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Snorkelling aged 8.

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Snorkelling aged 8.

My son and I are both snorkerllers ( my ears can't dive) . My son will be 8 1/2 in the summer when we vist st Lucia . Last year we visited Egypt and the snorkelling was great , however we did not bring our wet suits .

Should we bring our wet suits?? We are staying at the Windjammer.

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1. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

I should of said we are visiting in the school summer holidays.

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2. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

If you are thinking wet suit to keep you warm - not necessary. The ocean is quite warm, especially in the summer months.

If you want it just for personal comfort reasons, then sure, bring it. But the ocean will be quite warm enough, you won't need it!!

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3. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

Bon jou flo915,

Water too warm for a wetsuit, unless you plan on spending hours at a time floating over the coral reefs.

Better to wear a t-shirt to conserve body heat & for sun protection.

Bless up! Paul

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4. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

Thank you!! Rash vest,s it is then. X

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5. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

Totally agree! The sea is like a warm bath in the summer. Do wear rash protection though as the summer months can bring jellyfish which have a nettle like sting.

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6. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

Have begun wearing a rash vest in recent years and now wear one for all snorkelling- short sleeves

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7. Re: Snorkelling aged 8.

Thank you to all. X

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