100+ Funny Snorkeling Quotes, Captions, Puns & Jokes

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We have combined some of the top snorkeling quotes, sayings, captions, and puns from around the world. The list is not complete, will keep growing it day by day.

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  1. I like underwater pole vaulting, because you can have perfect form without the risk. – Katie Hoff
  2. The swallow that hibernates underwater is a creature called yearning. – David Quammen
  3. The sea should be enjoyed, the animals in it. When you see a shark underwater, you should say, ‘How lucky I am to see this beautiful animal in his environment!’ – Eugenie Clark
  4. When you’re underwater with goggles on, a couple of your senses are taken away, and it becomes this purely visual thing. It’s just you and yourself. – Mark Foster
  5. Everyone loves to fly, and flying underwater is even better than flying in air because there are things around you. – Graham Hawkes
  6. Underwater, I experience space with my body. I’ll see a school of fish fathering and moving together and I’ll exclaim, ‘This is architecture. – Antoine Predock
  7. Underwater, I experience space with my body. I’ll see a school of fish fathering and moving together and I’ll exclaim, ‘This is architecture.
  8. I’ve done it all, but mainly I’ve enjoyed studying fish and being underwater with them, being in their natural habitat, looking at the fish and the fish looking at me. – Eugenie Clark
  9. Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home. – Sylvia Earle
  10. The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea. —Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  11. Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth. —Heinrich Zimmer
  12. When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused. —Rainer Maria Rilke
  13. The world’s finest wilderness lies beneath the waves. – Wyland
  14. The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul. —Wyland
  15. Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge. —Isaac Bashevis Singer
  16. Every seashell has a story – Anonymous
  17. Saltwater cures all wounds – Anonymous
  18. We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. —Mother Teresa
  19. The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish. – Jacque Cousteau
  20. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide
  21. Life looks better underwater. – Anonymous
  22. All you need is some Vitamin Sea. – Anonymous
  23. Happiness comes in waves! – Anonymous
  24. I’ll always be ocean-minded. – Anonymous
  25. Life is a beach and then you dive. – Anonymous
  26. The lower the latitude, the better the attitude! – Anonymous
  27. Reality whistles a different tune underwater. – Tom Robbins
  28. Being able to breathe underwater would be sweet. – Cameron Bright
  29. It was great. I mean, it’s a blast directing underwater stuff. – David R. Ellis
  30. I wish I could live underwater. Maybe then my skin would absorb the sea’s consoling silence. – Cristina Garcia
  31. I am an underwater explorer, not a treasure hunter. – Robert Ballard
  32. Most photos are worth a thousand words. Underwater ones are worth at least a million. – Stephen Frink
  33. I don’t know how to answer. I know what I think, but words in the head are like voices underwater. They are distorted. – Jeanette Winterson
  34. Great attention gets paid to rainforests because of the diversity of life there. Diversity in the oceans is even greater. – Sylvia Earle
  35. I want to get out in the water. I want to see fish, real fish, not fish in a laboratory. – Sylvia Earle
  36. The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. – Jacques Cousteau
  37. The ocean is everything I want to be: beautiful, mysterious, wild and free. – Anonymous
  38. Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean. – Christopher Reeve
  39. Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.
  40. The ocean is this beautiful, unexplored place. Why on Earth everyone isn’t down there, I don’t know. – Graham Hawkes
  41. The beauty and mystery of the ocean, fills our lives with wonders, vast beyond our imagination. – M. L. Borges
  42. As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart never full of love. – Anonymous
  43. The ocean was magical to her, its depths and mysteries were boundless, its call irresistible. – Jeff Mariotte
  44. The sea complains upon a thousand shores. – Alexander Smith
  45. You will love the ocean. It makes you feel small, but not in a bad way. Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger. – Lauren Myracle
  46. Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down. – Vanessa Paradis
  47. I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living. – Anais Nin
  48. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace. – Kate Chopin
  49. If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air. – Nayyirah Waheed
  50. To me, the sea is like a person — like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there. —Gertrude Ederle
  51. I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy. – Nnedi Okorafor
  52. There was a magic about the sea. People were drawn to it. People wanted to love by it, swim in it, play in it, look at it. – Cecelia Ahern
  53. The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey. – Enya
  54. She wasn’t bored, just restless between adventures. – Anonymous
  55. Once the sea has touched your soul, life on land will never be the same. – Anonymous
  56. I am happiest when floating in the sea. – Anonymous
  57. Let the sea set you free. – Anonymous
  58. Diving is an investment of time and money but the rewards can be life-changing, Literally. – Andi Cummings
  59. The ocean is where I belong. – Anonymous
  60. I lost my heart to the ocean and with it a piece of my soul. – Anonymous
  61. Don’t ask me why I dive, ask yourself why you don’t. – Anonymous
  62. The ocean-roar is music to the soul. – Anonymous
  63. If nothing goes right, go down. – Anonymous
  64. We dive not to escape life but for life not to escape us. – Anonymous
  65. As endless as the ocean, as timeless as the tides. – Anonymous
  66. Escape is very difficult to negotiate, underwater. – Anonymous
  67. Everyone is deep but most are afraid to dive. – Anonymous
  68. Sea is my lifeline. – Anonymous
  69. May you always have a shell in your pocket, and sand in your toes. – Anonymous
  70. If I were reincarnated, I wouldn’t mind coming back as an undiscovered seahorse. – Jessica Marie
  71. To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves–the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there? —Walt Whitman
  72. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came… —John F. Kennedy
  73. The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. —Jacques Cousteau
  74. I still love things that you don’t even need to pay for. Going to the beach and being around five of your friends and having a good time means so much more than going out and spending hundreds of dollars. —Maria Sharapova
  75. She longed to hide beneath every drop of water in the sea. – Jessica Marie
  76. I feel like crying, so I must be crying, but it’s impossible to tell because I’m underwater. – John Green
  77. Just because you have stopped sinking doesn’t mean you’re not still underwater. – Amy Hempel
  78. I’ve always said, ‘Underwater or on top, men and women are compatible. – Sylvia Earle
  79. Making art is like swimming underwater in a blindfold. – Walter Darby Bannard
  80. There were rumours of underwater cities, subterranean caves dripping with the blood of human sacrifice and even the odd story about natives interbreeding with some of the more attractive fish. – David Grimstone
  81. There’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away. —Sarah Kay
  82. We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.
  83. Smell the sea, and feel the sky, let your soul and spirits fly. – Van Morrison
  84. The sea! the sea! the open sea!, The blue, the fresh, the ever free! —Bryan W. Procter

Puns, Jokes & Memes

  1. I’m done adulting. Let’s be mermaids.
  2. If you need me, call me on my shell. Dial 1-800-SHELL.
  3. 99 problems but snorkeling ain’t one.
  4. I need a six-month vacation twice a year.
  5. A change in latitude would help my attitude.
  6. I’m a true OceanHolic
  7. I wish that Beach Therapy was covered by my Health Insurance
  8. I followed my heart and it lead me to the sea.
  9. Life is better in flip flops.
  10. Memories are made in flip flops.
  11. Beach Vibes Only!
  12. Dear ocean, thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, and salty …all at once.
  13. All you need is a good dose of vitamin sea.
  14. B.E.A.C.H. Best Escape Anyone Can Have!
  15. Nothing soothes the soul like a day by the ocean!

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