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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. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the Riverboat Discovery Dock).

Season: Daily departures May 13 - Sep 19, 2014 (following dates are not available: Sep 5,6,7,8,12,14, 16,17,18,19)
Departure Time: 9:00am (9:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 60 per adult / USD 40 per child (0-12 years)

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. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the Riverboat Discovery Dock).

Season: Daily departures May 13 - September 19, 2014 (following dates are not available: Sep 13) 
DepartureTime: 2:00pm (14:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 60 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. Before you board our train, enjoy a close up view of the TransAlaska pipeline and informational displays about the pipeline. Once aboard the train our 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 May 13 - September 19, 2014 (following dates are not available: Sep 13,15)
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. Before you board our train, enjoy a close up view of the TransAlaska pipeline and informational displays about the pipeline. Once aboard the train our 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 May 13 - September 19, 2014 (following dates are not available: Sept 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19)
Departure Time: 13:45H
Duration: 2 hours

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

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 towels). Ask us about adding a dog sled ride or snowmobile tour in the winter (depending on snow conditions)! 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.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Fairbanks. A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Season: Daily departures November 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014 (No departures on Nov 28, Dec 24, 25, 31, & Jan1) and May 15 - September 30, 2014
Departure Time: 11:30H
Duration: 7 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 145 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).

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Season: Daily departures May 1 - September 30, 2014
Departure Time: 12:00pm (12:00H) departure times can vary
Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Price:
 USD 339 per person

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