Fairbanks City Highlight Tour

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Enjoy a day out on the town in Fairbanks, Alaska. Visit the main highlights and attractions in the "Golden Heart City". Travel through time as you explore the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center. Stop at the famous Trans-Alaska-Pipeline Viewpoint and learn how this massive project was completed. Then, head uphill to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to take in the wonders of the Museum of the North.

Finally, end the day with a trip to the Santa Claus House in the North Pole!

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Vickie P
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 2, 2022
Great way to see the highlights of Fairbanks . “Joshua” was an excellent tour guide. Gave us a real insight into life in Fairbanks, as well as the right mix of time to discover on our own (UAF Museum) and providing the highlights ( Cultural Center). Although I wasn’t overly excited about visiting the pipeline, it turned out to be extremely interesting. A great guide, who loved Alaska…a perfect day. Only critique, face masks not required in van.
Michelle J
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
October 25, 2021
A great tour with great stories and expertise from our guide, Rolf. It is a nice varied day and truly covers all of the highlights.
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 29, 2021
Loved our tour guide, Muriel! She is a true local. She grew up in Fairbanks, AK, and even shared with us her first hand account of the 1967 Chena River Flood as a child. She shared other great stories, too, as we drove from one spot to another. She was very knowledgeable. Very personable. Offered a step stool in and out of the van. Loved seeing and learning about the Alaskan Alyeska Pipeline. Muriel was good about taking pics for us with our cameras. Enjoyed the museum. She let us know what to expect. Our favorite stop was the Santa Claus House. And upon Muriel’s advice, we did the feed and pet reindeer adventure. It ended up being the HIGHLIGHT of our entire 2-week land tour of Alaska!!! Thanks Muriel :-)
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About This Deal

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

The pipeline viewpoint is the perfect spot to explain the astonishing engineering of the pipeline, the oil field in Prudhoe Bay, and the Alaska oil industry.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Visit Santa at his home in North Pole. The Santa Claus House is full with Alaska souvenirs.
* Please note a Santa Claus sighting is not guaranteed.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The Morris Thompson Cultural Center welcomes you with great exhibits about Interior Alaska.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: University of Alaska Museum of the North, 1962 Yukon DR, Fairbanks, AK 99775-9702

Dramatic architecture and new exhibit galleries make the museum an extraordinary destination.

Discover fascinating stories about Alaska’s cultures, places, and wildlife.
* Closed on Sunday (Sept. & Oct.)

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Please note Santa may not be present every day. His hours and appearances are subject to change without notice. A visit with Santa is not guaranteed.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Minimum age 5-year-old.
  • 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 12 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - University of Alaska Museum of the North

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all major hotel in Fairbanks within city limits, not Airbnb nor private residences.
All other locations please contact us for pick-up information.

Departure Time
8:00 AM

5 hours 30 minutes

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the 1st Alaska Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates.
  • Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment.
  • Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply.
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  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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