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.


Honaunau Bay Snorkeling
Honaunau Bay

 Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii  |    May 11, 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.


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.


Pauoa Bay Snorkeling
Pauoa Bay

 Kohala, Big Island, Hawaii  |    April 28, 2021

North of Kailua-Kona, the Pauoa Bay snorkeling dive spot is known for its protected waters and numerous green sea turtles. In the 5 to 20 foot deep waters, there are plenty of reef fish among the healthy coral formations.


Mahukona Beach Park Snorkeling
Mahukona Beach Park

 Kohala, Big Island, Hawaii  |    April 27, 2021

North of Kailua-Kona and northwest of Waimea, the small and remote Mahukona Beach Park offers clear water off volcanic rock to snorkel. This little visited park has a rocky waterfront with good coral growth offshore.


Gallows Point Snorkeling
Gallows Point

 St John  |    April 22, 2021

West of Cruz Bay, the snorkeling at Gallows Point is highlighted by shallow coral formations and sand flats. The water clarity is usually good since the snorkeling spot is off an iron shore with little sand.


Lovango Cay Snorkeling
Lovango Cay

 St John  |    April 12, 2021

North of Cruz Bay, the snorkeling off Lovango Cay offers clear water and diverse marine life. The typical water depth ranges from 5 to 15 feet and the visibility is 15-20 feet.


Caneel Bay Snorkeling
Caneel Bay

 St John  |    March 22, 2021

Northeast of Cruz Bay on the northshore of St John, the snorkeling in Caneel Bay is popular for its clear and calm conditions over sea grass and sand flats. The best Caneel Bay snorkeling is on the right side of the beach away from the old pier rather than on the left side of the beach.


West Bay Beach Snorkeling
West Bay Beach

 West Bay, Roatan  |    March 12, 2021

At the southwest end of Roatan, the snorkeling at West Bay Beach offers exceptional biodiversity, healthy coral growth and good water clarity. While there is good snorkeling along the entire West Bay Beach, the eastern end has more seagrass with the reef further offshore (about 600 feet).


How To Snorkel Safely
How To Snorkel Safely

 December 28, 2020

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

 December 21, 2020

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

 December 17, 2020

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.


2018 Review Of The Best Snorkel Tubes
2018 Review Of The Best Snorkel Tubes

 May 18, 2018

A review of the top 10 best snorkel tubes of 2018. The annual snorkeling gear review was held on Grand Cayman Island across a dozen beach and boat-accessed snorkeling spots over eight days. Our experienced snorkeling staff reviewed and rated the best snorkel tubes of 2018.