Outfitters, Guides, Tour Companies & Rentals
Anchorage, Turnagain Arm & MatSu
Information is the best available at the time of publication. A listing here implies no specific guarantees or recommendations.
907 is the area code for all numbers unless otherwise listed.
An asterisk (*) after a company name indicates membership in the Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association.
- Companies are grouped based on their primary area of service, which may not match their home or contact locations.
- Listings were as accurate as possible at the time of publication and are updated as soon as the need for a change is known.
- If "drop-offs" are listed, "pick-ups" are implied.
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NOTE-See the "Multi-region & Statewide" for several more Anchorage-based tour providers and outfitters.
Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking *
Anchorage-272-1811, www.alaskan.com/amh. Gear rentals and sales: kayaks, climbing gear. Anchorage.
Birch Trails Sled Dog Tours *
Chugiak-688-5713, home.gci.net/~birchtrails/sdt/sdt.html. Dog mushing, bird watching, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, lodging, northern lights viewing, rafting, river trips, winter activities. Beach Lake Park, Chugach State Park, Iditarod trail, Matanuska-Susitna Valley.
Castle Mountain Outfitters
Chickaloon-745-6427, firstname.lastname@example.org. Trail rides, horsepack trips. Talkeetnas.
Class V Whitewater, Inc.
Girdwood-783-2004, www.alaskanrafting.com. Kayak and raft trips. Sixmile River, Portage River. Extended fly-in trips.
Great Alaska Gourmet Adventures *
Anchorage-346-1087, www.alaskan.com/akadventures. Guided backpacking trips, etc. Chugach State Park, Denali, Alaska Range, Hatcher Pass.
Hunter Creek Outfitters *
Palmer-745-1577, www.huntercreekoutfitters.com. Airboat shuttle, flightseeing, camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, kayaking, rafting, glacier viewing. Knik Glacier region.
Knik Glacier Adventures
Palmer-746-5133, www.knikglacieradventures.com. Airboat tours, cabin rentals, llama trek. Knik Glacier.
Lifetime Adventures *
Anchorage-(800) 952-8624, 746-4644, www.lifetimeadventures.net, email@example.com. Kayak trips, bike and kayak rentals. Bike, kayak, and backpack trips, winter activities. Eklutna Lake, MatSu valley, Katmai NP, Katmai coast.
Lucky Husky Racing Kennel
Willow-495-6470, www.luckyhusky.com. Summer kennel visits and sled rides, winter sled trips. Iditarod Trail, Denali foothills.
Midnight Sun River Runners *
Anchorage-(800) 825-7238, 338-7238, www.sinbad.net/~msrr. Rafting, river tours, kayaking, wildlife viewing. 1/2 to 10 day trips. Statewide & Southcentral: Eagle River and Chugach State Park, Talkeetna River, Yukon River from Eagle to Circle.
North Star Treks *
Sutton-745-4527, www.akcache.com/northstar. Guided hikes, cross-country ski trips, dog mushing, snowmobiling, all-women trips, custom adventures. Southcentral year-round, Interior in fall and winter.
Northern Lights Snowmobile Tours *
Willow-Guided winter tours. Trapper Creek, Hatcher Pass, Willow area.
Rafter T Ranch Trail Rides
Palmer-745-8768, 354-8768. Trail rides, winter dog mushing, sleigh rides. Hatcher Pass area.
St. Elias Alpine Guides *
Anchorage-277-6867. Mountaineering, backpacking, rafting, glacier hikes, ice climbing, historical tours. Wrangell-St. Elias.
Sound EcoAdventures *
Anchorage-333-8209. Outdoor education, hiking, wildlife, winter trips, adventure tours, charters, drop-offs, "unique wheelchair accessibility." Southcentral.
Big Lake-(800) 891-6916 (AK only), 892-6916, firstname.lastname@example.org. Kayak rentals and tours, hiking tours, ski tours and expeditions. Susitna basin, Nancy Lake, Meadow Creek, Little Susitna, Tanaina Lake, Denali SP.
Willow-495-6688, www.alaska.net/~canoeak. Canoe and raft rentals. Nancy Lake and Willow Creek State Recreation Areas, Little Susitna River, Deshka River, Moose Creek.
U Choose Charters & Tours *
Anchorage-(800) 764-7795, 258-7793, www.alaska.net/~sitesea. Custom boat trips, wildlife and glacier viewing, birdwatching, guided fishing, hiking and beachcombing, kayaking, drop offs, ground transportation. Anchorage, Matanuska, Prince William Sound, and Whittier.