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Snorkel Ken

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Snorkel fanatic and water deviant. My snorkel and life partner (Lizzy) and I take to the beaches and bays to use all of the snorkel gear that we can. We try, test and review that gear for you...and we have a lot of fun in the meantime. Other than that, I'm a Soldier, father, bird lover, WoW player and a Boston sports fan.
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6 of the Best Snorkeling Spots in Puerto Rico

Due to its location in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico combines the rain forests of Central America with the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean, making it one jewel of a vacation destination. With its main...
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The 4 Best Coral-Safe Sunscreen Options

The Great Barrier Reef located off the coast of Australia is the most famous reef and underwater ecosystem in the world. As a habitat to thousands of marine species, naturally the Great Barrier Reef...

Cressi Gara Pro Snorkel Set

For the serious snorkeler or free diver, it can be hard to find a set that is up to all of their specifications. However, many times the cause is not just because such things...

10 Reef Creatures You DON’T Want to See up Close

There is nothing better than a quick loop in clear, warm tropical waters with a vibrant and busy reef below. While a number of the tropical fish and other marine life found in reefs...

Promate Dry Snorkel and Purge Mask with Panoramic View Set Review

When choosing a snorkel mask, serious snorkelers all typically have a similar set of criteria when picking one out. It is important that it fits snuggly on the face, doesn't leak, and doesn't fog...

When is the Best Time to Snorkel?

Snorkel tour operators are often asked a lot of questions by patrons that want to later set out into the sea themselves. Mostly it is basic questions like fishing for tips on how to...
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First Annaual Snorkel Store Scholarship Finalists and WINNER!

First off, I'd like to apologize.  We were running a little late with the Snorkel Scholarship results.  We got a lot of great applications from a lot of extraordinary people.  The reason we were...

Cressi Agua Short Fin Review

For snorkelers, picking the right fins for their trip is just as important as picking a quality mask. However, snorkel fins come in so many different styles, do they really make a difference? Of...

Top 5 Snorkel Spots to Explore While in St. Lucia

On land, St. Lucia is known for its dense rain forest split by the imposing Pitons and accented by some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. However, like any island in the...

How to Snorkel Safe in Heavily Trafficked Waters

In June 2014, two snorkel buddies were out enjoying the underwater sights in Jupiter Inlet, Florida, but tragedy struck when both were struck upon surfacing by a passing speedboat. The 26-year-old man died while...
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Top 5 Snorkeling Rash Guards with Sun Protection for Women

For the novice snorkeler than has made the mistake of heading out for a day on the water without sunscreen, they will find out the hard way that sun, skin, and water don't mix....

Zodiac Tour with Dolphins and Sea Caves PLUS Snorkeling on Kauai

Lizzy and I went snorkeling on Kauai (it ended up being a lot of fun but not great snorkeling) for six days this month.  Believe me, we are aware of how lucky we are...
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Bump Up Your Underwater Photography Game with Awesome Color

Let's get you taking some great underwater photos with the vibrant color that you'd expect!  Remember, you don't have to be a professional photographer or even a serious hobbyist to take a great underwater...
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Announcing the Snorkel Store Scholarship

Throughout out our time here at The Snorkel Store, we've been large advocates of marine conservation, ocean safety, and particularly caring and respecting the marine life that we encounter in our snorkeling adventures. Lizzy and...

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