One of the most interesting and exciting water activities is snorkeling. Take a break and visualize yourself immersed in water, admiring the beauty of nature underwater. Feels like you want to take a dip now and leave your troubles behind. Once in a while it is good to release the pressure and stress by taking a snorkeling vacation. Snorkeling is an affordable water activity since there is no need for extensive training and the gears are not as expensive as scuba diving gear. However, you need the appropriate snorkeling set- gear in order to make your snorkeling experience possible.
When looking for snorkeling sets, you will notice that there are two kinds available. The basic set is composed of the mask and the snorkel only. The other set is similar to that of the basic set only there is a pair of swimming fins that are included in this set. These snorkeling kits are the essentials and quite inexpensive than buying each gear separately. As a matter of fact, you can actually buy it for as low as $50.
The only disadvantage of getting affordable snorkeling sets is that since they are mass produced, you may end up with gears to don’t fit comfortably. A viable alternative is to rent a gear wherein you can find something that would fit your specifications but you may have hygiene issues when it comes to sharing a snorkel with strangers. It’s like borrowing toothbrush from a stranger. If you cannot get over the issue then might as well purchase a snorkeling set, after all it just cost a day or two of rental.
Snorkeling sets that are being sold at bargain basement prices does not include necessary item such as the silicone facemask skirt or even the mouthpiece. But you do not have to sacrifice quality for a lower price. Snorkeling sets offer different features and options, check out the ones below.
If you check online, Amazon.com has snorkeling sets that cost only $29.99. The snorkeling sets are composed of the basic stuff like the mask, snorkel and fins.
You may also find the Travel Snorkeling Set that includes a mask, dry snorkel, and the unique Travel Trek Fins. All for less than $59, plus a bag to hold it all.
Tusa—a popular snorkeling gear brand, is another option. They may be pricey considering the high quality of their snorkeling set. The set is made up of a quality mask, semi-dry snorkel, the top of the line Tusa Xpert Zoom fins and a bag to carry it all.