Alaska Adventure Tours

Alaska Outdoors small group (only 10 max) adventure tours explore Alaska’s world famous National Parks and protected areas.

Our trips adventure by day, and camp outdoors by night, with an emphasis on active, experiential travel. At each of our destinations you will have the opportunity to customize you’re trip by choosing from world class outdoor activities. Hike on a glacier, view marine wildlife and a calving glacier on a day cruise, sea kayak amongst ice burgs, whitewater rafting, world class fishing and more- the choice is yours.

Our trips offer an enriching and very economical adventure travel option in Alaska and are outstanding value!

2018 Schedule

Our camping and multi sport tours have been designed to highlight Alaska’s intact ecosystems, abundant wildlife and adventurous day tours located near and within Alaska’s national parks and protected areas. We camp at least two nights at most locations, with occasional hotel or cabins thrown in, allowing us time to get to know these areas and to participate in a variety of different sightseeing and adventure tours.

2018 Tour Dates (departs Sundays from Anchorage)


June
3-9, 10-16, 17-23, 24-30
July
8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-Aug 4
August
5-11, 12-18, 19-25, 26-Sept. 1

The Classic Alaskan Tour explores some of Alaska’s most famous National Parks and protected areas. First we visit the 150 million acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, an area well known for its beauty, salmon, and wildlife. Next we’re off to Kenai Fjords National Park and one of the richest marine wildlife areas on earth where massive glaciers carve ice into the sea. Finally, we’ll take in the crown jewel of the National Park system Denali National Park, home of the largest mountain in North America and abundant wildlife.

Our Classic Alaskan Tour is one of our most popular tours.

Included Activities

  • Canoeing from our campsitenear Denali National Park
  • Full day bus tour in Denali National Park to search for wildlife and Mt. McKinley
  • Excellent hiking opportunities throughout

For the Adventurous

There are lots of great day trip activities that you may add to your trip and no previous experience is necessary to enjoy them:

Wildlife / glacier cruise, whitewater and scenic river rafting, dog sledding, world class fishing, horseback riding, flight seeing, sea kayaking, Mt. biking, fly out hiking, and more!

2018 Tour Dates (departs Mondays from Anchorage)


June
4-16, 11-23, 18-30
July
2-14, 9-21, 16-28, 23-Aug 4
August
6-18, 13-25, 20-Sept. 1

The Wildland Glacier Tour is an inspiring Alaskan journey into the heart of one of the largest protected wilderness areas on Earth. First, we’ll explore Hatcher Pass/ Independence Mine State Recreation area followed by Alaska’s largest road accessible glacier for a walk onto its vast snout. We’ll travel deep within Wrangell St. Elias National Park, part of a World Heritage site, exemplifying the essence of Alaska’s wild spirit. Next, we’re off to Valdez and Prince William Sound, a temperate rainforest often referred to as the “Little Switzerland” of Alaska. Mountains, glaciers, and the ocean combine to create a world class destination. Finally, we’ll board the Alaska Marine Ferry for a cruise across Prince William Sound along the base of the towering Chugach Mountains.

The Wildland Glacier Tour captures the heart of all those that make the journey.

Included Activities

  • Fantastic hiking opportunities
  • Walk on Alaska's largest accessible glacier
  • Explore a turn of the century mining town
  • Cruise Prince William Sound on a scenic ferry
  • 2 nights in private cabins mid trip

For the Adventurous

There are lots of great day trip activities that you may add to your trip and no previous experience is necessary to enjoy them:

Glacier hiking with crampons, ice climbing, sea kayaking to a glacier, flight seeing, wildlife/glacier cruise, historic mine tours, and more!

2018 Tour Dates (departs Sundays from Anchorage)


June
17-23, 24-30
July
8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-Aug 4
August
6-12, 13-19, 20-26, 27-Sept. 2

Our Classic Family Tour is a similar version of our Classic Alaskan Tour but is reserved for families travelling with children 8 and over. First, we'll head north to Denali National Park, home of the largest mountain in North America and abundant wildlife. Next we'll explore the glaciers and wildlife in Kenai Fjords National Park. Finally, we'll spend two nights deep in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, an area known for its beauty and abundant wildlife.

Young and older alike will appreciate the experiential journey of this tour and the lasting memories of quality time spent together.

Included Activities

  • Canoeing near Denali National Park
  • Full day bus tour in Denali National Park to search for wildlife and Mt. McKinley
  • Excellent hiking opportunities throughout

For the Adventurous

There are lots of great day trip activities that you may add to your trip and no previous experience is necessary to enjoy them:

Wildlife / glacier cruise, whitewater and scenic river rafting, dog sledding, world class fishing, horseback riding, flight seeing, sea kayaking, Mt. biking, fly out hiking, and more!

(10 Days)

2018 Tour Dates (departs Wednesdays from Anchorage)


June
13-22
July
11-20, 25-Aug 3
August
8-17, 22-31

Our Wildlife Tour explores four of Alaska’s wildlife rich parks and protected areas; the 150 million acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge; the marine rich Kenai Fjords National Park; Denali National Park- home to Alaska’s most famous terrestrial mammals; and the Tangle Lakes region, a world renowned birding destination. Your chance of observing and photographing wildlife is outstanding at these locations. Look for bears, whales, sea lions, moose, caribou, Dall sheep, fox, Bald Eagles, swans, and lots more. Please Note: This itinerary may operate in a slightly different order depending on ferry schedules and local conditions. All destinations of the itinerary will be the same, only the destination order will be altered.

For those with wildlife viewing as a significant objective, and with only 10 days to travel in Alaska, this trip is a fantastic wildlife adventure.

