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Arctic Ocean

Arctic Ocean Adventure

Season:   End of May to the first week of September
Destinations:   Coldfoot, Wiseman, Deadhorse, Prudhoe Bay, Arctic Ocean


  Northbound departs at 8:30 AM
Southbound departs at 7:00 AM
Length:   Three days; flying one-way
Monday - Saturday from and to Prudhoe Bay

  Anaktuvuk Pass Adventure from Coldfoot
Koyukuk River Float

Northbound $1289 / person, dbl. occ.
      Single Supplement: $200
Southbound $1089 / person, dbl. occ.
      Single Supplement: $200



Aircraft used Between Prudhoe Bay and Fairbanks

  • Twin-engine, 9 passenger Piper Navajo or

  • 19 passenger Beechcraft 1900 Jet

Day One:

Northbound Departure:

Departing Fairbanks at 8:30 am we will be traveling North on the Steese, Elliott highways, from Livengood we begin the Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay. Known locally as the Haul Road.

Stops this first day will include:
Arctic Explorer

  • The Yukon River for lunch on your own

  • Bakers Knob for photos of the Trans Alaskan Pipeline as it zigzags across the tundra

  • Finger Mountain to learn how the country was formed by lava outcroppings 300 million years ago

  • This day you will pass three of the Trans Alaska Pipeline Pumping Stations

  • A photo at the Arctic Circle, and

  • this day is complete entering the beautiful Dietrich Valley dinner on your own in Coldfoot

  • Overnight in Coldfoot

Option of an Anaktuvuk Pass Adventure from Coldfoot. Evening flight thru the Brooks Mountain Range to the Nunamuit village of Anaktuvuk Pass. Walking tour with a local host and return flight to Coldfoot.


Day Two:

Back on the Dalton and continuing through the Dietrich valley. The mountains to your left form the border with Gates of the Arctic National Park. The mountains to your right form the border with Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). We will start our climb over Atigun Pass the highest in Alaska at 4875 feet with Chandalar Shelf.

At the Chandalar Valley we will be north of the Alaskan tree line and in open tundra. From Atigun Pass we begin our traveling onto the North Slope of Alaska, from here all waters flow north to the Arctic Ocean. Traverse this vast open Tundra country.  This day we will again pass three more Trans Alaska Pipeline Pump Stations.

  • Overnight in Deadhorse – Note accommodates are simple with two single beds in the room and shared bathrooms in a separate building next door. (separate men’s and women’s facilities)


Day Three:

  • Morning shuttle to the Arctic Ocean

  • We say goodbye to our fellow travelers on tour who will be flying
    • back to Fairbanks
    • or on to Point Barrow.

Southbound Departure:

This tour is also available as a flight North and ground tour South.  It is the same itinerary as above only in reverse order.  Tour would depart at 7:00 AM on Day 1 and return at approx. 9:00 PM on Day 3.

Northbound departures: Monday / Wednesday / Saturday

Southbound departures: Wednesday / Friday / Monday

Meals are not included but can be purchased along the way and at the overnight accommodations.

Luggage Limits:
Overnight bags are limited to a carry-on sized bag per person with a weight limit of 15 pounds. Extra luggage can be stored in Fairbanks at no charge.

Reservation Requirements:

  • Name of each guest

  • Individual body weight of each guest

  • Security information for Arctic Ocean shuttle – either driver’s license number and state of issue OR passport number and country of issue.

A deposit of 50% is due at the time of the reservation. The remaining balance is due 30 days before the tour date. Full payment is due for any reservation made within 30 days of the tour date. Credit cards accepted are Visa and Mastercard.

100% refundable if cancelled outside of 7 days prior to the tour date.

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