8 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Try Snorkelling

by Mihai Pinzariu on February 20, 2020

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8 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Try Snorkelling

By Ninja Shark’s founder (and water enthusiast), Andrew Porter

From building physical strength and helping with mental relaxation to creating lifelong one-of-a-kind memories, there’s plenty of reasons why you should try snorkelling. We might be a little biased here, but we think the world would be a better place if everyone went snorkelling every once in awhile ;) 

1. Snorkelling is fun for the whole family

If you have a family, then snorkelling is the perfect bonding activity that’s fun for everyone. What better way to connect than by donning your snorkel masks and fins and going out snorkelling for the day. Sure, you can’t really talk while you have a snorkel mask on, but it’s the adventure of the whole journey that brings everyone together.

Firstly there’s the excitement of purchasing your first snorkel masks and waiting for them to arrive in the mail. Then there’s the fun of trying them on and practicing them in a swimming pool or in the shallows of the beach. After that, there’s the joy of finding a beautiful snorkelling location near your home, or planning the perfect family snorkelling vacation.

Once you’ve found your snorkelling spot, there’s the road trip to the beach, the fun in the sun, and then the adventure of sharing an underwater experience together. You’ll be bonding over the animals you spot underwater and the beautiful world under the sea, building memories and stories to last a lifetime! If we’re honest, snorkelling is our favourite family activity ever.

2. Snorkelling is a great way to stay healthy

There are so many ways that snorkelling is good for both your physical and mental health. For one, being out in the sun and in nature is great for anybody’s soul. Why be locked up inside in a gym when you can get your fitness from nature? If you’re snorkelling you can relax and de-stress from everyday life and enjoy the sun, sand, and peace and quiet of the beach. That makes it an excellent activity for mental health.

Secondly, the act of gliding along in the water as you snorkel is great for your muscles and your body. Whether you use fins or not, your whole body enjoys a workout when you're snorkelling. You'll be moving your arms, your legs, and your back, pushing against the water's resistance. Snorkelling is also great for your heart, helping to increase your heart rate so that it builds cardiovascular strength. Your joints also enjoy a good snorkelling trip, as it helps to ease stiffness and increase mobility in a low-impact environment that's gentler than running or walking.

3. Snorkelling is the ideal vacation activity

Everybody loves a beach vacation. The sun, the sea, the sand. Relaxing by the water with a nice book is a great way to spend your holiday, but snorkelling lets you enjoy your vacation even more. You get to discover even more beautiful scenery at your holiday destination than if you were just staying on the sand.

Firstly, you can see all the different reefs, sea creatures, and coral life that you otherwise wouldn’t know about. Secondly you’ll be hopping around to new and different locations to discover even more snorkel sites, letting you explore your vacation spot even more. And you’ll have even more stories and photographs to share with your loved ones back home - like swimming with sea turtles, manta rays, or even whale sharks! Now that’s a unique vacation activity.

4. Snorkelling is a fun and relaxing way to explore the ocean

If you’re curious about exploring more of our beautiful oceans, snorkelling is the perfect way to do it! You get to discover all these incredible little worlds underwater, swim with sea life, and marvel at all the plant life that exists only in the ocean. And every time you go snorkelling, there’s something new to experience.

Unlike being on a boat or swimming laps in the sea, snorkelling is also extremely quiet and peaceful. You can float along slowly and at your own pace, enjoying the marvellous sights around you. It’s a way to relax and de-stress from life above the sea, while also having glorious fun at the same time. Snorkelling is the best way to explore the ocean and discover its hidden secrets.

5. Snorkelling gives you unforgettable, one-of-a-kind memories

You never forget the moment you come face-to-face with a sea turtle. Or the time you were engulfed by a school of fish, floating amongst a sea of glimmering creatures. Or the time you witnessed a crab burrow itself between some rocks. Or that glow-in-the-dark coral that looked like an alien life form.

There are some things you can only see and experience while snorkelling, and the more you do it, the more incredible memories you will make that are simply unforgettable. You never know what experiences and adventures are waiting for you each time you snorkel - and that’s what makes it such a thrilling, one-of-a-kind activity.

6. Snorkelling is an easy and enjoyable sport

Swimming is one of the best activities you can do for your body. Even if it’s in a state of recovery or not very strong or agile, swimming is a non-invasive practice that virtually anyone can do. It helps you build muscle without exerting too much effort, and keeps your body relaxed and joints flexible.

To us, snorkelling is the sport that has it all. You’re in the great outdoors, you’re enjoying yourself, you’re making memories, and you’re getting fit without sweating like crazy! If you’re the kind of person who can’t stand the gym or the thought of doing ab workouts at home - snorkelling is an easy sport that you can tackle in no time.

7. Snorkelling lets you discover the underwater world

Why watch documentaries on TV when you can see them in real life? Snorkelling takes you up close and personal with the best that nature has to offer - fish, shells, sea creatures, coral life, and all of the in-betweens. You’re the narrator of your own personal underwater documentary, weaving around wherever you like and discovering the stunning world under the sea.

