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A glacier on which visitors can walk.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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!

Thank densealcos05
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Rhiannon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank 593,613,539
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best glacier experience as it allowed us to get close up and on to the glacier. Make sure you wear warm clothes and covered toe shoes as the weather can get cold.

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank runningspots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Erinmarie17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Frqunt_Flyer
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Gokul K
June 24, 2018|
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Response from chipadvisor99 | Reviewed this property |
We used Nova Adventures to do this hike. Had a family of 4 with teenagers. Highly recommend.
August 22, 2017|
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Yes they do