Join Matanuska Glacier Helicopters for Helicopter Tours ranging from Relaxed Aerial Glacier Sightseeing to an Advanced Fly-In Trekking or Ice Climbing Expedition. The choice is yours. Matanuska Glacier Helicopters helps you see the Matanuska Valley in all of it’s glory. The Matanuska Glacier stretches 27 miles into the mountain, and we don’t want you to miss out on an inch of it. From the air you can see the glacier, the surrounding mountain passes, and Alaska’s majestic wildlife. Matanuska Glacier Helicopters brings together the highly trained guides from MICA Guides and the best Alaska aviation professionals to make this tour a must do when traveling to Glacier View, about 2 hours NE of Anchorage.
Let Matanuska Glacier Helicopters treat you to an aerial view of the Matanuska Glacier, the Matanuska River, and the Peaks of the Surrounding Mountain Range. Book your Tour, and prepare to be in awe. We are a short drive from Anchorage, with a beautiful scenic drive the whole way here. We can take you up for 25 minute flights, or we can fly you in to an incredible hiking experience. We want to make this flight one of the best experiences of your life, so Book Online or call us at (907) 351-7587
Guided by MICA Guides, Flown by Alaska Professionals
MICA Guides is part of the Exposure Alaska family of companies providing a variety of Guided Tours in Alaska, including Glacier Hiking, Ice Climbing, Trekking Expeditions, Kayaking Trips, Zipline Adventures, and more. MICA Guides accommodates all levels of tours, from Scenic Hikes to Multi-Week Expeditions through the wilderness.
We only fly with the best! The most experienced pilots with the best helicopters. We may partner with different flight operators depending on the location and the mission but they’re all licensed, insured, and experienced in Alaska aviation.
We want you to see the Matanuska Valley the right way, from the sky. The immense scale of the glacier can only be truly realized from the seat of our helicopters. Guided by MICA Guides, one of the most popular Guiding companies in Alaska, our helicopter tours have the best local information from people experienced in hiking, climbing and mountaineering. All of our guides and pilots are rigorously trained and prepared to make your tour as good as it gets.
To Build a Glacier Camping Adventure Site When you arrive at the MICA Guides base, near Glacier View, a leveled driveway and sign greet you. Once in the parking lot, you'll find yourself surrounded with amenities; A washhouse, espresso and ice cream stand, gear huts, a yurt to check-in, and more. As you look around, it is best to keep in mind that all of these buildings and creations were all designed and handcrafted by the MICA Guides crew. Not all at once, but over time, the accumulation of past and present seasons. This season brought the glacier camping [...]
Matanuska Luxuries Enjoying the great outdoors of the Alaskan wilderness doesn't have to mean sacrificing all of the creature comforts anymore. Sure, there is a time and place for tents and sleeping bags still, but there is also space for luxury camping in these pristine landscapes. Imagine being able to explore all day in the remote corners of mountains and glaciers and then find yourself enjoying the sunset from a cedar wood hot tub. At Alpenglow Luxury Camping, in Glacier View, AK, a variety of plush and private stays are offered. This luxury camping experience offers three different luxury [...]
Alaska is still a relatively young state in the eyes of the United States after being acquired on January 3rd, 1959. However, this beautiful state has been inhabited for hundreds of years with its history tracing back much farther than 1959. Much of the Matanuska Glacier Wildlife has some of the most important stories to tell! Alaska is a rich, thriving ecosystem with an abundance of wildlife, particularly around the Matanuska Glacier. The wildlife is often best enjoyed from above via our helicopter tours. Moose The Alaskan moose are well known throughout the state and are the largest of [...]