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PACKRAFTING
Operating dates for Packrafting: June 15th - September 15th
(Dates are flexible based on temperatures and conditions.)

Experience the Thrill of Rafting Amongst Glaciers

Choose from a 4-5 hour or 6-8 hour tour. You will be dropped off via helicopter at a remote location near the confluence of three different glaciers. Here at the base of the mountains, you will be provided all of the necessary gear to complete your Class 1 float adventure in your very own inflatable raft. This float trip will take you down a remote river between three different glaciers in the South Central Alaska region. Here you will experience a calm float, search for wildlife and take in the mountainous views of Alaska.

Choose a half-day tour up to 4 hours with snacks provided or choose the 6-8 hour FULL day tour with lunch included.

 

With the full-day tour, you will extend your journey to the confluence of the infamous Lake George at the base of the Colony Glacier.

2 Tours per day (1 guide required)

THIS TOUR INCLUDES:
 
  • Rafting instructor

  • Medium size personal raft

  • Dry Suit

  • Paddle

  • Personal Flotation Device

  • Extra Warm Gear

  • Snacks

Who Is This Tour For?

Ages starting at 18 and older. Adventurous people with a moderate level of fitness. No rafting experience is necessary. Alaska has extreme weather conditions and it can change often, guests will need to be prepared to face the Alaskan temperatures for multiple hours.

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What to Expect

  • Scenic Helicopter flight from Knik River Lodge over the Knik Glacier 

  • Land on a remote gravel bar near the confluence of 2 different rivers

  • Your guide will assist you in putting on your drysuit and PFD

  • You will receive a water safety briefing and paddle instruction 

  • Learn how inflate your own personal boat & how to safely get in and out

  • Spend up to 6 hours floating Class 1 (or calm slow moving) water 

  • Enjoy lunch on the river bank taking in the majestic views

  • The Helicopter will pick you up miles downstream from the start

What You Need to Know

  • Trips are weather dependant

  • Guests will be outdoors for up to 4 or 8 hours

  • Half-day tours will spend 2-3 hours on the water

  • Full-day tours will spend 5-6 hours on the water

  • Guests weight restriction is 290lbs per person

  • Guides will be equipped with swift water safety and rescue gear 

  • Gratuity for your guide is not included in the trip price 

  • Your shoes will get wet, bring an extra pair to change into after your trip

  • Please pack specific foods you need if you have allergies & restrictions

What to Bring

  • Camera 

  • Shoes that will get wet

  • Extra warm layers

  • Preferred snacks 

  • Water bottle

  • Sunscreen

  • Sunglasses

What NOT to Bring

  • Alcohol

  • Firearms

Book Your Packrafting 
Adventure Now

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