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Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks provided by Alaska-Wildlife-Guide - Day Tours

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Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks

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Overview
Combine your aurora borealis tour with a relaxing spa treatment for the ultimate northern lights experience from Fairbanks. While waiting for dark skies, choose from activities at Chena Hot Springs Resort such as a soak in natural mineral water pools and a look at the Aurora Ice Museum. Your guide then takes your small group to the most promising locations for viewing the northern lights, with warm beverages provided.
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  • 1
    Aurora Ice Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Chena Hot Springs Resort
    Stop: 9 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Includes admission to Chena Hot Springs Resort
  • Choose to look for the northern lights from outdoor or indoor locations
  • Relax in hot spring pools while waiting for total darkness
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off provided
Important Information
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Local Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Access to Chena Hot Springs Resorts' hot springs, hot tubs and swimming area
  • Entry/Admission - Aurora Ice Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Chena Hot Springs Resort
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food & drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in cold weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Please don't forget to bring bathing suits, bath towels, at least 2 quarter for each locker and a picture id for the cocktail in the ice museum. (has to be purchased separately)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • The outside rock pool is only allowed for Adults 18 years and up. However, children are allowed in the inside pool.
  • Pregnant travelers are not allowed in the outside rock pool.
  • We have enough room for a foldable wheelchair. The hot springs are wheelchair accessible.
  • We can only pick you up from inside the city limits of Fairbanks or North Pole. Everyone else can be picked up at the Walmart parking lot in Fairbanks or the North Pole hotel.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nobu M wrote a review Mar 2020
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The guide Bob was very gently and I was truly relaxed and enjoyed resort. The hot spring was good and spacious. Ice museum and the bar was wonderful. The restaurant dinner was also pretty good.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
Responded 04 May 2020
Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your tour to Chena Hot Springs.
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Justin D wrote a review Mar 2020
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Although it was a hazy night where we didn't get to see the northern lights, everything else was great. The mineral springs felt amazing and the ice museum was quite interesting.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
Responded 04 May 2020
Glad you enjoyed your Tour.
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girlmrcs_1 wrote a review Mar 2020
McFarland, Wisconsin55 contributions9 helpful votes
Thus excursion is good value for the money. We didn't rent a car, so the hotel pickup/ drop off was invaluable. The van was a bit cold and the windows were frosted over on the inside, so you couldn't really watch the scenery. The guide was very friendly and talkative. He even
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
Responded 04 May 2020
Glad you enjoyed your Tour. Come back again, Alaska will be waiting.
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Nixon R wrote a review Feb 2020
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I had a tour booked to see the northern lights and hot springs on my 21st birthday, but was cancelled on the DAY OF the tour! I had no other option then as all other tour places need at least 24hours notice to organise the trip. I missed out on the hot springs and the northern
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Dear Nixon, Thank you for leaving us your feedback again. We are sorry that you had this experience with us. However, our policy explains it very well, that we cannot drive out, unless we have reached the minimum capacity of our tours. In addition to that, the Viator voucher states, that our guests are required to call at least 24 hours before tour begin to confirm the tour and receive the exact pick up time. This also gives you the opportunity to receive all needed information, especially with a last-minute booking like in this case. Unfortunately, this was not done and due the non-working phone number we had on file; we weren’t able to reach out. This is the reason, why we had to send out an e mail a day before tour begin, to inform you about the cancellation. After still not receiving a response, we had to go ahead and cancel at the day of the tour, because we had no other way of reaching out to you. Regarding your refund, we have contacted Viator to send your money out at the time of the cancellation. We just reconfirmed this again and received the notice that your refund was indeed sent out immediately. Please recheck your account. Again, we are sorry, and this is not how we like to handle things at our company. If we would be a scam, we believe we would know about this. Greetings from North Pole, your AWG team.
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kirkobeaton wrote a review Feb 2020
Covington, Georgia18 contributions2 helpful votes
Was a great experience overall. The ice carvings were interesting and I did learn some things however would have been much more interesting if an actual carver was on hand for the questions and possibly a short demo. The hot springs themselves were incredible and were
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
Responded 04 May 2020
Thanks for that idea; periodically, they do have ice sculptors on site. Glad you enjoyed your Tour.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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