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Knik Glacier Tours

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26326 E Buckshot Dr, Palmer, AK 99645-8208
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Great fun!

We took an air boat tour with a group of 12 and had a wonderful time. The owner of Knik Glacier... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
AandDM
,
Calgary, Canada
Very Informative & Fun

Informational + exciting + fun = BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE! Even though we live in Palmer we can't wait... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
llstelck
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Palmer, Alaska
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26326 E Buckshot Dr, Palmer, AK 99645-8208
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

We took an air boat tour with a group of 12 and had a wonderful time. The owner of Knik Glacier Tours, Tom, was so friendly and informative. The drive to the river in the monster truck was fun, especially driving through the rushing water....More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Informational + exciting + fun = BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE! Even though we live in Palmer we can't wait to go back again.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Tom should have a slogan of, "making dreams come true," added to his website! Unbeknownst to my husband and I, everything in Alaska pretty much closes on September 15. As we stayed in Palmer on September 12, I wanted to do something awesome on my...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Our glacier tour was the BEST THING we did on our Alaska trip. Tom and Robert were excellent guides. The trip to the glacier, in ATV vehicle through rough and wet terrain was a blast! The boat ride to glacier through ice chunked water was...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

We took an hour helicopter tour with a glacier landing on Knik Glacier. The whole area is very beautiful and serene. We did enjoy (even though very short) our heli ride and the time spent on the glacier but think it was a bit pricey...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

A lot of fun. Tom and Randy are great guides and full of information and stories. You start off riding across open terrain (not super rough) in a the open bed of a military truck, then switch to a jetboat or airboat which takes you...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Great trip, saw a moose crossing the river, had a blast on the boattour and the glacier is awesome! Would go on this trip again if I was in the area.

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

If this is the same tour, we took a helicopter ride up, toured around, saw some moose and other wildlife. We also looked along the glacier... beautiful. We rode the dog sled and had a blast loving on the dogs. After the tour, we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Tom was so friendly and very informative with the tour. Very personable. Even went above and beyond providing coffee and snacks after we explore the Glacier. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

This adventure was a highlight of our trip. The army truck ride through the mud and water followed by the boat trip to see the Glacier was spectacular. Our guide , Randy, was great and the Glacier was very picturesque. All of the trip was...More

Thank Tom O
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Daniel-s-Daddy
February 9, 2017|
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Response from andy192016 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. I used yelp when I was up there to figure things out. But the base headquarters place is at least 10 miles from any restaurant as I recall. After the glacier tour we went to the reindeer place down the road and... More
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abbysgranny
February 22, 2016|
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Response from cameron1938 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that if you call them 907-745-1577 they can schedule you. Their boat is large and can handle several people. The suggestion to contact them on their web site is also good.
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