Tour: 8360 - 2014 (8360) - 2014 / 2015


Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be available. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; to get an estimated price, use a currency converter for exchange rate information (pricing may vary at the time of booking).

Glacier and Wildlife Flightseeing Explore Knik Glacier and Wildlife Tour on this 1.5 hour flightseeing tour. Departing from the world's busiest seaplane base, you'll fly over the expansive Knik Glacier rimmed with spectacular hanging glaciers. Sense the motion of the ice and see how it has shaped the land, then fly over the winding Knick Glacier Gorge. Spot mountain goats and moose and more! Opportunity to upgrade to 2 hr 15 min excursion with a lake landing (weather permitting) Cost: $283 per person for 1 1/2 hours; or $386 per person for 2 1/4 hours with Lake landing.

Approximate value: $263 USD per person

White Pass & Yukon Railroad Travel back in time and relive the Klondike Gold Rush. Follow the original route of the hopeful stampeders of 1898 in comfort aboard refurbished train cars. This 1.5 hour, fully narrated railroad experience travels between Fraser B.C. and Skagway one-way over a 3,000-foot pass. View cascading waterfalls, spectacular mountains, valleys and the Lynn Canal. This historical adventure is one you won't soon forget. (Operation of the White Pass & Yukon Railway to Skagway is subject to seasonal conditions.)

Approximate value: $84 USD per person

Arctic Circle Air Adventure Fly above the Arctic! This thrilling tour allows a guest to experience the Brooks Range, cross the Arctic Circle and fly the wilderness airways of Alaska's Arctic. This fully narrated adventure also includes a visit to the community of Wiseman, views of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and mighty Yukon River.

Approximate value: $454 USD per person

Fairbanks Salmon Bake Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Alaskan style meal as you dine on fire-grilled salmon, roasted prime rib, and cod direct from Alaska's icy waters. Served with Salad bar, Dessert, & Beverages. Catch the Golden Heart Revue show in the Palace Theater for an additional cost.

Approximate value: $35 USD per person

Denali Park Dinner Theater Go back in time and join a group of unforgettable characters as they treat you to hilarious stories of living in Denali National Park featuring foot-stomping, knee-slapping music. The all-you-can-eat, family style meal will let you feast on Alaska salmon, BBQ ribs, potatoes, corn on the cob, baked beans, salad, sourdough rolls and tasty dessert.

Approximate value: $67 USD per person

Fixed Wing In Denali Enjoy a 60-70 minute fixed wing flightseeing journey following the Alaska Range out to about one mile from Mt. McKinley (weather dependent). This is the flightseeing trip to do if you want to see North America's highest peak.

Approximate value: $400 USD per person

Fly Fish Denali Experienced or beginner; you will fish for Arctic Grayling on lakes in the heart of the Alaska Range. The catch and release fly fishing package offers half day opportunities with no experience necessary. This personalized and fully outfitted trip includes gear, guide, equipment, and transportation. Fishing License additional.

Approximate value: $175 USD per person

Husky Homestead Step back from the crowds and join an intimate group for a personal tour of the homestead kennel of two-time Iditarod Champion Jeff King. Meet champion sled dogs, visit with puppies and see summer training in action. Two and a half-hour narrated kennel tour.

Approximate value: $59 USD per person

Mt. Mckinley By Helicopter Enjoy a helicopter thrill as you soar high above the land and view wildlife, alpine glaciers, the Alaska Range and Mt. McKinley from afar (weather dependent). This tour is highly recommendable for our "once in a lifetime" adventurers. $375 per person- 35 minutes Denali Excursion, $525 per person- 70 min Denali Glacier Landing Expedition $560 per person- 3.5hr Heli-Hiking Adventure.

Approximate value: $375 USD per person

Rafting The Nenana River Each trip is approximately three hours with a total of two hours on the water. The scenic Wilderness Run is perfect for the family and travels 13 miles through the Alaska wilderness. Perfect for the beginning rafter! The Canyon Run is an exciting whitewater adventure with Class III and IV rapids. This is one ride where you might get wet!

Approximate value: $92 USD per person

Tundra Wilderness Tour Go deep into Denali National Park and search for moose, bear, wolves, caribou and Dall sheep amongst a spectacular backdrop of valleys and mountains. This 6-8 hour tour is led by experienced driver guides, who provide narrative on the many critters that call Denali home. With tales of Mt. McKinley and breathtaking photographic opportunities, this is one tour to be sure and reserve early! Price includes a snack box meal and beverage.

Approximate value: $161 USD per person

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