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Fairbanks Activities

Tours we can book for you:

Riverboat Discovery Tour

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Enjoy a legendary Alaskan bush pilot in action and travel down the Tanana River, the world's greatest glacier river, on this exciting tour. On one stop you will visit the home and kennels of Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. At another Native Alaskan Tours guides will take you on a personal guided tour of an authentic Athabascan Indian village. Throughout the adventure your friendly guides will share their Indian or Eskimo cultures with you. The boat features an open sun deck, and heated glass enclosed decks, making it comfortable in any weather. Two full service snack bars and gift shops are on board.

Departure Time: 8:45am
Duration: 3.5 to 4 hours

El Dorado Gold Mine Tour

Booking & Info

Adventure into Fairbanks Gold Mining History! Join the Binkley family for a trip through Alaska's gold mining history at the EI Dorado Gold Mine. Ride the Tanana Valley Railroad into the gold fields of the Interior. You'll pass through a permafrost tunnel where Alaska's history comes alive. Take a walking tour of our mining camp. Meet and talk with Alaskan miners as you learn about present day placer mining methods. After a short course in gold mining, grab your own "poke" filled with pay dirt right out of the sluice box and try your hand at panning for gold. Everyone finds gold and gets to keep it!

Departure Times: 3:00pm
Duration: 2 hours

Other tour options:

Ice Museum Get a feel for the winter months in Fairbanks at the Ice Museum. See works similar to those constructed during the International Ice Carving Festival held every March in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Chena Hot Springs Resort
Take a break from your busy vacation with a relaxing visit to Chena Hot Springs Resort. This spa is over 100 years old and features indoor and outdoor pools. Shuttle service is available from Fairbanks, and the ride is about an hour.

Fairbanks Shopping

Fairbanks offers a multitude of shopping opportunities to get the perfect keepsake for your trip. Check the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau website for a list of shops.

Fairbanks Culture and Heritage

University of Alaska Museum of the North
This Museum provides visitors and scholars with a fantastic collection of the natural, artistic, and cultural heritage of Alaska and the Circumpolar North.

Fairbanks on a Shoestring - Free Things to Do

Friends of Creamer's Field
This old dairy farm was purchased by Fairbanks residents in 1966 and turned into a wildlife refuge. There are guided nature walks and educational events throughout the year. Check their website for more information and the latest events.

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