The Best Waterproof Digital Cameras for Travelling 2018

Best Waterproof Cameras

If you’re regularly travelling around the world, and enjoy taking photos of your travels, odds are you’ll find yourself in positions where your camera might get a bit wet. Now some might say the easiest way to deal with this is to place your camera in a waterproof case, but we tend to differ.

A Case Against the Case

A case tends to distort the image, can be very clunky and doesn’t protect your camera while putting it in and taking it out said waterproof case. When you’re travelling you want your luggage to be light and durable. You don’t want it to take up too much space in your travel hiking daypack and mostly importantly, you don’t want to worry about it getting water damaged. The photograph is nice to take, but it’s ultimately about enjoying your trip.

The Solution

To solve this problem various popular camera brands manufacture purpose built waterproof cameras. Now we’re not specifically talking about dive cameras or underwater photography cameras here. Even if you can dive with some of these waterproof cameras, it’s not necessarily the intended purpose of every waterproof camera, so make sure about which one you’re purchasing and what kind of water and depths they can handle.

As a side note, we’re covering digital cameras on this post, because the majority of them are and they tend to be the best option when travelling.

With that all being sad, here’s the 10 best selling waterproof digital cameras currently on the market:

The 10 Best Selling Waterproof Digital Cameras:

Bestseller No. 1
Campark ACT74 Action Camera 16MP 4K WiFi Waterproof Sports Cam 170 Degree Ultra Wide Angle Lens with...
2506 Reviews
Campark ACT74 Action Camera 16MP 4K WiFi Waterproof Sports Cam 170 Degree Ultra Wide Angle Lens with...
  • ◀Super 4K Recording +Sony sensor▶Campark 4k Sports Action Camera records video footage in 4K/30fps and takes photo at 16M. Campark Action cameras help you capture and share your world in a...
  • ◀2 Inch HD Screen + 170°Ultra wide angle lens▶This Action Cam with 2 Inch HD Screen and 170 degree lens, you won't miss out on any background details and the support of 32GB on an Micro SD card...
  • ◀WIFI Remote Control▶Action cameras compatible with iOS and Android system.The sports camera allows you control camera via the phone in real time, What is more, instantly send pics and videos via...
  • ◀Waterproof up to 30m(98Feet) depth▶The waterproof case design for underwater world.Waterproof up to 30 meters.Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc.
  • ◀Dual Recharger Batteries + Mounting Accessories Kits▶Increased Long Battery Life up to 180 minutes (Dual Rechargeable Lithium Batteries) shooting time.Come along with tons of free accessories....
Bestseller No. 2
Fujifilm 600019756 FinePix XP120 Shock & Waterproof Wi-Fi Digital Camera, Black/Lime Green
9 Reviews
Fujifilm 600019756 FinePix XP120 Shock & Waterproof Wi-Fi Digital Camera, Black/Lime Green
  • Even dark scenes can be captured with clarity thanks to the 16 4 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and the camera automatically adjusts shooting settings with 10 fps high speed continuous shooting
  • The FinePix XP120 offers the all new Cinemograph mode producing still images with moving elements making a stark contrast against the rest of the still image
  • 3-inch 920k-Dot LCD Monitor -- Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 10 fps Continuous Shooting -- Cinemograph Mode and Interval Shooting
  • Compact, lightweight approx. 6.4 ounces (203g) -- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
- $42.00Bestseller No. 3
Panasonic DMC-TS30A LUMIX Active Lifestyle Tough Camera (Blue)
174 Reviews
Panasonic DMC-TS30A LUMIX Active Lifestyle Tough Camera (Blue)
  • Instant creativity with built-in creative effects
  • Capture stills or (720p) HD video in and out of water
  • Travel confidently with go-anywhere freeze-proof (14 degrees), shockproof (4.9 ft.) and waterproof (26 ft.) toughness
- $23.00Bestseller No. 4
Nikon COOLPIX W100 (Blue)
2 Reviews
Nikon COOLPIX W100 (Blue)
  • Nikon COOLPIX W100 (Blue)
  • Beautiful pictures are easy to take on land or in the sea. Waterproof down to a depth of 33 feet, shockproof from a 5.9 feet drop, freezeproof down to a temperature of 14°F.
  • Stay connected with Nikon's SnapBridge app on a compatible smartphone or tablet and unlock exciting new capabilities with the COOLPIX W100. Built-in Wi-Fi®, NFC and Bluetooth® low energy (BLE)...
  • 13.2 MP CMOS image sensor and genuine NIKKOR 3x optical zoom glass lens/6x Dynamic Fine Zoom
  • Dimensions (WxHxD) : Approx.109.5, x67.0, x38.0mm (4.4, x2.7, x1.5in.), (excluding projections)
- $29.01Bestseller No. 5
Fujifilm FinePix XP80 Waterproof Digital Camera with 2.7-Inch LCD (Yellow)
398 Reviews
Fujifilm FinePix XP80 Waterproof Digital Camera with 2.7-Inch LCD (Yellow)
