Half-Day Alaska Whitewater Rafting Trip

LION HEAD WHITEWATER RIVER TRIP

PRICE FROM $120/PERSON

OUR MOST POPULAR HALF DAY WHITEWATER RIVER TRIP

Lion Head is our first and still our most popular whitewater rafting adventure! Since 1975, this thrilling trip is perfect for everyone from first-timers to experienced river runners. Located 2 hours north of Anchorage, this raft trip puts in at Caribou Creek and then merges with the South Fork of the Matanuska River. Consisting of Class III and Class IV whitewater, the South Fork travels parallel to the Matanuska Glacier. The highlight of this trip are the several miles of Class IV rapids that are there the result between the glacial lateral moraine and “Lion Head,” a massive volcanic plug of basalt rock.

We offer several options for running this river trip: Oar rafts, paddle-assist and full paddle rafting. View paddler information for details.

We can also modify the trip experience by using larger or smaller rafts depending on water levels and guest wishes (easy or challenging).

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ADVENTURE LEVEL Moderate to Challenging – view classifications

Tour Details

Corona Virus: Parties less than 4 must agree to share a raft with other parties where distancing cannot be maintained at 6 foot under all possible circumstances during a whitewater raft trip. We recommend creating your own group of friends, family or house holds members who have had sufficient exposure time together to rule out infection.

RIVER CATEGORY: CLASS III & IV WHITEWATER

PRICE: $120 PER PERSON

LOCATION: MATANUSKA GLACIER AREA IN THE MATANUSKA VALLEY

DATE: JUNE 1,- AUG 20, 2020

AGE LIMIT: AGES 12 AND UP

SIZE: MINIMUM weight 100 lbs., height 5 ft. 2 inches. Maximum weight 265 lbs., 6 ft. 6 inches height, girth 52 inches.

START TIME: 9:30 AM or 2:00 PM

DEPARTS FROM: HICKS CREEK FACILITY, 38100 W GLENN HIGHWAY, GLACIER VIEW, AK

DURATION:  APPROXIMATELY 2.5 TO 3 HOURS

DISCOUNT: MILITARY OR GROUPS (10+) DISCOUNTS: 10% OFF

What our Clients Say

We would like to thank you again for the 2 day Matanuska rafting trip. You gave us a great time in Alaska. Keep us on your mailing list for a longer trip next year.
WERNER COPRAY
GERMANY

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