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Nizina Lake Iceberg Kayak & Fly

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Price 8 hours (Air Taxi dependent)
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Nizina Lake Iceberg Kayak & Fly

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Fly out of the “crowds” into the stunning Alaska backcountry adventure you won’t soon forget! Our Nizina Lake Kayak tour takes you off the beaten path and into an epic Alaska backcountry setting. Paddle among towering icebergs, some the size of a pirate ship, explore the recently glaciated landscapes, and enjoy a freshly prepared lunch in the solitude that only Alaska can offer. On top of first-class instruction, all of our guides are chock full of local knowledge, both geological and historical, that help gives participants a sense of place in this vast landscape.

Difficulty Level: Moderate
The Nizina Lake Iceberg Kayak & Fly is considered a Moderate trip for those adventurers looking to journey a little further into the Alaskan Bush. Guests will be dropped off by air taxi at a remote, wild, scenic glacier lake. You will be paddling among large white icebergs, away from crowds, fully immersed in the backcountry of Alaska.

Duration

8 hours - depending on air taxi availability

Difficulty

Moderate

Age

12+

Nizina Glacier Lake is a 20-minute bush plane flight from McCarthy, two valleys over to the terminus of the Nizina Glacier. Located in the middle of an unbelievably scenic, glacier-carved valley. The best part? We’ll most likely have it all to ourselves!

  • Scenic bush plane flights to & from Nizina Lake
  • Paddle around towering white icebergs
  • Waterfalls everywhere
  • Spot for wildlife
  • Expert kayak instruction from your guide
  • Escape the crowds, literally
  • Unbelievable 360-degree scenery
  • Bush plane flights to and from Nizina Lake
  • Drysuit
  • Floatation device
  • Helmet
  • Paddle
  • River shoes
  • Expert guide
  • Lunch
  • Warm base layers
  • warm socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks/sack lunch
  • Camera
  • Gratuity for your guide (10-20% of the trip cost is recommended)

$875 per person

Custom launch dates are also available. Call us @ 907-302-0688 to inquire.

  • Accomodation Package
  • Additional transport help from Glennallen or Chitina
8 hours (Air Taxi dependent)
12+ Age
  • Departure Time
    6pm
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Morning Bush Plane to the terminus of the Nizina Glacier
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Spend some time exploring the glacier plain, learn about “pioneer” plant species, and spot bears, fox, and moose in the wide-open dryas fields
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Inflate the boats, get our safety gear on and listen to your guides through safety and paddling orientation talk… get stoked!
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Paddle among towering white icebergs, check out the numerous wildflowers blooming on the banks, paddle up to the glacier face and jump into the icy waters
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Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch in the Alaska wilderness
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The Nizina lake area is excellent for both paddling and hiking – Don’t feel we have to spend all day on the boats if you want to get out and do some exploring by land too
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Want an ultimate adventure, make it a fly-out base camp, 1, 2, or 3 nights possibilities!

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