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Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks provided by Northern Alaska Tour Company

Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 20-06-22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks
All guests will be required to take a Health Survey prior to travelling and having their temperature checked. Any guests who did not submit a Traveler Declaration Form upon arrival into Alaska and who is not following Mandate 10 will not be allowed to travel.
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Updated 20-06-22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    3820 University Ave S
    3820 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
    This is located on the East Ramp Airport, the small plane side of the airport. All guests need to call and reconfirm their tour departure/check in time 24 - 48 hours prior to departure.
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    James Dalton Highway
    Stop: 12 hours
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  • 2
    Arctic Circle Trading Post
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    3820 University Ave S
    3820 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
    This is located on the East Ramp Airport, the small plane side of the airport. All guests need to call and reconfirm their tour departure/check in time 24 - 48 hours prior to departure.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
3820 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
Duration
16h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include a parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
48Reviews
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crestlinecolorado wrote a review Sep. 2020
Fort Collins, Colorado146 contributions52 helpful votes
We booked this tour at the beginning of the year, by the time of covid everything was upside down. But NATC made sure that they would work something out and they did. Ours was a small group and we had a super time. Rob was our tour guide and he was the best. Knowledgeable in
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks
Responded Oct. 14, 2020
Thank you crestlinecolorado for your enthusiastic endorsement! We really appreciate you taking the time to recognize the talent of Rob as your guide and your burger at the Yukon River Camp. Sharing your experience with others is an appreciated thank you. Best wishes for a great winter season. Kathy
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Lucy wrote a review Aug. 2020
Michigan5 contributions
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I did the Arctic Cirlce drive tour on Saturday July 11, 2020. I loved it!! Ken was my guide for the day, and he was wonderful. I enjoyed talking with him and genuinely felt I had learned a lot by the end of the day. I lucked out and had beautiful weather, but there is much to
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks
Responded Sep. 21, 2020
Thank you for your very detailed review. We appreciate the details you are sharing to give others a true understanding of the experience you took and what you walked away with .."Wonderful tour with great guide". Thank you again for choosing Northern Alaska Tour Company and letting us share our home with you. Kathy
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MountainMama wrote a review Jul. 2020
CANTON, United States555 contributions30 helpful votes
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My back was killing me from sitting so long during and after this tour however, it was worth it! We saw Caribou and Moose along our drive.We stopped at a homestead at the Arctic circle trading post as well as at Finger Mountain for some great photos and restrooms. We found some
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks
Responded Jul. 15, 2020
Thank you GetLostinNature for spending the day with Mel. It is a full day and we are so glad you enjoyed the day with her and wish you a great rest of your holiday! Kathy
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sharon21_12 wrote a review Jun. 2020
Mooresville, North Carolina125 contributions13 helpful votes
The whole purpose was to cross Arctic circle. Unless you can afford fly/drive, expect a long day. However, our guide Robb was excellent. He kept us entertained and made the long drive delightful. The whole process made it as enjoyable as possible. From check in with Kathy to our
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks
Responded Jun. 22, 2020
That is a fantastic picture! Thank you for joining us for your Arctic Circle Adventure. So glad you enjoyed it and got out on the Solstice!!! Best wishes for a continuation of a great summer. Kathy
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Pranjal K wrote a review Feb. 2020
Johns Creek, Georgia18 contributions3 helpful votes
Rob was our driver cum guide for this tour to drive up to Arctic Circle monument and back in Fairbanks. He was very informative, courteous and helpful. It was a long day to be in a coach - the tour started at around 9:30 AM and we were back at almost 4 AM. We stopped at all the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks
Responded Mar. 3, 2020
Thank you Pranjal K for choosing Northern Alaska Tour Company for your Arctic Circle Adventure. So glad you enjoyed your time out with Rob. So glad he could help make your day amazing. Best wishes for a bright spring! Kathy
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About the operator

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Carolyn J
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An Amazing Advenure
Don Kiely was an excellent tour guide. He was very kind and courteous and seemed really intent on us having a good
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Exciting Adventure to the Arctic Circle
As a group of four adults, we contacted Northern Alaska to bring us on a drive to the Arctic Circle to send two nig
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Arctic Circle and Aurora tours
Wonderful, caring customer service from everyone we encountered. The weather was rainy ( no one can control!) so o
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C1622RRmaryh
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a "must do" trip down the Dalton Highway to the Artic Circle.
Ken P is an exceptional guide which made for a really fun trip through the vast Alaskan Interior. Amazing views, c
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DidiD123
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Artic tour. Drive/fly
With COVID, we were glad we were able to take this trip. We were unable to go to the Artic Ocean or the additional
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bruce c
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Great experience and tour company
Let me start by saying we really enjoyed our tour. They bent over backwards in a some very hard times given COVID t
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Joseph H
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Fantastic Air/Land Trip to Coldfoot AK!
The two pilots aboard our August 2020 flight from Fairbanks to Coldfoot took time to tip our wings in the direction
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jeffcaldwell2149
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Self drive up the Dalton Highway
I rented a Ford Escape from Arctic Outfitters/Northern Alaska Tour Company and drove the Dalton Highway to Deadhors
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894tylerm
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Always Amazing!
I've traveled with Northern Alaska Tour Company at least 7 times and it's always been great! The people are amazin
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Coldfoot/Pipeline Tour
We drove to Coldfoot on the guided tour bus and returned by Air. Spent 2 nights in Coldfoot and had a great time. S
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Denali Winter Drive
We went on the Denali winter drive, and had a great time! Our guide, Don, was very friendly and informative - he ma
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This was just incredible. Weather matters alot and we had the best. At the first turn out from Fairbanks, we could
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FarAway213527
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Winter Artic Circle Drive/Fly
Totally amazing! The guide (Tim) who drove us up was very knowledgeable and an excellent driver. I never felt that
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ericoftheeeast
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Great views of Yukon river and Brooks Range
My daughter and I took the 3 hour trip- 1 hour fight to Coldfoot, AK (above arctic circle), 1 hour tour in Coldfoot
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Highlight of our visit to Fairbanks
It's a long trip up the Dalton highway, but one worth taking. The bus was very comfortable and the drive memorable.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 16h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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