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  • "The best money we've spent!!!!"

    Reviewed November 11, 2013

    Where do we begin? This was an experience of a lifetime and we recommend Group 3 Aviation to everyone!!!

  • "amazing"

    Reviewed October 29, 2013

    We were fortunate enough to be staying at Knik river Lodge and had booked a helicopter flight over the Knik glacier.

  • "An incredible journey…"

    Reviewed October 12, 2013

    Even though we went about two months ago, there isn't a day that goes by where I don't think back to the glaciers we flew over and the hike we took on the Knik glacier.

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KNIK RIVER LODGE

Located just an hour northeast of Anchorage, Knik River Lodge is ideally suited to serve as the starting point for a great Alaskan adventure. Whether you are staying in one of the deluxe cabins or just visiting for the day, an amazing meal and magic memories await. Ground or helicopter transfer services are available as package options. Ground transfer adds approximately 2 hours and helicopter transfer adds approximately 45 minutes to the stated tour times.

KNIK GLACIER FLIGHTSEEING - Starting at $275 per person

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During this half-hour non-stop tour, you will experience the hidden treasures of Knik Valley accessible only by air. Experience jaw-dropping views of the Knik and Colony Glaciers and icebergs adrift on beautiful Lake George. As the helicopter flies along ‘the Gorge,” waterfalls and wildlife abound on the surrounding hillsides of this wilderness paradise.

Duration: 30 minutes/ 2 passenger minimum

Highlights

  • Prime panoramic views of mountains and glaciers.
  • Prime wildlife viewing is possible bear, moose, dall sheep and bald eagles
  • Bird's eye views of the mighty Knik Glacier
  • Flight above iceberg studded Lake George

Pricing with Air or Ground Transfers

Please call us for details on ground transfers.

Helicopter air transfers are available from Anchorage to Knik River Lodge. For helicopter air charters please call Group 3 Aviation at (907) 243-0147.

During summer [May through September] our flights depart from our off airport base at Knik River Lodge. Located just 45 minutes northeast of Anchorage, Knik River Lodge is ideally suited to serve as the starting point for a great Alaskan adventure. In this case we will be flying out of the Knik River Lodge

What to Bring

  • Appropriate clothing for changing weather conditions is suggested
  • Closed-toe shoes with rubber soles such as light hiking boots or athletic shoes are recommended
  • A weather-resistant jacket, light hat and gloves are also a good idea
  • Dress in layers so you can add or remove items as appropriate for changing conditions.
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and mosquito repellent are strongly recommended
  • Bring your camera - we recommend wearing dark clothing to reduce reflections in your photos

Getting There

By Car: Group 3 can arrange ground transfer from your hotel in Anchorage. Driving directions from Anchorage area: Take the AK-1 N for 27.9 miles, then exit onto Old Glenn Hwy and stay on this for 8.7 miles, then Slight right onto Knik River Rd and continue for 11 miles; the Knik River Lodge will be on the right at the end of the road at 29979 E. Knik River Road, Palmer, Alaska 99645.

By Air: Helicopter air transfers are available. For helicopter air charters please call Group 3 Aviation at (907) 243-0147.

 

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