We are hiring guides for the 2021/2022 winter 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, 12pm, 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 2021/2022 winter 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, 12pm, 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 139 customer reviews.

  • We stumbled on this place while driving by- what a find! The super nice staff and knowledgeable guides (Nick and his dog Copper) provided us a unique and memorable... read more

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    Leslie Herbst
    9/19/2021

    AMAZING TOUR! Katie was an amazing tour guide. You will have a great time here. Make sure to go early. They provide spikes for your shoes to walk on the... read more

    Clair Martinez Avatar
    Clair Martinez
    9/07/2021

    Matanuska Glacier is likely the most incredible thing I’ve seen thus far in life. Michelle was a great tour guide and gave adequate time for resting, exploring and taking photos... read more

    Jillian Powell Avatar
    Jillian Powell
    9/04/2021
  • We had an amazing time hiking the Matanuska glacier with the guided tour provided by them. Keenan was an outstanding guide. He was friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. We highly recommend... read more

    Raihan Khondker Avatar
    Raihan Khondker
    8/11/2021

    This was a fantastic experience. If there is only one excursion you plan on doing inland, this should be it. Drive to the main office to pay, and... read more

    Pat Lealos Avatar
    Pat Lealos
    7/30/2021

    Wanted to rave about Chloe because she was an absolute phenomenal guide! She had so much knowledge about the glacier and you could tell she was really passionate about it.... read more

    Elisabeth Lewis Avatar
    Elisabeth Lewis
    7/21/2021
  • This tour was worth every penny. Great photo opportunities and views. The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. If your looking for a way to spend a couple hours this... read more

    jerry gray Avatar
    jerry gray
    7/16/2021

    The staff were all super helpful and we had a great guide (Will). It was so awesome to see the glacier from so many different places. We were able to... read more

    David Clark Avatar
    David Clark
    7/10/2021

    Incredible! Our tour guide with glacier tours was awesome! He was so great to accommodate my three young children, ages 9, 7 and 3 years old. I don't think he... read more

    Tara Johnson Avatar
    Tara Johnson
    7/06/2021
  • Chloe was an incredible tour guide! Matanuska glacier is stunning (we went in June) and shouldn't be missed, but it's even better when you have an experienced tour guide who... read more

    Ali Abid Avatar
    Ali Abid
    7/02/2021

    This was an amazing adventure! We were lucky and had a very small group so a lot of personal attention was given to my wife and I. The information that... read more

    Brian Reitz Avatar
    Brian Reitz
    6/16/2021

    Nice guided tour. No need to make a reservation ahead of time. Just go there and buy tickets. Helmets, trail spikes, and hiking poles are provided and included in the... read more

    Lifan Yu Avatar
    Lifan Yu
    6/12/2021
  • Maddy and Alex were the best. They took great care of us and answered tons of questions. We had fun. Views are amazing. Even saw a... read more

    Brian Gilvey Avatar
    Brian Gilvey
    6/11/2021

    Loved our tour and had a great time. Our guides were very personable and looked out for everyone to make sure we were all safe and comfortable. The one thing... read more

    Debbie Catanzarite Avatar
    Debbie Catanzarite
    6/10/2021

    This Glacier tour operation was absolutely amazing! The drive up from Anchorage was beautiful and walking on the glacier was truly inspiring. This will always be a highlight for my... read more

    Catherine Horcasitas-Holcomb Avatar
    Catherine Horcasitas-Holcomb
    5/26/2021

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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