If you often spot airplanes flying over your area or if you enjoy a good airshow, then binoculars are a great companion to have. A good pair of binoculars will allow you to see the aircrafts up close and in much better detail. This guide explains what type of binoculars work best for plane spotting and which features to look for when buying them. We’ve also listed our top 2 binoculars for plane spotting.
*** IMPORTANT NOTE: This guide refers to choosing binoculars for whale watching from onboard a boat / ship / cruise. If you are whale watching from shore then please refer to our guide on choosing high-powered binoculars.
Whale watching can be a great opportunity to witness the ocean’s most spectacular creatures. Equipped with the right pair of binoculars one can really view and capture this rare experience up close. But if you are looking to buy binoculars specifically for whale watching there is no need to go overboard. This guide covers the most important features to look for in whale watching binoculars and how to choose the best ones at an affordable price.
Owning a monocular is a great alternative to carrying a pair of binoculars. Being only half the size of binoculars it is significantly more compact, light and portable. The following guide talks about how to choose the best monocular for your budget and needs.
If you are viewing scenery or spotting subjects from a longer distance, typically over 2 Km, then high-powered binoculars are a great choice. More magnification means that you will be able to see further and in more detail. The following guide explains how to choose binoculars for very long distance viewing. We also cover the features to look for when buying high magnification binoculars and the best models around for every budget.