For responsible divers, we have found a reef safe personal care kit or some recycled fish nets swimwear. Looking for diving accessories? We have personally tested an unbreakable compact camera and a GPS rescue device.
Did you know 10% of the world’s coral reefs are at risk for bleaching due to sunscreen wash-off? This personal care kit contains everything a diver could need for its next dive holiday: some reef safe sunscreen for body and face, some shampoo and bodyWash, conditionner and sun & sting Gel.
Where to Buy: Stream2Sea online store
The well-known reef-safe sunscreen from Hawai Maui island also sells rash guards. Perfect for a snorkeling session and ideal to protect the reef and your skin!
Where to Buy: mama KULEANA online store
Conceived as a result of recycled ghost nets and other discarded waste, Fourth Element has created a new standard for swim wear. With a collection for both men and women, you’ll find everything from a bathing suit designed to be worn under a wetsuit, to rash guards, leggings or even storm ponchos.
Where to Buy: Fourth Element online store
It took Laurent Ballesta no less than four years and 3000 hours underwater to photograph the sharks of Fakarava atoll , in French Polynesia. Following the moon cycles, he managed to count 700 sharks. Discover his journey and incredible photographs in this collection of two books.
Where to Buy: Asian Geo online store
You can adopt a manta for 12 usd a month on MantaMatcher, give it a name and know everytime it’s been spotted. By doing so, you support research and protection for these amazing creatures. In partnership with Marine Megafauna Foundation
Where to Buy: MantaMatcher online store
A marine rescue GPS created by Nautilus Liveaboards. The company have been operating for more than 25 years in Socorro , a place where currents can be strong. Super recommended for divers who dive in currents, such as in Komodo , the Galapagos , or Cocos Island .
Where to Buy: Nautilus online store
An excellent shock and waterproof compact camera that was designed for the underwater world. You can use it either without case down to 15 meters (50 feet) for snorkeling, or with a housing if scuba diving between 15 to 40 meters (50 feet to 130 feet).
Where to Buy: Amazon
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Finding the right wetsuit can be tough! And it seems even harder to find one for colder water scuba diving. Read our review of the Fourth Element Xenos 7 mm wetsuit.