Top 5 Best Islands in the World for Snorkelling on a Budget

One of the great things about snorkelling is that you don’t have to fork out tonnes of money for good equipment or certifications. In fact, you can discover some of the world’s most stunning beaches without having to burst the bank! If you want to go snorkelling in paradise, here are the 10 best islands […]

Top 5 Best Fish Species to See While Snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is home to the world’s most diverse range of fish species, and there’s only one way to get up close and personal with it all: donning a Ninja Shark snorkel mask and hopping into the ocean. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to this sunny spot of the world, here […]

A History of Snorkelling & Scuba Diving

When you pop on that snorkel or go for a deep dive underwater, it’s thanks to thousands of years of history, hard work, and developing the best possible technology. The origins of snorkelling & scuba diving date back around 5,000 years. Aristotle, Leonardo Da Vinci, and even Houdini have all played a part in the […]

Scuba Diving versus Snorkelling

Want to go exploring the underwater world? You have two options for discovering the incredible life waiting under the sea – either scuba diving or snorkelling. Snorkelling gives you a comfortable 2D, bird’s eye view of what’s going on from above, while scuba diving takes you up close and personal on a 3D whirlwind adventure. […]

How Scuba Diving Works

Scuba diving is one of mankind’s most amazing feats. We take the activity for granted these days – like it’s just a leisurely holiday adventure – but the fact that we have created an apparatus that allows humans to breathe underwater for extended amounts of time is simply incredible. Us mere mortals were designed for […]

How a Diving Regulator Works

A scuba diving regulator is no ordinary piece of equipment. For divers, regulators are the lifeline that connects them to the precious air inside their tank. And since they’re often going deep below water for long periods of time, you better bet that divers will be interested in regulators! While you might think regulators have […]

Are Scuba and Snorkel Masks the Same?

Confused about the difference between scuba and snorkel masks? Maybe you have a snorkel mask and you’re wondering if you can use it to scuba dive, or you’re keen to start exploring the underwater but not sure where to start. Here at Ninja Shark we’ve had a lot of questions from people who are wondering […]

Who Invented the Snorkel?

Ever wondered who was the first person to think of sticking a tube in their mouth so they could stay underwater? So have we, and what a tale it is. Let us take you back 5,000 years ago, to where it all began! 3,000 BC: Crete The first evidence of snorkelling exists just off the […]

Who is Snorkel Bob?

If you read enough about snorkelling online, you’re sure to hear all about this mysterious fellow ‘Snorkel Bob’. Is he fiction or is he real? Is he a cartoon or a man? Anyone who’s curious about the man behind the myth, read on to learn all about the character that is Snorkel Bob. Robert Wintner […]

Who Can Go Snorkelling and Who Shouldn’t Go Snorkelling?

The great and wonderful thing about snorkelling is that almost anyone can take part in the leisurely activity. You can go as hard or as easy as you like, swimming out to explore faraway reefs or just hanging by the shore gazing at the sea life drifting by. You don’t need a license or fancy […]