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Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage

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    Matanuska Glacier
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Long Rifle Lodge
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Salmon Berry Travel & Tours, 515 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    Departure time is 9 am, hotel pickups will commence beginning at 8 am.
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Select hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local Certified guide
    • Lunch
    • All necessary safety equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Matanuska Glacier
    • Entry/Admission - Long Rifle Lodge
    Exclusions
    • Winter clothing and boots (please inquire in advance for assistance)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately - during winter months, you will not be allowed onto the glacier without proper winter clothing (October through April - it will be COLD)
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved - approximately 2 miles of uneven and slippery terrain. Sturdy footwear is required, and an extra pair of socks is recommended.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Due to safety, the minimum age is 8 EIGHT years old
    • Level of difficulty is moderate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    I had a wonderful time hiking the Matanuska Glacier with Salmon Berry Tours! My guides, John and Kristi, were very knowledgeable with regards to the glacier as well as Alaskan ecology and geology, in general. I appreciate the extra measures that Salmon Berry Tours takes in order
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    Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
    Responded 1 week ago
    Good morning from Salmon Berry Tours! Thank you very much for the 5-star review and the glowing comments about your Matanuska Glacier excursion with our company! This is among our most popular tours since it is one of the only places in the USA you can walk/hike on an accessible glacier! We're thrilled you enjoyed a unique experience. We take great pride in our guides! John and Kristi are two of the best. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic, friendly and truly delight in sharing all aspects of the 49th State with our guests! Both are glacier-certified guides and take the safety of all very seriously. Happy you had both of them leading your tour. Again, many thanks for taking the time to share your experience; it is much appreciated. Should you decide to return to the Last Frontier, we would be honored to assist in your planning and arrangements. Have a great day!!
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    The glacier hike was one of the highlights of our visit to Alaska! We spent the day with Kristi and Tiffany, who were the best guides ever!! It was a very cold day, and they took excellent care of our family of five. We highly recommend this day trip (especially with Kristi and
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    Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Good morning from Salmon Berry Tours!! Thank you very much for your 5-star review and wonderful comments about your Matanuska Glacier experience! It is one of our most popular tours. And........just about the only place in the USA where you can walk on a huge and accessible glacier! We are thrilled you felt it was a "highlight of your Alaska trip"! Tiffany and Kristi are terrific guides! Knowledgeable, enthusiastic, friendly and truly enjoy sharing all aspects of the 49th State with our guests! Also, they are very familiar with the glacier; delighted you had them leading your excursion. Again, many thanks! Should you decide on a return trip to Alaska we would be delighted to assist with your planning and arrangements. In the meantime, Happy New Year, and, again, many thanks for taking the time to share your experience!
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    Our day trip to Matanuska glacier was the highlight of our Alaska trip. Our guides Brendan and Rebecca were well informed, gave excellent commentary and were just super nice people with a passion for their jobs and everything Alaska. The restaurant for lunch was excellent. Would
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    Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Good morning, Wendy! Thank you so much for your 5-star review and wonderful comments about the Matanuska Glacier tour with Salmon Berry! It is one of our most popular excursions and we are delighted you and your family had a memorable experience. This tour offers guests the only place in the USA to walk on an accessible glacier! Thus, we take great pride in being able to provide it. We also take great pride in our amazing guides! Brendan and Rebecca are terrific. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic and truly enjoy sharing all things about the 49th State! Glad to hear you appreciated your time with them. Thanks again for taking the time to share your experience. Should you decide to return to the Last Frontier, we would be honored to assist with your planning and arrangements! Happy New Year!!
