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Matanuska Glacier

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A glacier on which visitors can walk.
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a guided walking tour to the glacier and it was wonderful. The guide explained us about the glaciers, ensure we put out feet in safe places and was very patient with us while we took photos. Seeing the glacier from far was so...More

Thank TripMember09222015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking a glacier!!! Wow I would have paid a LOT more than $30 to do it! Can't believe somebody had the audacity to complain about the price! It was one of the most amazing experience of my life!! A photo is worth 1000 words!! If...More

1  Thank Peggysue422
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Matanuska Glacier and took a guided tour walking on the glacier. This really made me feel in Alaska! Loved the scenery, the blue ice and the black ice, didn't even know about this one. The cracks and the formations you can see as...More

Thank Mari245
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience! An easy and beautiful 1.5hr drive from Anchorage. You get a good view of it before arriving and then head off the highway on a dirt road (no issues driving it) down to a house where you pay access fee. Some...More

1  Thank D K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide is Hannah, who is quite helpful and looks like a Hollywood star. She brought us to some high points (where other groups didn't go) to view the Glacier which is GORGEOUS!! This is our first stop in AK, and this is really wonderful!

1  Thank ZHU J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We heard about this place from the place where we were staying. Was a little expensive, but glad we went! Pretty cool to say we walked on a glacier. Kids loved it, beautiful breathtaking scenery. They do offer excursions deeper onto the glacier for an...More

1  Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We drove from Anchorage to hike for the day here and it was so worth the time, effort, and money to do so. We had 2 seniors and one active military so the fee was $25 instead of $30. Again, well worth it. The day...More

Thank Ebbe5
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We didn't pay the money. This glacier is privately owned and they want you to either take a tour or pay $30 per person to hike near the glacier. Keep driving. Go to Worthington Glacier. Free and an easy walk to touch the glacier.

1  Thank 388jaimey
Reviewed 4 August 2017

About 2 hours by car from Anchorage, this glacier was one of our highlights, You have to pay an entrance fee, around 30 dlls per person , but its worth it if you`re already in this part of the world, because you get so close...More

Thank RifkaRM
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We paid $30 each for self guided tour, which I thought was reasonable. We parked and walked probably half mile, fairly easy. The glacier was beautiful. The views on the way to the turn off were awesome - the Matanuska valley was incredible. Would definitely...More

1  Thank Karen R
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Response from buckeyenuts1003 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Raven M | Reviewed this property |
So sorry just saw your question! Save your money and walk across yourself. My son and I drove to the parking area and walked around the glacier for a few hours. The glacier is quite a long drive though from the main highway... More