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Top 5 Things to Look Out For That You Might Miss When Snorkelling

You already know that there are lots of beautiful fish species to see underwater, but what else should you look out for when snorkelling? Here are our top 5 things to see underwater that aren’t fish… pop on your snorkel mask and go explore these incredible sights! 1. Shipwrecks Do a little research and you’d […]

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. […]

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 […]

What Snorkelling Gear Should I Buy?

Heading on a snorkelling trip and want a good idea of what kind of snorkel equipment you should get? Or maybe you’re an interested snorkeller who’d like to take this hobby a little more seriously. Either way, we get a lot of questions from keen snorkellers who would like to build the ultimate snorkelling gear […]