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Snorkel Alaska

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4031 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9624
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Disappointing at best

I was quite excited about this tour. I have been a certified diver for over 20 years and have over... read more

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Matta2309
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Saba divers snorkel Alaska

We had a great time even though we were a little apprehensive about getting into cold water. (We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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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“sea cucumbers” (91 reviews)
“wet suits” (55 reviews)
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4031 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9624
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Reviewed yesterday

I was quite excited about this tour. I have been a certified diver for over 20 years and have over 750 dives under my belt all over the Caribbean and Atlantic. I was excited to snorkel the north pacific waters and see what it had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time even though we were a little apprehensive about getting into cold water. (We are tropical divers!). The gear was top quality and we were very comfortable. We saw very different marine life to home on Saba. It was a great...More

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Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Saba divers! Hopefully you met Kurt??? He used to teach diving on Saba. I got to dive there once when I worked for NCL stopping in St. Maarten. Fabulous diving there!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a fun time!! How many people can say they snorkeled in ALASKA?!? We did! Surprisingly, with the 7mm wet suits, it was not even cold! We were able to see thousands of jelly fish, Star fish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, hermit crab, and a...More

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Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, so we did this as an excursion because how many people can say they have snorkeled...in Alaska?!? The wet suits kept us comfortable, the staff was knowledgeable, safe and patient. It was a really cool experience. My 8yo was a bit scared, so maybe...More

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Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not nearly as cold as I thought it would be. By the time we got to the water I wanted to jump in I got so hot in my suit. Staff was amazing. We got to see and touch multiple star fish and sea cucumbers....More

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Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Water temperature is currently 55 degrees and warming up to high of 65 in July! Thanks for coming snorkeling with us!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Who comes to Alaska to snorkel? Who is brave enough or crazy enough to do it in waters that are not above 60 degrees? Apparently me and my partner!! We live in sunny and warm south Florida but figured, what’s the craziest thing we can...More

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Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Great time out there. And that was a Harbor Seal. Cheers, Fred

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Such a unique experience to snorkel in Alaska! My biggest fear was the cold water. Between all the wetsuit gear they provide and the beautiful scenery and sea life to check out, the cold didn’t bother me! I would highly recommend snorkeling in Alaska to...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was without a doubt the highlight of our Alaskan trip! What an amazing experience to snorkel in Alaska. The staff utilized every minute of the transportation time from the ship to the shore to give you all the instruction that you needed to have...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Snorkeling in Alaska isn't your typically idea of an excursion but I would highly recommend it!! You get to see many different things - fish, sea urchins, star fish, jelly fish, sea pickles, etc. They guides at Snorkel Alaska are very well trained and are...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was a glorious sunny day, and the snorkeling couldn't have been better. I snorkel in Puget Sound (near Seattle) frequently, and this tour felt like the water was warmer than at home. The tour guides (Kurt & Becka) took very good care of our...More

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onelife107
2 June 2018|
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Response from Fred D | Property representative |
Hi there. Thanks for inquiring about my tour! We do a guided marine life tour and lead you around the best areas of the site. You can see all kinds of things right at the starting beach but we do like to snorkel around... More
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SKD1954
20 November 2017|
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Response from Fred D | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you! I'm traveling and for some reason did not get the email notification from Trip Advisor. Water in late May is indeed about 48 to 50 degrees. I've been out as cold as 38 degrees... More
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lanilei u
5 September 2017|
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Response from Shelly C | Reviewed this property |
The suit is very buoyant, but I think you definitely need to know how to swim.
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