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1st Alaska Tours

Fairbanks, AK 99709-5534
+1 907-590-5900
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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.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, AK 99709-5534
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The trip was fantastic. Our guide was Caleb who kept us entertained by giving us pretty interesting tidbits of information about the Alaskan way of living. This served as a good distraction from the intermittently bumpy ride along the Dalton highway. We saw clouds moving...More

Thank Anirudh K
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I took the Aurora Viewing Tour. Tristan picked us up from our hotel and we headed out of town to their viewing yurts, set in a prime Aurora viewing location. Tristan gave lots of info on the Aurora and helped us understand...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Took the Aurora tour with 1st Alaska Tours. Sadly, the weather did no cooperate, and we ended up with a cloudy, rainy night and no lights, despite the crappy weather, Caleb did his best to make the evening interesting, and told a lot of great...More

Thank BelRae
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were picked up promptly from our hotel in Fairbanks by Dave who was to be our guide for a Beginner's Photo Workshop at the Aurora Bear yurts. We were the only two people on the tour and Dave was very friendly and even made...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This tour was just right for a half day trip. Took in 3 highlights, Visitor Center, Museum of the North at UAF and North Pole. Our tour guide Kasey was phenomenal. Very knowledgeable about the area and the sites we visited. Highly recommend this tour...More

Thank budwodarski
Reviewed 12 September 2017

No preparation at all. Had to wait while driver tried to find where passengers were located and drove around trying to find streets, Didn't know how to work intercom system and passenger had to do it for him, He ran out of gas and explained...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was a wonderful tour and we were so glad we did it. Our guide Randy did a fantastic job at making the 13-hour long tour to the Arctic circle and back very interesting. The drive on Dalton Highway was very challenging and was quite...More

1  Thank Aparna S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Traveling on a Holland America Land + Sea Tour, we chose the Aurora Borealis Viewing for a late-night excursion. The 1st Alaska Tours listing was Aurora Viewing Lodges. It lasted from 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM. The adult price was $115.95 through Holland America. Tristan...More

2  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I decided to write a review about this utter disastrous tour so that other travelers do not make the same mistake. My partner and I booked the Chena Hot Springs and Norther Lights Tour with 1st Alaska Tours. Such a rip off and no guidance...More

Thank divya r
1stAOS, Manager at 1st Alaska Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi Divya, Again we apologize that this tour did not meet your expectations. We offer pick-up at hotels in Fairbanks for all of our tours, covering all the major hotels in the city of Fairbanks. Unfortunately your accommodations were outside of town and outside of...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Our driver cum guide Mr Kaloeb was great. We have only 2 persons but Kaloeb came to pick us in a big van well equipped for long journey to Arctic Circle exclusively for us. He is professional and safety oriented. Highly recommend

1  Thank Go4Goal
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Jessica and Pet... F
21 June 2017|
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Response from parkervj | Reviewed this property |
We did the Chena Tour first week of March 2017. Dinner was not included in the tour price but time was allocated to eat in the restaurant. Admission to the Ice Museum and to the Hot Springs was included in the tour price; we... More
26 April 2017|
Response from 1stAOS | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we offer pick-up at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. Please note the Princess Wilderness Lodge is located in the Denali area. If you would like to let us know which tour you are interested in we would be... More
Judith L
30 October 2016|
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Response from 1stAOS | Property representative |
Hi Judith, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Unfortunately we do not offer any Dog Sled Tours in June as we do not have any snow and it can be quite warm. The warmer temperatures that we experience in the Summer... More