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Matanuska Glacier Winter Tour

Highlights:

  • Explore Alaska’s largest glacier accessible by road with a glacier expert
  • Wonderful photo opportunities of the majestic blue glacial ice
  • All glacier hiking equipment is provided
  • Warm clothing and boots provided
  • Lunch included
  • Hotel pickup/ drop-off 

Description:

The Matanuska Glacier is one of Alaska's premiere destinations.  At 27 miles long and 4 miles wide it is Alaska's largest glacier accessible by road.  It also is boasts one of the most accessible areas to walk on of any glacier in Alaska.  Marvel at ice that formed thousands of years ago high in the Chugach Mountains. Your day will start with a magnificent scenic drive along the Glenn Highway with stunning mountain vistas and plenty of time for photo stops.Next we will drive to the toe of the glacier to dawn our ice cleats and helmets and begin exploring the glacier by foot. Each day is unique due to the dynamic nature of the glacier. We generally spend two hours and walk three miles on the ice.  After exploring the glacier we will have lunch at a local eatery with stunning views of the glacier and surrounding scenery. Each tour will be customized to suit your groups interest. This is a once in a lifetime bucket list opportunity to explore glacial ice!

Price: $245.00 per person

What's Included:

  • Services of a professional Alaskan tour guide
  • Transportation in a clean and comfortable tour vehicle
  • Private tour of glacier with glacier expert
  • All glacier equipment
  • Lunch at local eatery
  • Snacks and bottled water

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Customer Testimonials

Steve was amazing. Easy going, super sensitive to our needs and went the extra mile to make sure we were all comfortable in the freezing cold. He’s also incredibly knowledgeable about the area and provided a truly exceptional experience. Also great prices!! Highly highly recommend.
This was an amazing tour! Steve is full of knowledge about the city, plants, wild life, customs and more. He was friendly, polite, and made sure we were happy. Highly, highly recommend this tour with Steve. We plan on using him again and again for tours.
Bill gave us an awesome day after disembarking our cruise in Seward. A relaxed but really fun day - Bill was at all times accommodating, pleasant, informative, went the extra mile to give us a great time. Unquestionably the best way to get from Seward to Anchorage!! Highly recommended.