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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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Reviewed October 11, 2019

The Matanuska glacier is the largest glacier accessible by road in the United States. Its 27 miles long and 4 miles wide. We booked a tour (Nova Glaciers) that drove us to the glacier and take a short walk on the glacier. It would cost...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

I had booked an ice climbing tour with Nova on the Matanuska glacier and it was an amazing experience. The guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The group size was small - just 3 of us, which was a good thing. You have to reach their...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

Our guide Arnie was educational and entertaining. He went above and beyond, he also challenged us which made for an unforgettable adventure.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MaryBeth K
Reviewed September 9, 2019

We had booked a Glacier hike more than a month ago, they called us on the morning of the event and said they can't take us because they made some mistake in calculations ! They had almost ruined our day, because you know we don't...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Abhijeet A
Reviewed September 8, 2019

We booked adventure trek with Nova which is a 5-6 hour hike on the Matanuska glacier. Our guide Coffey was incredible, did all the hard work and made the trek seem simple. He showed us one of the secret spots on the trail which was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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We did a Regular, the experience was great, the guides knowledgeable and Friendly. Next time we are in the area we will book with them again...
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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
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