We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

1st Alaska Tours

Fairbanks, AK 99709-5534
+1 907-590-5900
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Fairbanks City Highlight Tour
More Info
and up
Northern Lights Lodge Viewing in Fairbanks
More Info
and up
Fairbanks and Denali National Park Shuttle Service
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
Fairbanks, AK 99709-5534
+1 907-590-5900
Write a Review
Reviews (427)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 408 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was pleasant enough and picked us up at our hotel on time, but I am guessing he was not one of the usual drivers for this trip. He did not offer much information - relative to other tours I've been on -...More

1  Thank MassachusettsMona
1stAOS, Manager at 1st Alaska Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi MassachusettsMona, Thank you for coming out with us on a tour to the Arctic Circle. We apologize that this happened on your trip. We have never had this issue on a tour in the past. We have looked into the issue and found that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Fairbanks Highlight Adventure tour and enjoyed it very much. The van was very comfortable and held a small number of people which made for a more personalized tour. We were just 6 in the group and Dave was a fantastic guide. He...More

Thank sheilal921
1stAOS, Manager at 1st Alaska Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi sheila921, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. Dave is an excellent guide and we are glad you were able to enjoy a tour with him. We hope to see you again in future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long but fun and informative tour to the Arctic circle with Randy. Nicely timed stops and good food along the way. Enjoyed finger mountain. Van was comfortable and spacious. Scenery was incredible.More

Thank ghibesan
1stAOS, Manager at 1st Alaska Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ghibesan, Thank you for joining us on an Arctic Circle Tour. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with Randy. We are very lucky to have him as one of our guides. Maybe we will see you for aurora viewing in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute wonderful experience Tristan did a great job very knowledgeable and fun highly recommended absolute great time

Thank JimAgnello
1stAOS, Manager at 1st Alaska Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JimAgnello, Thank you for the kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your time out on tour with Tristan. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

David was the best guide, took me to where I needed to be and provided me with awesome inside information about Alaska! Would 100% recommend

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic round trip to Artic Circle, being a local, Tristan gave us some great insight into growing up in Fairbanks, moose encounters, what the middle of winter is like in a 'dry cabin' with no running water. Kept the long drive entertaining and went out...More

Thank JohnOJohnO
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had an 8 AM city tour with 1st Alaska Tours. Our tour guide, Randy, was prompt and awesome, picking us up at our hotel lobby. We were the only passengers in an older passenger van. Our first stop was the Morris Thompson Visitors Center....More

Thank CHIRT143
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Just had a great time on our tour of trail breakers dog kennel with Dave as our drive and guide. Lots of great information and a fun time overall for everyone. It's always a great bonus to play with dogs too!

Thank Casey R
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time on this tour!!! Dave was a great guide, very informational and friendly! Definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our group of 5(and two others) traveled to the Arctic Circle with Cassie as our guide and driver. She made the trip go smoothly. She was respectful of the other drivers on the road, kept us informed about things we'd be seeing, she had stories...More

Thank Joyce O
Nearby Restaurants
Pita Place
98 reviews
1.07 km away
Wolf Run Restaurant
204 reviews
1.52 km away
Hot Licks Homemade Ice Cream
86 reviews
1.25 km away
Hoo Doo Brewing Company
28 reviews
1.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ice Art Championships and George Horner Park
69 reviews
1.38 km away
HooDoo Brewing Company
69 reviews
1.18 km away
Tanana Valley Farmers Market
19 reviews
1.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jessica and Pet... F
21 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
25 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|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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