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About Nova Alaska Guides
Six Mile Creek Whitewater Rafting Class 4-5 Half-day tours Lions Head Whitewater Rafting Class 3-4 Half-day tours Scenic Family Float on the Matanuska river. Fly-out wilderness rafting trips across the state. Multiday Matanuska Glacier Tours, Treks and Ice Climbing. Half to Full day NOVA is Alaska’s oldest river rafting tour company under original family ownership. Since 1975, we have accomplished many firsts in guided adventure travel in Alaska, including the first to offer commercial whitewater rafting on Alaska rivers such as Six Mile Creek and the first guided tours on the Matanuska Glacier over 25 years ago. Our early wilderness trips included several first descents and trips through the newly formed National Parks and Refuges with organizations like National Geographic, Connaissance du la Mode and the National Audubon Society. Our expertise in this theater has grown over the years to include combination trips that offer mountain and glacier trips with river trips.
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Kiley B wrote a review Yesterday
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This trip was such a great experience! Our guide was Reed and he was exceptional. We did some crazy maneuvers and got some battle wounds, but he made sure we were all safe and had a blast! Would definitely recommend to anyone and everyone wanting that adrenaline rush.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Tara B wrote a review Yesterday
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My guide Jake was freaking awesome!!! He was smart, funny and lead a successful rafting trip! I have never been on a class 5 rapid before but it was so much fun. Nova is the best!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Jessica Martin H wrote a review Aug 17
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This was a bucket list of mine and now has become an obsession. Mike was our guide and he was absolutely fantastic. Professional, knowledgeable, and overall a really amazing person who made our first experience a blast. I was a little nervous about the experience but after a few minutes you can tell this group of guys are serious about safety and even when falling off in stage five rapids, I knew I was fine. Don’t hesitate with this group!!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Cassie H wrote a review Aug 17
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My husband and I did the six mile creek. He did all three canyons. Reed was our guide funny and very helpful. It’s was safe and awsome to ride the waves and my husband loved the level 5 .
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Date of experience: August 2022
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CB B wrote a review Aug 16
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Third time doing the three canyons. What a blast - Jake was a super stud guide and a great guy to be around. Thanks again Jake & Nova.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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