First Time Snorkeling Stories
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When was your first time snorkeling? Where was it? Was it amazing, or terrible? Have you snorkeled much since?

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First Time Snorkeling Stories Left By Others

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Absolute Beginners 
We are newcomers to the hobby of snorkeling and we love it! We just came back from a cruise in the Caribbean and wanted to share our snorkeling adventures. …

My First Time Snorkeling At Molokini Crater 
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, …

The Start Of An Obsession 
My first snorkel experience was on a Caribbean Christmas cruise with the family some years ago. We stopped at a number of islands and opted for excursions …

Diver Turned Snorkeler 
I was a diver for over 10 years. In 2004 for medical reasons I could not dive for 2 years. This is when I started to snorkel. It came easy to me as a diver, …

Okinawa Snorkeling 
Hello all, my name is Darrell and I'm a military member stationed in Okinawa, Japan. I was always fascinated by the beautiful beaches here in Okinawa but …

Scary First Time Snorkeling Experience :( 
I was with friends in the Florida Keys who asked me to try snorkeling off their boat with them, it was my first time. They made sure my mask was fitted …

Bird If By Land, Snorkel By Sea 
Big Island, October, 2009, 7:45am check-in. We started our first full day (ever) in Hawaii with a trip in a rigid-hull inflatable out of Keauhou Bay. It …

I am not a swimmer. A near-drowning at the tender age of 5 permanently instilled in me a fear of water over my head. But still the lure of coral, breathtakingly …

Losing My (Snorkeling) Virginity In The Galapagos Islands 
I came close to drowning when I was a kid and since then I'd get panicky any time I was in the water. This obviously had me sitting at the poolside bar …

First Snorkel-Scream 
I snorkeled for the first time in Oct 2009 in Bermuda. The first time was on one of those guided tours (cruise excursion). When I saw how easy and amazing …

First Snorkeling Experience With Goggles And A Noodle 
My husband and I were in Maui, Hawaii. (Is there any other Maui?) We had been to several beaches and I absolutely refused to swim in the ocean. Several …



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