Helicopter Glacier Dog Sledding at Knik River Lodge

Alaska glacier adventure in the Chugach Mountain Range just 1-hour from Anchorage.

  • Starting at: $586 / per person
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Departure Time: Daily at 8:30am, 10:15am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:30pm & 6:15pm
  • Dates: May 14 - August 15, 2019 (dependent on snow conditions)
  • Child Rate: $534 if accompanied by two full paying adults / per child
  • Child Age: 2 to 11 years old

Tour Overview

This day tour is just a 1-hour drive away from Anchorage and includes flightseeing and dog sledding, an unbeatable combination for any Alaska visitor interested in active outdoor recreation! From Knik River Lodge’s base you will take a breathtaking 15-20 minute helicopter ride up to Colony Glacier. After landing on the glacier, meet an experienced Iditarod Musher who will teach you to mush your own dog sled team along one of the most scenic snow covered glaciers. You’ll spend about one hour dog sledding on the glacier.

Note: If your party is larger than 3 or if you exceed the overall weight limit, your party will be broken up in 2 helicopters but you will be on the glacier at the same time (up to 6 passengers).

What's Included

  • Roundtrip helicopter sightseeing
  • Dog mushing tour
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Transportation to/from Knik River Lodge, meals or gratuities.

Required at Booking

Passenger weight

Special Terms

A 2-person minimum is required for this tour. A surcharge will apply for passengers weighing more than 250 lbs. Maximum weight per person is 300 lbs.


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