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Fairbanks Highlights Tour
This narrated tour brings you to the highlights of Fairbanks. During the tour you will visit Santa Claus at his home in North Pole, and buy some Alaska souvenirs and Christmas decoration. Then stop at the Trans Alaska Pipeline where your guide will explain the astonishing engineering of the pipeline, the oil field in Prudhoe Bay, and the Alaska oil industry. At the Morris Thompson Cultural Center you will find great exhibits about Interior Alaska. And finally you will also visit the Museum of the North with its dramatic architecture and new exhibit galleries. You will be picked up from your Fairbanks hotel for this sightseeing tour.

NOTE: A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Fairbanks

Season: Daily departures May 15 - August 31, 2016
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 5.5 hours

Price:
 USD 115 per person

Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler Cruise from Fairbanks (afternoon departure)
Climb aboard the Riverboat Discovery III for an unforgettable cruise into the history of Interior Alaska. Travel the Chena and Tanana Rivers on the only authentic sternwheeler riverboat operating in Alaska. This narrated tour provides background on the area's natural history and the Athabascan Native culture. You will see a floatplane take off, meet sled dogs, witness the "wedding of the rivers," and gain insight into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture. Alaskan Native guides who have worked and lived in Alaska will take you on a personalized tour of the Chena Indian Village. (Tour departs from the Riverboat Discovery Dock)
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel.

Season: Daily departures approx. May 27 - September 1, 2016 
DepartureTime: 2:00pm (14:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 63 per adult / USD 40 per child (0-12 years)

Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler Cruise from Fairbanks (morning departure)
Climb aboard the Riverboat Discovery III for an unforgettable cruise into the history of Interior Alaska. Travel the Chena and Tanana Rivers on the only authentic sternwheeler riverboat operating in Alaska. This narrated tour provides background on the area's natural history and the Athabascan Native culture. You will see a floatplane take off, meet sled dogs, witness the "wedding of the rivers," and gain insight into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture. Alaskan Native guides who have worked and lived in Alaska will take you on a personalized tour of the Chena Indian Village. (Tour departs from the Riverboat Discovery Dock)
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel.

Season: Daily departures approx. May 27 - September 1, 2016
DepartureTime: 9:00am (9:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 63 per adult / USD 40 per child (0-12 years)

Gold Dredge 8 Tour from Fairbanks (morning departure)
The adventure at Gold Dredge 8 begins with a ride on a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad through the gold fields of Interior Alaska. You will also get an up close view of the TransAlaska pipeline and informational displays about the pipeline. Once aboard the train the conductor and commentators provide lively commentary about the history of mining in Alaska. The train ride takes you to the dredge where you will see first hand how the dredge worked the gold fields. Once the train arrives at the camp, you will receive a brief but informative course in mining, and then you will try panning for yourself! You will find gold- we guarantee it! After you find your gold, explore the dredge and feel the history come alive. This tour is interesting and entertaining for the whole family.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This attraction / tour takes place outside of the city of Fairbanks. Transportation from/to Fairbanks is not included and not available. If you do not have your own transportation you will need to arrange taxi transfers (approx. $45 one way).

Season: Daily departures approx. May 27 - September 1, 2016
Departure Time: 10:30H
Duration: 2 hours

Price:
 USD 40 per adult / USD 25 per child (3-12 years)

Gold Dredge 8 Tour from Fairbanks (afternoon departure)
The adventure at Gold Dredge 8 begins with a ride on a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad through the gold fields of Interior Alaska. You will also get an up close view of the TransAlaska pipeline and informational displays about the pipeline. Once aboard the train the conductor and commentators provide lively commentary about the history of mining in Alaska. The train ride takes you to the dredge where you will see first hand how the dredge worked the gold fields. Once the train arrives at the camp, you will receive a brief but informative course in mining, and then you will try panning for yourself! You will find gold- we guarantee it! After you find your gold, explore the dredge and feel the history come alive. This tour is interesting and entertaining for the whole family.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This attraction / tour takes place outside of the city of Fairbanks. Transportation from/to Fairbanks is not included and not available. If you do not have your own transportation you will need to arrange taxi transfers (approx. $45 one way).

