Lets face it, we humans are simply not designed to swim effortlessly in water. It take tremendous effort and energy for us to move through the water. But, having the right scuba fins can save you energy, air and unnecessary hassle.
The right pair should feel like natural appendages, powerfully propelling you forward with each little thrust.
But, with so many different fin styles, types, and brand available, finding the right pair can be a daunting task.
Therefore, I have created this website to help you choose the best scuba diving fins.
I have done all the grunt work for you. I’ve read many scuba fins reviews and rating, and compiled them into easy to read reviews. They are all categorized on the right by Brand, Style, and Price to make it easy for you the find the fins you’re looking for.
Scuba Fins Comparison Guide
But first, you can you the comparison chart below to quickly compare some of the best scuba diving fins of 2014.
Each column highlights some of the most important feature of each fins so you can compare them side by side. Use it to quickly find the fins that best suits you.
|Scuba Fins||Price||Foot Type||Blade Type||Strap Type||Quick Release Buckle||Weight (Pair)|
|Scubapro Seawing Nova||Above $200||Open Heel/Full Foot||Hinged||Bungee Strap||Yes||3.75 lb (1.7 kg)||23.8 in (60.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Mares Volo Power||$150 - $200||Open Heel||Channel/Hinged||Adjustable Robber||Yes||3.8 lb (1.72kg)||24.4 in (62.2 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Mares X Stream||$150 - $200||Open Heel||Hinged||Adjustable Robber||Yes||3.5 lb (1.6 kg)||24.6 in (62.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Atomic Smoke on the Water Fins||Above $200||Open Heel||Split||Spring Strap||Yes||4.9 lb (2.24 kg)||24.2 in (61.5cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Hollis F2||$100 - $150||Open Heel||Vented||Spring Strap||No||3.96 lb (1.8 Kg)||20 in (50cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Scubapro Jet Fins||$100 - $150||Open Heel||Vented||Adjustable Robber||No||6.8 lb (3.08 kg)||20 in (50 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Mares Avanti Quattro Plus||$100 - $150||Open Heel/Full Foot||Channel||Bungee Strap||No||4.45 lb (2.02 kg)||25.6 in (65 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
TUSA Imprex Tri-EX
|$50 - $100||Open Heel||Standard||Adjustable Robber||Yes||4 lb (1.8 kg)||25 in (63.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Oceanic Viper Fins||$50 - $100||Open Heel/Full Foot||Channel||Adjustable Robber||Yes||3.57 lb (16.2 kg)||24.6 in (62.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Atomic Split Fins||Above $200||Open Heel||Split||Adjustable Rubber||Yes||5.02 lb (2.28 kg)||24.4 in (62 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Mares Power Plana||$100 -$150||Open Heel||Standard||Bungee Strap||No||6.61 lb (3 kg)||22.1 in (56 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Hollis F1 Fins ||$150 -$200||Open Heel||Standard||Spring Strap||No||7.6 lb (3.46 kg)||23.4 in (59.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Oceanic Vortex V16 Fins ||$150 -$200||Open Heel||Split||Spring Strap||Yes||5.4 lb (2.46 kg)||24.4 in (62 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
| TUSA Solla Fins||$50-$100||Open Heel/Full Foot||Channel||Adjustable Robber||Yes||4.1 lb (1.88 kg)||23.6 in (60 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Cressi Gara Modular Fins||$150-$200||Open Heel||Standard||N/A||N/A||4.5 lb (2.04 kg)||35.8 in (91 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
| Aqua Lung Shot X Fins||$100-$150||Open Heel||Standard||Spring Strap||No||3.7 lb (1.66 kg)||24.2 in (61.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
| Scubapro Twin Jet Fins ||$150-$200||Open Heel/Full Foot||Split Fins||Adjustable Robber||Yes||3.8 lb (1.72 kg)||25 in (63.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Scubapro twin Jet Max||$150-$200||Open Heal||Split Fins||Adjustable Robber||Yes||4.3 lb (1.95 kg)||25 in (63.5 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Cressi Frog Plus Fins ||$50-$100||Open Heel||Channel||Adjustable Robber||Yes||2.5 lb (1.13 kg)||24 in (60.9 cm)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Apollo Bio Fins Pro||Above $200||Open Heel||Split Fins||Spring Strap||No||6.5 lb (2.95 kg)||22 in (55.9)||Reviews and Pricing|
|Sherwood Fusion||$150 - $200||Open Heel||Channel||Spring Strap||No||?||?||Reviews and Pricing
Don’t Know Which Fins Are Right For You?
If you don’t know which type of fins you’re looking, or which fins would be best for you. Read my guide on how to choose the best scuba diving fins.
By the end of the guide you should have a better understanding of what style and type of scuba fins you will need, how to select the right size, and how to care for your fins once you buy them. There is also an informative guide on how to choose the right dive boots for your scuba fins.
Why Should You Buy Your Fins Online?
The main reason why I buy my scuba fins online is because I can generally get them at much cheaper rates than if I go to my local dive store. You, can find deals as much as 50% off the Mark-up retail value.
There are many places online where you can buy your scuba fins online, but time after time I found that Leisurepro.com has the best prices.
One of the major concerns I had when purchasing my pair of fins was, what if I bought the wrong size?
My mind was set at ease when I found out about Leisurepro’s try and fit guarantee program. It literally turns your home in to a dressing room. You can buy your dive fins online, and if they don’t fit, send them back and they will send you a pair that does.I must say, I have never been happier.