With NOVA, you can expect to experience the Alaska you imagined.

Coronavirus Pandemic

Presently, our trips are cancelled till June 15, when we’ll evaluate our options including delaying trips further into summer. We are deciding on how to safely provide trips during this pandemic and with-in the guidelines of the State of Alaska and CDC. The safety of our employees and clients is paramount. Email us or call with questions. Calls will be returned as soon as possible.


With NOVA, you can expect to experience the Alaska you always imagined. Our trips focus on wilderness, scenic and cultural areas that are not impacted by industrial tourism. Our goal is to enrich your appreciation of Alaska’s wild and special places while experiencing the thrill of active outdoor activities.

Simply put, NOVA is Alaska’s oldest and most experienced river rafting outfitter. Our river guides have been successfully navigating Alaska’s most challenging whitewater since 1975. And our glacier guides have been guiding hikes, treks and climbing trips on the magnificent Matanuska Glacier since 1990!

River Adventures

Gentile floats to thrilling Class V

Private Tours

Design Your Adventure

Glacier Adventures

Alaska’s icy marvels await!

Combo Specials

Combine Glacial Hikes and Whitewater Rafting

Get $10 off Lion Head Whitewater when Combining a glacier tour.

What our Clients Say

I have lived in Alaska for over 20 years and have wanted to do a whitewater run for a long time. On July 10, 2004, I was on your Six Mile Creek trip; what fun and excitement!! It was an awesome experience! I have recommended your company to friends. Thank you!