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Snorkel Alaska

#10 of 66 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Ketchikan Features Animals
4031 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9624
+1 907-247-7782
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A great experience to snorkel in Alaska. Any fears of being cold in the water were not founded by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Poole, United Kingdom
Never thought I'd be able to swim in Alaska!

We had an absolute blast snorkeling in Ketchikan as part of our Alaskan cruise. The folks at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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4031 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9624
+1 907-247-7782

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great experience to snorkel in Alaska. Any fears of being cold in the water were not founded by the 7mm wetsuit, hood cloves and boots that kept me warm while in the swimming. The under water experience was like something from the film "Avatar"...More

Thank mick948
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an absolute blast snorkeling in Ketchikan as part of our Alaskan cruise. The folks at Snorkel Alaska are absolute professionals and took great care of us during our excursion. All of your gear is provided for you - the only thing you need...More

Thank mritty115
Reviewed 6 days ago

We snorkeled in Ketchikan just this last Thursday, May 18. The visibility was incredible and the sea life stunning. Everyone in our family thought we were crazy to do this, but they were also a bit jealous. Snorkeling in Alaska can be a bit challenging,...More

Thank misty d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes it is a little cold but absolutely worth the trip. Everyone was so attentive and helpful. Tons of star fish, sea cucumbers and benign jelly fish. Would do it again!

Thank Jeanine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience! We were one of the first of the season in early May, but the wet suits kept us warm. We were guided by David, Kurt and Jillian. They were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We saw lots of sea stars, jelly...More

Thank lisasue01
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This was a great snorkel experience, we heard about this from a few of the staff on our cruise ship, and decided try it. We were not disappointed. I was with 3 cousins all late teens and early twenties and it seemed pretty easy for...More

1  Thank Amber C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I know, you're thinking 'snorkel in Alaska' what, what??? But as unbelievable, and maybe as unthinkable as it may sound jumping into the ocean in ALASKA - this was THE MOST INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME. The staff was a group of off-the-chart smarties (Marine...More

2  Thank barbarapoetx
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Staff were incredible, and helpful. Getting the suit on was a challenge, but once on and in the water, an incredible experience, and NOT Cold. The suit very well equipped to deal with that. I did not expect to see so many different coloured sea...More

1  Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Highly recommended. The staff, equipment, training and guidance with this outfit is top notch. Getting into the water in Alaska was not on my initial list, but we had a marvelous time. The conditions we encountered were not ideal, but it really didn't matter -...More

1  Thank Jalobark
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was a nicely organised tour and it was a lot of fun to gear up in the wet suit and actually get out in the water of Alaska. The people were friendly and helpful and informative. We saw so many underwater creatures: colorful sea...More

1  Thank MMNeher
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Meghann R
How deep does the water get? Or are you able to stand?
3 May 2017|
Response from Fred D | Property representative |
You can stand in some places but not all. Depends on the tide. We do make stops frequently where people can stand but there are also areas that are deeper. The wetsuits make you float like a cork so really nothing to... More
Rebecca W
I was wondering how far away you guys are from where the cruise ships dock? We are coming in on a Holland America cruise on May 11th and wanted to book a tour directly instead of with our cruise ship. Do you have any recommendations for the best tour time for cruisers? Thanks!
17 April 2017|
Response from Fred D | Property representative |
We pick up at the cruise ship docks. You can book on my website snorkel Alaska. Time is based on your time in port. Email directly is best.
Hi What time do you pick up at the port? and how cold the water is in July?
17 April 2017|
Response from Fred D | Property representative |
Times vary daily based on the ships. Check out snorkelalaska for tour times or email me what day you arrive and what ship. Water can be as warm as 65 degrees in July.