Season: Daily departures approx. May 27 - September 1, 2016
Departure Time: 13:45H
Duration: 2 hours

Price:
 USD 40 per adult / USD 25 per child (3-12 years)

Arctic Circle Fly & Drive from Fairbanks (guided tour/morning departure)
Take a small group tour into the Alaskan arctic by air and land. Depart from Fairbanks in a small plane and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Return to Fairbanks with a bus tour on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River, and learn of its storied past. View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline and visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska. Typically the morning tour begins with land tour.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel. (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport)

NOTE: Not recommended for young children. By Alaska law all children under 4 years or under 40 lbs must be seated in a car seat. Children between 4 and 8 years and between 20-65 lbs must be in a booster seat. Parents are responsible for providing the appropriate car / booster seat. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures May 21 - September 17, 2016
DepartureTime: 5:30am (5:30H)
Duration: 12 hours

Price:
 USD 439 per person

Arctic Circle Fly & Drive from Fairbanks (guided tour/afternoon departure)
Take a small group tour into the Alaskan arctic by air and land. Depart from Fairbanks in a small plane and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Return to Fairbanks with a bus tour on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River, and learn of its storied past. View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline and visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska. Typically the afternoon tour begins with flight.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel. (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport)

NOTE: Not recommended for young children. By Alaska law all children under 4 years or under 40 lbs must be seated in a car seat. Children between 4 and 8 years and between 20-65 lbs must be in a booster seat. Parents are responsible for providing the appropriate car / booster seat. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures May 22 - August 20, 2016
DepartureTime: 1:00pm (13:00H)
Duration: 12 hours

Price:
 USD 389 per person

Chena Hot Springs Day Tour from Fairbanks
Travel 60 miles west of Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs. Chena Hot Springs Resort is internationally known for its natural mineral hot springs. Visitors can relax and revitalize in the outdoor hot springs, hot tubs, and indoor pool. Chena Hot Springs offers a first rate Alaskan winter experience from Fairbanks! Yet Chena Hot Springs is also a great attraction in the summer time! During your 4-hour visit at Chena Hot Springs, enjoy a guided Ice Museum tour, which is set up like an ice hotel, as well as a guided Geothermal tour. Before you head back to Fairbanks, soak in the hot springs (please bring own swimsuit & towels).
Tour includes: roundtrip transfer from/to Fairbanks, Ice Museum and Geothermal tours, admission to hot springs.
Not included: Alcoholic beverages at the ice bar in the Ice Museum, meals, and towel rental for the hot springs.

NOTE: A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Fairbanks.

Season: Daily departures May 15 - October 10, 2016
Departure Time: 11:30H
Duration: 7 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 155 per person

Denali Flight Adventure Tour from Fairbanks
Take off in a bush plane for a scenic flight tour over Denali National Park to Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain on the continent. See the remote landscape of rivers, hills, glaciers, and the Alaska Range, all untouched by road access. Get a different perspective as you return back north and the scenery changes from majestic mountains to rolling hills.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel. (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport)

NOTE: A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures May 20 - September 30, 2016
Departure Time: 12:00pm (12:00H) departure times can vary
Duration: 1.5 hours

Price:
 USD 389 per person

Barrow Expedition Tour from Fairbanks
This small group day excursion takes you from Fairbanks to Barrow on a scenic small plane flight. The 9-passenger planes allow for better sightseeing opportunities along the way. Stops will be made in the small community of Coldfoot along the way for the opportunity to grab lunch and stretch your legs. In Barrow, a local guide will take you on an approximately 2-hour sightseeing tour of the village, where you will discover firsthand the lifestyle of Alaska's Inupiat Eskimos. Here you will have the opportunity to touch the Arctic Ocean and visit the residential and commercial areas of the community.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel. (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport)

NOTE: Due to limitations of smaller aircraft the Expedition is more prone to weather alterations. However, refunds are available if the tour is cancelled or shortened due to weather. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. 

