Spencer Iceberg and Placer River Float

Alaska’s Best Scenic Rafting Day Trip, Perfect for all Ages, and the Original Hallmark Trip that put Spencer Glacier on the Map

Magical Spencer Double - Raft & Kayak

The ONLY Day Tour in Alaska where you can Kayak and Raft in the same day.  Experience all that Spencer Glacier has to offer!

Glacier Blue Kayak and Grandview Train Tour

Paddle around icebergs and up close to the Spencer glacier terminus face.  Enjoy the most scenic portion of the AK Railroad to Grandview and thru the Tunnels Section of the Placer River Gorge.

Comet Heli Hiking and Rafting

Alaska’s best full day adventure tour. Fly in an R44 helicopter, hike thru the Chugach Alpine viewing many glaciers, go rafting around icebergs, and return on the Alaska Railroad Glacier train.

Portage Scenic Float & Salmon Bake

Enjoy a delicious Salmon Bake under the midnight sun after your scenic river float.

Overnight Glacier Camping... Raft, Kayak, Explore

Where Alaskans go to camp! Inquire about group/ family rates.

We are no longer accepting payments for 2020 bookings due to the current uncertainty with the pandemic.  We encourage guests visiting our website to take a look, plan for a future trip and to dream about wild places.  If you’d like to book a date, please do, and we will accept payment 72 hours prior to your adventure with us if a Go. 

Take Care, Stay Healthy, and we hope to see you on a Future Adventure!

Coronavirus Update, Revised Cancellation Policy & Read More about our Alaska Adventure Tours

  Due to the current pandemic of COVID-19, and the subsequent negative health effects on both our local Alaskan community and greater global society as a whole, Chugach Adventures is adopting many new policies regarding the health, cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene of our operations in order to prepare for the upcoming 2020 Alaska tourism season, as well as all future seasons. 

We continue to take the health and well-being of both our employees and guests seriously. We would like to assure you that we have instituted additional policies by which to conduct our outdoor adventure business practices in a safe and sanitary manner that reflects the heightened awareness of, and need for, proper hygiene practices. New policies have been adopted at all levels of our guiding operation. As state and federal guidelines continue to change, we will revise our policies to reflect the current best practices for preventing the spread of the virus and ensuring the safety and well-being of our clients and guides.

While the great outdoors is considered to be a safe place to recreate, we want to ensure that ALL of our guests have peace of mind while traveling with Chugach Adventures. 

Thank you all for your continued support and business, it is greatly appreciated. We are still learning and adapting to this dynamic situation on a daily basis, and will continue to provide updates for the 2020 season. 

Stay safe, and don’t forget to wash your hands!

Revised 2020 Cancellation Policy:

We have revised our cancellation policy in response to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic that enables travelers some small peace of mind.  We will honor a full refund with cancellation prior to 72 hours of your tour date.

Alaska Adventure Tours with Chugach Adventures

Explore Alaska’s glaciers, rivers, wildlife and amazing scenery on one of our Alaska adventure tours from Girdwood, Alaska — Alaska’s best mountain resort town & only 45 minutes from Anchorage.  The Chugach National Forest is one of the most accessible mountain landscapes in all of Alaska and is very easy to explore.  Our locally owned & operated guide service provides many options to get up close into the Chugach Mountains & Glaciers- Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Camping, & Heli Hiking.

Most of our tours take place at Spencer Glacier which is accessed by the AK Railroad or by Helicopter.  This amazing location captivates all that visit and is not to be missed.  Our Alaska adventure tours at Spencer Lake allow you to touch icebergs and check out the blue ice of glaciers.

Group & Family Discounts available with advanced pre-season bookings.  Please email us for a coupon code at checkout.  If you have any additional questions about Southcentral Alaska or beyond, we are happy to assist you with planning & making your trip to Alaska as memorable as possible.  We are one of the few guide teams in Alaska that has a local hire policy and we will connect you to the vast & wild Alaska that we love.


Alaska Adventure Tours - Spencer Glacier Float

Touch an iceberg, peer into blue ice, and enjoy an up close glacier adventure at Spencer Lake.  Raft Kayak Canoeing Hiking – Wildlife – & Glacier Trekking Day Tour Options.  May 25 – September 16, 2019.

They treated our group like royalty, from beginning to end. Looking forward to my next adventure with Chugach Adventures!         – Alexa W 

Alaska Adventure Tours - 20 Mile River Rafting

Get your adventure started by R44 Helicopter & see the expanse of the vast glaciated Chugach Mtn. range.  Then get Up-Close to the glacier landscape via raft, your own hiking boots, or kayak to get the focused perspective of the wild Chugach.  Our Heli trips are private per booking party and most of our guests tell us “it is their best Adventure in Alaska.”

The Comet Heli Hiking & Rafting trip is a classic.  I don’t know how any more kinds of adventure could be packed into a single day.  – Greg Brown  Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Adventure Tours - Spencer Glacier North Side

2 to 4 Day Adventure Packages based out of Alaska’s best mountain town, Girdwood.  There is no better way to enjoy the glaciated Chugach and get into the mountains than by spending more than one day, or spending an evening camping underneath the midnight sun.

Multi-Day options and camping trips can be customized for your party.  If you’d like to add any extra days to Girdwood, Seward, or Whittier, or make any changes to tours, please let us know.