Do you have to wear fins when snorkeling?

Is snorkeling safe for non swimmers?

Can non-swimmer snorkel? We receive this question all the time! The short answer is yes, doing it right non-swimmers can snorkel! Once understanding this, a shallow waters area is needed to offer the briefing, where non- swimmers feel safe and open to listening to any instruction.

What do you wear for snorkeling?

What to wear snorkeling for a fun and safe experience

  • Mask. A mask is your gateway to the underwater world, making it one of the most important pieces of snorkeling gear. …
  • Snorkel. The snorkel is another crucial piece of snorkeling gear. …
  • Fins. …
  • Snorkel vest. …
  • Fin socks or snorkeling booties. …
  • Wetsuit. …
  • Swimsuit. …
  • Boardshorts.

What is the best color to wear when snorkeling?

Many factors determine the contrast-ability of your equipment, such as time of day, quality of water, shadows across the water, etc. For the most part, the lighter your gear the more contrast it will have. If you are wanting to blend in, blue or black would probably be your best bet.

How far underwater can you go with a snorkel?

But how deep can you dive with a snorkel mask? With a snorkel mask you can dive to a maximum depth of 1 to 2 meters. The reasons for this are that the mask already presses strongly against the face at shallow water depths due to the trapped air.

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Can you snorkel at Hanauma Bay for free?

As one of the most popular snorkeling locations on Hawaii, Hanauma Bay prices are very low. … If you live on the island of Oahu and have a valid Hawaii ID card or Hawaii drivers license then there is no charge to enter the park.