The primary way people visit the Knik Glacier is by Airboat, Jet boat, helicopter or fixed wing aircraft. Fly by helicopter to a sled dog camp high up Colony Glacier on this bucket-list trip departing less than an hour outside of Anchorage. Half-Day Kincaid Park Mountain Bike Tour: Anchorage: Southcentral Alaska: $125.00: Alaska Botanical Garden: Showcasing northern horticulture and native plants: Anchorage: Southcentral Alaska: $12.00: Alaska Helicopter Tours: Knik Glacier or Iceberg Tour - Anchorage, AK: Anchorage: Southcentral Alaska: $300.00: Alaska Railroad - Anchorage - Seward A pack raft is the easiest and cheapest way to get to the Knik Glacier.
This day tour is just a 1-hour drive away from Anchorage and includes flightseeing and dog sledding, an unbeatable combination for any Alaska visitor interested in active outdoor recreation! Knik Glacier Landing Our signature flightseeing and glacier landing tour, available in three different versions. From Knik River Lodge’s base you will take a breathtaking 15-20 minute helicopter ride up to Colony Glacier.
Helicopter tours offer a … If you don't have the time, or the expertise required, to go on a glacier expedition on foot, a helicopter tour is a great way to see the glaciers surrounding Denali. Alaska Glacier Tours depart from our helicopter base, just 1-hour north of Anchorage by road at the exclusive Knik River Lodge. From a helicopter, you see the deep blue hues of the glacier ice. Approaching the glacier, you’ll see its craggy blue ice, deep crevasses, glacial rivers and waterfalls. Approaching the glacier, you’ll see its craggy blue ice, deep crevasses, glacial rivers and waterfalls.
40 reviews. See the azure blue melt pools, crevasses and the bizarre ice formations created by water, wind and the sun. Located close to Anchorage, our deluxe cabins have private baths, large decks, and amazing views. Stay a night in one of their cozy cabins, see the northern lights and go on a helicopter glacier tour; the perfect winter package! The massive Knik Glacier is 25 miles long and boasts a 5-mile wide face. An 8 mile trail departs from our office with one water … Take a walk on Knik Glacier, one of Alaska’s beautiful glaciers, on this popular helicopter flight and guided ice walk departing just an hour outside of Anchorage. An Alaska glacier dogsled tour is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Book Now. Alaska Helicopter Tours’ signature glacier tour will have you standing on glacier ice that is thousands of years old. All tours include a glacier landing right in the middle of Knik Glacier, where you can get out of the helicopter and spend about 30 minutes exploring ice thousands of years old with your pilot/guide. Helicopter and Glacier Dogsled Tour. A little girl on the helicopter flightseeing tour to the Knik Glacier was all … Unlike Denali flightseeing, you land on ice rather than snow at Matanuska and Knik glaciers. Alaska Helicopter Tours offers helicopter flightseeing, glacier dogsled tours, heli hiking, wildlife tours, glacier hiking and custom adventures from three convenient locations: Merrill Field in downtown Anchorage, the Knik Glacier valley in the Chugach Mountains (just north-east of Anchorage). We guarantee you an unforgettable day and hopefully the highlight of your Alaska adventure. The helicopter swooped up over the mountains, and the ride from the warm Juneau airport across the green coastal mountains to the icefields and Mendenhall Glacier took only a few minutes.
Knik River Lodge has great aurora viewing between September and March. Unlike most glaciated areas the Chugach Mountains offer abundant wildlife like moose, Dall sheep and black bears.
After landing on a snow field high on a glacier, we then enjoy an hour with Iditarod sled dogs and their mushers.
Knik Glacier Landing Our signature flightseeing and glacier landing tour, available in three different versions.