Fairbanks: Moonlight Dog Sled, Dinner, & Northern Lights
- Pickup available
- Duration: 6 hours
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Five stars all the way! This experience was one of the highlights of our trip to Alaska. The nighttime dog mushing was an amazing way to see the dogs do what they love - running. The owner of the property and kennel was our musher. He called our Aurora experience a nighttime rainbow, which is the best way I know to describe the green light display we saw that night. There was another musher named Jody, who took the other couple on our tour out. Jody is a native Alaskan and had interesting stories to tell. The driver from our hotel and back, Joe, was from Alaska and told stories of his life growing up and living in AK. The food was good and the right amount for midnight meal. I HIGHLY recommend this for anyone considering a trip to Fairbanks. You don’t chase the northern lights on this tour, which we also did and also enjoyed. You do have a welcoming visit with Alaskans who want to welcome you to their home and their life.
Words can't describe how incredible this adventure was. Our driver was great. He was prompt with the pick-up. He also shared with us what to expect. The lights, I don't know how to put it into words. As for the dogsled portion. OMG, awesome to say the least. We are fairly well traveled and I can't think of anything that topped that experience. Much different than I thought it would be, but, it was incredible. Our musher was one of the nicest and most informative people I have met in a very long time. I believe his name was Driese. Some of you will see that the dinner has some harsh reviews. I can say, it was fine. Not the best, but, come on, what do you really expect. It may not be something you like, but, hey, the appetizers were awesome! The Salmon was sliced perfectly and the dried Salami was crazy good. Thank you
The dog sled ride was just awesome and the musher was great. Sledding at night with all the snow and Northern Lights was the best. The midnight meal was NOT good but she tried. Since we were not there for the food it was awesome and having a place to warm up was great!
Joe, Jody, and Miriam are so wonderful. Joe picked us up and was very informative and had so many stories. Jody was our musher and she was amazing!! Miriam cooked us a home cooked meal. This was by far my favorite excursion that I have done!!!