Included Activities

  • Canoeing near Denali National Park
  • Full day wildlife viewing tour in Denali National Park to search for wildlife and Mt. McKinley
  • Scenic ferry trip across Prince William Sound past the impressive Columbia Glacier
  • Excellent hiking opportunities throughout

For the Adventurous

There are lots of great day trip activities that you may add to your trip and no previous experience is necessary to enjoy them:

World class ocean and river fishing, river rafting, sea kayaking to a glacier, horseback riding, glacier/wildlife cruise, flight seeing, dog sledding, mountain biking, river kayaking, fly out hiking, and more!

(13 Days)

2018 Wildland Glacier / Classic Alaskan Tour Dates (departs Mondays from Anchorage)


June
4-16, 11-23, 18-30
July
2-14, 9-21, 16-28, 23-Aug 4. 30-Aug. 11
August
6-18, 13-25, 20-Sept. 1

13 Days / 12 Nights


Dates beginning with the Wildland Glacier Tour followed by the Classic Alaskan include 1 night accommodations between trips (Saturday).

$2,745 per person


Single Supplement $300 may apply to single travelers

2018 Classic Alaskan / Wildland Glacier Tour Dates (departs Sundays from Anchorage)


June
3-16, 10-23, 17-30, 24-July 7
July
8-21, 15-28, 22-Aug. 4, 29-Aug 11
August
5-18, 12-25, 19-Sept. 1

14 Days / 13 Nights


Dates beginning with the Classic Alaskan Tour followed by the Wildland Glacier experience 2 nights between trips (Sat. night and Sun night). We include one night accommodation in Anchorage in the trip cost and can arrange the other night in Anchorage on request.

$2,745 per person


Single Supplement $300 may apply to single travelers

The Grand Tour Combo is a combination of the Classic Alaskan Tour and the Wildland Glacier Tour and explores a broad cross section of Alaska’s biotic regions:

The Classic Alaskan Tour explores a classic mix of Alaska’s famous National Parks and protected areas and adventurous activities. First we visit the 150 million acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, an area well known for its beauty, salmon, and wildlife. Next we’re off to Kenai Fjords National Park and one of the richest marine wildlife areas on earth where massive glaciers carve ice into the sea. Finally, we’ll take in the crown jewel of the National Park system Denali National Park, home of the largest mountain in North America and abundant wildlife.

The Classic Alaskan Tour is one of our most popular tours.

The Wildland Glacier Tour is an inspiring Alaskan journey into the heart of one of the largest protected wilderness areas on Earth. First, we’ll explore Hatcher Pass/ Independence Mine State Recreation area followed by Alaska’s largest road accessible glacier for a walk onto its vast snout. We’ll travel deep within Wrangell St. Elias National Park, part of a World Heritage site, which exemplifies the essence of Alaska’s wild spirit. Next, we’re off to Valdez and Prince William Sound, a temperate rainforest often referred to as the “Little Switzerland” of Alaska. Mountains, glaciers, and the ocean combine to create a world class destination. Finally, we’ll board the Alaska Marine Ferry for a cruise across Prince William Sound along the base of the towering Chugach Mountains.

The Wildland Glacier Tour captures the heart of all those that make the journey.

Included Activities

  • 4 night’s hotel or cabins
  • Walk on Alaska’s largest accessible glacier
  • Explore the impressive turn of the century ghost town of Kennicott
  • ½ day scenic ferry trip across Prince William Sound past the impressive Columbia Glacier
  • Canoeing from our campsite near Denali National Park
  • Full day wildlife viewing tour in Denali National Park to search for wildlife and Mt. McKinley
  • Excellent hiking opportunities throughout

For the Adventurous

There are lots of great day trip activities that you may add to your trip and no previous experience is necessary to enjoy them:

Whitewater and scenic river rafting, sea kayaking to a glacier, glacier hiking with crampons, Mt. biking, glacier/ wildlife cruises, dog sledding, ice climbing, world class fishing, flight seeing, fly out hiking, and more!

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Custom Tours


Alaska Outdoors operates affordable custom tours for School Groups, Boy Scouts, Universities, Girl Scouts, Families, Clubs, and more. Education, Adventure, and Experience!

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“Thank you so much for accommodating my last minute trip. It was more than I could have imagined it would be. Thanks both to Alaska and my fantastic guide. . He was sincere, dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic, encouraging, intelligent, mixed with a ton of fun, and the person I would want to have as a guide and as a friend in any future excursion.”

Zachary Greenwood

Each Trip Features


  • Small groups (only 10 max)
  • A full time professional guide
  • Comfortable transportation
  • All but a few specified meals
  • Beautiful campsites
  • Entrance to National Parks and protected areas
  • Top of the line equipment
  • Lots of great hiking
  • Access to outstanding adventurous activities
  • Great wildlife viewing opportunities
  • Active experiences
  • Flexibility and great value!
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“It was an amazing experience; I'll never forget it and I really appreciate the work and the effort your company put in order to offer the customers the best experience.”

Laura Antonini

“All equipment provided was very satisfactory. There was nothing I felt I needed that I didn’t get.”

“Our guide really did "go the extra mile". She worked so hard and made sure that the needs of every single person in the group were catered to- cooking, taking us to and from places, booking trips on our behalf, recommending hikes- she did it all!”

Paula Yeoman

“We continue to be amazed at the level of respect, the good humor, the interest, the willingness to participate and the general camaraderie we shared throughout our time together. Thanks for your thoughtfulness!”

Joanne Adjoian and family

“This was a very enjoyable trip with a nice bunch of people and an enthusiastic guide. A good way to get a feel for Alaska!”