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Matanuska Glacier

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A glacier on which visitors can walk.

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US$ 249.00*
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Matanuska Glacier Ice Fall Trek
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Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage

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Incredible visit but I expected more

I booked a Tour with Salmon Berry tours. They transport us and gave us a delicious lunch. However, I expected more ti,e walking through the glacier.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karl T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a Tour with Salmon Berry tours. They transport us and gave us a delicious lunch. However, I expected more ti,e walking through the glacier.

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Melbourne, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am upset with not only myself, but the "owners". We paid for a guided tour, if I would have known you can walk as far as you want without having to pay for the guided tour, I would have. They made it seem like the unguided tour, you can only go so far. NOT TRUE. $100 for a guided... More 

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4 Thank Chelsea H
Graniteville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$30 adults, $15 kids. Well worth it. You won't be disappointed. Stop and grab some pull over ice cleats at Walmart in Wasilla and take off. Gorgeous views and plenty of fun if you are brave. My 12 and 14 year olds loved it.

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4 Thank buckeyenuts1003
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit on your road trip to alaska ... The drive from glacier towrads sheep mountain area is so scenic that we loved every part of it ..The glacier can be seen from a road but we drove towards the glacier paying a certain fee and had tea infront of glacier ..Its a amazing feeling ...The glacier looks really different... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a tour with Nova and it was gorgeous! It is definitely worth seeing. The only bad part is that the place is privately owned and the land owners charge for you to see it with a hefty price tag. Hope in the future they will sell to the state and it will become a state park as... More 

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2 Thank Crystal K
Schuylerville, New York
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I really wish we had discovered this glacier when first moving to Alaska. Although it is quite a drive (about 2+ hours) from Anchorage, it was so worth the trip. Yes, there's a fee to actually drive your vehicle a couple miles down the bumpy dirt road in order to get closer to the glacier. The fee was a bit... More 

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3 Thank stevewillette
Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I drove to the Glacier from Anchorage. While beautiful from a distance, all of the land surrounding the Glacier is private property and the owners charge $100 per person to walk you through their property to get to the Glacier. Just not worth it when so many other Glaciers in Alaska are accessible from public property.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and I marvelled at this glacier, located off the Glenn Highway, during our journey from Anchorage to Valdez as part of our escorted ‘Natural Wonders of Alaska’ tour with Titan Travel. The glacier, located about 102 miles north east from Anchorage, is within the Chugach mountain range of South Central Alaska. Our motor coach stopped at one of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

I lived in Alaska for 18 years and never realized how close this glacier was to Wasilla. It's a fun day trip, the website makes it sound like you can only go so far but actually you can clamber out onto the ice as far as you are willing to dare. Don't wear sandals, go with something spiky preferably. Pretty... More 

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I didn't see this until my second trip to Alaska and am so glad that we made the stop!! It was $25 to visit the glacier but it was definitely worth it. It is a short walk but is slippery so make sure you can maintain steady footing. The glacier was absolutely breathtaking and you get to walk right out... More 

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