Face-to-Face Snorkel

The best shore dive site on the Oregon coast is now accessible! Reserve your spot today to snorkel in Passages of the Deep with Rockfish, Wolf Eels, Halibut, Skates and Sturgeon.

Jump in and Enjoy an Unforgettable Underwater Adventure

Snorkel Before Water Professionally trained Aquarium Dive Guides will assist you throughout your entire experience – we want you to enjoy every possible moment!

In addition to the program featured here, we can also schedule diving sessions, private/ semi-private programs  and special sessions (e.g. underwater photography). Inquire for additional information.

Snorkel and Swim with Hundreds of Fish & More!

Reservations and additional program information: To book a reservation call (541) 867-3474 x5401 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Send questions to dive@aquarium.org or call (541) 867-3474 x5401. 

Included with Your Guest Dive Experience:

  • Snorkel/Swim in the 26 foot (7.9 m) deep Halibut Flats Exhibit surrounded by Rockfish, Halibut, Skates and Sturgeon.
  • Snorkel/Swim in the Orford Reef Exhibit surrounded by Rockfish, a cluster of submerged rocky formations, a kelp forest, and many other species of fish.
  • Behind the Scenes Tour of Passages of the Deep.
  • Fish ID training session.
  • All snorkel equipment needed for the experience including a drysuit.


Snorkelers get ready

Program Cost:
  $65 aquarium members / $69.95 nonmembers / $60 for groups of six.
Program Time:  Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Limit six people per time slot. Daily with advanced booking for groups of four or more. 
Age Restrictions: Individuals must be at least eight (8) years old to participate in the program.

Cancellations: We realize that plans can sometimes change, and will provide a date change with no penalty if made more than 14 days in advance. Program no-shows or cancellations made with less than 14 days notification cannot be refunded but may be rescheduled at our discretion. To change your reservation, contact us at dive@aquarium.org or call (541) 867-3474 x0.