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Group 3 Aviation

29979 E Knik River Rd, Palmer, AK 99645-7311
+1 818-994-9376
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I strongly recommend the glacier and dogsledding adventure. Worth every penny since it takes a lot... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Shawn Z
Norwalk, Iowa, United States
Thank you mushers and pilot!

We were part of the first visitors to the glacier dog camp for the 2015 season. Fantastic... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2015
Jeffrey C
Nashville, Tennessee
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The Ultimate Alaskan Adventure! Experience a dog sledding adventure you will never forget! Fly in your own private helicopter to a remote snow covered glacier. How about landing on a glacier? We will fly you above the Knik Glacier; an impressive 25-mile long, 6-mile wide river of ice. Your helicopter will land on a glacier, right in the middle of some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in Alaska. Step out onto ice thousands of years old. Experience the wonder and beauty that is Alaska in its glacial melt pools and stunning ice sculptures created by water, wind, and sun. We also offer kayaking, hiking and ice climbing excursions via helicopter. During summer our flights depart from our off airport base at Knik River Lodge. Located just an hour northeast of Anchorage, Knik River Lodge is ideally suited to serve as the starting point for a great Alaskan adventure.
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16 Aug 2017
16 May 2015
“Thank you mushers and pilot!”
29979 E Knik River Rd, Palmer, AK 99645-7311
+1 818-994-9376
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I strongly recommend the glacier and dogsledding adventure. Worth every penny since it takes a lot to keep this business running such as dog food, animal care, helicopter fuel, staffing, etc.

Thank Shawn Z
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We were part of the first visitors to the glacier dog camp for the 2015 season. Fantastic sledding and loved meeting the dogs who clearly love this life. We are grateful to Jodi, Gus, and Brendan for being so generous, informative, and fun, and to...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome experience with Group 3. Very nice attention and all our expectations were more than fulfilled. The helicopter tour to the glacier was incredible. A must do!!!! Thank you Group 3!!

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Group 3 Aviation will always have a special place in my heart. My partner and I went on vacation to Alaska and one of your must-do's was to go dog sledding. We found Group 3 Aviation on an Alaska tourism site and booked them immediately...More

4  Thank Akane_C_M
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Awesome view of glacier, landed on glacier and drank glacier water!!!! Terrific photo op and great story for our Alaska adventure!

1  Thank S J
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I never knew that riding a helicopter was on my bucket list. But after Don flew us up to/around/on the Knick glacier in his "Corvette", I am glad I did not miss this! Don called the helicopter a "Corvette" because it handles so well. We...More

1  Thank Dwight S
Reviewed 4 January 2014

This was definitely a highlight of our trip to Alaska!! One of the top things on our list to do in Alaska was dogsledding. We had a terrible time trying to get a helicopter flight to do so. We had booked three other companies and...More

1  Thank Rebecca V
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Where do we begin? This was an experience of a lifetime and we recommend Group 3 Aviation to everyone!!! When we called Group 3 to book our helicopter tour, Alicia answered all of our questions and went above and beyond to make sure we got...More

Thank johnna y
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We were fortunate enough to be staying at Knik river Lodge and had booked a helicopter flight over the Knik glacier. Dog sledding had finished early this year so we took an extended flight instead and it was truly amazing. The majesty of the mountains,...More

1  Thank sandra m
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Even though we went about two months ago, there isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t think back to the glaciers we flew over and the hike we took on the Knik glacier. It was truly an incredible experience. We upgraded to the...More

Thank Jason C
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28 March 2016|
Response from group3aviation | Property representative |
Hello there. We are not in Alaska this 2016 season plans to return in 2017. Unfortunately there is no way for us to switch to seasonal on Trip Advisor. We apologize. If you email us directly we can recommend options. Thanks!
Peggy H
17 August 2015|
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Response from group3aviation | Property representative |
Hello Peggy, Thank you for contacting us - we appreciate it. We can check on availability for Alaskan Dogsledding for the dates you requested for you and Zeke. You can email me directly through our website via Contacts and I... More