Winter Arctic Circle Northern Lights Driving Adventure

Explore frozen landscapes and scan the night sky for the aurora borealis.

  • Starting at: $289 / per person
  • Duration: 17.5 - 18.5 hours
  • Departure Time: 9:45am
  • Dates: Daily August 21 - September 18, 2019; Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday only September 20, 2019 - April 21, 2020 (no tour Dec 25 & Jan 1)
  • Child Age: 6 years old minimum

Tour Overview

This winter day tour from Fairbanks takes you on a guided trip up the Dalton Highway into the Alaskan Arctic. As you depart Fairbanks, you drive alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Walking on the Arctic tundra will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska’s Arctic Region. Drive all the way north to the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. On the way back south to Fairbanks, stop and marvel at the scenic beauty of Alaska and Canada’s famous waterway, the Yukon River. This Arctic Circle Northern Lights Driving Tour then returns to Fairbanks at night (between 3:30 am and 4:30 am) in order to maximize your opportunity for the best views of the Northern Lights. At least half of this tour’s duration will be spent at night looking for the Northern Lights.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip transportation from Fairbanks
  • Guided tour to Arctic Circle
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Meals and transfers to the Fairbanks Airport departure point.

Special Terms

A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. Children must be 6 years old to participate in this tour.

Please note that aurora viewing is dependent on weather and aurora activity. Refunds due to poor or no visibility are not available.

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