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About Nova Alaska Guides
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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MY NAME IS RACE wrote a review Dec 2020
The Colony, Texas13 contributions9 helpful votes
**Re-iteration of my wife's review** We loved our 3-hour glacier hike with the amazing guide, Maddie. We had the glacier to ourselves as we were the only group out on the glacier at 7 PM. Maddie shared interesting facts about the glacier, taking us to different parts. The ice cave was definitely a surprise and highlight of our trip. Highly recommended when in Alaska! Date of Experience: July 2019
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Malia wrote a review Oct 2020
Des Moines, Washington2 contributions
Whitewater rafting on the Lionhead run was Awesome! Loved the adventure of being on a glacier river with some great guides! Go when the river ‘is up’ which is usually mid-summer. Thanks Travis!
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Date of experience: June 2020
flynntk19 wrote a review Oct 2020
Andover, Massachusetts8 contributions11 helpful votes
Best ever! Arnie and Maddie were beyond fantastic; experienced, knowledgeable, and fun. We hiked further into the glacier than expected and saw amazing views, while learning and laughing! Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2020
Liang H wrote a review Sep 2020
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Arnie and Maddie took us for an ice climbing and trekking tour. They were super knowledgable and caring along the way. They catered to our needs and showed us everything we wanted to see. The tour was amazing. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2020
Michael McNutt wrote a review Sep 2020
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This whitewater rafting excursion on the Matanuska River was a blast. The guides were very energetic and friendly. The program was run professionally and they provided proper training to get us ready for the rapids. I would recommend this even if you've never whitewater drafted before.
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Date of experience: August 2020