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    John and Brandon toured me to Matanuska Glacier. I traveled solo on this trip. They were very accommodating and knowledgable about the area. They made sure that I'm safe and my expectations are met. Combined with a perfect sunny day, overall this was a great trip and I would do
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    Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
    Responded 6 Nov 2019
    Good morning from Salmon Berry Tours! Thank you very much for the 5-star review and positive comments about your adventure at the Matanuska Glacier! It is a stunning place and the only accessible glacier in the USA to walk on! We are delighted you had such a memorable experience!! John and Brandon are terrific guides!! Knowledgeable, enthusiastic, friendly and truly enjoy sharing all aspects of the 49th State with our guests! And........they definitely know their way around the glacier! I will pass your compliments to each of them. Again, many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. We appreciate your feedback and stand ready to assist you in a future visit to the Last Frontier!!
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    One for the books! The glacier is very pretty. Tour guides were very knowledgeable and helpful... making sure your expectations are set and you're geared up for the cold and the hike. The tour was organized and they were timely. Thanks a lot for a good experience!
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    Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
    Responded 29 Oct 2019
    Good morning from Salmon Berry Tours! Many thanks for the 5-star review and the positive comments about your excursion! The Matanuska Glacier is, indeed, magnificent and one of our most popular tours! Very happy you had a "good experience"! Our guides are great!! Sounds like they were in terrific form for your trip. All of them are knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic! They truly enjoy watching our guests interact and have the BEST experience possible. Again, thank you! We appreciate your feedback and learning the tour met your expectations! Should you consider a return visit we would be delighted to assist with your planiing and arrangements. Make it a great day!!
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    About the operator
    By: Salmon Berry Travel & Tours
    573 reviews
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    QueenBlock
    20
    One of the best experiences of my life
    My husband surprised me with this excursion for my birthday and it was one of the best experiences of my life.
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    B5149PHandreac
    30
    Thank You!
    I had a wonderful time hiking the Matanuska Glacier with Salmon Berry Tours! My guides, John and Kristi, were very
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    peachesncream28
    10
    Incredible personalised multi-day tour
    Salmon Berry put together a multi-day personalised tour for us starting with a transfer from Anchorage to
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    Daydream575465
    10
    Exceptional Vacation and Company!
    We just completed a multi day tour in search of Northern Lights. This included dog sledding, snow shoeing and we
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    Judy H
    10
    What a rush!
    My daughter and I got to drive our own dog sled team. We had champion Iditarod dogs on our team! The crew there
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    MKCBC
    Kahala, Hawaii
    30
    Excellent day!
    We loved the tour of the musk ox farm, the excellent lunch, and the opportunity to try snowshoeing, fat tire
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    MKCBC
    Kahala, Hawaii
    30
    Awesome!!!
    The glacier hike was one of the highlights of our visit to Alaska! We spent the day with Kristi and Tiffany, who
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    Helen S
    Newport Beach, California
    134
    A very knowledgeable guide and an interesting and entertaining tour of Anchorage!
    Joan is a fantastic tour guide and knows Anchorage so well. She has special qualifications and work history in
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    157scotts
    10
    Great Tour!
    Loved all the stops. Great food. Skiing, far tire bikes, camp fire, musk ox tour. Love Kristi! Would do it
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    Wendy D
    132
    Spectacular!!
    Our day trip to Matanuska glacier was the highlight of our Alaska trip. Our guides Brendan and Rebecca were well
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    ericrDIY
    Austin, Texas
    387
    Maximize Your Time!!
    Took this tour / transfer in August 2019 (family of 3). This is a great option to see the Turnagain Arm scenery
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    lvm1944
    Valenzuela, Philippines
    40
    amazing funny tour guides
    John and Brandon toured me to Matanuska Glacier. I traveled solo on this trip. They were very accommodating and
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    Pharmacyrx
    The South
    75156
    Best Way to Tour Alaska
    Very, very informative, well planned tour that was chocked full of interesting sites, Mt Aleyaska, wildlife refuge
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    Queentana888
    Metro Manila, Philippines
    60
    Amazing Tour with Amazing Tour Guides
    One for the books! The glacier is very pretty. Tour guides were very knowledgeable and helpful... making sure your
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    XiaominD3
    10
    Small Group & Awesome Guided Tour
    We visited Matanuska Glacier with S&B in the shoulder season in late October, therefore only 4 people were in the
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