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Exit Glacier Ice Hiking Adventure

From: $199 per person

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PLEASE NOTE: This tour regularly sells out… We highly recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid missing out!

Tour Details


$199 per person, plus tax


8 Hours

Meeting/End Location

11724 Seward Hwy, Suite A, Seward, AK 99664
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Max Group Size

5 guests / guide
*2 person minimum is required per tour


Minimum age requirement of 10 years old 

Tour Location

Kenai Fjords National Park at Exit Glacier


  • Exhilarating 8-hour glacier hiking tour in the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park 
  • Discover interesting stories, local history, and glaciology facts from your friendly guide
  • Spot wildlife along the way and see the national park from atop Exit Glacier
  • Stunning glacial waterfalls, fresh mountain air and enjoy lunch on the glacier


  • This tour is rated as Strenuous
  • We regularly hike distances of 4+ miles during the tour with about 1,500 feet of elevation gain
  • Longer distances may be accommodated

What’s Included

  • Professional Mountaineering Guide
  • Glacier equipment – small backpack, crampons, harness, helmet, and trekking poles
  • Deli-style lunch – turkey wrap, granola bar, and piece of fruit (dietary options available)
  • Interpretive guided hiking on this small group tour
  • Courtesy round-trip ground transportation from Seward to Kenai Fjords NP

What’s Not Included

  • Gratuities for your guide

Important Notes

  • Please arrive 45 minutes early to check-in and get set up
  • Please note: Early season trips may entail traversing snow-covered terrain
  • There are no bathrooms in the backcountry, though facilities are available before and after your tour 
  • You must have a good-to-high level of fitness and be able to walk on steep, and uneven terrain, uphill for long distances, and for long durations
  • Children/Youth must be able to hike the distances listed, and must be well behaved and mindful of guide/parent/guardian instruction. For families with young children consider booking a private trip (call for details). Under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

What to Bring

  • Please eat a hearty meal prior to arriving or your tour
  • Bring snacks, and a water bottle or two (water can be filled at our office)
  • Sturdy, well broken-in hiking boots or shoes
  • Waterproof rain jacket required, rain pants highly recommended
  • Gloves (for hand protection)
  • Clothes for dressing in layers
  • Camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, and any personal items
  • Cash or Venmo for guide gratuities (recommended)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free Cancellation up to 48hr in advance 
  • Tours run rain or shine


While we do accept last-minute bookings, our tours regularly sell out. To get your preferred choice and to avoid missing out, we highly recommend booking as soon as possible. 

Tour Overview

Our Exit Glacier Ice Hiking Adventure is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. Imagine the thrill of walking atop massive sheets of ice, surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks and breathtaking views. As you explore the frozen landscape, you’ll encounter crevasses, icefalls, and other natural wonders that are only found in the extreme cold of the Alaskan wilderness. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or a first-timer, this activity is sure to be an unforgettable adventure. So if you’re ready to take on the challenge and explore the frozen beauty of Alaska, grab your crampons and let’s hit the ice!

Small Groups & Big Smiles

In contrast to crowded places and other tours in Seward, our glacier hiking tours are nimble and limited to 5 guests per guide. Bottom line? A more intimate experience with everything from glaciers, waterfalls, to wildlife.

See What Most Are Missing

While the majority of visitors stay on the trails and pathways, you’ll get to experience the picturesque backcountry, ancient glacier ice, and stunning vistas completely inaccessible by the regular traveler.

Memorable Wildlife Encounters

Our small, cozy groups give you the chance to get up close and personal with Alaska’s wildlife. We regularly see bears, moose, hoary marmot, mountain goats, and bald eagles.

Award-Winning Guides

Beyond the jaw-dropping scenery, your experienced and friendly guide will share stories, local history, geological features, and answer any questions you have throughout the tour.

For Visitors & Locals Alike

Whether you’re here for the first time, hosting visitors, or looking for a family-friendly adventure, our Alaska Glacier Tours are fun, exhilarating, and offer unforgettable experiences of our beautiful backyard.

Why Kenai Backcountry Adventures

The Lowest Price. Period.

Book directly on or call our office to get the best price on our tours. Find it cheaper? We’ll refund the difference!

Free Cancellations

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a FULL refund. We know that plans can change, that’s why we offer one of the most generous cancellation policies in the tourism industry.

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How To Find Us

11724 Seward Hwy, Suite A
Seward, AK 99664

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