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Knik Glacier Airboat Adventure
You will travel four miles by 4x4 vehicle and then four miles in an airboat up the Knik River, passing the occasional iceberg, waterfalls and some of Alaska's most spectacular scenery. Once in the boat, you navigate around the icebergs keeping a safe distance before you get up close to Knik Glacier. This 25-mile river of ice is over 5 miles wide and hundreds of feet thick. You will pull ashore for a 1-hour visit to Glacier Camp, where you can listen to "white thunder" as icebergs the size of 5 story buildings may tumble into the lake. Your Alaskan guide knows where to look for wildlife; black bear, moose, Dall sheep, and eagles have been spotted in the area. Hot drinks are served from the camp kitchen. Afterwards, return by airboat.

NOTE: This tour does NOT depart from Palmer/Wasilla. The tour departs from Knik River Road, outside of Palmer. Transportation is NOT available. You will have to have your own transportation to get to the starting point of this tour.

Season: Daily departures May 15 - September 15, 2015 (depending on weather and ice conditions)
Departure Times: 10:00am (10:00H)/2:00pm (14:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

 USD 125 per adult / USD 65 per child (2-12 years)

Helicopter Adventure with Dog Sledding from Knik River Lodge
From Knik River Lodge you will take a breathtaking 15-20 minute helicopter ride up to a glacier. After landing on the glacier, you will experience a dog sledding adventure that you will never forget. Meet an experienced Iditarod Musher who will teach you to mush your own dog sled team along one of the most scenic snow covered glaciers! (approx. 1 hour on the glacier)

NOTE: A 2-person minimum is required for this tour. Please note that there are 3 passenger seats in the helicopter. There are passenger weight limits because the overall weight of the helicopter with everything in it can only reach a certain amount. If your party is larger than 3 or if you exceed the overall weight limit, your party will be broken up in 2 helicopters, but you will be on the glacier at same times (up to 6 passengers). Meals are not included.

Season: Daily departures May 15 - September 1, 2015 depending on weather
Departure Time: Morning/Afternoon (various times depending on weather and snow conditions)
Duration: 1.5 hours total (approx. 1 hour on the glacier)

 USD 499 per adult / USD 449 per child (2-11 years)

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