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: May 26 - September 1, 2016 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday only
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 10-11 hours

Price:
 USD 899 per person

Arctic Circle Flight Adventure from Fairbanks (7:00pm departure)
Begin this tour with a small plane flight from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the treeless arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. A 2.5-hour ground tour of a rural community is included. Your return flight provides another opportunity to see the Yukon River, the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline from the air.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Tour does not stop at Arctic Circle sign. Not recommended for young children. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures May 15 - September 15, 2016
Departure Time: 7:00pm (19:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 449 per person

Arctic Circle Flight Adventure Tour from Fairbanks (7:00am departure)
Begin this tour with a small plane flight from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the treeless arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. A 2.5-hour ground tour of a rural community is included. Your return flight provides another opportunity to see the Yukon River, the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline from the air.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Tour does not stop at Arctic Circle sign. Not recommended for young children. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures June 1 - August 31, 2016
Departure Time: 7:00am (7:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 469 per person

Arctic Circle Flight Adventure Tour from Fairbanks (1:00pm departure)
Begin this tour with a small plane flight from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the treeless arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. A 2.5-hour ground tour of a rural community is included. Your return flight provides another opportunity to see the Yukon River, the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline from the air.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Tour does not stop at Arctic Circle sign. Not recommended for young children. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures May 15 - September 15, 2016
Departure Time: 1:00pm (13:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 549 per person

Arctic Circle Driving Adventure from Fairbanks (guided tour)
Tour up the Dalton Highway into the Alaskan arctic on a comprehensive ground tour. As you depart Fairbanks, you will pass gold mines and drive alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Further up the rugged highway, visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the homesteaded community of Joy. Walking on the arctic tundra will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Drive all the way north to the Arctic Circle, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. On the way back south, stop and marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River. Return to Fairbanks under the midnight sun. 
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport). 

NOTE: Not recommended for young children.

Season: Daily departures May 20 - September 12, 2016
Departure Time: 6:30am (6:30H)
Duration: 16-17 hours

Price:
 USD 219 per person

Gates of the Arctic Experience at Anaktuvuk Pass Village from Fairbanks
Ancient mountains, arctic tundra, and Native culture make this small group tour a truly memorable arctic journey! A 1.5-hour flight takes you into the Brooks Range, an area of glacially carved mountains that rise to 6400 feet. You will land within the Gates of the Arctic National Park at Anaktuvuk Pass, nearly 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The Pass is a major migration route for caribou and home to bears, wolves, moose, Dall sheep, wolverines, and fox. In the village, you will learn of the Nunamiut (inland Eskimo) way of life and how they blend modern ways with traditional life. Upon landing, meet your local host who will spend the day sharing a realistic view of village life. Ground touring is mostly walking through the community. Fly back to Fairbanks in the afternoon.
Tour includes: Lunch. 
Not included: transfers in Fairbanks (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport)

NOTE: Not recommended for young children. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures (except Sundays, May 30, July 4, and Sept 5) May 21 - September 15, 2016
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 9-10 hours

Price:
 USD 769 per person

Arctic Circle Anaktuvuk Pass Evening Adventure from Fairbanks
In the evening fly from Fairbanks to the Nunamit Eskimo Village of Anaktuvuk Pass. You will fly over vast and remote Alaska landscape. You land in Anaktuvuk Pass, nestled in the heart of Gates of the Arctic National Park. Here you will visit the local village and learn about the Nunamiut culture during a walking tour (approx. 1 hour). At the end of your tour, you will fly back to Fairbanks.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Not recommended for young children. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures June 1 - August 31, 2016
Departure Time: 7:00pm (19:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 579 per person

Arctic Circle Northern Lights Fly/Drive Adventure from Fairbanks
Enjoy a small group tour into the Alaskan arctic by air and land. Depart from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion and receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Take a walk on the arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Return to Fairbanks with a ground tour on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, you will see and learn about northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River and the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Once the sky gets dark, make stops to scan the northern sky for the aurora.
Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

Good to know: Please note that at least half of the tour will be in the dark to look for the Northern Lights. Aurora viewing is dependent on weather and aurora activity.

NOTE: Not recommended for young children. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights.

Season: Daily departures Aug 21 - September 18, 2016 and Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday departures September 20, 2015 - April 19,  2016 (no tours on Dec 25 and Jan 1)
DepartureTime: 1:00pm (13:00H)
Duration: 13 - 15.5 hours

Price:
 USD 449 (Aug-Sep)/379 (Sep-Apr) per person

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