How Scuba Diving Works

Scuba diving is one of mankind’s most amazing feats. We take the activity for granted these days – like it’s just a leisurely holiday adventure – but the fact that we have created an apparatus that allows humans to breathe underwater for extended amounts of time is simply incredible. Us mere mortals were designed for […]

How a Diving Regulator Works

A scuba diving regulator is no ordinary piece of equipment. For divers, regulators are the lifeline that connects them to the precious air inside their tank. And since they’re often going deep below water for long periods of time, you better bet that divers will be interested in regulators! While you might think regulators have […]

Are Scuba and Snorkel Masks the Same?

Confused about the difference between scuba and snorkel masks? Maybe you have a snorkel mask and you’re wondering if you can use it to scuba dive, or you’re keen to start exploring the underwater but not sure where to start. Here at Ninja Shark we’ve had a lot of questions from people who are wondering […]

Who Invented the Snorkel?

Ever wondered who was the first person to think of sticking a tube in their mouth so they could stay underwater? So have we, and what a tale it is. Let us take you back 5,000 years ago, to where it all began! 3,000 BC: Crete The first evidence of snorkelling exists just off the […]

Who is Snorkel Bob?

If you read enough about snorkelling online, you’re sure to hear all about this mysterious fellow ‘Snorkel Bob’. Is he fiction or is he real? Is he a cartoon or a man? Anyone who’s curious about the man behind the myth, read on to learn all about the character that is Snorkel Bob. Robert Wintner […]

Who Can Go Snorkelling and Who Shouldn’t Go Snorkelling?

The great and wonderful thing about snorkelling is that almost anyone can take part in the leisurely activity. You can go as hard or as easy as you like, swimming out to explore faraway reefs or just hanging by the shore gazing at the sea life drifting by. You don’t need a license or fancy […]

Can You Snorkel When it’s Raining?

Planning a snorkelling trip throughout the winter months? Or perhaps you’ve already booked your fantasy snorkelling holiday and just had a look at the weather forecast… uh-oh! Have you spotted rains coming? Will rain affect your snorkelling experience? Is rain going to make snorkelling more dangerous? The funny thing is that you’ll find the best […]

All You Need to Know About Snorkelling While Pregnant

If you’re reading this and you’re pregnant – first of all, congratulations! Secondly, you may have received the news that scuba diving while pregnant is an absolute no-no. For ladies who love to explore the underwater magic, this can be a bit of a disappointing discovery. Can you snorkel while pregnant, though? Absolutely! Snorkelling is […]

What Snorkelling Gear Should I Buy?

Heading on a snorkelling trip and want a good idea of what kind of snorkel equipment you should get? Or maybe you’re an interested snorkeller who’d like to take this hobby a little more seriously. Either way, we get a lot of questions from keen snorkellers who would like to build the ultimate snorkelling gear […]

What’s the Difference Between a Dive Mask and a Snorkel Mask? A Comparison

Dive mask versus snorkel mask

Keen to go for an underwater adventure but not quite sure if you should go for a snorkel mask or a dive mask? You’re not alone! We’ve seen a lot of curious snorkellers online asking about the difference between the two masks, and for good reason. Both masks are designed to give you crystal clear […]