What’s so good about snorkeling?
Snorkeling allows people to glimpse the underwater world. Largely unexplored, the ocean, especially around the coastal areas, is full of life. The abundance and variety of color and creatures is simply staggering. Snorkeling allows people to witness wildlife, in it’s natural habitat, much like going on safari does.
Is snorkeling harder than diving?
Snorkeling is definitely the easier of the two water activities. Scuba diving requires a multi-day class/school and passing certifications while snorkeling does not require anything more than a special mask.
Do you need special training to go snorkeling?
Snorkelers are not required to undergo training or show a certification card before going into the water. … Not only this, but poor swimming abilities, lack of knowledge about currents and marine life, as well as some snorkelers’ need to venture too far down from the surface puts their own life at risk.
Can you do snorkeling without knowing swim?
Technically you do not need to know how to swim to snorkel. This is because there are pieces of equipment that can help non-swimmers get into the water to go snorkeling. … However, we do recommend you know how to swim a little bit, as this will make the snorkeling experience much more enjoyable.