Choosing the Right Footwear for an Aquatic Adventure

Various styles of aquatic footwear provide style and comfort for the average beachgoer to those who happen to be a bit more adventurous.

August 26, 2019

Who among us hasn’t burned the soles of their feet stepping on hot sand or stepped on a painful rock wading into a creek or lake? There’s no need to risk foot injury and dampen an otherwise fun trip when there are plenty of aquatic footwear options out there to choose from.

A Standard Pair Of Water Shoes Keep Feet Protected

Surfwalker 3.0
Speedo Men’s Surfwalker 3.0 Water Shoe. Amazon

A basic pair of water shoes should be lightweight and stretchy, making it simple to take them on and off, with maximum breathability and quick-drying materials. Rubber soles ensure traction in the water and they won’t slip on wet concrete.

Sporty Rubber Sandals Make Navigating All Terrain a Breeze

Tirra Sandal
Teva Women’s Tirra Sandal. Amazon

For the slightly more adventurous traveler, a lightweight pair of rubber sandals can tackle virtually any obstacle with multiple adjustments providing a secure fit to keep feet and ankles safe. As with standard aquatic footwear, a rubber outsole will help maintain solid footing with an unbeatable grip.


Boat Shoes That Are Waterproof And Breathable

Bahama Vent PFG
Columbia Men’s Bahama Vent PFG Boat Shoe. Amazon

Whether navigating still or rocky waters, a pair of lightweight boat shoes with breathable canvas construction provide both comfort and style while ultra-gripping rubber soles give the wearer an added level of traction to navigate a variety of wet and slippery surfaces. Lace-up closures also safeguard for a secure, adjustable fit.


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