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A glacier on which visitors can walk.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is so cool!! It was freezing but so neat to see the glacier a d be able to explore the glacier.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 419julik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the guided tour and since my daughter was an Alaskan Resident, received a discounted price. The tour was so educational! I am a science teacher and I learned some things!! This is a must, whether you take the tour or go unguided!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ac0rni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the fence about whether to do the $100 guided tour or not that's right there on the property. I 100% recommend this over unguided. Andrew was our guide and he was unbelievable. He had so much knowledge about the glacier and took...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

My sisters and I scheduled a Glacier Trek trip on opening day and it was fantastic! Our guides, Lizzie and Warren, were the best! They did a great job leading our trek around the glacier while also keeping us safe. They taught us about the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ajdonigian
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Walking on a glacier was the most incredible experience. Being able to drive right to it was icing on the cake. Bring some shoes that you will not mind getting scuffed, wet, or dirty, as this is a walking attraction. This glacier is huge. From...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

We were really on the fence if we should take a tour or not. I ended up choosing NOVA and was so glad we did. Our guide took us out waaaay longer than the stated time and I just couldn't imagine seeing what we saw...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank savannah2117
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I am a traveller who likes to experience new things in Life..."the uncommon,the unseen,the life changings stuff". Glacier hike is definitely in the bucket. I enjoyed it so much and made me realize so many things while I was tramping this massive land of Ice....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Cold, fresh, crispy and breathtaking, beautiful hike and the colors I have never seen before . I honestly didn’t know that many shades of ice blue existed !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joanna P
Reviewed November 22, 2018

What an amazing experience. Hiking the glacier was all I expected and more. The sheer beauty and majesty of the glacier and its surroundings was incredible. I would highly recommend hiking the Matanuska Glacier.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Boreas414
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful glacier easily approachable.Exciting experience of walking on a glacier which is not very difficult even for children and seniors.

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 17, 2019|
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Response from cristiney2015 | Reviewed this property |
i think its not the time of the day its more of "if weather permits" coz glacier tends to be soft after a snowfall..that's how i understand it.
shruthi v
June 1, 2019|
Response from davidjensen399 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what is offered on the guided tour. We did see a group that were farther out on the glacier and you get walking sticks and ice grabbers for your shoes for that. We spent a lot of time just walking around the... More