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Alaskan Heritage and Sightseeing Tour in Fairbanks

Immerse yourself in Alaska’s intriguing culture and history on this small-group or private tour in Fairbanks. Browse interesting art exhibits and installations at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center and learn about the state’s important heritage at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Stop by the Yukon Quest Log Cabin for a glimpse into the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race and explore Pioneer Park (seasonal), featuring several attractions that celebrate Alaska’s many notable cultural, historic and economic hallmarks. Great shopping, too.

This is a small group tour, to ensure you’ll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.

per adult from

$135

AUD

Duration

5 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Santa Claus House
    What's excluded :
    • Admission to museums (approx. USD $12 each)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Yukon Quest International, Ltd. Corporate Offices and Retail Gift Shop
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806

    After pickup from your Fairbanks hotel, your guide will take you to the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center, located on the banks of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks. Named after an Alaska native and political leader, this community center celebrates native Alaskan culture and natural history through interesting exhibits, indigenous art and tools and life-sized panoramas depicting Alaska’s wildlife and landscapes throughout the seasons.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Alyeska Pipeline Viewing Point, 1671 Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99712

    You will visit the Alyeska Pipeline and learn about the great history of the pipeline.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4014

    Your guide will then take you to Pioneer Park, a 44-acre (109-hectare) park located along the Chena River that was opened in 1967 to celebrate the centennial of the Alaska Purchase. This park features many museums and attractions that commemorate early Alaskan history, such as Gold Rush Town, comprised of 35 restored buildings from the Gold Rush era; the SS

    Nenana, the world's second-longest wooden-hulled ship that carried passengers and cargo along the Chena River in the mid 1900s; and the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum, featuring the oldest working steam locomotive in Alaska.

    After this fascinating Alaskan cultural and historical experience, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

    Please keep in mind that some attractions are only open seasonal and adjustments can be made. We also can take additional wishes into our itinerary.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Yukon Quest International, Ltd. Corporate Offices and Retail Gift Shop, 550 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA

    Next, stop by the Yukon Quest Log Cabin, which houses the Alaskan headquarters of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a grueling 1,000-mile (1,609-km) race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse. Browse dog-mushing memorabilia and purchase any souvenirs from their store to take home with you.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Santa Claus House, 101 Saint Nicholas Dr, North Pole, AK 99705-7695

    You can't visit North Pole and miss "the man" himself. Real reindeer and an incredible assortment of Christmas goodies await you as well.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The pickup time varies between 8:45 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. for the morning tour. Please contact us to get your exact pickup time. We can pick you up at any address or hotel inside the city limits of Fairbanks or North Pole. Please contact us if you are not sure about the location. If you are staying at the alaska-wildlife-cabins-and-hostel, there is no pick up scheduling needed, and you can hop right into our vans. If you are staying outside the city limits, we can meet you at the local Walmart parking lot.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • To be in compliance with the CDC and the State of Alaska: We recommend that guests provide their own face masks and hand sanitizer.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Alaska Wildlife Guide LLC

Activity ID: V-5957CITY

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