On this site we’ve covered a lot of the basic equipment you will need while snorkeling. These include the obvious items like a snorkel, mask, fins, etc. However, one thing that we find ourselves and have heard a lot of other people say is how much they have grown to rely on water shoes.
First off, for those who are unaware, water shoes are basically shoes that you can wear in and around the water without having to worry about completely ruining them or never drying out. They aren’t meant to be worn inside your snorkel fins, but rather, for walking around and commuting back and forth from your favorite snorkeling sports.
Water shoes aren’t necessarily water resistant. For the most part, water shoes that are affordable and more all-purpose generally aren’t made of high quality products or 100% water resistant material. However, they are usually made of some water resistant components, and for the most part offer material that will be sure to dry quickly.
Furthermore, water shoes can be nice items to have around the water because they are generally very comfortable. For example, you can often find slip on water shoes that are very thin and have a durable sole that provides lots of traction. Other water shoes may have an open top or look more like sandals, or some may have a lot of mesh material that dries quickly. In any case, there is likely a pair of water shoes that are great for your needs, it’s just a matter of finding the right ones.
Therefore, we felt it was necessary to write this article on some of the best and most popular best men’s water shoes out there (we are also currently developing on for women’s water shoes). Our goal is to provide a variety of different types of water shoes in order for you to gain a larger-picture perspective, perhaps helping you narrow your choices. Please refer to the table and extra information below!