What is scuba diving snorkeling called?
Share on. SNUBA is the perfect blend of snorkeling and SCUBA diving. If you’re a newcomer to diving, you may have never even heard of SNUBA; many people haven’t. Even those who have might only know that it’s sort of a hybrid of snorkeling and SCUBA, but don’t really know exactly what that means.
Is snorkeling or scuba diving easier?
Snorkeling is definitely the easier of the two water activities. Scuba diving requires a multi-day class/school and passing certifications while snorkeling does not require anything more than a special mask.
Is snorkeling safer than scuba diving?
Snorkeling is generally considered the safer than scuba diving – you’re on the surface and breathing ordinary air, after all. But with proper training, scuba diving is also an extremely safe sport.