Gracefully entering the water in snorkeling gear forwards
This clip shows a good way to enter the water while wearing snorkeling gear. By holding on to the neck strap, mask and snorkel as shown you will avoid loosing them as you enter the water. Make sure to take a big “stride” into the water rather than making a jump and landing with you feet parallel to each other.
If you are to enter the water from a small boat, you may instead want to watch the clip illustrating how to do it using a backwards roll http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54L4PJ…
Snorkeling Tips For Beginners & Experienced
Here we share many snorkeling tips from our years of experience. These will help beginners get started, and help those with experience learn more about how to read ocean conditions.
Be aware as you read our tips that we are not certified snorkeling instructors, just normal everyday folks, so enter the water at your own risk. Always try to get local knowledge about your snorkeling destination, and evaluate the weather and ocean conditions carefully yourself before entering the water.
Debbies Top Tramping Tips
Independent Hiking in New Zealand
Independent hiking, tramping or walking is a very popular activity in New Zealand; something you need to consider if you are planning an overnight hike.
Throughout the New Zealand summer (December – February) and school holidays, many top tracks – especially Great Walks like the Heaphy Track, Routeburn Track, Milford Track and Abel Tasman Coastal Track – are in high demand, so it pays to book hut accommodation well in advance. Read more→