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Frequently Asked Questions

Scheduled transfers are available from downtown Anchorage to Alaska Glacier Lodge year-round.

  • For a number of reasons!

    • We offer a variety of packages including transfers, helicopter excursions, glacier dog sledding, meals, and overnight stays in the Alaskan wilderness.

    • Exceptional value for money. With our proximity to the glaciers, you don't have to pay for a lot of flight time to reach your destination. In addition, we offer tours at a variety of price points.

    • It's convenient. We have an onsite restaurant called Raven's Perch, a short walk from your private cabin, and glacier tours take off right here on property - so you wouldn't need to drive anywhere to enjoy your vacation.

    • The location. Unlike other tour operators, we offer glacier landings and dog sled tours right out of Anchorage. With Anchorage only an hour away, you have more time to explore the rest of Alaska.

    • The experience. With our unique property, you can experience remote Alaska on paved roads. From our lodge, you can explore the Knik Glacier by helicopter, hike, ride horses, or take an ATV ride through the Mat Su Valley with one of our tour partners.  Within minutes of the lodge, you can visit either the Reindeer Farm or Musk Ox Farm.  Try world-class fishing or zipline tours for a rush of adrenaline.

  • The Alaska Glacier Lodge can arrange transportation to and from the lodge on the Alaska Helicopter Tour shuttle van. This shuttle operates daily from the downtown Anchorage area. The shuttle is on a set schedule and has limited baggage storage. Guests of the lodge will be limited to 1 bag and 1 carry on.
    The rate is $69.00 per person one way and $138.00 roundtrip.

    Depart Anchorage: 8:30 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm Depart Alaska Glacier Lodge: 11:00 am


    The Alaska Glacier Lodge can arrange transportation to and from the lodge in a private shuttle.

    To / From Anchorage: $225.00 for 2 guests, $20.00 each additional guest
    To / From Whitter: $675.00 for 2 guests, $20.00 each additional guest
    To / From Seward: $875.00 for 2 guests, $20.00 each additional guest

    For Full Info On AGL Transportation Click Here

  • The Alaska Glacier Lodge is open May through September.

  • We are happy to offer a limited number of cabins to our guests with pets at Knik River Lodge. There is a limit of one well-behaved family dog per cabin, with the following considerations:

    Bookings require a $100 deposit.

    Per night, there is a $25 pet fee

    When on property, pets must be leashed.

    It is the guests' responsibility to clean up after their pets (bags are available at the front desk).

    Pets are not permitted on beds.

    In case of damage, guests are responsible

    In the event that additional cleaning is needed or damage occurs, an additional cleaning fee and damage fee will be charged

    Any accidents in cabins must be cleaned up immediately and reported so that extra cleaning can be taken.

    A maximum of one pet per room is allowed

    In consideration of other guests, pets cannot be left unattended in rooms

    There is no fee for service animals; however, there may be a deposit consideration

    At the time of check-in, guests are required to sign a pet waiver.

    In addition to vaccinations, pets must be well-mannered and friendly

    -We will not allow your pet to stay if he/she has trouble getting along with others, including other dogs

  • Our rooms are all non-smoking. There is no smoking in the restaurant as well. In order to share in our fresh experience, guests are encouraged not to smoke near facilities or rooms. We ask guests not to litter their "butts" on the property, which is equipped with cigarette receptacles.

  • The check-in time is 3:00 pm, and the check-out time is 11:00 am.

  • Check-in is available until 9PM at our front desk. If you wish to take advantage of e-check in, please register your cell phone number when making your reservation.

  • We are excited to offer e-check-in at Alaska Glacier Lodge. Our guests have the option of checking in electronically, which gives them the fastest access to their Alaska adventure. If your cell phone number is registered with your booking, you will receive a text message on arrival morning.

    To complete their guest registration card, guests can click on the provided link. A quick form must be completed, a photo ID must be provided, and a credit card for incidentals must be presented.

    As soon as your cabin becomes available. A second text message will be sent to you with your cabin assignment and cabin door code.

  •  Parking is free for guests at Alaska Glacier Lodge. Parking is only permitted in designated areas. There is no parking allowed next to the cabins. Due to size restrictions, we cannot accommodate Recreational Vehicles or Trailers in our lot.

  • There is free WiFi available on site. In view of our remote location, we have limited access to high-speed internet.

  • Smart TVs are available in all of our cabins. During their stay, guests can log into their personal streaming services. No streaming services are provided and our Smart TVs do not have local channels.

  • It is possible for guests to request an early check-in or a late check-out. There is no guarantee of this service and it can only be confirmed on the day of arrival or departure. For confirmed services, a $25.00 per hour fee will be added to your room folio.

    By utilizing our E-check in service, guests will be guaranteed early access to their cabin as soon as it becomes available.

    When available, late check-outs can be requested until 1:00 p.m. Guests who need to stay longer will be charged an additional night.

  • It is true that the Alaska Glacier Lodge has a helicopter pad on site that is active. There are helicopters operating daily between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. For guests who wish to sleep in, we provide free ear plugs.

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Open May 1 – September 15
Open May 1 – September 15
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