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Alaska Quad & ATV tours

Our most recommended Alaska Quad & ATV tours

Denali: ATV Side by Side Adventure with Meal

1. Denali: ATV Side by Side Adventure with Meal

Drive a Side by Side machine on an Alaskan adventure of a lifetime. Perfect for couples or families, these machines fit 2 people allowing you to share the experience together. Ride the Alaska Range and a warm back country meal afterward. Begin the adventure with safety training and information to feel completely comfortable once you start driving. Get fitted with a helmet, safety glasses, and gloves, totally ready to take on the wild by ATV. Set out on the Alaska Range through valleys and streams, up foothills, on Tundra, and take in the surrounding mountain views. Bring you camera to snap shots at many viewpoints. Head up Black Diamond Peak and look out over the entire Healy Valley. Enjoy a meal afterward of either breakfast or lunch/dinner, depending on your tour time. Fill up on delicious back country foods like eggs to your liking or buttermilk pancakes. Enjoy barbecued chicken for dinner, or some house marinated ribs. Take on the adventure together, the choice is yours.

Denali National Park: Wilderness ATV Adventure

2. Denali National Park: Wilderness ATV Adventure

Set off on a fun-filled adventure in Alaska. Whether a novice or expert ATVer, this tour sets you up for a memorable experience in the Alaskan wilderness on your own automatic single ATV or multi-passenger side-by-side ATV. Riding along trails surrounded by Denali National Park, at speeds up to 30 mph, your adventure includes breathtaking 360° overlook stops with views of the Alaska Range, Otto Lake, and the Healy Valley. Navigate through rocky creek beds and even spend time splashing through the water (weather dependent). Knowledgeable guides will lead you through the rugged terrain and provide opportunities for photography. Wildlife is abundant — watch out for moose on the trail. The total tour route covers about 10 miles with 1.5 hours on the trails. Tour length is about 2.5 hours from pickup to drop-off.

From Ketchikan: Mahoney Lake Off-Road UTV Tour with Lunch

3. From Ketchikan: Mahoney Lake Off-Road UTV Tour with Lunch

Get well off the beaten path and speed along muddy trails to the remote Lake Mahoney on this guided UTV tour. Follow off-road trails along the George Inlet Fjord and through the Tongass National Forest to reach a tranquil lake. Start your adventure in downtown Ketchican, where you will meet the guide and travel out to the White River base camp where you'll enjoy a nice lunch. Learn about the history of Ketchikan as you pass sites like the Ward Cove Pulp Mill. After a short UTV training session at base camp, gear up and head out onto the trails. Be prepared to get muddy as you tear along 5 miles of off-road paths, through a beautiful wilderness of fjordland and temperate rainforest. Reach the peaceful shores of Mahoney Lake, where a hearty campfire lunch will await you. Enjoy a well-deserved meal and a hot drink looking out over the peaceful water, far away from tourist crowds. Return to base camp along the trails and get dropped back in Ketchikan to end the tour. This tour lasts 3 hours, 45 minutes dock to dock including transportation time.

Ketchikan: Tongass Forest Alaska Bigfoot ATV Ride & Hike

4. Ketchikan: Tongass Forest Alaska Bigfoot ATV Ride & Hike

Leave the civilized world of Ketchikan behind and go on an exhilarating guided trek and ATV adventure in the lush surroundings of the Tongass National Forest. Ride along an off-road trail to reach the forest base camp before going on a guided hike along a scenic trail. Start your tour at the cruise ship port and hop into a comfortable air-conditioned van for the first leg of your Alaskan adventure. Enjoy a brief tour of Ketchikan as you drive through the town en route to the ATV site. Then, travel by shared ATV as you make your way into the forest to reach the Alaskan wild woods base camp close to the trailhead. From here, your hiking experience begins. Explore the moss-covered forest as you wander through prime bigfoot habitat. Learn about the area from your guide and stop to read informative kiosks placed along the trail to identify the abundant plant and animal species living here. Take a short break during your forest trek, resting near a creek filled with trout to enjoy a warming cup of hot chocolate or coffee served with a gourmet cookie. Keep an eye out for the sasquatch throughout your tour. And if you don't spot the real thing, don't worry, you'll still get the chance to capture a full-sized, motion-active replica of bigfoot. At the end of your experience, enjoy a comfortable return journey to the cruise ship port in Ketchikan by air-conditioned van. 

Anchorage Area: ATV or UTV Off-Road Adventure Tour

5. Anchorage Area: ATV or UTV Off-Road Adventure Tour

The Knik River Valley is an off-roader's dream and is located just 45 minutes north of Anchorage. Ride halfway up the Knik River Trail, over silt dunes, through water crossings, and along forest trails. If the weather permits, you'll also see Knik Glacier in the distance. For your ride, choose a single-rider ATV or a 2-seat side-by-side (UTV). Embark on an adventure covering about 20 miles of trail. This tour is designed for people who want a spectacular ride, but don't have time to tackle the full trail. Head up Knik River Trail and take on the bumpy terrain of silt dunes, water crossings, and forest trails. All the while, marvel at spectacular views even of Knik Glacier in the distance.

