Helicopter Flight to an Alaska Ice Cave

Take a helicopter flight to the Matanuska Glacier for an adventure into a true glacial gem, an ice cave!

  • No experience needed
  • Minimum age: 6 years
  • Minimum of 2 people per trip
  • Maximum of 3 people per time slot

This tour includes up to 20 minutes of scenic flying and 1 hour on the ice! Winter temperatures in Glacier View are often below zero, don’t worry we will have a warming hut near the ice cave for your comfort along with hot drinks!

Alaska Helicopter

Limited Availability: Because the glacier is constantly changing, the Ice Cave tours may not always be available. If our guides decide the Ice Cave is no longer accessible, we will give you a full refund.

Approximately 2 hours total, 1  hour on the glacier.


For more information or questions contact:


What to Expect

  • 1 Hour of exploring an ice cave
  • Up to 20 minutes of flight time
  • Guide narration of exciting glacial features with our pilot Mark Fleenor
  • Instruction on proper crampon walking techniques
  • Hot drinks in our warming tent on the ice!
  • For the Winter Ice Cave Explorer we require you to have:
    • Your warmest winter clothing
    • A backpack with room for gear, if you don’t have one we have some available for you to use!
    • Hiking boots or winter boots

    Our recommendations on clothing and gear:

    • Insulted pants (not cotton/jeans). If you don’t have insulated pants, make sure to layer.
    • Insulated Jacket, again if you don’t have all in one, layer!
    • Gloves, we have some to borrow if you do not have any.
    • Synthetic or wool socks
    • Extra warm layers
    • Snacks and water
    • Camera

    What NOT to bring:

    • Bear Spray
    • Fire Arms
    • Alcohol


Go to Top