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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...more
4031 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9624
+1 907-247-7782
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 17, 2013

I was so anxious for this excursion, that I think it was the only thing I told people that I was doing on the cruise! I was not disappointed!! You are transported by bus to their headquarters, where the guide will explain to you the...More

5  Thank trouble1964
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 23, 2011

I went snorkeliing in Ketchikan in September. what a disappointment. Not only was it rainy(which really did not matter since I was going in the water anyway); but the path to get into the water was extremely rocky and slippery. There was actually nowhere to...More

6  Thank ms_tinkerbell1
Fred D, Owner at Snorkel Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2011

As the owner of Snorkel Alaska I was dismayed to read ms_tinkerbell's review of my tour. She is correct that we had some challenging conditions in September due to excessive rain and run off. That's snorkeling in Alaska for you! Rather than disappoint everyone and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Did a Snorkel Alaska trip in May with my wife and I (late 50's) and our adult children in their late 20s. We all had a great experience. The thick wetsuits made it comfortable and the guides were helpful and made sure we stayed out...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I like to snorkel in the Caribbean this was very different. I believe .7 mm thick wet suit which can be a bit cumbersome but worth it. We had 60 degree water and saw sea urchins, starfish and jellyfish. The wet suits did the trick...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We like to snorkel, so this offered the chance to do it in a different way. We were not disappointed. The staff did a great job of walking us through the process of using a wet suit and how to navigate the Alaska water. We...More

Thank tatwacht
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The staff was great. We were picked up on time at the cruise terminal. While on the short ride to the shop the young man explained what would be happening on the snorkel tour. At the shop where we were fitted for gear and suited...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I booked this excursion for my husband and myself through our Holland America Cruise after reading the reviews. In summary, I will say that we were always comfortable, felt safe and enjoyed the adventure. We were met outside the cruise terminal at the dock by...More

Thank Elinor G
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

These guys were great. I'm an old retired cold water diver and this short excursion from my cruise ship was fabulous. The staff went well beyond what I experience in other large group dives providing adequate safety, excellent equipment, over qualified guides (3,to include an...More

Thank Martin E. D
Reviewed September 4, 2018

So we got laughed at, multiple times by friends and family for going snorkeling in Alaska, who does that?! Let me start off by saying the weather was unseasonably warm, so that made all the algae and moss pollinate, long before it should have, so...More

Thank Tabitha M
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Who would of thought they would find themselfs snorkeling in Alaska. What a Great experience. The Whole staff was very helpful and knowledgeable from start to finish. Not only did they assist us into full body dive suits but lead an educational dive, bring up...More

Thank Shelley D
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Hey, the snorkel adventure war so awesome! I saw a lot of sealife and I enjoyed this silence under the water! The employers are very friendly! Thanks for all Fred! Anja

Thank Angie M
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Believe it and be bold not cold! It was a fun and exciting swim through the waters at Mountain Point. David made the suiting up easier by going through each step carefully on the bus ride to the shop. We were fitted perfectly from head...More

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June 1, 2018|
Response from KTNAKFun | 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
November 19, 2017|
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Response from KTNAKFun | 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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September 5, 2017|
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Response from 396shellyc | Reviewed this property |
The suit is very buoyant, but I think you definitely need to know how to swim.