Fly With Alaska's Best

Blue River Aviation is a premier flightseeing and flight tours operation based out of Palmer, Alaska. Situated in the heart of the Matanuska Valley, our flights are just minutes from breath taking scenery and unforgettable memories.

We pride ourselves on our safety, scenery, and client satisfaction. After a flight with our top tier pilots, you will be planning your next trip back to take in even more sights.

Too much fun for just one trip.

Our flightseeing tours cover more scenery than just about anyone else offers. Whether spending a day among the peaks of Denali, or flying into the glaciers of southcentral Alaska, our tours cover it all.

After flying hundreds of tours each year, the most common complaint we here is people don't want to go home.

  • Mesmerizing views + scenery

  • Professionally trained guides

  • Impeccable safety + customer satisfaction

Denali Flightseeing Tour

Ready to experience Denali from the best view? Look no further.

On this trip, you will take in America's tallest peak from the comfort of our aircraft. Our pilots will navigate you through the remote Alaskan wilderness, traversing over glacial fed streams, rivers, and lakes, on the way to the "Big One."

Keep your camera handy, because you'll be wanting to use it...a lot!

This trip lasts about 3.5 - 4.5 hours, and is perfect for wanting to get the full Alaskan experience packed into one day!

  • 3.5 - 4.5 hours trip duration

  • Leave from Palmer, Alaska

  • Bring Your Lunch, Shades, Layers, And Camera

  • $350/person (2 person minimum)

  • 2 - 3 hours trip duration

  • Leave from Palmer, Alaska

  • Bring Your Lunch, Shades, Layers, And Camera

Grand Glacier Tour

The literal grand-slam of glacier tours!

On this flight, you will experience the very best of Southcentral Alaska's glaciers! Taking in FIVE different glaciers and glacier fields in a single outing, this is a trip you don't want to miss.

Glaciers covered include: Knik Glacier, Colony Glacier, Whiteout Glacier, Marcus Baker Glacier, Lake George Glacier.

This trip lasts about 2-3 hours, and will leave you stunned at the beauty and vastness the MatSu Valley has to offer!

Colony Glacier Tour

The hidden gem of Southcentral Alaska.

Colony Glacier is situated near Lake George and at the base of Mt. Gannett. Often calving, this glacier commonly produces icebergs larger than houses that will float about in Lake George.

This historic glacier, is also the sight of active military operation. The Alaska Command, Alaska Air National Guard, and U.S. Army make an annual trip (in the spring) out to Colony Glacier, to recover debris and materials from the historic crash of a C-124 Globemaster II in 1952.

  • 1.5 - 2 hours trip duration

  • Leave from Palmer, Alaska

  • Bring Your Lunch, Shades, Layers, And Camera

  • 1.5 - 2 hours trip duration

  • Leave from Palmer, Alaska

  • Bring Your Lunch, Shades, Layers, And Camera

Knik Glacier Tour

The Knik Glacier is possibly the most famous glacier in Southcentral Alaska. Situated near Lake George, this glacier is famous well known among locals for being the headwaters the to the glacial river: Knik River.

This tour follows the Knik River Valley where you will be greeted by mountains on both sides as you traverse up the valley towards the mighty Knik Glacier.

Breathtaking Views - Exceptional Experiences.

Our pilots our top notch, professionally trained and certified, and excellent at customer safety, satisfaction, and experience. You won't find a better experience for a better price anywhere else in Alaska.

Impeccable Safety Rating

Our pilots are trained & certified for flying in the backcountry of Alaska. You can rest assured, we are the best around.

Scenic Views Just An Hour From Anchorage

Don't worry about driving 2-3 hours just to have a flight experience. Located in beautiful Palmer, AK we are less than 45 minutes away from Anchorage, and offer a wide variety of flightseeing tours.

Outstanding Client Satisfaction

Don't take our word for it, see why our clients give us our ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ reputation!

Making Memories

After a day in the sky with our crew, you will be left in awe and a camera or two filled with lifelong incredible memories!

We pride ourselves on being the best all around in Alaska!

Your satisfaction and safety are our top priorities, and we strive to provide a seamless experience while addressing your individual needs. If you have any questions or require clarification regarding our cancellation policy, please do not hesitate to contact Blue River Aviation. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to assist you.


(907) 414-0371