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1st Alaska Tours is a Fairbanks based touring and sightseeing company that operates year round. Explore the tundra on an Arctic Circle or Arctic Ocean/Prudhoe Bay tour and receive a certificate to commemorate your journey. Relax in the famous Chena...more
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Fairbanks, AK 99709-5534
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All reviews arctic circle tour chena hot springs aurora viewing northern lights dalton highway yukon river driver guide murphy dome dog sledding beautiful aurora excellent tour long trip frequent stops great guide north pole great pictures highly recommend this tour
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide Joe is very attentive and shared a lot of information and stories from the area..he also gave us samples of smoked salmon which he had caught and prepared.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour was scheduled for two nights ago and we received a call that the tour had been cancelled due to cloud coverage and a winter weather advisory. They kindly asked if we wanted to reschedule and upgraded us from the Murphy Dome viewing to...More

Thank tamaramaya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s a wonderful tour! I saw the Aurora and moose. And our guide Caleb is a good tour guide! Very recommend this tour!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Yumi_0904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chena Hot Springs in August. It was very enjoyable. The Ice Museum was amazing. They give you "one size fits all" parkas to use while you are in the museum as it is 25 degrees inside. The Hot Springs were beautiful and VERY...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank swansons2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so impressed by this tour and Caleb our guide! He shared his unlimited amount of knowledge with us about all things Alaska, and he went above and beyond to ensure that we got the best views and the best pictures of the aurora!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Claire S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got picked up at 1230 by Cassie at the hotel and we had a small group going to the arctic circle. During the trip up she explained many things that we saw and answered all our questions. We stopped several times to look at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mobile4N6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading what all of the competing companies offered I chose1st Alaska Tours because I liked that they pick you up at your hotel and provide lunch. We were promptly picked up at the designated time. Our guides name was Cassie. She was so nice...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Retired1001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to have a nice tour of the Chena hot springs for our honeymoon. The tour was more than we expected and truly worth remembering. The tour of the Ice cave was really beautiful and amusing. Amazing ice sculptures and even...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Carla D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words really can not describe how awesome this tour was! Firstly, our guide Caleb was awesome! His knowledge, hospitably and overall vibe set the mood for what was truly an incredible experience. We traveled up the Dalton highway, seeing the landscape and wildlife. Stopping off...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TimmyJ0194
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little apprehensive about the long day/drive, wondering if our guide would be good and if we would have company. We needn't have worried. We shared the day with a couple of other really nice, fun ladies and our guide, Cassie, was the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Malizza Andrea A
19 January 2019|
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Response from Daniel N | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't be able to answer that question, its a hit or miss but your best bet is to make sure you have more than one day schedule to see them. Ask a tour guide company if they can better answer this question. Hope this... More
3 May 2018|
Response from 701lynleyp |
Thanks for your question. Your chances are fairly good still in April to see the Northern Lights. I have seen some fabulous northern light shows in April myself, however they usually happen very late in the evening. A good... More
Jessica and Pet... F
21 June 2017|
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Response from parkervj | Reviewed this property |
We did the Chena Tour first week of March 2017. Dinner was not included in the tour price but time was allocated to eat in the restaurant. Admission to the Ice Museum and to the Hot Springs was included in the tour price; we... More