Transfers Available for Purchase
Roundtrip from Anchorage to the heli base at Knik River Lodge
Extra Glacier Landing
See the blue melt pools, crevasses, and more on this lower glacier
Husky Dogsled Ride
1 hour to mush across the snow-capped glacier and interact with the dog team
Excellent chance of seeing Dall sheep, mountain goats, moose, and black bears
The ultimate dog sledding Anchorage adventure with a helicopter flight, fascinating glacier exploration, and Alaskan sled dogs! This Anchorage Helicopter Glacier Dogsled & Lower Glacier Landing is for those who want to experience both the joy of a snowy sled dog ride and the incredible glacial formations up-close. The upgraded version of the Anchorage Helicopter and Glacier Dogsled Tour, it includes a well worth it additional glacier stop. After a thrilling dog camp visit on the high glacier’s massive snow field, see the incredible features that the lower glacier offers. This guided and informative 30-minute walk on the ancient ice allows you to explore the deep blue pools, crevasses and more. The remote and other-worldly beauty of this landscape is something everyone should experience. It’s an extraordinary dog sledding Anchorage adventure that is fun for all ages and one you’ll remember for a lifetime!
The helicopter flight offers jaw-dropping views, including the Great Gorge of Knik Glacier (a Natural Landmark). Soon, you’ll touchdown on the glacier, arriving at the summer home for these excited sled dogs and mushers. You can stand on the runners and mush the team or sit in the sled and enjoy the ride. A full hour at the dog camp allows you to interact and take pictures with these canine athletes, talk with the mushers, and meet the puppies! Once your time at the camp has concluded, your pilot and guide will take you to your exciting exploration on the lower glacier. And finally, enjoy more stunning sights, keeping an eye out for wildlife on your flight back to the lodge. Reserve your spot on this popular and limited-availability excursion! The Anchorage Helicopter Glacier Dogsled & Lower Glacier Landing is an experience not-to-be-missed.
Note: Guests can drive themselves to the base at Knik River Lodge or purchase a roundtrip transfer shuttle from Anchorage (see FAQs for more details).
If you’re looking for even more glacier exploration, check out the Grand Knik Tour! And, if you’re cruising the Inside Passage, complete your ‘Best of Alaska’ itinerary! We recommend Skagway’s Bennett Lake Scenic Journey, Juneau’s Private Whale Watching Tour, and Ketchikan’s Neets Bay Bear Watch & Flightseeing.