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Experience Alaska’s Arctic! Northern Alaska Tour Company pioneered Arctic Circle touring on Alaska’s Dalton Highway. We invite you to experience for yourself the legendary hospitality and authentic interpretation that made our Arctic Circle...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The only reason that this isn't getting 5 stars is because 17 hours is a long time to spend mostly on a bus. We had a great guide (whose name escapes me) and a great crowd. The food at the Yukon River camp is WAY...More

Thank Robin L
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Robin L for joining us on the Arctic Circle Drive Adventure. You are correct it is a full day covering 400 miles - both on the vehicle and at the various stops along the way -- including the mighty Yukon River! We have...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We left at 3.45pm for the flight to Coldfoot. Amazing scenery, and fun, looking for the dotted line that shows the Arctic Circle location! Then a bus journey to Wiseman. We got a real insight into life in this very harsh climate. We were looked...More

Thank jpdquilts
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you jpdquilts for joining us on our Arctic Circle Air Adventure -- definitely during the Midnight Sun Season when we do have 24 hours of daylight. So glad you enjoyed it and were able to take advantage of our long days. Best wishes for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

6am check in, staff was very nice and explained the days itinerary. Free morning coffee. Aboard a large shuttle bus, good ride, a little rough once you get to the Dalten Highway. Guide gave some history of the road, Alaskan pipeline, mountains, peaks, permafrost. Snacks...More

Thank Amy R
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Amy R for joining us on the Arctic Circle Drive Adventure - the full day adventure on the Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to the Arctic Circle and back.We appreciate your recommendations and information to future travelers. Thank you, Kathy

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time on the bus tour to the Arctic Circle. Our guide Tony did a great job driving and telling the history of the area. We saw some of the most beautiful scenery along the way and got the experience the Dalton Highway,...More

Thank Kris F
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

thank you Kris F for joining Tony on your Arctic Circle Adventure. We appreciate your review and glad you felt it was worth it. Best wishes for a great fall. Kathy

Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a really long tour (12 hrs), but the time flew by. We drove to Coldfoot camp and stopped at various spots to look at Pipeline, Yukon river, Arctic Circle and then flew back to Fairbanks. The driver who is also the guide is amazing!...More

Thank Anshika G
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Anshika G we are so glad you enjoyed your time on the Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure. Yes it is a full day but as you discovered so many things to do and see the time does fly. So glad you enjoyed it and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driven and guided by Tim, who picked us up at our campground and took us to their office. We left around 5:30am; there were only 7 of us on our “Little Tour Bus”, as Tim called it on the CB radio. He talked...More

Thank Mark P
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Mark P for joining Tim on your Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure. And thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others in your review. Best regards, Kathy

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful trip flying to Coldfoot and then driving back to Fairbanks. We had to delay our trip one day due to weather and the staff was very efficient and accommodating to reschedule us the next day. Rachel was our guide on the way back. She...More

Thank TravelRNwhileIcan
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you TravelRNwhileIcan for joining Rachel on the Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure. So glad you enjoyed your time with her as well as the pilots -- who of course got you safely to Coldfoot. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Arctic Circle tour on 6-16-18. We had Rachel for our driver & Guide. She did a fantastic job of driving on the Dalton highway and giving us a ton of fascinating information along the way!! She broke up some of the trip...More

Thank delainecharlton
NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you delainecharlton for joining Rachel on your Arctic Circle Drive Adventure. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with Rachel and appreciate you taking the time to tell others about your time with her. Best wishes for a great summer! Kathy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this trip! We flew over the Arctic circle, and landed in Coldfoot. We got into a van and went to Wiseman and met Jack, who lives off the land. We also stopped by the truck stop. This is the truck stop the show...More

Thank tammye89
NorthernAKTourCo, Public Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

tannye89 -- so glad you enjoyed your time on the Arctic Circle Air Adventure and thank you for your recommendation. We are so glad you made us a part of your Alaska vacation! Kathy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must-do if you've never been to northern Alaska! Take a one-hour plane ride from Fairbanks to Coldfoot while viewing the Yukon River from above. Then take a seven hour drive back to Fairbanks with a knowledgable guide like Joe Wagner, who knows just...More

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NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you maddy1142017 for your "must-do" recommendation. We appreciate your evaluation of your experience and are glad you choose Northern Alaska Tour Company for your Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure. Best wishes for a great summer! Kathy

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dicktracy1782
February 12, 2018|
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Response from NorthernAKTourCo | Property representative |
Thank you for asking. Yes, during Midnight Sun Season we have both a morning and afternoon departure of the Arctic Circle Fly Drive. While they both include the same tour components there is a slight rate different. For a... More
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patricia2914
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Nancy E | Reviewed this property |
Hi Patricia! We did the drive two days and flew home on day 3. I'll be honest: the ride was rugged and it was rainy in September, but we loved it! Our tour guide, John, made the trip so interesting. We stopped at places... More
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OLLIEATBONNYS
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on time of year you visit. For our trip to the Arctic Circle in early April, was pretty warm (30F) with no winds. We did have base layer of UnderArmour 4.0 (which was actually too heavy) under jeans. I like... More
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