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SIMARI Water Shoes Quick-Dry

Suitable for indoor and outdoor leisure activities and walks such as the shell beach, cobbled road, soft sand, water sides, swimming pool, wood floors, etc..

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SIMARI Womens and Mens Water Shoes Quick-Dry Aqua Socks Barefoot for Outdoor...

92% polyester; COMFORTABLE FABRIC: The upper is smooth and stretch that made of a diving material with breathable and quick-dry ability. Like socks, it makes you feel great flexible and comfortable ...
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I wanted a cheap alternative to sandels to wear to flit the river. These worked well. I actually forgot I was wearing them because they are so comfortable. They have a thin sole so they are comfortable enough to walk in, just not for a super long time. There is a small tag that was annoying but can be torn out or folder under the insert. They also come in a water resistant bag to carry them in.
September 13, 2018
Purchased these to wear while surf fishing (fishing from the beach) so that I could protect my feet from random glass/objects in the sand. For roughly $10, can't beat the price and beats going bare feet.Pros: The material is comfortable and light (I often forgot I was wearing them). The sole is also thick enough to protect your feet and keep it safe from the hot sand. The unexpected plus for me was that the shoes have really good grip. I often climb the rocks on the jetty to get to a good fishing spot, and I had no problems and no fear slipping with these on the jetty rocks. Lastly, the customer service is amazing so you can feel safe ordering these. I think these sizes run a little big because you want these to fit tighter. The size I originally ordered and tried was a bit too big, so they sent me a size smaller to try out for free. I highly recommend a size lower for a better experience in the sand.Cons: Sand does get into these (sand gets into any water shoes). But the smaller size heavily improved keeping sand out. Even when sand does get in, you can just kick it out (with shoes on) while in the water.Overall, I was hesitant to order these but extremely glad I did, especially at this price point.
November 27, 2018
These are not for hiking. However, if you are going to the beach, perfect! We had these for our trip to Australia and were greatly needed for walking on the boat and on the beaches. Some beaches are made of old coral that washes up. It can take a toll on bare feet. But we had our water shoes and they were perfect for strolling over the coral and could wear them into the water and out of the water. They dried very quickly. The fit was perfect since my foot ranges in Women 9-10 (I have high blood pressure and sometimes my feet swell, making me a size 10). Highly recommend!
December 4, 2018


  • The upper is smooth and stretch that made of a diving material with breathable and quick-dry ability.
  • Smooth shoes neckline designed would take care of your ankles.
  • The soles are made of TPR materials with excellent breathability and non-slip resistance, and it’s commonly used to make sports shoes.


Barerun Barefoot Quick-Dry

Barerun is a brand specializes in water shoes, has released some ultra-lightweight footwear for water sports. A pair weights 80-180 per pair. Water Swimming Shoes Aqua socks for Men, Women, Kids, Boys, Girls, and, Adults.

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Barerun Barefoot Quick-Dry Water Sports Shoes Aqua Socks for Swim Beach Pool...

polyester; AMAZON_NA; Rubber sole; Hight Quality Upper: Breathable and smooth fabrics with fine stretch on uppers. Like socks, flexible and comfortable; Thick Soles: Wearable and top-quality rubber ...
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I was excited to try these out during a 2 day trip to a water park. The quality was good and the tread on the bottom is durable. Unfortunately after just an hour or two I started to knotice that the side we’re getting weak. By the end of the day the fabric on the side had frayed and by the end of day two there were full of holes on the side. I’m disappointed because the quality is exactly what I was looking but they just don’t work with wide feet :/
July 8, 2018
Pros:Fits nicelyEasy to put on and take offStretchableFlexibleRemovable soleCons:Material is very thin and does not look durable. This might be fine for water activities without any abrasion, but will become a one time use kinda thing if you plan on using it near hard surfaces.Thin soleCheap material on the insides
September 2, 2018
Ok, here is the thing, it pains me to do this but this is my very first one star review. I purchased water shoes for my whole family bc our feet were getting tore up at our neighborhood pool. I ordered these shoes for my husband and they tore after the second day at the pool. The quality of the material I think is the problem. Compared to the shoes I got and my kids got was much more thin. The soles on these shoes were not thick and the toe part started to fray almost immediately. Unfortunately I would not purchase these shoes again. 😔
January 12, 2019


  • Breathable and smooth fabrics with fine stretch on uppers. Like socks, flexible and comfortable
  • Wearable and top-quality rubber sole, which protects your feet from being hurt by sharp objects when in water
  • It is convenient to wear and take off.After using,you can fold it easily


WHITIN Men’s Minimalist Trail Runner

Thanks to the thin, but protecting sole, the foot can feel the different types of ground that it steps on. This stimulates the peripheral nervous system, as well as the reflex zones of the foot, increasing general health and well-being.

