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Nova Alaska Guides

38100 W. Glenn Highway, Glacier View, AK 99674
+1 800-746-5753
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Great glacier hike

We had a great experience hiking on the Matanuska glacier. The guides Jacob and Gabby were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A rare experience

My wife and I travelled to Alaska roughly two weeks ago and the night before we returned home, we... read more

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Scenic and Whitewater river rafting trips north and south of Anchorage, Alaska. 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. We provide daily Glacier hikes / treks and ice climbing instruction on the Matanuska Glacier and scenic hikes in the general area around the Matanuska Glacier.
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38100 W. Glenn Highway, Glacier View, AK 99674
+1 800-746-5753
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great experience hiking on the Matanuska glacier. The guides Jacob and Gabby were professional and friendly. Our teenagers enjoyed very much as well and were not bored for a sec.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I travelled to Alaska roughly two weeks ago and the night before we returned home, we made an impulsive decision to book a glacier hike with Nova. Best decision of our entire trip! We drove up from Anchorage and happened to be...More

Thank Burriix
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went to Alaska on our honeymoon and thought we might as well book a glacier trek. Our guide was Nick, who quickly became one of our favorite people from the trip - he was funny, friendly, totally professional, and really attuned...More

Thank kaverywedding
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was very impressed with the organization of the guides as well as with their safety precautions. They were also extremely competent and fun guys and we loved the photos we got too. Highly recommended!

Thank Sarit S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an absolutely incredible time going out on the glacier both hiking and ice climbing. My wife and I were on our honeymoon and were a bit nervous at first about the ice climbing. Our tour guide was great at making sure we were...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was definitiley one of the highlights of our trip to alaska. The staff to client ratio is one to four which really allows you tremendous flexibility in what you want to do for how long and how intensely. The glacier is MAGNIFICENT and the...More

Thank yocheved g
Reviewed 5 days ago

Book the 7pm glacier hike since the other outfitters will have left for the day and you can have the whole glacier to yourself! The lighting was also fantastic because the sun was lower in the sky. Gabbi was a great guide who mandated we...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have done a couple of trips with Nova now. When people come to visit me in Alaska, this is who I tell them to go rafting or explore a glacier with. Great company who are focused on making your trip fun and safe!

Thank Springa85
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have taken our visitors to Alaska on the Lionhead rafting trip for years. It never disappoints. When we went this past Sunday we had the bonus of a sunny beautiful day. Nova provides experienced guides who are first and foremost concerned about safety. Our...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely beautiful scenery and a helluva time! The staff is fun and knows what they're doing! I would highly recommend this excursion to anyone seeking some Alaskan adventure.

Thank Tronald62
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Renee C
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Rob S |
We went this Saturday with two 13 yr olds and a 16 year old. There is very little chance you will fall in. Do bring wool socks because you might get wet feet (two of our dry suits had leaky booties) and you are sitting in a... More