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SkyFire In Focus Tours

1280 Heath Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99712-1913
+1 907-347-9222
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Come join us at SkyFire in Focus Tours as we take you out beyond the interior of Alaska and into the magical Aurora filled night skies. We will show you how to photograph the Northern Lights as we seek to capture the Lady Aurora. All Aurora tours are 6 hours in length with snacks and hot beverages to keep you warm. This tour will does remain scheduled even for one client. We leave the van behind and adventure via truck. Maybe join us on our next Arctic Circle guided tour. Hurry and check out the calendar for our next run up the Dalton Highway, past the White Mountains and over the mighty Yukon River to the Arctic Circle. Van departs Fairbanks at 9AM with an intended return of 9PM. Return times may vary with road conditions and various photography opportunities. Beverages and snacks provided. Be sure to bring a sack lunch. Seats are 159.00 per person. Call, text, or email for reservations. Tours run rain or shine. Note that in August we change our departure and return to the hours of 12 noon to 12 midnight as our skies darken and allow potential beautiful views of our Northern Lights. Or come with us on a personal two day leisurely photographic road side tour as we travel from Fairbanks down the Richardson Highway across the Denali Highway south of the majestic Alaska Range into Cantwell then return to Fairbanks. Your guided tour will provide multiple stops tailored to take in the majesty and beauty of our Alaskan Range both with eye and the camera. Fairbanks departures will vary from week to week be sure to check our calendar. Departure from Fairbanks for each tour rain or shine will be 9AM. All of our routes provide photography opportunities that we take advantage of throughout the entire two days. We find lunch in Delta Junction then continue South to Paxson. From there we begin your Denali Highway journey 42 miles in we will find ourselves at our evenings destination. The comfortable Maclaren Lodge for your over night stay. Both dinner and breakfast are enjoyed here before we continue on our journey. The stretch of road before you for the next 82 miles can provide multiple scenic photo opportunities from landscape, wildlife and more. Lots of birding opportunities as well as macro for those enthusiasts. Eventually we will find ourselves in Denali for a lunch break and then a leisurely return into Fairbanks.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our twelve hour tour of the Arctic Circle. The van was quite comfortable with very small groups so you are not crammed in and miserable. Bill, our driver was awesome and rolled with the punches of my comedic sarcasm. We were fortunate to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted an excursion to the Arctic Circle and we had an amazing day. Bill kept us entertained throughout the trip. The sceneries we saw were simply breathtaking. We crossed the Mighty Yukon River, we stopped at Finger Mountains and saw miles of the Alaska...More

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SIFtour, Owner at SkyFire In Focus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed our adventure to the far North with your family and would love for you all to return for some Aurora chasing in the future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was amazing! I’ve done three different tours with Mr. Bill And highly recommend his photography workshops. The knowledge he has of Alaska and the geography make it even more memorable. I’ve become a much better photographer thanks to his coaching and patience.

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SIFtour, Owner at SkyFire In Focus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It’s been a pleasure to have you along on all my tours. Keep up the good work with your new camera.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with Bill and am hoping to come back to Fairbanks to do one of his Aurora tours! Very kind, informative guide that had a lot of interesting history to share. Especially about the pipeline! Would definitely recommend!

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SIFtour, Owner at SkyFire In Focus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our Arctic Circle journey with you all as well. Hurry back for some Aurora action here in the heart of Alaska

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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

A fabulous informative journey to the arctic circle and back. Mr Bill’s personality and his side kick William made for an entertaining trip in spectacular country. Thanks for being part of our Alaskan adventure.

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SIFtour, Owner at SkyFire In Focus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Had a wonderful time with you both on our little adventure. Come back for some Aurora chasing!

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The drive from Fairbanks to the Arctic Circle is fairly long, but Mr Bill has years of experience driving that road and kept us informed and entertained. We stopped at some interesting points along the way—we especially enjoyed the walk by the Yukon River. If...More

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SIFtour, Owner at SkyFire In Focus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Enjoyed the Arctic Circle adventure with you folks and I hope the rest of your Alaskan vacation was a blast.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

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Teri H
June 2, 2018|
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Northern Lights in Alaska from the end of April to mid August are not viewable at all.. We have lots and lots of summer light in our skies here. They do call us the Land of the Midnight sun.
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Mammaof2
April 5, 2018|
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Good Day, I am a independent tour guide and small business here in Fairbanks Alaska. I have often been asked about setting up special tour activities for clients within the parameters of our current schedule and tour... More
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noor10603
December 11, 2017|
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We are absolutely available and still have seating in the van. We have tours running on the 29th, 30th, 31st (New Years Eve) there is no tour presently. That could change and may if the Aurora forecast and local weather... More
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