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Arctic Ocean with Barrow

Arctic Ocean Adventure
With Barrow Extension

Season:   End of May to the first week of September
Destinations:   Prudhoe Bay - Barrow - Overnights in Coldfoot


  Northbound departs at 8:30 AM
Southbound departs at 7:00 AM
Length:   3 days 2 nights

  Anaktuvuk Pass Adventure from Coldfoot
Koyukuk River Float
  Northbound Starting at $1988 / person, dbl. occ.
      Single Supplement: $200
Southbound Starting at $1788 / person, dbl. occ.
      Single Supplement: $200


Day One:

Travel north on the Steese, Elliott highways, and from Livengood we begin the “Dalton” Highway to Prudhoe Bay. Known locally as the “Haul Road”.

Stops this first day will include:

  • Yukon River for lunch on your own
    Arctic Blast

  • Bakers Knob for photos of the Trans Alaskan Pipeline as it zig zags across the Tundra

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

  • A photo at the Arctic Circle

  • This day is complete by entering the beautiful Dietrich Valley

  • Dinner on your own in Coldfoot
  • Overnight will be in Coldfoot

Optional Add-On: Anaktuvuk Pass Adventure from Coldfoot – fly from Coldfoot over the Gates of the Arctic National Park and land in the Nunamuit village of Anaktuvuk Pass.


Day Two:

Back on the Dalton Highway 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 the 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. At Atigun Pass we begin our traveling onto the North Slope of Alaska, from here all waters flow north to the Arctic Ocean.

Overnight in Deadhorse Camp


Day Three:

  • Fly from Prudhoe Bay to Barrow (departure and arrival times vary)
  • Sightseeing tour of Barrow
  • Discover the ceremonies, stories, and traditions of the Inupiat Eskimo
  • Visit the shore of the Arctic Ocean in Barrow
  • Fly from Barrow to Fairbanks

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.  It would depart on Day 1 at 7:00 AM and return to Fairbanks at approx. 9:00 PM on Day 3.

Northbound departures: Sunday / Wednesday / Friday

Southbound departures: Tuesday / Friday / Sunday

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 AS IT APPEARS on your identification

  • 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. This is in case Barrow weather is unsafe to fly in.

  • Birth date of each traveler

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.

Cancellation is fully refundable until 7 days (1 week) prior to the tour. Within 7 days, the tour is non-refundable.

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