5 best waterproof cameras

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Whether you’re catching a wave off the coast of Hawaii, snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef or splashing about the pool with the family, a waterproof camera is fun bit of kit to add a new dimension to your holiday pictures

We've put a selection to the test in water and dry land - from Canon's established FT5 up to Nikon's beautifully crafted 1 AW1, here's our pick.

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GoPro continues to lead the market in terms of waterproof, adventure cameras; the HERO3+ is a great choice because of its seemingly endless versatility. If you’re looking for a slightly cheaper option, the Ricoh WG-4 is another brilliant piece of kit that gives you superb quality images in a tough, rugged design.

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1. GoPro HERO3+, £359.99

2. Ricoh WG-4, £309.99

3. Canon Powershot D30, £244.75

4. Nikon 1 AW1, £599.00

5. Panasonic FT5, £299


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