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Best Underwater Cameras for a Snorkeling Vacation

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The beach hotels in Providenciales lead directly to snorkeling spots of stunning lagoons, corals and reefs. Experience the unspoilt under-sea splendor and freedom that snorkeling brings, in one the world’s premier snorkeling destinations. Snorkeling in the clear waters of the Caicos is great fun for you and the whole family.

underwater cameras(photo by: Derek Keats)

There are many locations for snorkeling in Providenciales, most of the best snorkeling areas are on the north coast. The Bight Reef, also alternatively known as the White House, is excellent place for the novice snorkeler as it shallow and marked with buoys. Snorkeling gives you the freedom to experience the different species of marine life. Feel the thrill of seeing a small shark or barracuda swimming right next to you.

For experienced snorkelers there is Northwest Point National Park. Conditions in the national park can get rough, so snorkelers should exercise caution. It is best to snorkel in calm and sunny weather.

Snorkeling in Providenciales is exciting and taking pictures of the under-sea vistas is a must. The Canon Power Shot S95 is a 10MP 3.8X Optical Zoom Digital Camera, with a 3 -inch LCD screen. It is compact and light, rugged, easy to use, and available in a variety of colors. The Canon Power Shot is rated to a depth of 200 ft (60m), which is ideal for a range of depths, whether you snorkeling of the Maldives or the Surin Islands, Thailand.

Other good underwater cameras include the Sealife 12MP 5X Optical Zoom with 3-inch LCD screen and the Canon Power Shot G11 10MP with Optical Stabilized Zoom and 2.5 – inch articulating screen.. The Olympus Stylus 8000 is another fantastic underwater camera, with extremely fast shutter speeds. These cameras are easy for the first time user to operate.

So, would you consider buying an underwater camera to capture the special moments of your snorkeling vacation?


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