Mares Marlin Snorkel Set - Honest Review & Test 2024

By Julius
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Woman snorkeling with orange snorkel, mask and swim suit

The Mares Marlin snorkel set is an incredibly cheap offering for a branded mask and snorkel.
They are both sure lightweight and work without issues.

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Of course, we also read other opinions online but in the end, nothing beats real world experience. So we took the time for a thorough Mares Marlin Snorkel Set test and review! Below you find everything you need to know, including features, specs and what we like, and don't like about it.

Our Rating

3.8 / 5.0

What We Like

  • Dirt cheap
  • It works without issues
  • Reputable brand
  • Super lightweight

Reasons to Avoid

  • Not the prettiest design
  • Just the basics

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First Impression

In a hurry and looking for the gist of things? Here is our review in short. Keep reading for the entire version.

Mares is another reputable scuba gear manufacturer that makes good, budget snorkel sets.

The Mares Marlin set will not win any design prizes, but it’s incredibly cheap and does what it’s supposed to.

It comes with a semi-dry snorkel that is good for scuba diving, as well, and the build quality is flawless. If you just want the basics, this is a good set.

That said, you will need to buy an extra pair of snorkel or scuba fins as this one only comes with a mask and snorkel.

Specs & Features

ComponentsDry snorkel, snorkel mask
Weight0.38 kg (0.85 lbs)
Bag includedNo
Can be used for scuba divingYes
Dry snorkelNo (semi-dry)
Other Features

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About the author

Hey! I'm Julius, professional scuba instructor, diver, outdoor lover, entrepreneur and CEO and founder of Social Diving. I write about scuba diving (including tech, cave, sidemount, and freediving), travel, and love what I do. If you have any questions, send me a message. :-)

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