Choosing to photograph those small fast fast-moving reef fish is arguably one of the hardest subjects you could choose underwater. Trust me, I know it’s tempting and borderline addicting, and please don’t hate me for saying this, but reef fish just aren’t the right subject in most cases. Hear me out, please. Photographing reef fish

As Snorkel Venture’s self-appointed Tsar of Sun Protection, I have to share with you my latest discovery. As you all know, as snorkelers, we spend a lot of time floating on the surface of the water with the intense equatorial sun beating down on our backsides. No matter how melanin-rich your body may be, those

You might think you don’t need a hood for a snorkeling safari as the tropical waters are similar in temperature to bathwater. However, we would argue that you really do need a hood, and more than that, one that fits snugly on your head. It doesn’t matter if you have a nest of thick locks,

If you’re in the process of booking a snorkeling safari with us you’ll no doubt see that we constantly recommend that everyone wears some sort of thermal protection. This may seem confusing as the water temperature on the vast majority of our trips averages 28°C/82°F. That’s nearly bath water! It’s true, the water can be

If you Google “snorkeling fins” you are likely to notice a vast array of options from long fins, short fins, medium fins, some that require you to wear a neoprene bootie, and some very complicated ones with what appear to be hinges or big splits in the fins. If you are new to the snorkeling