Whiteshark Mix

August 9, 2019

Eat your heart out Aquagirl! Now you too can speed through the water with the Whiteshark Mix. This underwater scooter from the folks at Sublue is very portable, weighing in at 6.4 pounds, yet powerful enough to propel you at speeds of 3.4 mph to a maximum depth of 130 feet. The dual propeller system […]

Sven Can See Anti-Fog Gel

July 20, 2017

Ever have a problem with your sunglasses or goggles fogging up? Of course you have! Our friends at Sven Can See have a solution for you with their Anti-Fog Gel. This odor-free, non-toxic spray is convenient to use and works amazingly well in a wide range of temperatures. Before you head outside to do your TrailblazerGirl thing, just spray the […]


June 2, 2017

Like something out of a movie! The Platypus is a hybrid boat that allows you to sail across the water AND sail underwater! Wow, how cool is that! A bit like a trimaran, the central float, which they call a pod, can lower into the water while the outer hulls remain at the surface. Place a […]

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

June 28, 2016

Do you know the first undersea park in the United States? It’s John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo, Florida, established in 1963. Home to the only living coral reef in the continental United States, snorkelers and divers will enjoy the colorful fish and sea creatures found in the clear turquoise waters of […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2015: Escaping the Cold Weather!

January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! We TrailblazerGirls love being outdoors, but this cold weather has us dreaming of a nice, warm day in the sun. The TrailblazerGirl team wants to share their top 3 picks from the 2015 reviews for ways to escape the cold weather. First off, see the best of Maui’s scuba and snorkeling treasures without […]

Orpheus, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

July 23, 2015

G’day Mate! Here’s one for the bucket list…the Orpheus, set in heart of the Great Barrier Reef. This hideaway accommodates only 28 guests at a time, and you’ll be in the perfect location to experience the surrounding World Heritage-listed Marine Park that is the world’s largest coral reef system. Described as a beautiful balance between […]

Misool Eco Resort, Indonesia

May 21, 2015

A tropical hideaway with a heart. The Misool Eco Resort, on a private island in southern Indonesia, has its own conservation center for sharks and manta rays. With a maximum capacity of 32 guests, choose between a stilted, grass-roofed Water Cottage or a private beachfront villa or residence, and you’ll feel like it’s your own […]

2015 Scuba Show

May 15, 2015

Are you a diver or thinking about taking up diving? Then you need to check out the 2015 Scuba Show. This is the largest consumer scuba diving show in the country and will expose you to tons of exhibitors with the latest and greatest in scuba gear, cooking demos, and seminars and classes galore. One […]


April 10, 2015

Finding Nemo? Well, not exactly but you may see him while you are traveling underwater in your SportSub personal submersible. Available in versions from the SoloSub to the 6-person TourSub, you’ll bring out your inner Jacques Cousteau. An ambient design is used, meaning that the air pressure inside the sub is the same as the […]

Fundu Lagoon Resort

October 7, 2014

A laid-back resort in the Indian Ocean. Fundu Lagoon Resort, on the small island of Pemba off the coast of Tanzania, is only accessible by boat. Composed of an intimate 18 thatched roof rooms and suites located on the beach or the lush hillside overlooking the beach, this all-inclusive resort is a relaxing holiday getaway. […]

Radiator Ladies Shark Deterrent Diving Suits

August 22, 2014

Sharks begone…or at least reduce your chances of being attacked in the water! The folks at Radiator are offering 3 different Ladies (and men’s) Shark Deterrent Diving Suits: Diverter, Elude Mid, and Elude Dark. The Diverter Design is black and white striped and “present the wearer as something dangerous or unpalatable to a shark”. The […]

U-Boat Worx’s C-Quester 2

June 6, 2014

Your own personal mini-submersible! The C-Quester 2 from the Dutch company, U-Boat Worx, is a 2-person submersible that allows you to explore underwater to a depth-rating of 100 metres without getting wet. Using state-of-the-art technology and an entanglement-free design, this sub is easy to “drive”. It has a glass bottom for ideal viewing, and your comfort […]

