Are you planning a marvelous snorkel trip to a splendid underwater destination? Don’t forget to take your gear with you. In this article, we will discuss the best possible beginner snorkeling gear you can rent or buy.
It is recommended that you should bring your own gear. It has been recorded that many times, the tour managers use some cheap gear that has been worn so many times and gets replaced once in a blue moon. One of the problems in bringing your own gear is the packaging of your gear because the fins have a weird shape so it is not easy to pack them in your bag. Bringing a snorkel and a mask is the main requirement for snorkeling.
Options you have while choosing the beginner snorkeling gear
- Traveling with a mask and a snorkel
- Traveling with full snorkel gear and a pair of fins.
According to me, the most important thing is that you should travel with at least a quality snorkel and a mask because in this way you will save space moreover, the fins are not as much important. You can easily rent the fins their quality does not matter so much. You can also do snorkeling without having the fins.
It has been noted that a snorkeling tour is ruined most of the times due to the bad mask which leads leakage and also fog. Choosing the best possible beginner snorkeling gear is very important.
Choose the fitting and comfortable mask
One of the most important steps in finding the best beginner snorkeling gear is choosing the quality mask.
The basic step in choosing the best mask is that you should choose the mask with fortified glass. You should also wear the mask and check whether it fits you in the face comfortably so that you can breathe properly.
Choose the best snorkel
Another important thing which makes up the snorkel set is the snorkel itself. You should invest as much as you can on the snorkel because a cheap snorkel comes with a bad quality purge valve due to which water get’s in and it makes you cough water constantly which of course is not an ideal situation for a snorkeling trip. You should try to choose semi or fully-dry-snorkel, having a splash guard makes it even better.
Choose the fins
Last but not least comes the fins if you feel comfortable in having your own fins and not getting them on rent then you can try the snorkel set with short fins (as they help you in saving space).