Whether you’re hitting the beach or joining us on a chartered fishing trip, a camera is a necessity to capture all the fun. A waterproof camera is definitely the way to go as it’s more rugged and can take more of a beating than a regular camera or cell phone. We’ve compiled a list of our top 5 favorites. Check it out…
Sensor: ½.3”, 16MP/ Lens: 25-100mm/ Waterproof: 15m/ Freezeproof: -10 degrees/ Shockproof: 2.1m/ Monitor: 3”, 460K dots/ Movies: 1080p/ User Level: Beginner
This rugged camera is built to survive just about anything, and it’s chunky, ergonomic design and well-designed controls make it easy to use (from novice to beginner). Enjoy lots of features such as a GPS system, electronic compass, and depth and pressure gauges.
Sensor: ½.3”, 16MP/ Lens: 28-128mm/ Waterproof: 13m/ Freezeproof: -10 degrees/ Shockproof: 2m/ Monitor: 3”, 460K dots/ Movies: 1080p/ User Level: Beginner
An oldie but goodie, this camera is still at the top of its game. With features such as a 4.6x optical zoom lens, a 5cm minimum focusing distance, and an impressively bright LCD monitor, you’ll enjoy this camera for years to come. Other cool extras include GPS and WIFI with remote camera control and NFC pairing for easy image sharing.
Sensor: ½.3”, 16MP/ Lens: 24-120mm/ Waterproof: 30m/ Freezeproof: -10 degrees/ Shockproof: 2.1m/ Monitor: 3”, 921K dots/ Movies: 1080p/ User Level: Beginner
This camera is the best option if you want to take it deep underwater as it can function at a depth of 30 metres (the max an Advanced Open Water diving certificate will let you go down). It’s fully loaded with a ton of other features – amazing GPS system, interactive world map and WIFI connectivity, and an altimeter and underwater depth gauge as well.
Sensor: ½.3”, 12.1MP/ Lens: 28-140mm/ Waterproof: 25m/ Freezeproof: -10 degrees/ Shockproof: 2m/ Monitor: 3”, 460K dots/ Movies: 1080p/ User Level: Beginner
The oversized controls on this camera make it super easy to operate even when underwater. The only drawback is the image quality which is a little dated, but the detail levels are pretty high and there’s minimal smearing. All in all, we still think it’s a great option especially for taking it underwater at depths up to 25m.
Sensor: ½.3”, 16.4MP/ Lens: 28-140mm/ Waterproof: 15m/ Freezeproof: -10 degrees/ Shockproof: 1.75m/ Monitor: 3”, 920K dots/ Movies: 1080p/ User Level: Beginner
A great option that is easy to use and perfect for a durable point-and-shoot camera whether you’re at the beach or hitting the slopes. Features include WIFI connectivity and host of fun filters.