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Matanuska Glacier Hike 1-Day Tour

Take a once-in-a-lifetime walk on a river of ice! A true "bucket list" adventure

Offered Year Round

  • $299/person - includes FREE hotel pickup

  • Activity Level: Moderate

  • Departs: 8:30AM

  • 10 hours

What You'll See and Do:

  • Travel the scenic Glenn Highway through the spectacular Matanuska Valley.

  • Spend 2.5 to 3 hours exploring the face of the Matanuska Glacier with an expert glacier guide.

  • Have amazing photo opportunities!

What's Included: 

  • Hotel pickup (a $40 value!)

  • Fully-guided tour

  • Safety equipment 

  • Water and snacks


What's not included:

  • Gratuities ($10 - $20 per person per guide)

  • Lunch

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Lori is grrrreat!! We walked out on the glacier today and it was spectacular!! Thank you Lori for an amazing Alaska adventure!!

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Are there any special requirements to participate in this tour?

You will be required to sign two liability releases - one for 907 Tours and one for the Matanuska Glacier Park. Parents of children under 18 will be required to complete a waiver for their child.

Is there an age requirement for the Matanuska Glacier Day Hike?

Children must be 8 years of age to participate in the Matanuska Glacier Day Hike. A parent or guardian will need to sign the child’s liability release. 

How long is the trip to the glacier?

Drive time to the glacier is 2-hours. We'll make a brief rest stop about half way there.

Will there be a lunch stop?

After your glacier hike we will stop at a nearby rustic Alaskan lodge where you can purchase a variety of lunch and dessert items. Lunch is not included in the tour price.

How difficult is the hike?
You will be on the glacier approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and walk around 2 to 3 miles (4.8 km). The tour requires walking on a slippery, uneven surfaces. The guides at the glacier will provide micro-spikes for more secure footing. These spikes stretch to fit over your boots. You will be walking and stopping to listen to the guides.


What's the weather like? What should I wear? 
Summer temperatures can range from 45 to 80 F (7 - 27 C). Dress in layers. Bring a light wind/rain jacket or fleece jacket and a hat. Long pants rather than shorts are recommended. Always bring more layers than fewer. Remember sunglasses and sunscreen. There is plenty of room for back packs and you can always leave things in the van when you go out onto the ice. See our Winter glacier hike page for information on how to dress in winter.


What kind of shoes should I wear?
We recommend light hiking boots for maximum comfort. Tennis shoes/sneakers are also OK in summer, though they may get wet. You will be outfitted with microspikes that slip over your shoes so no heels, please! Absolutely no flip flops or sandals. 

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