Denali: Single Rider ATV Adventure with Optional Meal

6. Denali: Single Rider ATV Adventure with Optional Meal

Get up close and personal with the Alaskan wilderness on this ATV tour of Denali's old coal mining trails. Drive your own four-wheel ATV and discover artifacts of Athabascan Indians that once lived in the area. Ride through the pristine nature and try to spot some local wildlife. Meet your guide and begin the adventure with a safety training and information course. Learn all the functions of your ATV and practice driving until you feel comfortable. Don the proper gear and head out into the Alaskan wild. Create your own journey and ride along old mining trails that allow complete immersion into the natural environment. Spill out onto the Dry Creek River Bed where many artifacts have been discovered by archeologists over the years. Stop and start as you like to take photos, especially of the abandoned cabin just across the river. Pass local vegetation and marvel at the mountain scenery in this rough and wild landscape. Keep your eyes peeled to catch sight of wildlife in their natural habitat and enjoy the thrill of driving your very own ATV. Take the option of including a meal in your tour and delight in a filling breakfast or lunch/dinner, depending on your tour time.

Denali: ATV Trailblazer Tour

7. Denali: ATV Trailblazer Tour

Join an experienced guide on this unique tour that allows you to explore the wilderness and backcountry of Alaska. Tackle the terrain in a single-rider ATV or share the thrill in a multi-passenger or (double) side-by-side ATV.  First, arrive at the meeting point to meet your experienced guide and get kitted out with an ATV and safety protection. When you're ready to go, embark on a 2.5-hour adventure, covering a range of 20 miles across off-road trails that are challenging for all experience levels.  During the drive, observe glacial moraines and historic archaeological dig sites while navigating tree rutted trails, mountain-fed creek beds, and boggy tundra. Spend more time riding on the trail than any other Denali area off-road adventure tour. You may learn how to make fireweed tea, leave with a blueberry smile, or even chat about survival. Periodic stops are made for photography and wildlife sightings.

From Healy: Denali Geocaching Treasure Hunt Tour with Meal

8. From Healy: Denali Geocaching Treasure Hunt Tour with Meal

Get an authentic taste of the wilds of Alaska on this round-trip guided scavenger hunt adventure tour from Healy. Venture off-road through Denali National Park on a side-by-side vehicle to hidden spots and scenic viewpoints as you search for the treasure held in geocaches. Afterward, relax with drinks and a gourmet meal. After pickup, you and your group will hop in a 6-passenger side-by-side. Let your guide take the wheel as you set out on your adventure into the wild. Enjoy the exhilaration of the ride, and the camaraderie of working together to find breathtaking views, secret locations, quartz and granite rocks, and much more. Keep your eyes open to spot local wildlife as you explore and hunt for geocaches. A geocache is a hide-and-seek container with hidden treasures inside. When you find a cache, sign your name in the logbook, pick out a treasure to take home, and leave a new one behind for the next adventurers. Marvel at the spectacular scenery and stop whenever you want to take pictures. After your adventure, recharge with a gourmet meal and your choice of drinks. Enjoy the delicious food and share all the best memories of your day with your group. Menus change daily, but below is a sample of what is served depending on the departure time of your trip: Breakfast• Homemade pastries and muffins• Fresh fruit• Fresh made-to-order eggs • Buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup• Grandma's biscuits and gravy• Camp-style breakfast potatoes• Alaskan reindeer sausage• Thick-cut ham and bacon• Assorted cold cereal with milk Breakfast drinks: mimosa, champagne, fresh hot coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cold water, orange juice, and apple juice. Lunch/Dinner• Cornbread muffins• Homemade potato salad• Wranglers coleslaw• House-made Alaskan bison chili• Grilled fresh corn on the cob• Barbecued chicken• Grilled fresh Alaskan salmon• House marinated barbecue ribs• Fresh berry dessert Lunch or dinner drinks: red wine, white wine, fresh hot coffee, tea, hot chocolate, cold water, orange juice, and apple juice.

Fairbanks: Summer Mushing Cart Ride and Kennel Tour

9. Fairbanks: Summer Mushing Cart Ride and Kennel Tour

Try out a special Alaskan activity and go for a mushing cart ride. Appreciate the summer months up north and learn all about the Alaskan Huskies while they take a break from their winter work. Be one with the pack, find out if you're alpha enough, and run loose in the sun. Since it's too hot out for the dogs to run their usual mileage, climb aboard a mushing cart and let them pull you through the experience. First, join a mushing presentation and learn all about the working dog temperament, pack mentality, and their 1,000-mile races. Then, meet each member of the team and get into a comfortable UTV as the dogs pull you around the block. Feel the power of these double-coated animals, and be amazed at their strength, personalities, and beautiful way of life.

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What people are saying about Alaska

There was a mix up in them picking us up but otherwise everything was wonderful! Our guide, Jack, was awesome! The meal was way more than we thought it would be! Would definitely recommend!

It was a perfect day to go. The guides were a lot of fun and shared some knowledge along the way. The dinner was amazing. It was just a great time all around. Views were beautiful

Highly recommend this adventure! Perfect way to explore the park. The meal was fantastic. Dennis was a great guide!

The scenery was beautiful, lots of gorgeous Fall color! The lunch was great, nice variety!

Great activity if you want to understand dog mushing in Alaska!