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Helicopter Explorer

Aerial Wonders

Skip the long hike and fly right to a remote location on the Matanuska Glacier to explore and take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Matanuska Valley.

Trek and scramble, occasionally using ropes to access great views and get stunning photos.

You can take your adventure to the next level by adding a Helicopter Explorer to your Glacier Overnight Adventure for the unforgettable experience of Glamping on a glacier.

Do you want to maximize your time exploring the Matanuska Glacier? The Helicopter Explorer tour allows you to experience our Advanced Trek without having to hike 2 miles on the moraine. Guests can expect to spend up to 3 hours on the white ice, utilizing ropes to scramble up walls, hike beside crevasses, and enjoy the beauty of moulins and blue pools. One of our highly trained guides will help you experience the most the glacier has to offer!

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 paying guests to fly.
  • $349 per person
  • Most tours have an average of 4 guests and a maximum group size of 6
  • Minimum age 12 years old
  • Maximum weight 245 lbs

Save over 40% on this tour when you book it as an Adventure Add-On to your Glacier Overnight Adventure.  

All guests are weighed prior to flight. Guests over the weight limit may be allowed to join the trip if space allows. There will be a $100 additional fee.

You’re welcome to go ahead and book if traveling solo. We’ll give you an update 7 days before your trip.

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].

Why explore the Matanuska Glacier with us? Our Guides are out on the glacier every day, often on their days off! We know the best features and how to get you there while managing the risks of hiking on a glacier.

Guided adventures on the Matanuska Glacier since 1999. Go with the Pros!