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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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Nice tours!

We went on two tours with 1st Alaska Outdoor school. Our guides Benjamin and Randy were great! We saw Aurora on both tours, and our guides were awesome.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on two tours with 1st Alaska Outdoor school. Our guides Benjamin and Randy were great! We saw Aurora on both tours, and our guides were awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice! He can speak Chinese very well, also he explained very clearly and professionally! We have good time during the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We joined Aexak company for some activities, the tour guide was tried their best to tell us the story in Alaska as well as nice to people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

 ⁠⁠⁠Yesterday we had the pleasure to see the Aurora Boreal and let me tell you that the whole experience was amazing. Randy came to pick us up at out hotel room 8:30 sharp and drove us about 30 miles away from downtown Fairbanks. During the drive he explained everything about Alaska, our group was small, but we had so many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came from Vermont to Fairbanks to visit family and really wanted to see the Northern Lights AND cross the Arctic Circle. I ended up booking this trip for Nov. 14, 2016 very last minute by emailing a few hours before the trip. Our tour guide was Ricky and there were 5 guests on the trip. While the "Aurora Forecasts"... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AURORA BEAR is service that offers a aurora photography class offered outside the city that is just outstanding. We spent an evening with the photographer, Frank Stelges and he was most helpful in helping us properly calibrate our camera in order to get really good photographs of the Northern Lights. We came to Fairbanks specifically to shoot the Northern Lights... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having followed this organisation since 2000 and seen it grow into the brilliant business that it has. Now become we must recommend it to all Alaskan holiday makers.The variety of attractions they cover with their tours are amazing.Ralf and Mei-Ling are to be congratulated on their success through. Lotsof hard work and expertise.We are visitors from Sydney Australian over the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I just went on Nov 2. The tour started at 2:00PM until 2:30AM. We went to the Artic Circle sign. And on the way home, it stop to see the northern light. The tour guy named Ricky. He is friendly and funny. In the car he explained the trip, also stop someplace too. He also told us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

My sister and I had an amazing trip September 6, 2016 to the Arctic Circle and viewing the northern lights on the way back to Fairbanks. The sunset at the Arctic Circle was breathtaking and the being able to experience the northern lights was absolutely amazing. I would like to thank our driver Ricky who was really great and very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We booked the day tour a few days before our trip, and we are lucky to still get seats since this is not the most popular season. Tony was our driver and he was courteous, knowledgeable and fun! During the trip, Tony introduced lots of things about the Dalton Highway, the Alaska traditions and northern lights to keep us informed... More 

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