Aquabotix HydroView Sport

May 9, 2014

Explore underwater without getting wet! The Aquabotix HydroView Sport is a cool underwater device that shoots video and still photos. See up to 75 feet below the surface through live video, take beautiful underwater photos, upload the recorded images to your computer, and maneuver the HydroView from your iPad, Mac or PC via a free […]

Rip Curl Women’s Flashbomb Wetsuit

January 30, 2014

Top of the line wetsuit. The Rip Curl Women’s Flashbomb Wetsuit claims to be the “world’s fastest drying wetsuit”. It has features like their special Flash Dry Lining (double layers that funnel the water out of the suit), internal taped seams (allows for greater flexibility and sealing), triple glued and double stitched seams (allows high […]

Nuytco Research’s Dual DeepWorker 2000

November 15, 2013

For the TrailblazerGirl who has everything…a two person submersible! Nuytco Research’s Dual DeepWorker is able to go to depths of 2,000 feet and can be operated tethered or untethered. This 6,500 pound, single atmosphere submersible is easy to maneuver with its six thrusters and oxygen systems allowing up to 80 man-hours at a time. The […]

Snorkel-Mart’s Maui Snorkel Mask

October 29, 2013

Okay, TrailblazerGirl snorkelers, this is the mask for you! The Maui Mask by our friends at Snorkel-Mart is a super comfortable mask with some great features. Not only is it constructed with tempered glass, but it can be fitted with prescription lenses ranging from diopter increments of +4.0 to -10.0 for those of us with […]

Capella Lodge, Australia

October 29, 2013

A gorgeous lodge on a gorgeous island. Australia’s Lord Howe Island is the location of Capella Lodge, an intimate, luxury resort. This island, distinguished as an UNESCO World Heritage site, is known as the southernmost coral reef in the world. It’s the ideal location for snorkeling and diving to explore the more than 490 tropical […]

Limited Color Edition Watershot PRO

September 27, 2013

Turn your iPhone into an underwater camera! Watershot PRO is an incredible “housing” unit (not a case because it protects as opposed to just covering) for your iPhone 5 that you can use on your next underwater adventure. Download the free app and follow their easy tutorials to find out all the wonderful features available, […]

Zayak Sea Sled G1-PRO

September 27, 2013

Snorkeling without the hassle of a mask and snorkel tube! The Zayak Sea Sled G1-PRO will soon be available and is a little like a boogie board on steroids with a glass bottom boat feature. There’s a neoprene ‘dry’ mask on the top surface of the Zayak with a tempered glass window on the bottom […]

Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa

September 27, 2013

Polynesian island paradise. The Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury resort with thatched-roof bungalows spread out in lush tropical gardens and across the turquoise waters of a calm lagoon. The coral reefs are ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving, and a plethora of other water-related activities like kayaking, outrigger canoeing and […]

Cayo Espanto, Belize

September 24, 2013

An incredible, exclusive, luxury retreat. Cayo Espanto is a five star resort located on a 4-acre island just 3 miles off the coast of Belize. Each spectacular villa affords privacy with silver-trunked black mangrove trees, making you feel like you have your own secluded island all to yourself. An incredible staff to guest ratio of […]

Aqua Sphere Ladies Vista Swim Mask

September 18, 2013

Comfortable eyewear for swimming. Aqua Sphere has designed some great swim masks especially for women. Their Vista has an extremely low profile, making it ideal for racers. Other first-rate features include a contoured, wrap-around lens providing 180-degree visibility, a comfortable, leak resistant skirt, one-touch buckle system, and anti-fog and scratch resistant coating.

Liquid Image Wide Angle Scuba Series HD

August 30, 2013

Dive mask with a built-in waterproof camera? Yes! The Liquid Image Wide Angle Scuba Series HD allows you to swim, snorkel or scuba dive and take still pictures and video to a depth of 130 feet. It has a built-in microphone, works on 4 AAA rechargeable batteries, includes a 4GB micro SDHC card for about […]

Crystal River Manatee Tour & Dive, Florida

August 9, 2013

Swim with sea cows? Yes, you can with Crystal River Manatee Tour & Dive. They offer snorkel tours year-round in the warm waters of Crystal River where the West Indian Manatee love to rest and feed. These gentle, curious giants of the sea are mostly herbivorous and measure up to 13 feet long, and weigh […]