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You can't beat these for the price. I don't know how long they'll hold up, but they're a really nice running shoe if your into zero drop, minimalist running shoes. Be warned, these are SO much different than your average running shoes. Expect at least a week or two for your legs and feet to acclimate. Don't over do it the first few weeks, or you'll end up injured. Also, be advised that there isn't much protecting your feet - so I wouldn’t recommend these shoes super rough terrain. I'm happy with my purchase!UPDATE: I've put nearly 100 miles on these bad boys. They're great. I like them better than my Ultras, yet I paid 100 dollars less for these. Don't waste your money on super expensive name brands, these shoes are great!UPDATE 2: 170 miles and they’re still good as new. I just ordered a second pair because I like them so much.UPDATE 3: I uploaded a picture of my second pair. BE CAREFUL when changing the color scheme. I ordered what I thought was a different color scheme, but as it turns out these ones DO NOT have a Velcro tighten strap like the other pair does. (LOOK CLOSELY at the pictures, as it is depicted just fine. I wasn't paying any attention - so it's on me) Don't worry though, I just ordered a 3RD pair of red ones with the strap for only 28 dollars! It's worth noting that the new pair (without the Velcro strap) still feel just as comfortable - but I haven't done any running in them yet.UPDATE 4: I suppose you get the point now. Keep on running, fam!
January 22, 2019
I'm going to be honest here: I don't think these are going to last particularly long, and that is perfectly fine.See, what we have here are a type of shoe that flexes. This is by design. It's like wearing shoes while walking barefoot. Many claim it's a more natural way of walking. And it does fit the bill. However, the material I'm not convinced will last very long. You can fork over $100+ for the good ones that will last, with the bottoms made by Vibram. But... they're an odd shoe. For those that love them, they truly love them. For those that hate them, they despise them. So paying $100 or more seems like a pretty steep investment for something you might end up hating.That's where these come in. I've wanted to try shoes like these, but the barrier to enter was too high. Now, $35 to answer that question, that I can do. So I've been wearing them a bit, and enjoying them. I suspect they will be done for in about 4-8 months, and I won't be bummed. I'll move on to the $100+ if I decide this is the shoe style for me. If I decide it's not my style, these things saved me $65, effectively.Will I buy these again? Well, if they somehow last me more than 8 months, then probably will. Otherwise, they're like a "sample" of this style of shoe, and well worth it to answer the question of if the style is something you want to get into.
March 28, 2019
I struggle to find a good pair of trail running shoes. The tread is still great after 200miles (yes I track this stuff). They are comfortable for my feet and I wear these most of the time. The second picture shows the surface of where I run. One of the best shoes I have found. And they are cheap. Great quality. Great durability. Comfortable. AND and and I don't get much sand in them while on the beach.
April 1, 2019


  • Padded rear collar pad for achilles comfort.
  • 5 mm POWER FOOTBED for underfoot cushioning.
  • Engineered knit upper for a sock-like fit and flexible feel.


Speedo Men’s Water Shoe Surfwalker Pro 3.0

The surf walker pro 3.0 takes guys from sea to shore in total comfort. It features a stretchy pull-on upper with mesh insets for quick-dry breathability and a secure fit. Inside, a cushioned insole provides great impact protection; outside, speedo’s s-trac™ outsole streams water away from the shoe, enhancing direct surface contact for even better traction and slip resistance.

