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Address: 4031 S. Tongass HWY, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: +1 907-247-7782
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Description: Snorkel Alaska operates the Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure in...
Snorkel Alaska operates the Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure in Ketchikan, Alaska. The tour is an all inclusive Shore Excursion offered by all major cruise lines visiting Alaska. Everything need to snorkel safely and comfortably is provided from state of the equipment, transportation and PADI Professional Divemasters and SCUBA Instructors in the water with you. Opened in 2001 by a former Norwegian Cruise Line Dive In Instructor, rest assured you will be provided the highest level of customer service. Why sit on a bus when you can jump in the water in Alaska!
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We snorkeled with Snorkel Alaska on a recent port visit to Ketchikan, and could not recommend this operation more highly. With seven snorkelers, we had five guides, who kitted us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Aurora, Colorado
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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We snorkeled with Snorkel Alaska on a recent port visit to Ketchikan, and could not recommend this operation more highly. With seven snorkelers, we had five guides, who kitted us out in all the protective gear we could want. Then, they took us out, helped us with gear, dove to get urchins and sea stars for us to see (and... More 

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kalamazoo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My 10 year old picked snorkeling in Alaska as the excursion he wanted to do during our cruise. I was a bit Leary as I don't like cold water. Fred met us at the dock and reassured us. A nice coach bus too the 8 of us the short ride to his shop where the decked us out in wet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

As I looked at all the option I wanted something unique, something that would make a lasting memory on my daughter and I made the right choice for sure. The people were amazing and so helpful. It was our first time to snorkel and they helped us and made sure we felt safe and secure. I really can't say enough... More 

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Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review of my tour! I just love being able to share our amazing underwater environment with our visitors. More 

Beaver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was this best snorkeling! My sister and I are scuba divers we usually go to the Caribbean to dive. People thought we were nuts to want to snorkel in Alaska. This was the best! We had a beutiful sunny day in early June 2014. We saw jelly fish, sea cucumber, sea stars starfish and many other creatures. But the... More 

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springfield vt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I got my granddaughter to go with me. The suits were quite warm, in fact too warm until you get wet. We had great guides and got to see many sights under the water. The only real problem I had was photographing my granddaughter who had wet hair. She did say she had a great time though. This is definitely... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

It should first be noted that my husband and I live in Florida and usually take Caribbean cruises. We both scuba dive all over the world (Mexico, Bahamas, Fiji, etc.) Everyone said we were crazy for doing this. However, we had a blast! It was so beautiful and there was so much life "under the sea." We swam through what... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Three foot starfish, sea cucumbers as big as real ones, a snow storm of jelly fish. All this and more in a really different experience. The 7mm wet suits keep you warm, the explanations are first rate, and the memories are even better.

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Hooray for snorkeling in Alaska! Thanks for the stellar review! More 

St Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As a long time diver & snorkel enthusiast from Nova Scotia, I was thrilled to get in the water...in Alaska! 'Snorkel Alaska' is a first rate operation; great customer service, excellent equipment, safety conscious and an efficient land to water and back routine. In August the water was warm at 65F, the visibility a bit sketchy, the small kelp 'forest'... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Tour guides very helpful, professional and informative, tour very well organized. The very thick wet suits were difficult to get on and off. We entered the water from a rocky beach, it was not that cold at all. It was difficult to see anything as the water was quite murky. The guides dove down and brought up a variety of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great experience from the pick up at the dock to the hot showers at the end. Its not as cold as you would think and the wild life is abundant. We even saw an eagle hovering over as we had a safety speech at the beginning. I wouldn't have dared to touch a sea urchin on my own, but the... More 

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