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Knik Glacier Day Tour

#2 of 12 Tours in Palmer
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Address: 26323 E Buckshot Dr, Palmer, AK 99645-8208
Phone Number: 907-745-1577
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This Is One You Have To Do!

There are many activities to chose from when one visits Alaska. This is an option not to miss! The entire time spent with Tom is educational, exhilarating and a true... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many activities to chose from when one visits Alaska. This is an option not to miss! The entire time spent with Tom is educational, exhilarating and a true adventure! Tom is a man who knows what he is doing and his confidence is contagious. He's going to take you into the wilderness for an activity you've likely never... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

That a very well done tour that you can do in family, you will make a short trip of road that was nice and then a short ride on a boat to arrive the the glacier and be able to spend around 1 hour to walk to get different point of view or just stay to see the ice floating.... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4x4 to boat to glacier. Fun tip to the glacier. About 8 mile trek to the actual ice. Family loved it. Amazing views of a huge glacier. Dress warm.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour to the glaciers - worth the trip. Take a 4x4 vehicle and then transfer to a quick jet boat before arriving at a different world. Be sure to bring warm clothing especially if you have kids.

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Dupont, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Knick river glacier tour is an amazing sight seeing opportunity. This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Alaska. I would recommend sax close toed shoes and jackets. If you tend to get cold bring a pair of gloves. You will love every second of this beautiful excursion.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we picked this tour! Such a unique adventure! Amazing glacier right in our backyard and such a FUN way to get there! Tom & his crew are wonderful! Recommending this to every visitor AND resident! Don't miss these amazing views!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited a few glaciers on this trip in a variety of ways, hiking, boating, etc. This by far was the best way to see one. The owner/guide has put together a very unique way to see a glacier up close, with a small group. Highly recommend!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took this tour with Tom and Jake. We were looking forward to the tour but never would have imagined what was in store for us. The ride on the truck to the jetboat was so much fun. This area is so pretty and very peaceful. It is surrounded by mountains. The ice had had broken up... More 

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Hacienda Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun on this tour! It was chalked full of beautiful scenery and our guide, Randy, was super knowledgeable about the terrain. The van is no ordinary van, by the way, and you're gonna be pleasantly surprised what it can do! The boat portion is also exciting, the icebergs are breathtaking and that little hike yields time... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want to get really close to a glacier? Want to feel like an old friend visiting a "secret spot"? Give Tom a call, book your trip, and get the camera ready!! Tom runs a "Class A" operation where you will walk away with all your expectations met, wondering how did we find such a personal tour of such a magnificent... More 

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