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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 travelers 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.
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    Greatland Adventures
    Stop: 8 hours -
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    Matanuska Glacier
    Stop: 2 hours -
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Important Information
Departure Point
Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska
  • 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 travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers 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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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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pedsnp95 wrote a review Mar 2018
Milford, Michigan3 contributions6 helpful votes
We booked many different tours from Anchorage and this one was by far the BEST! From the professional and friendly staff to the ongoing communication. We also booked the Northern Lights tour which was canceled due to weather conditions. I appreciated the integrity of Great
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Response from Greatland, Owner at Matanuska Glacier Private Tour
Responded 21 Apr 2018
Thank you. We are thrilled that you had such a great time with us. We hope you can come back and enjoy the northern lights.
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About the operator

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Our guide Brett was amazing and led the way through some challenging trails throughout the park. We even encounter
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Amazing Matanuska
Greatland as a company was so easy to work with. My daughter age 9 had wanted to see the northern lights on the tr
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What an amazing experience...
We set out after having verbal confirmation we wanted to go on the tour, after having great communication from the
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Highly recommend this!
Predictions were dim ... first I was impressed about how honest they were about that- I went anyway and ended up se
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Thanks for 4 memorable and awesome experiences. Jonathan with the Matanuska Glacier tour. Bill with the Fat Tire Bi
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Dimitri took 4 of us 3 hours north of Anchorage. We were told that they do everything they can to get us st up for
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I can not say nothing but AWESOME JOB. We had the privilege of the owner and Mike escort us this evening. We got
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Bucket list
What an amazing day! We had perfect weather, visibility, and true perfect guide! Bill made our day so much more spe
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We were very lucky!
This is a little hit and miss as you would expect, but if you are lucky it is phenomenal. The trip was worth it a
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One of the best companies I've ever dealt with
3 of us went on the Northern Lights tour from Anchorage. Our guides for the night were Mike and Dan. They drove us
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Expensive!! No northern lights!!!
Booked this trip to see the northern lights. I was very disappointed as I saw no lights. I understand that this is
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Worth it! Great service!
My partner and I booked Greatland as we wanted to hedge our bets and ensure we would have as many opportunities to
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Tom D
Highlight for a winter tour
Great team to work with in getting the Matanuska Glacier tour together. Make sure you ask for Jonathan as your guid
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Matanuska Glacier
This tour was amazing! The area just received fresh snow, the wind was non-existent and the sun was out for part of
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What an amazing experience!
This was such a great tour! Mike was awesome. They called us the day of the tour to review the forecast with us a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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