Which booties fit well in these fins? I have a wide, size 12 (US) foot and will be walking along rocky beaches in the Bahamas where I plan to use these fins.
Normally one does not use "booties" with full foot fins. It would depend on your normal shoe size and the thickness of the "bootie". This fin is size appropriate to size 12 shoe.
You can wear a sock with them, but not boots.
Boots do not work well in these fins. Go barefoot.
We dont use booties with these fins, I think they would be pretty tight with booties.
I use these fins for snorkeling and don't wear booties.
These fins are to be used with a sock or bare foot.
WILBUR L S
Sorry I can't give you a good answer. The fins run fairly true to size. Much will depend on the thickness of your booties. LeisurePro has a no charge return policy, so why not start out with a pair one size larger than your actual size. Do not forget that the booties will compress slightly with depth.
I bought these fins for snorkeling. Love them. But for snorkeling only. They are not as powerful, not as rigid as my scuba Apollo Bio Fin. If your shoe size is 12 and you are thinking of buying size 12 fins I think you will have a good fit. May be a tiny bit of room in there. But I do not think you will be able to fit any booties. (my definition of booties include reinforcement by rubber and some kind of a sole). Instead of booties I have used 2mm neoprene socks. So... Aeris Velocity Fool Foot with XS Scuba 2 mm Neoprene Socks. I was very pleased with this combination. I wear size 12 as well. The socks size I had the best feelings was 10. (I treid 11 as well, fits snug when dry and feel somewheat loose when wet. Hard to pull size 10 on when dry. However it's easy when wet, fit like a glove and feel very comfy inside fins. HBut... there was not rocky beaches around. I have spent about 3 weeks total in Bonaire, logged about 60 dives. I would never ever use those socks for Bonaire shore diving nor rocky beaches in the Bahamas. Personally I would look for more solid booties with rugged sole (I truly love Pinnacle Apex 6mm boot) and half foot fins. I would strongly recommend Oceanic Vortex V12 Split Fins. Great fins for very reasonable price . I think these days those are around $75-$80 at Leisure Pro. (My Apollo BioFin always over $200)
I hope this helps,
I wear 12-13 wide, so am in the same boat. if you need significant foot protection, these are NOT a good choice for what you describe. I would not recommend anything more that neoprene socks intended to offer blister protection and a bit of traction. If used for diving, these are ideal from a boat or a dock, but their beauty is NOT using a bootie in these circumstances. I use these for nice boat dives, but break out the boots and open healed fins when shore diving. These are still one of my favorite purchases, just not for rocky beaches!
Wrong fins to use heavy booties with. The thickest thing to use with these are thin socks. You use booties with open heel fins.
These are full foot fins I dont where booties with them.The fins are true to size and fit very well,again I dont where booties with this type of fin.