Get a feeling for the immensity of the spectacular Matanuska Glacier on an exciting 30-minute helicopter ride and land and explore far away from the other tourists!
This trip gets you quickly to the most spectacular glacier features where you’ll put on your crampons and hike with your professional glacier guide.
Your helicopter adventure will also include the Matanuska River, nearby peaks and looking for wildlife. Nothing beats a helicopter for taking in the sights!
Minimum age 8 years.
This activity is operated by our friends at Matanuska Helicopter Tours.
Looking for something a bit more extreme? Stay out on the ice longer on our Ultimate Helicopter Glacier Tour!
This tour requires a minimum of 2 paying guests to fly.
Due to the seat configuration of the helicopter, if you have three people in your group you must book for 4 guests.
What about the weather?
Although we generally have great weather here in Glacier View, this trip may be cancelled due to weather conditions. Your safety is our top priority! Should we cancel your trip, you will get a full refund. Our Cancellation Policy for all other cases will apply and you can read more about that [here]
What to Expect
Your tour will include 30 minutes in the helicopter with a scenic flight exploring the river, peaks and glacier. You’ll land and explore on the glacier using crampons to travel with your guide.
Headsets provided for narration during your flight. All seats in the helicopter have spectacular views either out the side or straight ahead through the windshield.
Make the MOST of your time on ice and customize your experience! Whether you want to Ice Climb, explore, or have a photo shoot, a scenic flight past the Ice Fall lets you make the most of your time on the glacier. Starting price for 2!