We are hiring guides for the 2022 summer season. 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. 

GUIDED GLACIER TOURS departing every day at 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 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!

We are hiring guides for the 2022 summer season. 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. 

GUIDED TOURS Departing every day at 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 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 Glenn Highway Scenic Byway!

Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 158 customer reviews.

  • Had an amazing time with my sister and girlfriend. Mikey did an amazing job as our tour guide and was accommodating with our group!!!! Would do this tour again and... read more

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    Alejandro Cuautli
    4/21/2022

    This was so fun! We signed up as walk ins ($125 per person) and were put on a tour with Adam. He was a great guide (even if we do... read more

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    M. Harvey
    4/11/2022

    I took my son on an incredible winter trip to Alaska, and this was by far our highlight. What an amazing group of people who run this, from the lodge... read more

    Adrian Harris Avatar
    Adrian Harris
    4/11/2022
  • Tommy was a wonderful guide. Our son is disabled and they made the experience enjoyable and tailored for the whole family. 10/10 recommend!!!

    Rebecca Emerson Avatar
    Rebecca Emerson
    3/12/2022

    Awesome! Our guide Nick was highly knowledgeable in the science of the glacier and treated us to a great tour and experience. Memorable!

    Dawn Dinwoodie Avatar
    Dawn Dinwoodie
    3/12/2022

    We had a great tour walking around the glacier looking for caves! Nick was an amazing guide with lots of knowledge to share regarding the area and safety tips!

    Dawn Childress Avatar
    Dawn Childress
    3/11/2022
  • Everyone raves about this place, and they are right. What an amazing experience, and the ice formations are stunning. Otherworldly. We had so much being taken to the glacier by... read more

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    Misty Lambert
    3/10/2022

    I was in Alaska for a good friend's wedding. We all came to do the glacier tour. We had an amazing guide. Everyone was super nice and helpful. The views... read more

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    Jodie Ferreira
    2/25/2022

    I was in Alaska for a good friend's wedding. We all came to do the glacier tour. We had an amazing guide. Everyone was super nice and helpful. The views... read more

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    Jodie Mathey
    2/25/2022
  • Breathtaking blue ice and glacier trail. The guides are great! The hike meanders through a marked path over and above the glacier and gets you incredibly up close with it.... read more

    Manav Gupta Avatar
    Manav Gupta
    12/28/2021

    Definitely worth the price for $100/person. Our guide is very kind and helpful and the glacier is beautiful. One can also walk into the channel formed between glaciers if conditions... read more

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    ky m
    12/04/2021

    Great guides & great views! Jesse was awesome with my 5y/o! She had a blast! Make sure you dress very warmly & have hot packs for hands... read more

    Angie Balmer Avatar
    Angie Balmer
    11/27/2021
  • We gained a wealth of knowledge from our tour guide Nick!

    Vicki Short Avatar
    Vicki Short
    10/20/2021

    Breath-taking view after view after view. Fun and very knowledgeable guides, with provided cleats that fit over your hiking shoes make for an amazing time. Bring your own cold-weather gear... read more

    Vito Skidmore Avatar
    Vito Skidmore
    10/15/2021

    We had a great tour with Chelsea and Maggie. Very knowledgeable and fun! It was all very safe and organized, and very cool to walk on the glacier itself. It... read more

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    Allison Ross
    10/15/2021

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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