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Address: 2240 Hanson Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone Number: +1 907-590-5900
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

1st Alaska Tours is a Fairbanks based touring and sightseeing company that...

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 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. The famous photographer, Frank Stelges of Aurora Bear, will lead you on how to capture unforgettable Aurora Borealis pictures. Dog Mushing is the Alaskan State sport and is incredibly fun. Visit our Iditarod racing Dog Musher, Sven Haltmann of Arctic Winter Adventures, for a 1 hour Dog Sledding/Dog Mushing highlight. Summer or winter, we have an Alaskan adventure for everyone!

We speak English, Mandarin & German.

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Arctic Circle Full-Day Adventure from Fairbanks

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Chena Hotsprings and City tours

Had a great time with the tours with Joseph. As a tour guide, he's such a well-verse with his craft! Looking forward to seeing him again in my next adventure! Thanks Joseph... read more

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Kodiak, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great time with the tours with Joseph. As a tour guide, he's such a well-verse with his craft! Looking forward to seeing him again in my next adventure! Thanks Joseph! You're one of a kind! :-)

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the 4 day trip to the Arctic Ocean and it was amazing! Cassie was our guide and was so knowledgeable, helpful and pleasant! All of the reservations and details were taken care of accurately and the accommodations were clean and unique! The office staff was very organized and great to work with throughout our planning months! We highly... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our round trip from the hotel to the Artic circle and back was a great day for our family. The trip ocurs in a commuter van and while 12 hours in length there were plenty of stops to allow streching and picture taking to stay comfortable. Ricky was our driver and he shared much information about the road and sights... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I enjoyed our four day tour to the Arctic Ocean. Cassie was a great guide with a good knowledge of what we were seeing. Even with rain it was beautiful country and being out for four days had time for the weather to change. We highly recommend this tour and suggest taking the four day over the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ricky was our guide/driver and a year round Alaska resident. His perspective was fascinating. We,also, toured two excellent museums. Both pleasant and informative

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went on the Arctic Circle Tour last week. There were 5 other people on our tour. Randy picked us up promptly at 7 a.m and we spent the next 14 hours roundtrip in the van listening to his stories about Alaska and his life while making stops along the way. Randy is very knowledgeable about Alaska.... More 

Thank Karri F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun tour. Our guide Barb did not rush us and we had plenty of time at each site to see exactly what we wanted to see. There was only 4 of us on the tour, so it was a little more personal than some of the other tours we did. Barb was fun and informative, having lived... More 

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1stAOS, Manager at 1st Alaska Outdoor School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your day tour with Barb. We love to share the highlights of Fairbanks with our guests and Barb does a wonderful job. We hope your trip to Alaska was everything you imagined! Best, Kasey More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Chena Hot Springs tour with 1st Alaska. Our driver, Barb, had lived in Alaska for many years and was very informative. She ensured everyone on the van had a chance to enjoy the different sites available at the resort. They even called in advance to make sure that everyone had quarters available for the locker room lockers.

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Winchester, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great trip, Cassie was our tour guide and could not be happier with her knowledge and background, she is Australian by birth, but a true Alaskan in my book. Was a bit rainy, but weather cannot be controlled, but she made it fun with music (appropriate to the trip - was very impressed), we did story telling, and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time with our guide Ricky. We went from Fairbanks out to the Chena Hot Springs. Ricky talked with us the entire trip and helped us spot moose along the way. He checked the restaurant wait time while we were in the ice museum and took care of us the entire way. The only hiccup was that to... More 

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