$335 for a Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing for Two People from Knik River Lodge ($670 Value)

Knik Glacier, AK

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Helicopter tour flies guests over icebergs and Lake George before landing on a gigantic glacier for a 20-minute hike

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  • $335 for a helicopter flight with glacier landing for two people ($670 value)

The 30-minute helicopter tour takes off from Knik River Lodge, soaring over icebergs and Lake George before hovering in front of a blue ice wall and landing on Knik Glacier, which is 28 miles long and 6 miles wide. The pilot gently lands the whirlybird at the glacier’s center, where ice is up to 1,000-feet thick. After strapping on nonslip overboots, guests explore the frosty scene for up to 20 minutes with the pilot as their guide, before the tour regroups and heads back.

Knik River Lodge

Not every hotel keeps an on-site helicopter, but Knik River Lodge has a chopper on deck for flight-seeing tours that show off the surrounding Alaska wilderness. Located about one hour northwest of Anchorage, the inn manages to be both isolated in woods teeming with mountain goats and moose yet convenient to the big city. Likewise, its 22 cabins let guests rough it without sacrificing luxuries such as down duvets on king-size beds, free WiFi, and private decks overlooking the surrounding mountains.

The on-site restaurant offers fresh, local and mostly organic ingredients. Their French trained chef takes great pride in dishes like cedar wrapped sockeye salmon, king crab and certified Angus steaks. The restaurant is located in the brand new main lodge, complete with big sun deck and moose dining on the tall grass in the lower yard

In addition to the helicopter tours, other activities available through Knik River Lodge include bear-viewing and wildlife photography outings. Join an Iditarod musher and his dog team in glacier dog sledding, a distinct Alaskan pastime. Participants dash over snow-covered mountain slopes with plenty of opportunities for taking photos and pointing confused Tour de France bikers in the right direction.

Customer Reviews

The helicopter/glacier tour was wonderful - definitely a memorable event! After several weeks of dreary, rainy weather we had a beautiful sunny day. Everyone associated with the tour was great.
Brian B. · August 30, 2016
The views were amazing and our guide was very informative. Thank you!
Rebecca W. · August 28, 2016
It was an awesome experience. Will never be forgotten. A must do. And at a great price too. Everyone was very friendly and professional. Very nice people.
Jeannie · August 24, 2016
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    Knik Glacier, AK

    29979 E Knik River Rd.

    Palmer, AK 99645

    +19077455002

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