Activities in the Mat-Su Valley
Bear Mountain Air
Owner and pilot Joe Huston has spend most of his life flying, fishing and hunting Alaska, and he puts that experience to work with Bear Mountain Air, offering visitors a range of adventures, from hunting and fishing trips to following the Iditarod, viewing bears or flightseeing Southcentral’s most picturesque terrain. Your epic adventure awaits aboard either Bear Mountain Air’s Cessna 185 or Piper Super Cub, in which Joe has more then 11,700 hours of accident-free flying. Montague island deer hunting trips are now being offered in 2016.
Extreme Fun Center
The Extreme Fun Center is the place to be for fun and excitement, offering extreme gaming, delicious food, refreshing beverages and a state-of-the-art event facility. Featuring racing carts that can travel over 40 miles per hour, laser tag hosting up to 24 players at a time, a massive arcade, kids’ play zone, mini bowling, bumper cars and more, the Extreme Fun Center is truly your one-stop destination for fun!
Mahay’s Jet Boat Adventures
Hop aboard a jetboat to experience Alaska like no other. There are four trips to choose from, depending upon the length and adventure level. All the trips provide history of the local area and opportunities to view Denali from a unique and beautiful perspective. Learn how the Dena’ina and the trappers lived in the early times of Alaska and Talkeetna. Enjoy the Devil’s Canyon with white water, the Chulitna George Journey on a braided river, River, Rail & Trail that combines the boat with the Hurricane Train or the Wilderness Jetboat Adventure. Check out mahaysjetboat.com to book online.
An air taxi and flightseeing company, Regal Air boasts more than 33 years of continuous, year-round operation in Alaska and an unsurpassed safety record. Operating a fleet of DeHavilland Beavers, Cessna 206s and a Piper Navajo Chieftain, Regal offers a wide range of services, from flightseeing excursions to Denali to any of several glacier-viewing tours. Regal Air also offers air-taxi services to get you started on your float trip to a host of quality waters, including Lake Creek and the Talachulitna River in the Mat-Su Valley. Visitors can also book guided all-day fishing tours or other Alaska adventures, such as eco-trekking, Iditarod tours, photo safaris and bear-viewing trips.
Rust’s Flying Service
Rust’s Flying Service has been flying to the remote and pristine wilderness of Alaska for over 50 years and their expert pilots will fly you to view wild brown bears or for a fly-in fishing trip to the remote Mat-Su backcountry. Their stunning flightseeing tours are not to be missed: visit magnificent Prince William Sound, land on a glacier in Denali National Park just below the peak of Denali or fly to Colony Glacier for the ultimate dogsled adventure. For Mat-Su anglers, Rust’s offers a variety of destinations, with hot fishing available any time of the season.
Trail Ridge Air
Trail Ridge Air is perfectly situated to provide easy access to bush Alaska and the fantastic fishing that can be found there. Offering customizable trips for more then 20 years, Trail Ridge Air offers an eight-hour fully-guided day of king salmon fishing on Lake Creek, as well as being able to arrange multi-day guided trips with a number of lodges in the southcentral Alaska area. Customers looking for day-trip options can choose any of several flightseeing offerings, including trips to see glaciers or some up-close bear viewing.