Best Underwater Cameras For Snorkeling And Diving

Having the best underwater camera for snorkeling and diving will help you to capture those great moments while discovering the marine life.


Underwater cameras are usually used for scuba diving and snorkeling. Buying a really good camera is very important if you want to capture the amazing marine life without damaging your device.
Underwater photography needs top class specialized equipment. The image quality of the camera also becomes an important factor when taking a picture so you should consider this when choosing the best underwater camera.


You should always take a waterproof camera on your adventurous excursions to destinations close to the water. There are also shockproof, dustproof and crushproof cameras.

Top 10 Best Waterproof Cameras


Experts have made a list of the top ten underwater cameras with their main features so check them out:

  • GoPro Hero4 Images/Video has been placed among the top 10 waterproof cameras. It has two editions, Black and Silver. Both are of accesible price. This camera can deliver an unbelievable image quality as well as image sharpness. You can find some GoPro Hero Cameras in Aquaworld’s store so make sure to ask our staff if you are interested in buying one before one of your aquatic tours.
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  • Olympus Tough TG-3 is a brilliant splash-proof pocket camera. It can be used in a snorkeling tour. It delivers a unique image quality. It is shock-prooffreeze-proofcrush-proof and dust-proof as well. TG-3  is submersible to 15m/50 feet. This camera is a great for many water activities like boat rides, swimming or snorkeling.
  • Sony DSC-RX100 III is another excellent underwater camera. This small camera delivers outstanding quality image sharpness and video photography.
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  • Olympus PEN series cameras: Olympus has changed the concept of underwater compact camera with the launch of the PEN series of cameras with underwater housings. It is reasonably priced.
  • Olympus OM-D camera: This camera brings professional level in a little but elegant package. That is why with this handy and portable device, anyone can take the best quality image.
  • Canon A620, Canon A710is, Canon A720. All these are little compact cameras with great utility. This extraordinary series of underwater digital camera from Canon take excellent underwater photos with full manual controls and excellent macro modes.
  • Canon A570 camera. It is one of the cameras providing a decent level of photographic control at a pretty affordable price.
  • Canon S100 camera. It has got certain similarity with Canon S95, but this underwater camera has a longer zoom lens.
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  • Stylus Tough TG-3 snorkeling camera. This camera has a new sensor with improved GPS and more focused features.
  • Ricoh/Pentax Waterproof Digital Snorkel camera. The most current model of this camera is Ricoh WG-4.



Always consider the quality needed and the places you are visiting when deciding which is the best underwater camera for snorkeling and diving.