Matanuska Glacier Hiking Out of Anchorage

  • Starting at: $299 / per person
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Departure Time: 8:30am
  • Dates: Year round, not daily
  • Physical Activity: No experience is necessary. Time walking on glacier is approximately 2 to 3 hours.

Tour Overview

Today’s Alaska glacier adventure begins with a narrated 100-mile drive north through the scenic Matanuska Susitna Valley on your way to Matanuska Glacier. Photo stops will be made along the way to capture the stunning views of this scenic valley and its surrounding mountain peaks.

Upon arrival at the glacier, meet your naturalist glacier guide and get outfitted with glacier hiking gear before heading out. Your time walking on the glacier is 2 to 3 hours. This fully-guided Alaska glacier experience allows you to meander along the surface of the ancient blue ice, looking for glacial features such as towering ice spires, stunning crevasses, and gorgeous ice caves. A stop for lunch  is included either before or after the walk on the glacier (varies, dependent on group).

What's Included

  • Roundtrip van transportation from Anchorage
  • Guide services
  • Ice cleats, walking sticks, and helmets
  • Lunch
  • All taxes and fees

Required at Booking

Hotel information in Anchorage, dietary restrictions, and mobility concerns.

Special Terms

A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. Higher price applies for single travelers. Children must be at least 8 years old to participate in this tour.

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