GUIDED GLACIER TOURS departing daily at 10am, 11am, 1pm, & 2pm. 
Please contact us for guided glacier tours. We do not have a voicemail system; please call between the hours of 10am and 5pm for direct service.
Text messages are received 24/7 and will be answered during business hours.
Find us 2 hours north of Anchorage on the Glenn Highway Scenic Byway!

GUIDED GLACIER TOURS departing daily at 10am, 11am, 1pm, & 2pm. 
Please contact us for guided glacier tours. We do not have a voicemail system; please call between the hours of 10am and 5pm for direct service. Text messages are received 24/7 and will be answered during business hours.
2 hours from Anchorage on the Glenn Highway Scenic Byway!

Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 173 customer reviews.

  • Awesome experience, Chris was our guide and he was the best! So friendly, so knowledgable. We had an incredible time. About 2.5 hours round trip, got to get pretty close... read more

    Nathan Weil Avatar
    Nathan Weil
    9/15/2022

    Great tour!! Such a unique experience to walk on the glacier and enjoy the beauty from that inside!
    They accept the reservation but you pay when you get there. Everyone are...
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    Faezeh Mesbahi Pitstick Avatar
    Faezeh Mesbahi Pitstick
    8/30/2022

    This was such an amazing adventure!!! Well worth the money and far exceeded our expectations. I can’t remember our guides name (Chris, maybe?), but he was absolutely awesome and made... read more

    Jennifer Heaton Avatar
    Jennifer Heaton
    8/13/2022
  • Must do tour if you're in Anchorage or the surrounding area. Had Chris as the tour guide and he did an amazing guide. Tour was fun, adventurous, and... read more

    LeWayne Ballard Avatar
    LeWayne Ballard
    8/08/2022

    It’s an expensive hike, but unlike anything else we’ve seen or done. I can’t imagine doing this without a guide…our guide, McGuire, was incredible! He gave us a wonderful... read more

    Michele Kaiser Avatar
    Michele Kaiser
    8/04/2022

    We dis a guided tour and our guide was awesome. It was expensive but worth it. Glacier walk, and all the scientific details were well done by our tour... read more

    La N Avatar
    La N
    7/28/2022
  • AN ALASKA MUST DO! Hiking on the glacier is a life event! Looking from a ship is one thing, hiking on one is surreal. The ride from... read more

    Scott Proctor Avatar
    Scott Proctor
    7/19/2022

    Excellent time and excellent guided hike. Took about 3 hours and 3 miles round trip. Not too difficult and they give you ice spikes to slip on over your shoes.... read more

    deann Presley Avatar
    deann Presley
    7/11/2022

    Only available with a guide. Non-guided access restricted.
    $125 Non-resident
    $40 Alaska resident (with proof)
    $25 child
    Had a 1,000% great tour with Daniel! He was very knowledgeable and helpful and safe. He made...
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    Jarek Halat Avatar
    Jarek Halat
    7/11/2022
  • The experience was amazing! Worth every penny. Our guide (Laina) was super informative and entertaining and made the trip so much fun. We didn't know what to expect but minds... read more

    Andrew Long Avatar
    Andrew Long
    7/02/2022

    We had an amazing tour with Naomi today. She was incredibly knowledgeable, answered my plethora of questions, and offered an amazing tour.
    Can not recommend this tour more.
    It was...
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    Rachel Humphreys Avatar
    Rachel Humphreys
    6/25/2022

    We took a group of 41 teens/ chaperones to Matanuska Glacier Park for a field trip. Planning was pretty chill and they were able to accommodate our organizational requirements with... read more

    Jesse James White Avatar
    Jesse James White
    6/18/2022
  • Overall I enjoyed the hike, very scenic, but I do recommend bringing a sweatshirt and jeans because it does get cold. Our tour guide Madison remained professional, kind and calm... read more

    JD Cehanovich Avatar
    JD Cehanovich
    6/17/2022

    I have been wanting to get out here for a long time! So glad we finally did because it was amazing. My only disappointment was I didn’t get to stay... read more

    Tanya Paini Avatar
    Tanya Paini
    5/25/2022

    Best experience ever! Been in Alaska for 2 weeks and this was one of the top activities. I'd take your own hiking poles (depending on your guide) They only give... read more

    CASSANDRA CHAPMAN Avatar
    CASSANDRA CHAPMAN
    5/15/2022

For quick assistance please call (907) 745-2534, or send a text message to (907) 232-9046.

Need Directions to your Matanuska Glacier tour?

Drive the famous Glenn Highway, Scenic byway! Roads are maintained every day throughout the year. Enjoy the drive without worry!

Where To Find Us

Glacier Tours is located 2.5 hours north of Anchorage, Alaska on S. Glacier Park Rd. You’ll find the access road at Mile 102 of the Glenn Highway. 66500 S. Glacier Park Rd, Sutton, AK 99674 USA ►

For quick assistance please call (907) 745-2534 or send a text message to (907) 232-9046.

Need Directions to your Matanuska Glacier tour?

Drive the famous Glenn Highway, Scenic byway! Roads are maintained every day throughout the year. Enjoy the drive without worry!

Where To Find Us

Glacier Tours is located 2+ hours north of Anchorage, AK on S Glacier Park Rd. found at Mile 102 of Glenn Highway.66500 S Glacier Park Rd,Sutton, AK 99674 USA ►

Matanuska Glacier Questions & Answers

Is Matanuska Glacier Open?

Yes, Matanuska Glacier is open for guided tours year-round.

Can you walk on Matanuska Glacier?

During the guided tour, you can walk on the glacier. The tours are about 2-3 hours long. You will walk from the guide shack out to the terminus of the Matanuska Glacier. Our experienced guides will tell you all about the history of this magnificent glacier and the surrounding landscape.

How far is Matanuska Glacier from Palmer?

The Matanuska Glacier is about a one-hour drive from downtown Palmer. Always give yourself extra time to get to your destination.

How difficult is the walking and terrain?

All ages and levels of ability are welcome and accommodated on our Summer Glacier Tours.

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Matanuska Glacier Questions & Answers

Is Matanuska Glacier Open?

Yes, Matanuska Glacier is open for guided tours year-round.

Can you walk on Matanuska Glacier?

During the guided tour, you can walk on the glacier. The tours are about 2-3 hours long. You will walk from the lodge out to the terminus of the Matanuska Glacier. Our experienced guides will tell you about the history of this magnificent glacier as you trek.

How far is Matanuska Glacier from Palmer?

The Matanuska Glacier is about a one-hour drive from downtown Palmer. Always give yourself extra time to get to your destination.

How difficult is the walking and terrain?

In the winter, we can accommodate all ability levels, even those who are unable to walk. We can accommodate in the summer as well with custom tours but please know the terrain is different; it is uneven ice covered with gravel and rocks. All age levels are welcome on our tours year-round.

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Do you want to guide for us? Send us your resume! Applicants must have outdoor experience, hold a current CPR/AED and First Aid certification, and be able to withstand harsh conditions in a flexible environment. Please submit resume and cover letter to matanuskaglacierpark@gmail.com.