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Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 196 customer reviews.

  • Six of us, ranging in age from 7-52, went on the tour in mid-November. It was an amazing tour & Petra was very knowledgeable and helpful. My seven year old... read more

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    Becky Davidson

    Tour guide Lucas was very knowledgeable about the geology beneath the glacier that cause it to behave the way it does.

    He made sure all members of our family and the...
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    Our whole family loved this, and stayed engaged for the 2 hour hike. It was the best mixture of safe but exhilarating. I would highly recommend this adventure. We walked... read more

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    Sarah C.

    This was one of the coolest tours that I’ve ever done. It was really unique, and it was really awesome to walk on the glacier. We were able to learn... read more

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    S S

    This hike is one of the first things we did on landing in Alaska. We loved it so much and highly recommend everyone to do this hike. We experienced the... read more

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    Sri Prathyusha Mudiam

    Amazing tour!!. Chris was our guide and was very knowledgeable. I felt safe following him through the glacier and we had so much fun. We got to drink Glacier water….... read more

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    Darian Hall

    Super great experience with the glacier! In this 1.5 hour tour we got the chance to walk on the glacier and take a closer look of it. The tour guide... read more

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    Starry Yuan

    Not far off Route 1, there is a check in and a gift shop at the entrance about a mile from the turnoff. They were well staffed by friendly employees.... read more

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    P Oneliv

    What an incredible experience! This hike was honestly one of the best I've ever been on. They provided us with helmets, poles, crampons. Our guide was not only friendly but... read more

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    Shyam Prabhu

    This experience was a little scary at times but amazing at the same time! Shay was our guide and he was fantastic! When we reached a difficult spot... read more

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    liz churchville
  • The guided tour here was really nice. Everything was planned out really well and we got to see beautiful sights. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and she really helped... read more

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    Nividh Singh

    Great tour, awesome guides. Personable folks and veteran friendly! The views are amazing. Be prepared for some semi-strenuous walking. It's not too bad though.

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    Todd Cheek

    Awesome tour! I’m a local and never visited the glacier before so I took a friend who was visiting and it was incredible! Our guide, Shae, was awesome! Very personable... read more

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    Josh B

    We had a great time walking on the glacier ice all through and observing natural glacier landscape. Worth the fee, and understood why this tour has to be guided, as... read more

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    Santhosh Jagadeesan

    This was one of the coolest tours that I’ve ever done. It was really unique, and it was really awesome to walk on the glacier. We were able to learn... read more

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    Nyree Lewis

    Absolutely worth your time and money!

    Getting up and close to a glacier like this takes an immense amount of expertise and skill - I really appreciate that the guides have...
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    Taylor Gardner

    I had a great time on the Matanuska Glacier Tour with Glacier Tours! The guides were knowledgeable and friendly, and they took great care of us. The scenery was beautiful,... read more

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    Clarke Moyer

    WOW! I am not entirely sure what I was expecting, but my mind was absolutely blown. As somebody fortunate enough to have done and seen many things in life, this... read more

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    Jackson Hunter

    Oh My God! This was so much fun and definitely one of the most fun things I've done in a while. We have a friend who recommended it as she... read more

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    Sepp Wigger

    We had a great experience and tour. There were a couple of people in our group who didn’t seem to understand the importance of not crowding narrow areas for photo... read more

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    Dana Lynn
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    Alaska food and wellness

    Amazing tour with reasonable price. Definitely worth your money. Our tour guide Jason was friendly and helpful. He gave us information on the glaciers and showed us different scenic spots... read more

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    hon leung

    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

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    Nathan Weil

    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

    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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    F M P

    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

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    Jennifer Heaton

    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

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    LeWayne Ballard

    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

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    Michele Kaiser

    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

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    La N

    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

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    Scott Proctor
  • 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

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    deann Presley

    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

    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

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    Andrew Long

    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.
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    Rachel Humphreys

    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

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    Jesse James White

    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

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    JD Cehanovich

    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

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    Tanya Paini

    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


    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

    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
  • 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

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    Adrian Harris

    Tommy was a wonderful guide. Our son is disabled and they made the experience enjoyable and tailored for the whole family. 10/10 recommend!!!

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    Rebecca Emerson

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

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    Dawn Dinwoodie

    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!

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    Dawn Childress

    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

    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

    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

    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

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    Manav Gupta

    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

    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

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    Angie Balmer
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