A perfect introductory ATV course
This tour of Alaska is a perfect introductory ATV course that takes you on a thrilling trail ride to view the glassy castles of Alaska's glaciers and witness rare wildlife among the grand scenery of the country. You will receive an ATV orientation from our local Alaska guides and ATV experts so that you'll feel confident operating our versatile equipment and safely enjoy all of the trails and backcountry exploring.
If you’re looking for a thrilling way to explore Alaska but are a beginner with ATVs and Alaska’s backcountry trails, our 3-hour Alaska glacier viewing tour is the perfect experience for you. This tour offers you a great way to get acquainted with this exciting all terrain vehicle all while having fun and immersing yourself in the Alaskan wilderness!
After teaching you how to operate the ATV, your guide will lead you on a ride straight into mind-blowing territory! You’ll be taken though all kinds of scenic terrain, including sprawling valleys, fascinating old claim routes for mining, and dense forest, ending up at the ultimate sight of Alaska’s incredible mountainous glaciers. Don’t forget your camera, as you’re sure to witness wildlife and scenery like you’ve never seen before!
Check In: Clients will be met at our Palmer rental office by our guide staff upon arrival. (Note: Clients can be met at their downtown Palmer Hotels upon request). Clients will then be outfitted with a helmet and goggles. Once clients have signed a standard liability release form, we will caravan them from our Palmer rental office to the ATV tour trailhead. (Approximately a 10 minute caravan).
Orientation: At the ATV trailhead, we will provide a safety briefing and orientation to ATV’s. Topics covered will be proper operation of the ATV, general safety information, what to expect while on the tour route, procedures for possible wildlife encounters, and information on proper ATV riding techniques.
ATV Tour Pricing Includes: Helmet, goggles, caravan to trailhead from our office in Palmer, orientation to ATV operation and safety information, local guide, fuel & oil, cold drink break and friendly, patient guide services throughout the entire trip. Guide gratuities are not included in the tour price. (Note: clients are financially responsible for physical damage they may cause to the ATV due to careless, negligent, or accidental operation).
Reservation Policies: Due to limited capacity, advance reservations are highly recommended. If booking by phone, a credit card is required to confirm and hold your reservation at time of booking. Payment is due upon check-in at our office prior to tour departure and may be handled with cash, check, Visa, M/C or Discover Cards. A 50% cancellation fee will be assessed if reservation is cancelled within 72 hours of departure.
Physical Limitations: It is not necessary that clients have previous ATV experience prior to participating in one of our tours. Riding an ATV, as a general rule can be more challenging than driving a car because it requires coordinated physical input such as leaning and moving on the seat to assist the ATV in turning. Drivers need to be prepared to heed the advice of their guide and use their body to be actively involved with the steering and driving of the ATV for proper operation. Please note that the maximum amount of weight an ATV can accommodate is a total of 300 pounds. Also, due to state law all participants must be at least 16 years old.