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Aurora viewing ON the Tanana River

Aurora viewing ON the Tanana River

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I’ve lived in Fairbanks for 35 years, and enjoy helping people from around the world experience “real” Alaska. I’m an avid outdoors person, and enjoy backpacking, cross country skiing, trail running and all that Alaska has to offer. I’m also an economist at the International Arctic Research Center at UAF.
Sherri
Sherri
Sherri
Sherri

What we’ll do

This is the most unique, non-touristy experience you’ll have in Fairbanks. We’ll explore the ever-changing braided, glacial-fed Tanana River from our 90 private acres. Depending on the aurora forecast, (https://www.gi.alaska.edu/monitors/aurora-forecast) this is a premium viewing area away from city lights. This experience is a guided walking tour of the riverfront property, walking ON the…

What else you should know

The property is 15 minutes from Fairbanks and one of the places you can drive to the Tanana River. Directions: Chena Pump Road. Left on Rosie Creek. Right on Melanie/Chief John Drive. Turn left at 2340 Chief John Drive. Follow the driveway past the tall yellow house to the guest house at the river.

What I’ll provide

Snacks

What to bring

Warm weather gear appropriate to the conditions.

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Where you'll be

Wearing headlamps or carrying flashlights, we’ll walk across the frozen river slough, around an island, and then to the banks of the Tanana River. If it’s clear, this is an ideal place to view the aurora, devoid of light pollution. We’ll proceed to an Alaskan airstrip, and then make our way back to our warm home for snacks and hot cocoa, coffee, or tea.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 5 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

The property is 15 minutes from Fairbanks and one of the places you can drive to the Tanana River. Directions: Chena Pump Road. Left on Rosie Creek. Right on Melanie/Chief John Drive. Turn left at 2340 Chief John Drive. Follow the driveway past the tall yellow house to the guest house at the river.
Sherri
Aurora viewing ON the Tanana River
2 reviews
From ₹2,142/person
2 reviews
From ₹2,142/person