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Nova Alaska Guides

38100 W. Glenn Highway, Glacier View, AK 99674
+1 800-746-5753
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Glacier Hike and Rafting - DO IT!!!

Very experienced guides for both trips. I especially liked our guide for the hike. He was very... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
los angeles
Rafting Trip

Our guide, Jody, was absolutely the best! He was informative and very experienced. The river was... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Scenic and Whitewater river rafting trips north and south of Anchorage, Alaska and daily glacier hikes / treks and ice climbing instruction on the Matanuska Glacier. Raft trips including class I to III scenic rafting on the Matanuska River, class III and IV rafting on the Lion Head segment of the Matanuska River and Class IV and V whitewater rafting on Six Mile Creek in Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. 2 to 7 day Alaska wilderness river trips available statewide.
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38100 W. Glenn Highway, Glacier View, AK 99674
+1 800-746-5753
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

Very experienced guides for both trips. I especially liked our guide for the hike. He was very knowledgeable (he has his degree in this stuff and also acts as a first responder). The owner is also very knowledgeable and humble. I definitely recommend this company....More

Thank homita
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Our guide, Jody, was absolutely the best! He was informative and very experienced. The river was just at 1 and 2 levels for the month of August, but still a great adventure. There were 4 of us traveling together, touring Alaska for 2 weeks. We...More

Thank lcmgam01
Reviewed September 23, 2017

A thrilling rafting in August. We took the 3-Canyon run which is more challenging- a good decision. There is a possibility to stop after the second Canyon. Water level was medium. Level 4. Family of 4. Took the morning run for higher water level. Was...More

Thank rfourier
Reviewed September 16, 2017

It was a great experience, we (my wife and I) had never done anything like this before. We went on 8 Sep which was near the end of the season for glacier expeditions. We signed up for the afternoon tour based on the chance that...More

Thank James S
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We took the 2:30 Glacier Hike tour with Petra and she was an amazing guide. She was funny and very considerate to our frequent picture requests. This is definitely once in a life time experience. She was practically showing us why certain parts of the...More

Thank anilktee
Reviewed September 11, 2017

It was an awesome experience. Our guide took us out on the glacier, taught us about the history of the glacier, glacier safety, and the fundamentals of ice climbing. Our guide was *extremely* knowledgeable about ice climbing and made everyone feel safe & confident.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding and amazing. Our guides Jacob and Julie, were fun, funny, educational, and super safety conscious. I would highly recommend this tour. There is nothing I would change about it.

Thank Cultech
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We did a 2-day combo activity with Nova. We arrived late for ice climbing due to flight delays, but Nova were great and Colton stayed late to give us a great session on the glacier. Next day we rode the white water round Lions Head,...More

Thank SussexTrundle
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I absolutely loved the trek on the Matanuska Glacier! Our guides, Cole, Emily, and Nick were great! Funny, knowledgeable, good banter among themselves and those on the tour. I have always been interested in ice climbing and this gave us such a great way to...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed September 7, 2017

My husband and I hiked the Matanuska glacier with Nova and had a great time! Petra was our glacier guide and did a really great job. Safety was first and I always appreciate that on an activity. This ended up being perhaps our favorite activity...More

Thank divya r
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Renee C
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Response from khue n | Reviewed this property |
If you paddle well and your group does exactly what they are told, there is a very low chance that you will be swimming in the water. Very few people fall out. The rapids are only class 3 and 4 on the lions head river. We... More