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Olympus TG-6 Underwater Housing

Buyer's Guide to the Best Olympus TG-6 underwater Housing Options

The Olympus TG-6 underwater housing options, including the tg6 underwater housing and tg-6 underwater models, offer robust and durable waterproof camera box designs for the Olympus TG-6 camera. These housings are ideal for scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, and any other aquatic adventures. They provide complete control over all camera functions, enabling you to capture the perfect shot underwater with the Olympus TG 6 housing.

The Olympus TG-6 camera is a rugged compact camera designed to withstand extreme conditions and capture stunning photos and videos in any environment. The design of the Olympus TG-6 closely mirrors that of its predecessor, the TG-5. It boasts robust features, being crushproof to 220 lbf / 100 kgf, freezeproof to 14°F / -10°C, and shockproof to 7 ft / 2.1 m, which makes the Olympus housing virtually indestructible. The Olympus TG-6 housing is compatible with the TG 5 underwater housing, maintaining the same dimensions for seamless integration. While the TG 6 Olympus is water-resistant up to 50 feet, investing in an Olympus TG-6 underwater housing is recommended for those aiming to capture images at depths commonly explored in recreational scuba diving.

The most significant enhancements of the Olympus TG-6 over the TG-5 are evident in the camera's controls and ergonomics. While these could have been introduced through a firmware update, the new model now includes program and aperture priority modes that support the microscope mode and video features, streamlining the process for macro, wide, and video shooting without mode switching. The Olympus TG-6 camera retains the excellent 1/2.3" BSI CMOS 12 MP sensor, ensuring the compact Olympus camera continues to deliver outstanding images, especially for Olympus macro photography, and is complemented by a range of Olympus TG-6 accessories.

Here are some Olympus TG-6 specs:

  • Rugged construction: Waterproof to 50 feet (15 meters), shockproof to 7 feet (2.1 meters), crushproof to 100kgf, freezeproof to 14°F (-10°C), and dustproof
  • High-quality image sensor and processor: 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and TruePic VIII image processor for excellent image quality
  • Bright f/2.0 lens: Captures clear images in low light conditions
  • 4x optical zoom: Versatile zoom range for a variety of shooting situations
  • Macro and microscope modes: Capture close-up shots of tiny subjects
  • 4K video recording: Records high-quality video footage
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS: Easily share photos and videos, and track your shooting locations

Tips and Tricks for Using the Olympus TG-6 Underwater Housing

To make the most of your Olympus TG-6 underwater housing, here are some tips and tricks to keep in mind:

  1. Master the Controls: Familiarize yourself with the controls of the housing before diving to ensure smooth operation underwater.
  2. Practice Underwater Photography Techniques: Experiment with different shooting techniques, such as composition, lighting, and framing, to capture stunning underwater images.
  3. Use External Lighting: Consider using external strobes or continuous lights to improve the lighting conditions and enhance the colors and details of your underwater subjects.
  4. Explore Different Depths: The Olympus TG-6 underwater housing allows you to explore various depths, so take advantage of this and discover the unique marine life and landscapes at different depths.
  5. Maintain the Housing: Regularly clean and maintain the housing, including the O-rings, to ensure it remains watertight and in optimal condition.
  6. Experiment with Accessories: Try different accessories, such as wide-angle lenses or macro lenses, to expand your creative possibilities and capture a variety of underwater scenes.

The Olympus TG-6 is a highly popular camera among underwater photography enthusiasts. In our Olympus TG-6 underwater review, we explore the various features and capabilities of this camera that make it a top choice for capturing stunning underwater images.


PLEASE NOTE: All the housings below with fit both the Olympus TG-5 and the Olympus TG-6

Olympus TG-6 ( and TG-5) Underwater Housings

Kraken Sports Olympus TG-6 Underwater Housing

*Aluminum Housing with Integrated Vacuum System and Pump + Free Cable* *Best Value*

The Kraken Sports TG-6 Underwater Housing is a high-quality housing made from machined aluminum with a depth rating of 100m. It has been designed to have excellent ergonomics and built to last. Noteable feature of the housing is the integrated vacuum valve with pump which standard to the housing. Simply drop in your camera, latch the door and press the button. This draws air inside the housing and informs you if the housing has a leak before diving. Also includes a free fiber optic cable!

Nauticam Olympus TG-6 Underwater Housing

*Professional Housing with Excellent Ergonomic Design*

The Nauticam NA-TG5 TG-6 Underwater Housing is milled from an aluminum block same process as their DSLR housings. It provides protection and ease of use. Nauticam has always focused on great ergonomics. Controls are easily accessible and clearly labeled. The housing uses their patented rotary lock, making it easy to open and close while still providing a secure latch system that will not accidentally be disengaged.

Ikelite Olympus TG-6 Underwater Housing

*Lightweight with Simple Design - our favorite polycarbonate housing" *Best Value*

Ikelite has been popular to produce high quality underwater housings, and the Ikelite Olympus TG-5 TG-6 Underwater Housing is no different. Its light weight and compact with excellent ergonomics. It is made from ABS polycarbonate blend material which makes it light, durable and requires minimum maintenance. The housing has a depth rating of 60 meters. All camera controls can be accessible from the housing with ease. The housing can also accept different kinds of wet lenses whether for wide angle or for macro.

Isotta Olympus TG-6 Aluminum Underwater Housing

*Unique Locking Design, Double O-Ring and Robust*

The Isotta Olympus TG-5, TG-6 Aluminum Housing is a high quality housing made from machined aluminum with a depth rating of 100m (330ft). It features a unique locking design which makes it easy to operate. Also, the double o-ring seal system provides peace of mind that your camera is safe inside the housing. The most stylish housing!

Olympus TG-6 PT-059 Underwater Housing

*Budget Housing*

The Olympus TG-5 TG-6 PT-059 Underwater Housing is constructed from polycarbonate which makes it lightweight yet durable. The housing extends the depth rating of the camera to 45m (147 ft). The housing can access many camera controls which gives you the freedom to adjust the settings to your liking. The housing can also accept different kinds of wet lenses whether for wide angle or for macro.

Best Olympus Tg-6 Underwater Package Options

About the Olympus TG-6 Camera


The Olympus TG-5 camera is one of the most popular compact camera currently on the market. It features a special underwater mode which is optimized for underwater photography, whether it may be wide or macro. It is also packed with great features such as AF, focus area selection, manual focus with or without assist, focus peaking and a lot more. As for videos, the camera also boasts its ability to capture 4K videos. The camera can also take a beating as it is waterproof (up to 50ft), shockproof, freezeproof and crushproof!

Olympus TG-6 Specs:

  • 12MP Hi-Speed Image Sensor for Improved Low Light Performance and Noise Reduction
  • Dual Quad Core TruePic™ VIII Image Processor
  • F2.0 High Speed Lens
  • 4K and High Speed Video
  • Field Sensor System w/ GPS, Manometer, Compass & Temperature Sensor
  • Waterproof, Shockproof, Freezeproof, Crushproof
  • Dimension: W: 4.43 in H: 2.6 in D: 1.23 in / W: 113 mm H: 66 mm D: 31.9 mm
  • Weight: Approx. 250 g

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