Alaska Glacier & Wildlife Tour

Glacier & Wildlife Flightseeing Tour: An Alaskan Glacier & Wildlife Adventure!
$305 per person plus a 3% per person transportation fee, 2-1/4 hours with lakeside landing
$255 per person plus $3% per person transportation fee, 1-1/2 hour standard tour
Flight times may vary

CLICK THE “BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE ONLINE” TAB ABOVE TO RESERVE ONLINE, OR CALL US TO BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE RIGHT NOW OVER THE PHONE! Calls From Outside Alaska: 888-2-ALASKA (225-2752) or Local and International Calls: 907-248-7777

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Take a Knik Glacier tour and experience a glacier and wildlife adventure. Soar over towering Knik Glacier – the centerpiece of Lake George National Natural Landmark. At 25 miles long and 5 miles wide, Knik Glacier is one of Southcentral Alaska’s biggest and most spectacular glaciers and towers above Knik River Valley – an area rich in vegetation, fish and Alaska wildlife.
On the north side of the Knik River, sunny, south-facing slopes are common lambing areas for Dall sheep. Moose are plentiful year round. Black and grizzly bear, wolf, coyote, fox, lynx, wolverine, snowshoe hare, American beaver, the Arctic ground squirrel and the occasional river otter may also be spotted.

Flight Pattern – On this hour and 1/2 Knik Glacier flightseeing tour with Rust’s Flying Service, we depart from the world’s busiest seaplane base for the expansive Knik Glacier, located 50 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska. We also fly over Colony Glacier to Lake George, which spills into the winding Knik Glacier Gorge. The extended tour at 2 and one quarter hours includes a lake landing for photos.

Highlights of the Knik Glacier Flightseeing Adventure:
– Soar over the Chugach Mountains and the expansive Knik Glacier rimmed with spectacular hanging glaciers
– Sense the motion of the ice and see how it has shaped the Alaska landscape
– Spot mountain goat and Dall sheep at high elevations
– Watch for black and grizzly bear, wolf, coyote, fox and other Alaska wildlife
– Descend for a low moose-spotting flyby over Knik River
A little bit of trivia: In 1991 Paramount used Knik Glacier to film a portion of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Knik Glacier was the setting for a scene in which Capt. Kirk and Dr. McCoy are rescued from the Klingon Ice Planet Prison Rura Penthe. (source: Wikipedia)
Your Knik Glacier Flightseeing Adventure Includes:
– A window seat and 2-way headset – so that you can ask questions!
– Rich knowledge (and personality) of an Alaska bush pilot
– Rust’s meticulous attention to comfort and safety

CLICK THE “BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE ONLINE” TAB ABOVE TO RESERVE ONLINE, OR CALL US TO BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE RIGHT NOW OVER THE PHONE! Calls From Outside Alaska: 888-2-ALASKA (225-2752) or Local and International Calls: 907-248-7777

What to wear and bring…
During the summer season, May through September 15, we encourage you to layer your clothing, bring a light jacket and wear long pants. In addition, it is a very good idea to have comfortable, closed toe shoes and sunglasses. We provide glacier overboots for landings. During the shoulder seasons: It is a good idea to bring a heavier coat, gloves/mittens, a hat and boots.

Map and directions to K2 Aviation

Rust’s Flying Service at Lake Hood 

Physical Address:
4525 Enstrom Circle
Anchorage, AK 99502
Toll Free: 800-544-2299 (outside of Anchorage)
Phone: 907-243-1595- for questions, reservations and summertime courtesy shuttle.

Map & Directions

Welcome to Anchorage, Alaska! Please scroll down for directions to our office, dock and hanger located at Lake Hood Seaplane Base.


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Directions:

Go west on International Airport Road West
Take the North Terminal exit at Postmark Drive
Take the first right onto Heliport (a very short road)
(follow the signs for the Alaska Aviation Museum)
Turn right onto Aircraft Drive (the first stop sign)
Follow Aircraft Drive for .25 miles
Rust Flying Service is on the left
Look for our big hangar, the office is tucked behind it

OR

From International Airport Road, follow the signs for the Alaska Aviation Museum.  You’ll see our hangar on the right.

Rust’s Flying Service

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