Snorkeling exposes you to some of the most amazing attractions. There are so many places you can go snorkeling in the world. There is the Bahamas for example, which exposes you to so much, one of them being great snorkeling experiences. Snorkeling is also fun not only for those who have been at it for a long time but also for those who are new to it.
In your preparation to go for a snorkeling excursion, you need to ensure you have certain items in place. You need to resist the urge to carry everything with you, and keep it only to the essentials for your diving. Here are some of those essentials.
Some of the diving services may ask to see your personal logbook. You should nonetheless ensure you keep one. It will show the places where you have dived before, and the qualifications you have that support your quest to take that dive.
You need to have a snorkel. While you will find some on offer at the destination, it is always better if you could come with yours. Having to deal with unfamiliar equipment is what takes away from an otherwise fun experience. You are thus better off using something you are used to, one that makes you feel comfortable.
You need to come with a wetsuit. A personal wet suit is the only one you can be guaranteed of its fit, as well as hygiene. You will find many people urinating in the shared wert suits. It therefore makes no sense for you to expose yourself to something that someone else may have likely urinated in before. You can only count on a personal one being as clean as you prefer it to be.
You need to then come with a surface marker buoy. It will help you be spotted by the dive boat when you reach the surface. There may also be a need for you to come with a spare dive light, in case your primary one ends up not working as expected.
You also need to have a camera for such a lovely location. While it may not necessarily be a piece of diving equipment, you need to have a way of storing the images of the wonderful scenes you will witness down there. There are so many underwater cameras you can pick amongst, which allow you to take high-resolution photos as you needed. The fact that they are well-priced means you will not miss something to use.
You need to also come with the fins. There are those who may not find it necessary, but swimming with them is a much easier task. You, therefore, need to make space in your luggage for a pair, to ensure that you have an easier time swimming, and thus a more enjoyable experience.