The best thing is that you can choose where to go and how long to observe each fish or coral reef. If something strikes you as particularly interesting, you’re welcome to float along and keep watching for as long as you like. If you get bored, you can move on somewhere else and see what else there is to discover…

8. Snorkelling equipment is very simple and easy to use

If you’re looking for an activity to build more fitness while having fun at the same time, snorkelling is one that’s easy to pick up. Don’t feel threatened by the idea of snorkelling equipment and wearing fancy masks and contraptions. Snorkelling equipment is actually very simple and easy to use - and if you invest in a good snorkel mask, it’s also extremely comfortable and relaxing.

Anyone can learn how to snorkel, whether you’re new to swimming or you’ve been swimming your whole life. A full face snorkel mask can make a world of difference for someone who finds it difficult to breathe underwater - it’s easy, comfortable, and you’ll be navigating the seas like a pro in no time.

Start snorkelling

So there you have it, sounds dreamy right? Maybe now you can see why the team at Ninja Shark are so obsessed with this beautiful activity. We’ve made our fair share of memories while snorkelling, and we’ve met some amazing people along the way. So - just try it! And don’t forget to let us know how your snorkelling adventures go…

How many people dream of snorkelling but don't feel comfortable wearing a snorkel mask? 

The answer is: too many! Traditional snorkel masks can be uncomfortable and scary for many people, so the beauty of snorkelling goes undiscovered and unexperienced. Whether it's breathing difficulties, choking on sea water, or foggy goggles, there's a lot that prevents people from enjoying the wonderful sport of snorkelling. And that thought makes us sad.

We think everyone should be able to enjoy the underwater world - safely, comfortably, and easily. That's why we created Ninja Shark and our revolutionary line of full face snorkel masks. They're designed to be super comfy, easy-to-use, and make snorkelling accessible for all. Because nobody should miss out on discovering what's under the sea. 

The Influencer @lud.around is a NINJASHARK lover!

NINJASHARK is the sound of a revolution in snorkeling. Whereas other water equipments companies are constantly adding poor quality products, we listen to your feedback and constantly improve our products to fit for all of your needs.

While other water equipments companies offer just a way to look under the water, NINJASHARK wants to create an amazing experience for water enthusiasts. That's why we listen to your feedbacks and we develop products based on them.

The Influencer @lud.around doesn’t believes just in snorkelling, but in the entire experience of it. When NinjaShark asked her what is in her beach bag everytime she goes on a vacation, she said, “Ninja Shark:I'm not leaving my room without the mask. The full face snorkeling mask from Australia is comfortable and fit me perfectly! Love how easy it is to breath out your nose and mouth when you snorkeling and even has earplugs! ”

“The mask include GOPRO mounts, so you can easily film and photograph underwater scenery! I highly recommend especially to people who have a fear of snorkeling! This mask is really easy to use and is safe!” said @lud.around. “I can’t wait for my next trip with my new mask!”

At Ninja Shark, we say “quality over quantity.” Our line is a super multitasker that can replace everything in your snorkelling experience—with just one mask.

The Ninja Shark full face snorkel masks makes your experiences the best they can be. They are exclusively sold on the Ninja Shark website.

The Ninja Shark full face snorkel masks comes equipped with advanced Anti-Fog technology, automatic drainage, no CO2 Buildup with improved uni-directional valves, and a revolutionary breathe flow system so you can breathe through both your nose and mouth.

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Our founder Andrew and Alizee are lifelong entrepreneurs and happy husband and wife. Andrew, is the visionary and marketing genius behind Ninja Shark. He’s always loved to swim and explore vast open waters, whether that be in a river, lake, or sea. Since he started snorkelling with a full face mask and flippers, however, his fascination with the underwater world has become unstoppable. Andrew always says: “The sea will be conquered!”

Alizee, is first and foremost a child of the land and avid hiker, with her passion for mysterious underwater life coming in second. In her past life (as in, before Ninja Shark life), Alizee created and sold a real estate company and managed the backend of numerous other businesses. She’s the glue that keeps Ninja Shark from busting at the proverbial seams as it grows from its current state of small Aussie family business. She’s the business brain, taking care of all things logistical and numeric, she’s the “life saver of the company”.

Ninja Shark started out more as a passion than a business.

Since Andrew and Alizee loved to go underwater so much, they tried to take their friends with them. We’ve all been in that situation where we try to share an incredible experience with loved ones, and that’s where Andrew and Alizee were at. But every so often, they’d come across someone who just couldn’t manage to breathe through a tube with their nose blocked (i.e, snorkelling).

It’s a wide held belief amongst the general public that snorkelling can be a little difficult. It’s fair enough – breathing seems unnatural with a snorkel, and the mouthpiece might be cons:|zpendofcontent|:


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