Palmer: Glacier Dogsled & Helicopter Tour

Palmer: Glacier Dogsled & Helicopter Tour

From $586.07 per person

Start your Alaskan adventure with a helicopter flight over spectacular glaciers and icebergs. Land on a high snowfield, then enjoy a 1-hour tour with Iditarod sled dogs and their mushers. Keep an eye out for bears, moose, and sheep.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1.5 - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Enjoy a flight over the majestic Chugach Range, Knik Glacier, Lake George, and more
  • Embark on a 1-hour dogsled adventure on real snow
  • Experience better weather than Girdwood, Seward, Juneau, Haines, or Skagway
Full description
Soar over Alaska on a spectacular helicopter ride above glaciers and icebergs. Search the skyline for moose, black bears, Dall sheep and mountain goats. Land on a glacier snow field and enjoy a whole hour with Alaskan sled dogs and their mushers who live here all summer long. Take the dog team for an exhilarating dogsled ride through snow, surrounded by amazing scenery. Overboots so your shoes stay dry, extra jackets and warm gear can be provided. Stand on the runners and mush your own dog team, or sit on the sled and let the mushers run the team. The length of this tour makes it perfect for any traveler. After the dogsled tour, meet the canine athletes that pulled your sled, listen to stories about running sled dog races of over a 1,000 miles long, meet the puppies and take pictures with your favorite dogs. After your dogsled experience, the helicopter will fly over the lower glaciers where you can see the blue melt pools and the crevasses on your way back to the lodge.
  • 30-minute helicopter flight
  • 60-minute dog-sled tour
  • Permit and facility fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Knik River Lodge, 29979 E Knik River Rd, Palmer, AK 99645, USA

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat
    • Hiking shoes

    Know before you go

    • Please wear sturdy footwear like hiking boots or athletic shoes (no heels or open toe shoes), wind and waterproof outer layer, warm layers like wool or fleece, a hat that covers your ears, thin gloves, sunglasses, and a camera
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