North of Lahaina on Maui, the snorkeling at Napili Bay is popular with beginners for its protected calm waters.Read More
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 basis tips for beginners to ensure you have a positive and enjoyable experience. Learning to snorkel is very easy for everyone, if you follow our How To Snorkel Safely guide.Read More
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.Read More
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 and can save your vacation.Read More
Roatan snorkeling offers some of the best water clarity and diverse marine life in the Caribbean. While snorkeling in Roatan, you may encounter dolphins, octopus, sharks, eels, lobster, filefish, butterflyfish, angelfish and sergeant majors. Some of the best Roatan snorkeling dive sites include the West Bay, the West End, Half Moon Bay, Sandy Bay, French Cays, CoCo View and Fantasy Island.
Southwest of the town of Crystal River, the snorkeling in the Crystal River estuary is known for the encounters with West Indian Manatees. The area just west of Crystal river is known as Kings Bay and is protected as the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. While Kings Bay snorkeling is good year-round, there are more manatees in the Winter months (January and February), but the summer months are less crowded with snorkelers.
The best French Polynesia snorkeling is spread across all of the five main archipelagos. Based on popularity, the top snorkeling spots in Polynesia are considered to be Moorea, Bora Bora, Tahiti, Huahine, and Rangiroa. While diving, you may encounter sharks, sting rays, eagle rays, manta rays, giant moray eels and hundreds of reef fish species.