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Could anyone offer any insight on snorkeling Watamula, Curacao? How well developed are the reefs? Are there safe protected access points to cater to my
I have been following this great website for years and had a question for the group regarding snorkeling in retirement. I would imagine that some people
I remember the first time I snorkeled in 2008; I was in Maui at the Molokini Crater and I have to say that was kinda of a crazy way to start snorkeling,
I recently had a week-long trip snorkeling from a liveaboard, The Reef Encounter, which is moored meters away from the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Does anyone know of good snorkeling spots in the Sea Of Cortez, Mexico? We have a couple weeks of free time late October after staying in Puerto Vallarta,
I have a trip planned to Fiji in 2017 with stays on the islands of Nadi and Taveuni. Does anyone have experience with snorkeling these islands? I don't
Get help choosing the best snorkeling shoes for you and find out you how to deal with them while you snorkel.
Making a snorkeling belt is easy and inexpensive. It gives you the freedom to take things with you on your snorkel and have your hands free.
Has anyone snorkeled in the Philippines? What are the best places for snorkeling from the beach? What are the best boat snorkel trips? Thanks for any info
A snorkeling weight belt makes freediving easier, to get closer for taking better pictures and for looking under ledges.
We spent a week snorkeling from Ambergris Caye, Belize in August 2016. On the first night, we did a night snorkel around the dock at Ramon's Village Resort
Is your swim cap tight and painful? Try Buff headwear for snorkeling. It tames your hair and it protects your ears from the sun without hurting them.
We saw 121 turtles in our two weeks of snorkeling on Maui, and we are heading home tomorrow. Nearly every single spot had multiple turtles. And many spots had over ten. You don't need to seek them out. They are curious and often swim right up to you face to face. It is always a heart warming experience. See Nicole with a turtle at the link.
Another interesting critter we saw while snorkeling Molokini on Maui was a Yellowmargined Moray Eel. He was big and active, moving in and out of corals looking for snacks. See a picture at the link.
We are wondering if anyone has snorkeled Angilla? We are including this island as one of many to visit. It would be great to hear any snorkeling experiences.
Snorkeled Molokini on Maui yesterday. Had incredible underwater visibility. Saw two octopus right away, and lots of of other interesting critters. We also snorkeled the back side of Molokini which has a vertical wall that drops down 400 feet. We could see down at least 200 feet. See a picture of an octopus at the link.
Although not as common as many other filefish on Maui we have found the beautiful Fantail Filefish at a few places in West Maui. See a picture at the link.
We snorkeled Honolua Bay on Maui yesterday. We were happy to see that the coral health in the bay had not declined much since we last snorkeled it. And there were many fish and turtles. See a picture of a school of Convict Tang and Whitebar Surgeonfish at the link.
At the link see a picture of a Spotted Burrfish who was not camera shy. These are a little less common than the very similar looking Spotted Porcupinefish. These can also get bigger. This guy was a good two feet in length.
We snorkeled Ahihi Bay yesterday (Dumps) on Maui and had very clear water and found tons of fish. Although the snorkeling on Maui has been excellent so far on this trip, it is depressing to see that nearly all the Cauliflower Corals are dead from a recent bleaching event due to global warming. You can see the evidence of this in our picture on FaceBook as well as see all the fish.
Yesterday on Maui we snorkeled one way from Makena Landing to Chang's Beach. Along the way we were lucky and had three Spotted Eagle Rays swim by. Two of them circled us for about five minutes. It was wonderful! See a picture of the rays on our FaceBook page at the link.
After only 4 days of snorkeling on Maui we have seen 54 turtles. It's safe to say that if you want to see turtles, come to Maui. See a picture of Nicole with 3 turtles on FaceBook.
Checkout the beautiful Imperial Nudibranch we found on Maui yesterday.
We are now on Maui. After just two days of snorkeling we have seen 20 turtles, which is always a joy. And we particularly like these Snowflake Eels (picture on FaceBook at the link) that are often out during the day hunting.
Yesterday we had great weather on Kauai. We snorkeled Hideaways after navigating the treacherous trail to the beach, and then we also walked down to close-by Puu Poa where we took the picture at the link. Kauai is beautiful.
Snorkeled Anini Beach on Kauai yesterday and found a number of turtles which was nice. Otherwise Anini does not have much life. See the nice turtle picture on FaceBook at the link.
There was pretty big swell up out of the east yesterday, so it really limited what we could snorkel. But we were able to snorkel one spot we have tried many many times before, Salt Pond. Although it was not great snorkeling we were glad to check it out. We did get to see a couple of Monk seals enjoying a nap in the sand in of the Tombolo at Poipu. The seals have their own response team that quickly put up barricades so people don't get too close. See a picture on FaceBook at the link.
We are looking for the best snorkeling sites in Bora Bora as we prepare for our trip there in October. We are starting to research different snorkeling
We are on Kauai and on our first snorkel a baby Spotted Eagle Ray cruised by about four times which was great (see picture on Facebook at link). So far the snorkeling has been a bit challenging because of winds and waves, and a swell coming in from close tropical storms. Oh, and there is a flash flood warning because of all the rain. Pretty typical for Kauai!
Where are the good spots for snorkeling in Thailand? I am going there from the last week in October until November 14. I will be traveling all over the
My husband and I tried the Head Mares Sea VU Dry Snorkel masks and we wanted to leave our review. While they are quality made and had some definite benefits,
I have a Thenice full face snorkel mask that I got on Ebay from China. I wanted to share my review of it. I haven't had any problems with breathing even
Read our review of the full face snorkel mask. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of this popular new piece of snorkeling equipment.
Learn what iPhone snorkeling housing case is best and how to get good pictures and videos with your phone underwater.
You wrote an excellent article on Two Step on the Big Island, Hawaii. It was very detailed and excellent advice on how to exit and enter using the swell
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I'm searching for quality fins for large size feet. I wear a size 14/15 shoe and haven't found any fins of that size. Heading to Coco Bay Resort in Antigua
Choose a great Maldives snorkeling resort like Vilamendhoo. Or choose from a list of islands with great house reefs to explore.
Looking for a Maldives snorkeling liveaboard boat? It's very rare (without divers), but we have done it and share how you can do it too.