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Got to the Steamboat Landing Gift Shop for our Riverboat Discovery Tour where Sarah and I... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
bapmiami
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Miami, Florida
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Given that we don't experience those temperatures in Australia, this was a must do for us. The... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2016
655phillipl
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

For a novelty souvenir, my friends and I had a picture taken of us in a cooler that indicates 40 below, ALMOST....and you get a picture for $10, with a certificate indicating you are an official member of the "Alaska 40 Below Club" - What...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ShirleyD246
Reviewed July 31, 2017

In order to feel the temperature of 40 below, you enter a freezer set at 40 below in 10 seconds my jeans were beginning to stiffen!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank redmellen
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Got to the Steamboat Landing Gift Shop for our Riverboat Discovery Tour where Sarah and I immediately got in line to join the club. He they have a room where the temperature is 40 below. You go in and stay as long as you want/can,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bapmiami
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Given that we don't experience those temperatures in Australia, this was a must do for us. The cold room is located in the Riverboat Discovery Centre, within the large gift shop and to enter is free. If you want to buy a photo of your...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 655phillipl
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We did it & wanted a photo. There was a camera malfunction so we had to do it a 2nd time. I paid for the photo to be emailed but to my disappointment, they lost it due to a "computer malfunction". I requested a refund...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Carol15240
Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is really a big tourist store, but entering the 40 below freezer is a "cool" experience. You are only in there for a minute or so, but it is an experience you'll long remember. Pictures are available for you to purchase, of course, along...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Marjorie M
Reviewed June 27, 2016

ok this is for sure a tourist trap but it was certainly worth the expense (free) and experience (^%$# cold). You are in there for just about 1 minute but your nose hairs will start to freeze together. We bought the silly picture as a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank melodyt977
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

40 below is colder than you think. A wonderful gift shop and restaurant. You can actually go in a room that is 40 below and have your picture taken. We had a wonderful beef stew and fresh garden salad before boarding the Paddle wheel riverboat.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Candace1347
Reviewed June 10, 2016

It's quick, it's fast, and you'll appreciate just what 40 below feels like. It's free for the experience, but you can buy the photo afterwards. Picture or not, go for the experience. It's not something you get a chance to do very often.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank d0nnafl00d
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

There is a cold locker housed in the Riverboat Discovery main building on the Chena River. It is a novel way for tourists and others to experience the extreme cold weather in the Alaskan countryside. The temp is 40' below and your picture is taken...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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