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Barrow, Alaska

Barrow Community

Depart Fairbanks on an Alaska airlines flight to Barrow. Upon arrival you will be met by your local guide.

Together with your fellow travelers you start the Barrow sightseeing tour where you witness ceremonies and traditions of the native culture as you tour the Inupiat Heritage Center, a National Park Service affiliated site. Take part in local music and dances and learn about the traditional blanket toss.

Your tour includes a chance to examine the tundra, search for hundreds of bird species, view the ice of the Arctic Ocean and walk on a beautiful sand beach as far north as you can go. Throughout you will have a chance to interact with local residents who enthusiastically enjoy sharing their stories and culture.

Extra brave guests can join the most prestigious Polar Bear Club in the world by choosing to swim in the Arctic Ocean.

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Other experiences in Fairbanks

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities that will introduce you to the local ways of life.

  • Sternwheeler Riverboat Tour
    Dried fish, riverboat discovery tour

    Sternwheeler Riverboat Tour

    Sternwheeler Riverboat Tour

    This three hour tour on an authentic sternwheeler riverboat will take you into the heart of Alaska and the heart of a family who has made the rivers of Alaska a way of life for four generations.

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You can enjoy this activity as part of the suggested tours below, or we can weave it into a trip shaped entirely around you.