These $8 ‘water socks’ have been dubbed a ‘travel essential’ for adventurous Australians

  • A woman shows off Aqua socks from Kmart which she says were essential for traveling
  • The cheap $8 shoes worked just as well as the ones from the surf shops that cost $70
  • She says the shoes kept sand out, were easy to put on and take off, and are non-slip
  • Rashida posted photos of the shoes in a tropical setting from her recent vacation

A woman showed off her affordable Aqua Socks from Kmart which she said were an essential travel item during her recent trip to French Polynesia.

Rashida, from Sydney, bought the slip-on shoes for just $8 and says she couldn’t have snorkeled or walked the beaches without them.

She says the socks were an absolute bargain because they performed just as well as other water shoes from surf shops that cost up to $70.

A woman showed off her affordable Aqua socks from Kmart which she said were an essential travel item during her recent trip to French Polynesia

The happy customer said her shoes stayed sand-free the entire trip and were easy to put on and take off with the built-in drawstring closure.

The shoes also feature a non-slip rubber base with a comfortable sole making them perfect for long rides.

Rashida has been posting the pair of Aqua Socks in various tropical locations since her three week vacation and has received over 500 likes and many comments.

The satisfied customer said her non-slip shoes kept all the sand out and were easy to put on and take off with the built-in drawstring closure.

The satisfied customer said her non-slip shoes kept all the sand out and were easy to put on and take off with the built-in drawstring closure.

Other Kmart fans and customers have also suggested that the shoes can be worn on boat trips, bush walks, fishing, camping or hiking along river beds.

A former swimming instructor also called water shoes essential when spending long periods in the water.

Others commented on how professional the shoes looked sitting on the various tropical beaches.

Other Kmart fans and customers have also suggested that the shoes can be worn on boat trips, bush walks, fishing, camping or hiking along river beds.

Other Kmart fans and customers have also suggested that the shoes can be worn on boat trips, bush walks, fishing, camping or hiking along river beds.

“Photos may need to be watermarked in case they use them for ads,” one woman wrote.

“These shoes have a better life than me,” another joked.

“Never thought I’d be jealous of a pair of shoes, they’re having a better time than me right now for sure,” wrote a third.

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