The Best Waterproof Cameras You Need This Summer

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Jetting off to a tropical island this summer? Or going to scuba dive one of the world’s stunning coral reefs? If you’re planning an ocean getaway, it’s safe to say that you’re going to need a waterproof camera.

For your holiday of sun, sand and sea – you’ll want a camera that is compact, easy to use and takes captivating images of your excursions.

So, to help you complete your summer packing list – here are the 6 best waterproof cameras for any adventurous photographer.

The Top Waterproof Cameras

GoPro Hero7 Black

The GoPro Hero7 black is a waterproof digital action camera.

It has a touch screen, 4K video recording and a 12 megapixel resolution. And, it has built in gimbal-like stabilization to keep your images smooth.

You can take your Hero7 underwater without housing up to 10m (33ft).

Plus, it has live streaming, so you can share your videos and experiences as they happen.

It’s the perfect tool for capturing any adventure.

Grab your own here.

GoPro Hero7

Nikon Coolpix W300

The Nikon Coolpix W300 is a waterproof and underwater digital camera.

It comes in three color options – orange, black and yellow.

The camera is also freeze proof, shockproof and dust proof – making it durable for any situation.

It creates videos with 4K and has a 5x optical zoom with a NIKKOR lens. Plus, it has built in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and compass.

This camera is a great tool for the daring, on-the-go photographer.

Check out the W300 here. 

Nikon W300

Fujifilm XP130

The Fujifilm XP130 is a waterproof digital camera that comes with a 16GB SD card.

This camera comes in 5 color options: blue, green, black, white and yellow. It has a 16.4 megapixel resolution. And, it is waterproof up to 65 feet.

Plus, it’s equipped with a Fujinon 5x wide angle zoom lens and bluetooth capability.

You can also geotag your images with the location data embedded feature.

Check out the XP130 here. 

Fujifilm XP130

Sony RX0

The Sony RXO is a compact digital waterproof camera.

It has a 24mm F4 Zeiss lens that creates stunning, high resolution images. And, it shoots 4K video with image stabilization.

The matchbox sized camera is made with a durable Duralumin water/shock/crush proof body. Plus, the camera shoots 15.3 MP raw images.

Truly a high quality camera, you can’t beat this for top notch underwater images.

Grab your RXO here. 

Sony RX0

GoPro Hero5 Black

The GoPro Hero 5 is a waterproof digital camera.

Perfect for travel, hiking, scuba and more – this camera is designed with a touch screen, 4K video and 12MP resolution.

It is waterproof up to 33ft without a housing. And, if you’re on the go – you can preview, play back and trim all of your footage.

For a reliable and quality waterproof camera, you need the Hero5.

Pick up your GoPro Hero5 here. 

GoPro Hero5

Olympus Tough TG-5

The Olympus Touch TG-5 is a waterproof camera with 12MP resolution.

It has a high speed image sensor for improved low light performance and noise reduction.

With its dual processor, field sensor system with GPS and temperature sensors, this camera is not only tough, but made with impressive technical advancements.

It is waterproof up to 50 feet, dust proof and crushproof up to 220 pounds, shockproof from 7 feet and freeze proof to 14 degrees.

It’s safe to say that this camera can truly weather any situation.

Grab your TG-5 here. 

Olympus TG-5

While the rest of us aren’t so lucky to be in the sun year-round in Florida, we have the chance to live vicariously through the lens of talented Florida-based photographers who just might be using waterproof cameras to take photos…