today. But are full face snorkel mask safe to use? Since their launch in 2015, they have become the most popular snorkel mask for beginners. While they have been promoted for their ease-of-use over conventional masks and snorkel tubes, there is a growing concern over the safety of full face snorkel masks.

2018 Review Of The Best Snorkel Masks
2018 Review Of The Best Snorkel Masks

 December 31, 2018

A review of the top dive masks for snorkeling of 2018. The annual snorkeling gear review was held on Grand Cayman Island across a dozen beach-accessed and boat-accessed snorkeling spots over eight days. Our experienced snorkeling staff reviewed and rated the best snorkel masks of 2018.