3-Day Fly-out Raft Trip

Chickaloon River Wilderness Rafting

price from $1350 /person

Tour details

River Category:
Class III & IV whitewater
$1550 for 4 -5, $1350 for 6+
Talkeetna Mountains, Matanuska Valley
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2020
Age limit:
Ages 12 and Up
Start time:
8:00 AM
Departs From:
Hicks Creek facility, 38100 W Glenn Highway, Glacier View, AK
3 days
Groups (10+) 10% Off
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Get off the beaten track

This fly-out / float-back overnight rafting adventure offers amazing views, great hiking opportunities as well as some really fun whitewater! NOVA runs the only trips in this rarely-visited piece of Alaska back country.

This Alaska wilderness raft trip offers exciting small plane flight-seeing as you fly into the Chickaloon River put-in. Views abound of the river valley and the rugged Talkeetna Mountains. Once landed, lunch will be freshly prepared by your guides.

The rafting starts on a fun Class III segment with a couple of Class IV rapids followed by many miles of continuous fast water. At the end of day, your guide will set up camp and prepare dinner. You have time to relax or explore the area. There are several excellent short hikes available featuring beautiful waterfalls and rock formations. enjoy the evening as the night envelops with the cozy campfire and dinner. The next day starts with a leisurely breakfast before embarking on the busiest stretch of river.

This trip includes several mandatory stops to scout the most challenging sections such as "Hotel Rocks" and "Eight Mile Canyon", then finishing with some lively Class III segments before hitting the confluence with Matanuska River.

All whitewater and camping gear provided. NOVA will provide you a complete itinerary and Must-Pack list prior to departure.

2020 Tour Dates.

June and July are full. August trip dates can be created as needed. Call us.

Please contact us to check specific dates of availability.        


Moderate to Challenging – view classifications

Tour Highlights

  • Pristine wilderness.
  • Small plane flight-seeing,
  • Thrilling and continuous fast moving whitewater.