Can you snorkel if you wear glasses?

How do you snorkel with bad eyesight?

Corrective Lens Insert Masks

A second form of prescription dive mask allows a separate corrective lens to be inserted between the mask and the eyes. This type of dive mask is popular with contact lens wearers, since it can be used with or without the insert, giving them the option of whether to wear contacts or not.

Can you see underwater with glasses?

Water acts as a magnifier, so if you plan on only wading in the pool, you might be able to get by with wearing your glasses, but if you want to go under water for any length of time, prescription swimming goggles or a snorkel mask will help you correct your vision while underwater.

Do you need to learn swimming for snorkeling?

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.

Do snorkel masks magnify?

Enjoy the underwater magnification

Water magnifies objects about 30%, meaning that everything will appear a bit bigger and closer. If you have a very slight vision problem, it can happen that you won’t need a special prescription mask for snorkeling because the water’s magnifying effect will provide some correction.

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How much does a snorkel cost?

1. How Much Does it Cost to Buy Snorkel Gear?

Snorkel Gear Type Average Cost
Advanced Snorkel Mask $110-200
Snorkel Tube $20-70
Snorkel Set (Mask + Tube) $50-150
Snorkel Fins $50-175