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1st Alaska Outdoor School

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Address: 2240 Hanson Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone Number: +1 907-590-5900
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: 1St Alaska Outdoor School is a Fairbanks based touring and sightseeing...
1St Alaska Outdoor School is a Fairbanks based touring and sightseeing company that operates year round. Explore the Arctic on a Arctic Circle or Arctic Ocean/Prudhoe Bay tour, and receive a certificate to commemorate your adevnture. Relax in the famous Chena Hot Springs or take a Fairbanks City Tour to learn about the Golden Heart City. Enjoy the Northern Lights on one of our many Aurora Viewing Tours or take a ride in a sled pulled by a team of dogs. We have an Alaskan adventure for everyone! We speak English, Mandarin & German.
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Best of Fairbanks tour

When visiting Fairbanks, this tour is a must! Our tour guide was Cori, who did an excellent job showing us the wonderful sights and attractions of Fairbanks. We visited the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

When visiting Fairbanks, this tour is a must! Our tour guide was Cori, who did an excellent job showing us the wonderful sights and attractions of Fairbanks. We visited the cultural center, the Museum of the North and Santa Claus at North Pole AK. It was a wonderful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We went to Arctic circle tour with 1st Alaska Outdoor school. Our tour guide was Carolie. She is so friendly and make us feel like we travelled with friend Highly recommend: Carolie

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Went to the Artic Circle with my 10 yr. old boy. Had a great guide, Joseph, who is very knowledgeable regarding the area, Fairbanks and Alaska in general; friendly. Made my son and I feel comfortable on the 10 hour driving tour. Highly recommend this company. Great service and reasonable price, lower than the competition!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Three part tour nicely hosted by our guide, Carolie. Morris Thompson Cultural Center, Santa Claus House, and the UAF museum were stops as well as a tour very well narrated. Added onto a Princess Tour and well worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It was very interesting traveling (for the most part) next to the Alaska Pipeline. Our guide was Matthew. He shared his experiences of driving the road as an Ice Road Trucker. As a longtime resident of Alaska, he knew weather conditions, geology and points of interest, plus the best place to eat and visit. We had a wonderful time and... More 

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Lehigh Valley, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

1st Alaska Outdoor School offers a wonderful variety of tours. We booked 3 separate tours while in Fairbanks (Dog mushing/dinner/lights tour; Chena Hot Springs tour; Reindeer Ranch tour) and were not disappointed with any of them. Our tour guides were knowledgable and fun. And,,, we were treated to an incredible northern lights display on our dog mushing tour. Money well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We had an awesome day with Cori as our guide. She was very knowledgable and friendly, and gave us a great introduction to Alaska. With two college-aged kids, she helped make our drive entertaining and informative. We would highly recommend!! Thanks for a great day!

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alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

We took a van trip from Fairbanks to the Arctic Circle. We lucked up and were the only 2 people on the tour! There were 4 guides riding with us. The Dalton Highway is extremely rough and should only be taken by experienced drivers. Ral, our guide, was a wealth of information about the Alaskan area and especially living in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Good visit sightseeing the Museum, Information Center and Santa's shop. Museum gives a very detailed and informative history of Alaska. Very well presented and worth a bisit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our tour guide, Jim, is a very nice guy. We are from Taiwan and had a great experience on the tour to Arctic Circle. We are lucky on the date 2015/03/23, we stopped twice on the way back to Fairbanks and captured amazing Aurora. Thanks, Jim. Thanks, 1st Alaska Outdoor School. It's definite that we will recommend our friends visit... More 

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Address: Address: 2240 Hanson Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone Number: +1 907-590-5900
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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