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Speedo Men's Water Shoe Surfwalker Pro 3.0

The surf walker pro 3.0 takes guys from sea to shore in total comfort. It features a stretchy pull-on upper with mesh insets for quick-dry breathability and a secure fit. Inside, a cushioned insole ...
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All my swimwears, swimcaps and goggles are from Speedo and they are quite good, but the quality of these shoes are horrible. I bought them for my trip in Cancun, and only after two days’ swimming, the shoes are broken. The shoe-pad is seperating from the shoes’ surface. I feel so disappointed with this speedo product.
December 2, 2017
Usually wear a size 7 1/2 shoe and have a somewhat wide foot. Because Speedo brands tend to run smaller than their advertised size, I ordered a size 8. The ankle fits appropriately snug, but the challenge is the length. The shoe almost (almost) feels like one is wearing diving fins. But they appear durable and well-made. I will update as one wears them throughout the coming summer months. Not that it matters, but the color "navy/blue" is a bit lighter than shown on the computer screen (if you're a stickler for that sort of thing).UPDATE: June 29, 2017: Wore the shoes for the first time. Was at Hampton Beach, New Hampshire during a pouring rain and thunder & lightening storm. Stayed off the beach, but walked on the boardwalk where there are food vendors, arcade amusements, gift shops, etc. The shoes did a good job of sloshing through the huge puddles on the pavement, but to my disappointment, there is NO ARCH SUPPORT. The shoes are flat on the inside. Thus, if you have fallen arches or flat feet, this product may feel uncomfortable for you.FINAL UPDATE: August 1, 2017: Finally got to the beach. It is difficult to walk on dry sand with them. In that respect, they are similar to wearing street shoes on dry sand. And sand does get inside them. In terms of drying, it takes longer than airing them out overnight for them dry completely. Closer to a full day before the Surfwalker becomes completely dry again.BOTTOM LINE: A solidly made, good product. Though the design has its flaws (please see above) they are worth one's hard-earned money.Final Grade: B.
May 23, 2017
Had to get these for my trip where I would be at multiple beaches doing paddle boarding and surfing. Here is my assessment:Pros:+ I am size 10.5 and ordered size 11 - fit as expected+ Comfortable+ Good grip on bottom+ BreathableAreas for Improvement:- Price, these were relatively expensive compared to what is out there- Durability of material- Small rocks were able to get into the shoe on multiple occasionsBottom Line: I would get these if you are in urgent need of water shoes and do not have much time to shop around. The shoes are rather pricey and I do feel you can find better value for the price you are paying.
October 3, 2016


  • 100% neoprene upper
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole


SourceNeoSport Premium Neoprene Wetsuit Boots

Multi-Purpose neoprene boot /shoe with puncture resistant sole, provides thermal protection and foot support for all your water activities. Available in 3mm – 5mm – 7mm.Tough, zip up uppers are glued and sewn to a high traction sole great for boat decks, sandy beaches and any wet or muddy surface.

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Neo Sport Premium Neoprene Men & Women Wetsuit Boots, Shoes with puncture...

Multi-Purpose neoprene boot /shoe with puncture resistant sole, provides thermal protection and foot support for all your water activities. Available in 3mm - 5mm - 7mm.Tough, zip up uppers are glued ...
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These are the perfect booties for float tube fisherman. I have a size 14 foot and these guys provided me with a size 16 bootie. It's just a fact that when you start putting foot wear over waders and socks you need lots of room. No more cramped toes, painful feet while fishing. Big guys, jump on it because I don't see these big sizes in any other comparable foot apparel.
August 13, 2018
Great product for the price. I've worn these kayaking and walked a few miles in them now, and they hold up pretty well in rough terrain. I got into a few tricky situations kayaking last time and had to swim, these shoes provide solid protection against the rocky mountain rivers I have used them in. The one negative thing I have to say about this product is the zipper system. I can see how a little bit of wear and tear might break the strap and the zipper would then be useless (especially if you don't take care of your gear).Update: I've had these over a year now and no problems have come up. Amount of times worn over the past year = about 10-15 river trips.
June 26, 2017
Wife and I Both bought these for Kayaking and love them. You can essentially wear these all day from start to finish. The construction, quality and are very good. The soles of these are durable with a durometer of about 40, so you can wear them around the dock and or boardwalks without the concern of tearing them up..So we wear them at the start load out to go Kayaking until we get home.
February 5, 2016


  • Synthetic / Neoprene
  • Select thickness – 3mm warm water – 5mm moderate water – 7mm cold water
  • Durable glued and sewn construction – Puncture resistant sole

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