  • 4 Way Proof - Waterproof 50 ft / 15m, Freeze proof 14 Degree F / -10 DegreeC, Shockproof 5.8 ft / 1.75m and Dustproof.
  • 16.2 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor delivershigh-quality images in low light.
  • Continuous shooting mode is capable of capturing up to 10.0fps (maximumrecording of 10 images at full resolution).
  • Full HD Movies with one-touch movie button.
  • Connect to your smartphone or tablet for extra enjoyment for Remote Shooting and Wireless Image Transfer.
Bestseller No. 6
Olympus TG-5 Waterproof Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Red (V104190RU000)
181 Reviews
Olympus TG-5 Waterproof Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Red (V104190RU000)
  • New 12MP Hi-Speed Image Sensor for improved low light performance and noise reduction
  • Bright F2.0 high-speed Lens. Video Recording format : MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)
  • Dual Quad Core TruePic VIII Image Processor. 3.0 inches 460k-Dot LCD Monitor.Focus Range Normal: 3.94 inches (10 cm) to Infinity.Macro: 0.4 inches (1 cm) to Infinity
  • Field sensor system with GPS, Manometer, Compass, and temperature sensors
  • Waterproof to 50 feet, F, Dustproof, Crushproof to 220 lbf, Shockproof from 7 feet, Freezeproof to 14 degrees, Anti-Fog lens
Bestseller No. 7
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera (White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
767 Reviews
Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera (White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Waterproof up to 32 feet deep; shockproof up to 5 feet; freezeproof down to 14° F
  • 3x wide-angle NIKKOR glass zoom lens
  • 13.2-MP CMOS sensor
  • Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound
  • Oversized buttons and easy menus
- $35.00Bestseller No. 8
【Upgraded】 APEMAN Action Camera 1080P Full HD Waterproof Sport Camera 30m Underwater Camcorder...
51 Reviews
【Upgraded】 APEMAN Action Camera 1080P Full HD Waterproof Sport Camera 30m Underwater Camcorder...
  • PROFESSIONAL QUALITY VIDEO RECORDING: 1080P videos and 12 MP photos with the 170 ° wide angle and 6G high quality Sony sensor glass lens.
  • BUILT-IN ANTI-SHAKE: With this technology, Apeman action camera help you to shoot clearer when you do the high speed extreme sports such as riding, avoid blurry videos and pictures.
  • VARIABLE PHOTO & VIDEO RECORDING: Single and also timer capture the photos, optional resolution and scene, quite simple make your own movies.
  • VERY USER FRIENDLY OPERATING SYSTEM: apeman action camera with simple but mature system, never worry how to your recording.
  • FREE VALUABLE ACCESSORIES: There are many different possibilities for fixing, you can have creative ideas and always find new ways.
- $119.01Bestseller No. 9
Waterproof Digital Camera 1080P Full HD Underwater Camera 24 MP Video Recorder Selfie Dual Screen DV...
25 Reviews
Waterproof Digital Camera 1080P Full HD Underwater Camera 24 MP Video Recorder Selfie Dual Screen DV...
  • Perfect gift: Compact design is perfect and the lanyard helps carry it all around without sinking or falling while take photo/video. This Waterproof camera is built tough for your active lifestyle....
  • Underwater digital camera: Submersible up to 10 Feet in depth waterproof without casing for one hour per time. Photo shooting and video recording underwater. Max. 24 MP,and 14 kinds of optional...
  • Shoot high-quality photos and video, with or without audio, whenever and wherever your travels take you. Snap beautiful still images at 24MP, 20MP, 18MP, 16MP, 14MP, 12MP, 10MP, 8MP, 7M, 5MP, 3MP,or...
  • This waterproof digital camera features a rear-facing, 2.7-inch full-color LCD display and a secondary, front-facing 1.8-inch full-color LCD display - the perfect viewfinder for taking selfies. With...
  • Warranty: We offer one year warranty and money-back guarantee. Customer service will be provided within 24 hours in working day. If you have any problem, just contact us, "Yisence Tech". As it's...
- $2.05Bestseller No. 10
Nikon W300 Waterproof Underwater Digital Camera with TFT LCD, 3', Orange
36 Reviews
Nikon W300 Waterproof Underwater Digital Camera with TFT LCD, 3", Orange
  • Waterproof, freeze proof, shockproof and dustproof adventure camera with extra capabilities
  • Stunning high resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD videos, Time-lapse videos, Super lapse videos and music montages
  • 5x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with telephoto power and Hybrid VR image stabilization
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, eCompass, altimeter, depth gauge and more. Waterproof: JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions) Capacity to shoot images underwater up to a...
  • Operating environment: Temperature: -10 to +40 Degree Celsius (14 to 104 Degree Fahrenheit ) for land use, Temperature: 0 to 40 Degree Celsius (32 to 104 Degree Fahrenheit) for underwater use

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