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Address: 2240 Hanson Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-5534
Phone Number: +1 907-590-5900
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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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Fairbanks Highlights Adventure

WE visited the Cultural Centre, Museum & Santa's House. Our Driver/guide was Barb who was excellent. She was very knowledgable and spoke on the History of the area without... read more

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Ipswich, Australia
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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

WE visited the Cultural Centre, Museum & Santa's House. Our Driver/guide was Barb who was excellent. She was very knowledgable and spoke on the History of the area without reference to notes Eric. Would recommend this tour without reservation.

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Greer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Driving to the Arctic Circle from Fairbanks is a l o n g trip. Our tour guide was full of interesting stories and fun facts about the area and the people we met along the way to keep it fun. There were breathtakingly beautiful landscapes with otherworldly trees, underbrush, and barrenness all within the same view. We saw life in... More 

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Bloomington, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful tour in the morning with Barb to the dog kennels and enjoyed it so much we booked the afternoon Fairbanks city tour. Really enjoyed both our tours and highly recommend their tours. Barb was a great tour guide and very informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Fairbanks at 4am and with less than 5 hours sleep embarked on our 1st day in Alaska. Ken Krieger was our driver and guide and arrived promptly at 11am to pick us up at our hotel. Ken is very personable and informative, and answered several questions we had along the way about wildlife and the topography of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a trip to the trail breaker kennel, and Randy from the tour company took us there. He was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area, and on the way back drove us through downtown Fairbanks, where he pointed out some of the sights. It was like getting two tours for one-thanks Randy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 14 hour tour from Fairbanks to the Arctic Circle along the Dalton Highway. Our tour guide/driver was Ricky and he was extremely knowledgeable about the highway, the Alaska Pipeline and all the sights along the road. This is a full day adventure. We were picked up at 7am and returned around 9pm We stopped from both breakfast... More 

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North Scituate, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just came back from this tour. Words cannot sufficiently express our satisfaction and delight with our experience. Our tour guide, Joe, was articulate, personable, and well-versed in Alaskan history, geography, geology, and animal lore. Throughout the entire 3-day trip, there was constant discussion about what we were seeing and I don't remember there being a single question that went... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our driver/guide (Cassie) made the trip to the Arctic Circle both educational and entertaining and her competent driving helped us feel safe on a rather challenging road. The rugged van helped with that, too.

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a most enjoyable one-way trip from Fairbanks to Denali with Ralf. The booking was easy and the van turned up on time to collect us. There were only three of us on the trip so we had interesting and engaging conversations along the way, and Ralf shared his considerable knowledge of Alaska. The van was comfortable and Ralf's... More 

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Kodiak, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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