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Five bottles of sunscreen, with words over, "Best Snorkeling Sunscreen, we test reef safe sunscreens while snorkeling"
Goatfish and Elkhorn Coral, with words over, "Underwater Tripod, great videos from our mini tripod test while snorkeling"
Snorkeler in a wetsuit at the surface with words over, "Best Snorkeling Wetsuits, how to choose the right one and our favorites"

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Have You Touched Fire Coral While Snorkeling?

If you have ever touched fire coral while snorkeling, please share your experience by commenting below. How much did it hurt? What happened to your skin? How long did it take to stop hurting and … Read more

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Bermuda Snorkeling Suggestions December 2022

By Mark Kolsen I just spent a month in Bermuda and snorkeled all of the four and five snorkel sites delineated in your Bermuda Snorkeling Guide eBook. As usual, your book was accurate, with the … Read more

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Bonaire Snorkeling Report August 2022

By Tom Adams I just read your update on Bonaire being in decline over the last 10 years and wanted to share my Bonaire snorkeling report from August 2022. Places I Snorkeled in Bonaire Red … Read more

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Any Mazatlan Mexico Snorkel Sites?

By Elana Riedel I am going to visit family in Mazatlan, Mexico in February. Are there any good snorkel sites around there? Any snorkel operators that you would recommend? Thank you.

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Best Shore Snorkeling in the World

By Aj I wanted to share some tips on my finds for the best shore snorkeling in the world for everyone since that is all I do these days. I love the isolation of setting … Read more

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Suggestions for St Thomas Snorkeling?

By Libby We will be in St. Thomas for a week, mid-December 2022. We have booked one snorkel trip that will go to St. John. I am looking for other suggestions for St Thomas snorkeling … Read more

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Any Good Snorkeling in Exuma Bahamas?

By Stan I was wondering if there are any really good snorkeling spots in Exuma Bahamas. I’ve been to Anse Chastanet in St. Lucia, Glover’s Atoll in Belize and Klein Bonaire, amongst other places, and … Read more

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Nusa Dua Beach Bali Snorkeling Resort?

By John Mertz We will be in Bali Indonesia in March, 2023. We are considering the Nusa Dua Beach area and are looking for a hotel on the beach that has good snorkeling. Any suggestions? … Read more

Wakatobi Snorkeling Trip Report, September 2022

By Greg Runningbird We just got back and wanted to share our Wakatobi snorkeling trip report from September 2022. Background: we are a group of six beginner and intermediate older snorkelers with recent experience snorkeling … Read more

Snorkeling With an Octopus at Molokini

Snorkeling with an Octopus at Molokini near Maui was a great treat. We had exceptionally clear water, and this octopus was out looking for food during the day in shallow water. There were a few … Read more

Snorkeling in Corsica, Summer 2021

By Nik Here is a quick report about snorkeling in Corsica in the summer of 2021. Me and my best friend went on a short holiday there, which didn’t exclusively focus on snorkeling, we only … Read more

Snorkeling at Oblu Helengeli, Maldives – 2021

By Nik I went snorkeling at Oblu Helengeli Resort in the Maldives in March 2021. I chose this place because: It was named in several ”10 best places to snorkel in the Maldives’’ lists It’s … Read more

Seven Days of Snorkeling in Maui 2022

By David Kinzer Just returned from Maui, where we had seven days of terrific snorkeling. Our favorite snorkeling spot was Honolua Bay, where the shallow, clear water and abundance of fish felt like swimming in … Read more

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Snorkeling the Caribbean Side of Panama?

By GDW We want to go on a snorkeling trip this winter on the Caribbean side of Panama. There are all inclusive cat sailing charters in the San Blas Islands. Many islands are not inhabited. … Read more

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Amazing Papua New Guinea, but What About Snorkeling?

By Ann Cabot We want to visit Papua New Guinea (PNG) for its land features and village cultures and also want to do some snorkeling. We’ve done extensive research and there doesn’t seem to be … Read more

New Website Design and Features

You may have noticed we have an all new website design. Hooray! It is rather similar to the old site. But there are many new features, and we once again have a system for you … Read more

Spotted Drum Colorful Reef Curacao

On our last trip to Curacao in the Caribbean, we took this picture of a stunning young Spotted Drum. Curacao is a great snorkeling destination if you want to see these fish. We found a … Read more

Freediving Video of Whale Rock Misool

This is a short one minute video that Galen took during our sensational snorkeling trip to Misool in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, using his trusty Canon G7X. This is at a little island very close to … Read more