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Matanuska Glacier Private Tour provided by Greatland Adventures

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Matanuska Glacier Private Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Greatland Adventures
    Stop: 8 hours
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  • 2
    Matanuska Glacier
    Stop: 2 hours
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Important Information
  • Round Trip Private Transportation from Anchorage
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Services of Professional Local Guide
  • Glacier Travel Equipment-Ice Cleats, Safety Helmets
  • Warm Winter Clothing and Boots
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • What to Bring:
  • Warm Layered Clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera or Cell Phone Camera
  • Warm Hat and Gloves
  • We require that participants wear sturdy, stiff-soled footwear while on this tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lori F wrote a review Jan 2021
12 contributions
This was a highlight for our trip to Alaska. The hike along the Manatuska glacier was truly spectacular. Our guide Bill was extremely knowledgeable and taught us a lot about the glacier as well as the surrounding area. Seeing a glacier up close was a memory we will never forget.
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Date of experience: January 2021
Response from Steven B, Front Office Manager at Matanuska Glacier Private Tour
Responded 12 Jan 2021
There's nothing quite like experiencing a glacier for the first time. We're so glad you had a great time with Bill on our Matanuska Glacier Winter Tour! Thank you for taking the time to share your adventure!
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businesstravelor123 wrote a review Jul 2019
Rancho Cordova, California14 contributions
Today was awesome !! Sydney was our guide and she was simply amazing. The weather was perfect. This is not very technical, but you do have to wear snow cleats, and need to pay attention to your guide. The glacier is a photographers paradise, so bring your camera. Would highly
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Steven B, Owner at Matanuska Glacier Private Tour
Responded 25 Jul 2019
We are super stoked you had a great time on the glacier with Sydney. Thank you for sharing your experience with others.
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Glen P wrote a review Jun 2019
7 contributions
We had a private tour with Bill. It was great. As a former school teacher he was great with kids. He picked us up promptly at the hotel and was very informative on Alaska history and the glacier. We hiked over 3 miles and had a very nice lunch. We started at 830 and were back
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from GreatlandAdventures, Owner at Matanuska Glacier Private Tour
Responded 9 Jun 2019
Thank you for sharing you experience. Bill is the best!
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Jamille N wrote a review May 2019
2 contributions
My coworker and I came to Anchorage for a work related trip but arrived a few days earlier to explore Anchorage. Our tour guide was named Bill and he was an amazing tour guide! He picked us up promptly and was very friendly and informative. He answered all our questions and was
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Date of experience: May 2019
Deb C wrote a review Jul 2018
Atlanta, Georgia4 contributions1 helpful vote
We hiked the Matanuska glacier on our way from Anchorage to Glennallen. Our guide, Bill, was awesome! He was very knowledgeable about Alaska, the glacier and all of the wildlife and scenery we saw. He brought crampons and hiking sticks and led us up and onto the glacier,
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Date of experience: June 2018
Response from Greatland, Owner at Matanuska Glacier Private Tour
Responded 10 Jul 2018
Thank you taking the time to share your experience with us. Hearing that we helped to be a part of the coolest thing an 18 year old has ever done makes us really happy! We hope you come back and join us again for some more great experiences. Cheers.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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