Tourist mom to kids, upon seeing dolphins: Get out of the water! Go, now! Get out! [After seeing everyone else getting in and swimming out.] Never mind, get back in. –Treasure Island, Florida Overheard by: Native Floridian
Girl #1, in shade: Wanna go down to the water?
Girl #2: Sure!
Girl #2, in water: Wanna go back to the tree?
Girl #1: Yeah. I do. –Sydney, Australia
Little boy, floating on his back: Look at me! I’m the slowest boat in life! –Valley Falls, Vernon, Connecticut Overheard by: your parents must be so proud
Man: Come back in the water with me.
Boy: No. You tried to drown me! You almost killed me!
Man: Well. You shouldn't have kicked me.
Boy: Kickin' someone in the ding-dong ain't gonna kill them.
Man: It might. –Destin, Florida
Young boy: This water’s too cold for one of my privates! –Cunningham Falls, Maryland
Middle aged tourist yelling frantically to children in the water: Get out, get out! There's sharks!
Teenager with skimboard: Actually, those are a school of stingrays. They're quite harmle…
Middle age mother, cutting him off: Shaaarks! Get out now! –Clearwater Beach, Florida Overheard by: Jonica Grompson
Surfer #1: I’m thinking about joining this race where you paddle out to Catalina.
Surfer #2: How do you get back?
Surfer #3: Might not come back.
Surfer #4: Heavy. –Malibu, California Overheard by: Brandon
Drunk woman to woman coming out of water with snorkeling mask: Oh, I was thinking about getting one of those! Is it worth the money?
Woman in mask: Absolutely! There's tons of sea urchins, coral, plants, fish…
Drunk woman: Tropical? –Atlantis Resort Cove Beach, Bahamas Overheard by: Maggie
Little girl in an excited hush: It looks like the desert… It even has lumps like the desert! –Williamstown beach, Melbourne, Australia
Four-year-old boy, crouched behind a sand wall, yelling at friends running from waves: Hold your positions! I said, “Hold your positions!” –Sandy Hook, New Jersey