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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 approx. May 15 - Sep 15, 2015
DepartureTime: 9:00am (9:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 62 per adult / USD 42 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 approx. May 15 - September 15, 2015 
DepartureTime: 2:00pm (14:00H)
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 62 per adult / USD 42 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 approx. May 15 - September 15, 2015
Departure Time: 10:30H
Duration: 2 hours

Price:
 USD 45 per adult / USD 30 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 approx. May 15 - September 15, 2015
Departure Time: 13:45H
Duration: 2 hours

Price:
 USD 45 per adult / USD 30 per child (3-12 years)

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, 2015
Departure Time: 12:00pm (12:00H) departure times can vary
Duration: 1.5 hours

Price:
 USD 389 per person

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