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Matanuska valley farm tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

414434


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (basic)

Discover Alaska's growing flower business


You may be surprised to learn that Alaska has any agriculture at all. Well learn all about it in a tour of Alaska's farm heartland, the Matanuska valley. We'll visit a peony flower farm which is part of Alaska's rapidly growing peonies flower industry that sells flowers all over the world. We'll visit a musk ox farm where these ice-age mammals that used to roam Alaska along with wooly mammoths and saber-tooth tigers. And we'll take a break from farms to visit Hatcher Pass and the old abandoned Independence gold mine where fortunes where made and lost.

Itinerary

A. M. pick up at your hotel

1. 5 hour drive to Matanuska valley stopping for scenic spots.

Two hour tour of various farms in the valley

Two hour tour of historic Independence gold mine and Hatcher pass.

1. 5 hour trip back to Anchorage

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise ship terminal or your hotel or anywhere in Anchorage

End location: Cruise ship terminal or your hotel or anywhere in Anchorage

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

2016 Subaru Forester or 2009 Ford Explorer

Depending on which is available to me

What’s Included

My services as your professional local guide

Round trip private transportation from Anchorage and back in my Subaru Forester.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

31 USD - $11 per person admission to musk ox farm

$20 for lunch

What’s Extra

Admission fees to ox farm

Any personal expense

Restrictions

None

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