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A Beginner’s Guide to Snorkeling

A trip to Hawaii is a vacation of a lifetime! While you’re here, you’ll want to experience as much of the good times as possible. This includes eating amazing local food, seeing scenery more beautiful than you could ever imagine, attending a luau, and even partaking in a few activities you’ve never done before. For many travelers, this means snorkeling for the first time. How exciting! How to Prepare for Snorkeling In order to really make the most of your Koni, Hawaii snorkeling trip, a bit of preparation is helpful. If you don’t regularly swim, head to a local pool and get some practice in. Even better- buy or borrow some fins so you can practice swimming in snorkeling gear. It feels very different! Many brand new snorkelers have a tendency to try and swim along using their arms. This…

What to Pack for a Snorkeling Trip

Your upcoming visit to the Hawaiin islands is the trip of a lifetime! While you certainly want to relax, you don’t want to spend the entire trip just laying on the beach. Plan a few activities into your time so you can see the islands, experience the amazing culture, and go home with some great stories. For many, this means a snorkelling trip. Go ahead and get into the water! Coral Reef Snorkeling offers several amazing snorkelling adventures, like a night snorkel to see the manta rays. We offer the best manta ray snorkel in Kona because ours is a guided tour that takes you offshore and finds their feeding spots. This may sound a little scary, but a manta ray night snorkel in Kona is totally safe and fun. How can we say this? These creatures are very comfortable…

How Does Snorkeling Work?

For some people, especially those who didn’t grow up near the water, snorkelling can be very intimidating. How can you breathe underwater? Here at Coral Reef Adventures, this is a question we get a lot. We’re here to answer all of your snorkelling questions so that you can relax and have an incredible day out on the water. Snorkelling is swimming with fins, a mask, and a tube called a snorkel that allows you to have your face down in the water and still breathe. It is not the same thing as scuba diving. One of the main differences is that snorkelling doesn’t require tanks and other expensive equipment like regulators. You also are not “fully” submerged underwater. Scuba diving allows you to breathe underwater through the use of an oxygen tank, while snorkelling allows you to breathe the air…

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