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It's a rare day that you can hike on a glacier and at Matanuska it's possible. You can decide to take a guided tour or stop by at the visitor center to enter solo for $30 per person. If you go solo make sure to...More
Great hike along the Manatuska Glacier with NOVA. The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Although it was a short trip, we learned a ton and saw some cool sites. I recommend this trip to anyone looking for a unique experience in Alaska!
We had a wonderful time hiking on the glacier with Nova Alaska Guides. Although many people did hike alone, the reviews we read about getting access without a guide led us to make this decision and we are glad we did. The experience was very...More
It was a cool experience to get to walk on a glacier, but the fact that you have to pay $25 to $30 to access it via private land is super lame. I went with a friend who was visiting from out of state, I...More
It costs $30 per person to drive along a unpaved road to the parking lot near the glacier and to hike the glacier on our own. There was no guide or any signs whatsoever, which made it pretty dangerous. On our way back, one of...More
I got there at 8, which is admittedly pretty late and it's reasonable they would be closed. Actually you can get in until 8:30 and out by 9. So I didn't waste my money.
I would not begrudge any business owner for closing at 9pm,...More
two of us paid the $30 each to drive to the parking area and hike on our own to the glacier. My friend was 79 and was able to easily walk all the way out to get on the glacier. about halfway during the hike...More
I took this tour with Salmonberry Tours and it was excellent. I am a travel agent with Carlsonwagonlit Travel and I would recommend this tour. Our tour guide was Phillip and he was excellent and extremely knowledgeable about Alaska. I would say it’s a little...More
We took the self-tour. Approaching the glacier involved about a mile plus hike across slippery and uneven mud flats. Although the concessionaire set up plank crossings across many of the deepest mud streams, the crossings were quite rickety. Recommended for the agile. Still arduous and...More