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Snorkel Alaska

4031 S. Tongass HWY, Ketchikan, AK
907-247-7782
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Ranked #19 of 78 Activities in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Snorkel the Inside Passage in Ketchikan, Alaska with Snorkel Alaska. Our tour, The Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure is available on all major... more » Owner description: Snorkel the Inside Passage in Ketchikan, Alaska with Snorkel Alaska. Our tour, The Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure is available on all major cruise lines stopping in Ketchikan. Our award winning all inclusive Shore Excursion is often the highlight of one's cruise to Alaska. Don't worry about being cold! We provide state of the art 7mm wetsuits complete with hoods, boot and gloves, masks, fins, snorkels and optional weight belts for free diving. Water temperatures reach a high of 65 degrees in July and we have some of the most amazing marine life in the world. A truly unique experience awaits you. « less
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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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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Honomu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The fish are not the colorful variety you see on tropical reef, but the starfish are abundant and colorful and there are a couple varieties of beautiful jellyfish, crabs and other life. An excellent activity and I definitely recommend. The only downside was the group (cruise ship) had widely varying degrees of comfort with snorkeling and their stops to talk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just give this a try and you will love it. The instructors are absolutely outstanding, they are knowledgeable, patient and very personable. You are given a wetsuit and all the gear. You will see star fish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, crabs, jellyfish and more. Don't worry the wet suit keeps you warm. There are hot showers and a chance to... More

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Rexburg, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I know snorkeling in Alaska doesnt sound like the most riveting experience- its pretty cool. We had a great time, the guides are knowledgeable and friendly and you get the bragging rights of saying youve done something crazy awesome. We really did enjoy ourselves. The water IS cold.. BUT you get a 7mm wetsuit that keeps you pretty dang warm.... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We chose this trip because it was out fo the ordinary...snorkeling in Alaska? But yes, it is exactly what it seems. The day we went was cold and overcast. I was not looking forward to getting in the cold water. But they take great care of you and their equipment (particularly the thick wet suits) keep you warm. I was... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Snorkeling in Alaska was a very unique experience. I did it with my 12 and 16 year old sons, and we had a lot of fun. Somehow the weather in that particular place was (or felt) warmer than everywhere else - I don't know how to explain that! And the suits did keep us warm. I expected to be at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

No kidding,this was great.Realy nice gear and experienced staff makes this a better trip than you would expect.Tons of see life and good visability.The 7 mill wet suit keeps you toasty warm. Just do it.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My grandson and I really enjoyed the adventure of snorkeling in Alaskan waters. It was a short drive from the dock to the dive HQ where we were kitted out head to toe with wetsuits. We were given instructions on how to put the suit on which proved to be easier than I thought. All the gear was top-notch and... More

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