Fairbanks Arctic Circle and Northern Lights Tour | Same Day

Excursion Overview

Discover the fabled Arctic Circle in search of the Northern Lights

Come join the search for the elusive Northern Lights with this evening tour out of Fairbanks. After reaching and crossing the Arctic Circle and receiving your crossing certificate, you and your group will start driving along the famous Alaskan Pipeline, learning about its history on the way.

Enjoy a brief stop at the Yukon River Bridge, and even stroll along the bank of the river! As you continue onto Finger Mountain, you will walk the informative half-mile loop and overlook the Katnuti Flats.

As the night gets darker, it's time to start searching for the elusive Northern Lights.

Please note: This is an overnight tour that returns at dawn. There will be several opportunities for bathroom breaks along the way. This is a very rural area and some facilities may be outhouse-style.

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Things You Need to Know


  • Pick up/drop off within the city limits of Fairbanks or the North Pole
  • Lunch, snacks, and bottled water
  • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate
  • “Cross the Arctic Circle Certificate”


  • This tour is not recommended for children under 10.
  • A minimum of 4 people is required to run the tour. If minimum numbers are not met, you will be offered either an alternative tour date or a full refund.

Duration: 14 hours (Roundtrip from local hotel)

  • Pick up from local hotel
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline
  • Yukon River Bridge
  • Finger Mountain
  • Kanuti Flats
  • Arctic Circle
  • Aurora Search
  • Drop off to the local hotel

Meeting Instructions:

  • Hotel pick-up within the Fairbanks or North Pole city limits. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible.

Refund Policy:

  • Same Day Tours are non-refundable unless the tour is canceled by the tour operator for any reason.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

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Duration: 14 hours

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Duration: 14 hours

Passenger (18+): $290.00