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Rod's Alaskan Guide Service

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Fairbanks, AK, USA
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About Rod's Alaskan Guide Service
Rod's Alaskan Guide Service is a year round family owned and operated outdoor recreation guide service. In winter we offer snowmobile, dog sledding, and ice fishing adventures. In summer we offer remote fishing trips.
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Dog Sledding and Mushing Experience

Travel like an Alaskan—aboard a dogsled—during this dogsledding and mushing experience in Fairbanks. Hop aboard and hold on to be towed by energetic dogs down five miles (eight kilometers) of snowy trails with your private party. You can help drive the team with voice commands, as your guide supervises from the back of the sled.
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45 minutes
from $80.77

Guided Fairbanks Snowmobile Tour

Snowmobiling on your own takes a lot of planning—you need equipment, to have your routes mapped out, and experience. This snowmobile tour near Fairbanks takes care of all that for you, providing a heated helmet, snow gear, and, of course, a snowmobile. Your guide gives you a safety orientation with driving instructions and lets you practice before you hit the trails.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $104.00

Fairbanks Ice Fishing Expedition in a Heated Cabin with Fish Cookout

If you’ve never been ice fishing in Alaska, you may not know where to start. This ice-fishing expedition takes you to a heated cabin in a remote location just outside Fairbanks. A guide helps you set up all your fishing gear and gives tips to help you catch fish. This ice-fishing tour includes hot cocoa, reindeer sausage, and a fish cookout, too.
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4 hours
from $149.00

Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure

While visiting Fairbanks, take part in two great Alaska activities: ice fishing and aurora borealis viewing. Travel outside the city into the mountains to go ice fishing and look for the aurora borealis. Your home base is a cozy heated cabin where you can sip hot cocoa and snack on grilled fresh fish that you catch, or reindeer sausage. Hope to get a good look at the aurora borealis (northern lights) on a tour that includes use of fishing gear, refreshments, and guide.
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5 hours
from $219.00
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Marc S wrote a review Oct 13
4 contributions
It was wonderful. Our guide was great. Very helpful. He made our experience worth it even though we didn't catch anything. Will do it again.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Odyssey49056536832 wrote a review May 2020
Greater Sydney, Australia4 contributions1 helpful vote
Fairbanks has a lot to offer besides Snowmobile, it has different activities the town has a lot to over and nice places to eat
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Rod's Alaskan Guide Service
Responded May 22, 2020
Fairbanks and North Pole Alaska have a lot of activities and places to see. A 1 week vacation can easily be filled with adventure--summer or winter. Thank you for the review.
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ellen wrote a review Apr 2020
6 contributions
We enjoyed visiting with the dogs before the ride--the musher was wonderful--he stopped on the ride to take video, with our camera, of each dog. So we have a recorded memory of the ride. The musher had some good stories. The scenery on the trail was absolutely beautiful
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Rod's Alaskan Guide Service
Responded Apr 16, 2020
My winter 2019/20 winter season has ended with the quickly melting snow. We look forward to another year of sharing our piece of Alaska with guests when we reopen on 10 November or when we have 8 inches of snow again. Thank you for the review.
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Elliot wrote a review Mar 2020
Denver, Colorado4 contributions
My friend and I did the 1 hour snowmobile our in March. It was awesome! The guides were very professional and fun. The helmets and boots were clean and comfortable to wear, and the get-ready cabin was warm and cozy. The snowmobiles ran great. I was only able to get it up to 48mph but it did have two people on it so they may go faster. We started out on a trail through the woods and then it opened up onto a frozen lake where they let us drive around wherever we wanted for 15mins before returning back to the cabin. It takes quite a bit of strength to turn if you are going fairly fast and you mainly turn with your left arm. Since the accelerator is on the right side, it's hard to fully grib the handle without fully accelarating, which you don't want to do midway through a curve. It was a great experience.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Rod's Alaskan Guide Service
Responded Mar 29, 2020
Thank you or snowmobiling with Rod's Alaskan Guide Service. Thank you for the review.
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Scott Warren wrote a review Mar 2020
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My wife and I were here celebrating our 29th anniversary. We had the best time snowmobiling, dog sledding and ice fishing. This is an amazing family owned business with family members actively involved. They were so helpful and informative about everything. I'm used to the touristy feel when I pay for tours but every event was so personable I was try amazed and felt so welcome. You guys are the best hands down. Scott and Mindy
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Rod's Alaskan Guide Service
Responded Mar 27, 2020
From our family to yours: Thank you for making Rod's Alaskan Guide Service a part of your 29th Anniversary celebration. Thank you for the great review.
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