Anchorage Optional Tours 2017
All rates subject to change without notice.
Explore Knik Glacier/Wildlife Flightseeing Tour
Fly over a Glacier! Take a Knik Glacier tour and experience a glacier and wildlife adventure. Soar over towering Knik Glacier - the centerpiece of Lake George National Natural Landmark. At 25 miles long and 5 miles wide, Knik Glacier is one of Southcentral Alaska’s biggest and most spectacular glaciers and towers above Knik River Valley – an area rich in vegetation, fish and Alaska wildlife. Add a landing at a lakeside inn for refreshments.
Rates: $263/adult (1 1/2 hours), $315/adult (2 1/4 hours with lake stop)
Redoubt Bay Bear Viewing
Enjoy a guided day tour with the opportunity to view Alaska's brown bears in their natural habitat. Fly 70 miles southwest of Anchorage to the entrance of Lake Clark Wilderness Preserve, site of Redoubt Bay Lodge and some incredible bear viewing. An experienced natural history guide will take you by boat through bear country. Look for bears as they fish for salmon and don't forget to watch for other wildlife along the way.
Rates: $723/adult. Approximately 6-hour trip.
Start with a scenic 40-minute flight from Lake Hood to a river where sport-fishing dreams are made. Upon arrival you will meet your guide who will outfit you with all necessary gear and whisk you away by boat to the prime fishing holes. Lunch included, license available for purchase at office.
Rates: $603 plus fees, per adult.
Anchorage Day Hike - Take a Hike
Enjoy the long Alaska summer days & midnight sun by hiking the beautiful Chugach Mountain Range from Anchorage. The hikes include: transportation from downtown office to trailhead, a guided naturalist hike in the valleys and peaks surrounding Anchorage, bottled water and a snack. Each hike is tailored to your hiking and fitness levels. Valley stroll or Mountain climb? Your naturalist guide will point out and discuss the flora and fauna of these unique coastal alpine mountains.
Rates: $99/adult, $79/child (ages 7-11)
Summer Sunset Photo Safari
During this mini photography workshop tour, local, professional photographer guides accompany guests to scenic locations around Anchorage to capture landscapes and wildlife in the best light of the day. The tour moves at the pace of the guests’ interests and may present a variety of subjects to photograph including float planes taking off at Lake Hood, mountain streams, coastal scenes along Cook inlet and Turnagain Arm, Potter Marsh wildlife, sunsets over Anchorage and Cook Inlet from Glen Alps, and an occasional moose. Technical and creative photographic support is provided along the way.
Rates: $159/adult (no child rate)
Alaska's Craft Beer Tour
Come experience the booming Anchorage craft beer scene in style as you join your knowledgeable ‘Hoperator’ for an off-the-beaten path tour of Anchorage full of sudsy and safe fun. Guests are introduced to some of Anchorage’s finest breweries, brewers, beers, and Alaskan characters on this behind the scenes look at the local craft brewing industry. The tour includes three stops, a minimum of 12 beer tastings, a selection of appetizers at Midnight Sun Brewing Company, round trip transportation, and 3.5 hours of stories you'll be sure to recount to your friends back home. With a maximum group size of 12, this small group tour ensures a personalized experience.
Rates: $99/adult (no child rate)
Historic Gold Mine Tour
Travel the scenic Turnagain Arm to the late 1800’s and the back roads to Crow Creek Mine. Nestled in a valley with a beautiful creek, this picturesque landscape, the original gold settlement camp, gold miner cabins, and equipment from the hydraulic placer mine days. This tour is NOT a trough style tour. We are going right down into Crow Creek so guests are required to have gloves and waterproof shoes or rain boots to be comfortable on this tour. We will demonstrate a sluice box, panning style technique and try our hand at finding gold! We will also talk extensively on the use of dog sled teams (and the Iditarod) on this tour so guests can realize the connection the dog sled teams of the past had with these mining camps in remote Alaska.
Rates: $199/adult (no child rate)
All Flightseeing subject to passenger fuel surcharge at time of flight.
All rates subject to change without notice.
Rates updated as of April 2017