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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
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4031 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9624
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

My husband and I did this tour in September and loved everything about it! We are both certified scuba divers, and have dived and snorkelled in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, but there is something special about saying you have snorkelled in Alaska! There were only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bex815
Reviewed 19 November 2018

They picked us up from the cruise ship, we had a short drive through town, and stopped at the dive shop. We got fitted for wetsuits and masks and had a short orientation. We loaded back up and had a short walk down a flight...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wi_freq_traveler
Reviewed 27 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 15 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tatwacht
Reviewed 10 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beth B
Reviewed 8 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Elinor G
Reviewed 7 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin E. D
Reviewed 4 September 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tabitha M
Reviewed 31 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shelley D
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onelife107
1 June 2018|
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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
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SKD1954
20 November 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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lanilei u
5 September 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.
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