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Grand Knik Tour

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4 Hour Duration
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From start to finish, not inclusive of transport times.
Spectacular Sightseeing
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Glacial rivers, melt pools, huge icebergs, and possible wildlife.
Three Remote Landings
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Lake George's shore, Kink Glacier & Alpine Peak


Take to the skies and explore the otherwordly beauty of some of Alaska's most awe-inspiring glaciers in this incredible Anchorage glacier tour. Not only will you get to admire these natural wonders from the comfort of an expertly-piloted helicopter, but you'll also get to participate in three remote landings that will give you an intimate view of these ice titans. Your aerial exploration will last 40 minutes and will take you past icebergs the size of buildings, above glacial rivers, and through the awe-inspiring Great Gorge of Knik Glacier. The iceberg landings will total approximately one hour, granting you access to some of the most remote and awe-inspiring places on Earth, such as the shores of Lake George, a high alpine peak, and the Kink Glacier's incredible blue melt pools.

Your journey begins as you soar through the majestic Great Gorge of the Knik Glacier on your way to Lake George, where you'll spend a half hour admiring the shore of this glacial lake and marveling at the floating icebergs before taking off towards a high alpine meadow, which offers a stunning view of the Knik, Cataract and Colony glaciers. Keep your camera at the ready for wild moose, Dall sheep, and bears, as they often roam the hillside!

Your Anchorage glacier tour continues with a Knik Glacier landing, where your guide will take you on a captivating 30-minute exploration of this icy realm. You'll be able to traverse the terrain safely with the provided crampons as your wander around the dazzling melt pools, fill your water bottle with refreshing glacier water, and gain a newfound appreciation and understanding for glacier and their life cycle before getting back in the helicopter and enjoying a breathtaking scenic flight back to the base.


What's Included

Knowledgeable Guides
Guide Gratuities
Snacks & Beverages

Frequently Asked Questions

How many passengers can fit in a single helicopter?
Each helicopter can safely accommodate up to six passengers, provided the weight and balance calculations are within the aircraft's parameters designed to ensure everyone's safety and comfort. Consequently, the number of passengers and their seating arrangements will be determined by the crew. If you wish to fly with more passengers or want more control over who sits where, please contact us before booking.
What if I need extra help on the tour?
This tour requires you to be able to get in and out of the helicopter, as well as walk on icy terrain. If you have any questions regarding the physical fitness level required for this Anchorage helicopter tour, please reach out to one of our agents prior to booking.
What kind of wildlife can I expect to see?
This is not a wildlife viewing tour, so there is no guarantee that you will see any wildlife. However, Dall sheep, caribou, and moose are often seen in the area. You may even be fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of a bear! With a bit of luck, you could be rewarded with a spectacular wildlife sighting.
What should I wear and bring?
For maximum comfort, we recommend layering your clothes, leaving a wind and waterproof jacket as the outer layer. Bring hiking boots or sturdy athletic shoes, as well as gloves, a hat and sunglasses. Don't forget to bring a reusable water bottle and your camera.
What happens if the weather is too bad to fly?
If the weather conditions are simply too bad to fly, we will try to reschedule your booking to a later time of the day or a day that works for you. If you opt not to reschedule, or we are unable to accommodate you at a different time, we will provide you with a refund.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: There is no minimum age to join this tour • Maximum Age: 100 years old
Individuals weighing 250lbs or more are subject to additional fees
A few steps are required to get in and out of the helicopter. If someone in your party requires extra assistance, please contact us ahead of time., This tour involves glacier walking. While we will equip you with crampons you need a decent balance to enjoy this activity, but if you prefer you can stay around the helicopter.
Small Group Size
This tour does not provide transportation.
Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship's schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees. Contact us by phone or email to request a cancellation.

Quick Facts


2h 00min

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Itinerary • 2h 00min • 5 activities

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Enjoy stunning views of the Alaskan wilderness on your way to Lake George

15 minutes
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Kick back and relax as you admire the beauty of the Alaskan tundra on your way back to the lodge

14 minutes
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Touch down on the shores of Lake George and explore the scenic views of the lake's icebergs

30 minutes
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Soar over Lake George to get a different perspective as you head down to the Knik Glacier

10 minutes
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Admire the beauty of the glacier's frozen landscape in a guided walk through the Knik Glacier

30 minutes