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Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure provided by Rod's Alaskan Guide Service

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Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Safety measures will be updated on 10 Nov 2020, when my adventures reopen.
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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You'll start at
Chena Lake Recreation Area
3780 Laurance Rd, North Pole, AK 99705, USAWe will send a google pin drop and provide driving directions from Fairbanks at time of booking.
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    Chena Lake Recreation Area
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    At night your guide will help you catch fish through the ice as we wait for the magical aurora dance. Your guide will help you take pictures of the aurora borealis.
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You'll end at
Chena Lake Recreation Area
3780 Laurance Rd, North Pole, AK 99705, USAWe will send a google pin drop and provide driving directions from Fairbanks at time of booking.
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Departure Point
Chena Lake Recreation Area, 3780 Laurance Rd, North Pole, AK 99705, USA
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Deluxe fishing cabin with electric and wood stove
  • Hot grilled Reindeer Sausage on bun and drink
  • Your fresh fish, seasoned and cooked
  • Steaming hot cocoa
  • Fishing poles and bait
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Chena Lake Recreation Area
Exclusions
  • Fishing license--Can be bought at tour start from guide for $25.00 cash.
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sierra in Nashville wrote a review Mar 2020
Nashville, Tennessee7 contributions1 helpful vote
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We hopped off the plane and went ice fishing with Cody for Aurora Viewing Ice Fishing experience. No Aurora that night, but we still enjoyed fishing and hearing all about Alaskan life from our guide who was kind and knowledgeable. Caught a few fish too!!!! Our guide cooked a
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure
Responded 15 Mar 2020
On on of my, day and nighttime, ice fishing adventures we cook 1 or your fresh fish for you and a reindeer sausage snack. Thank you for the review.
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G S wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was a great experience! Really cool to sit and talk with the guide whole lives in the area, fish, and look for the lights!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure
Responded 13 Mar 2020
All of my guides at Rod's Alaskan Guide Service are local Alaskans. We all love sharing our local expertise with our guests. Thank you for the review.
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Martine P wrote a review Mar 2020
Kansas City, Missouri18 contributions4 helpful votes
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Cody made the late night adventure enjoyable and memorable! Between myself and two other guests we caught 9 silver salmon including 2 keepers that Cody cooked up later in the evening; he had grilled delicious reindeer sausage for us earlier. Lots of firsts, from ice fishing,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure
Responded 10 Mar 2020
My aurora viewing with ice fishing adventures are a great way to enjoy the late night cold, aurora chasing in a comfortable, relaxing, and warm environment. Thank you for the great review.
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Brad1631 wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had a great time ice fishing and watching the Northern Lights. Despite -28 F temperatures, we remained warm and comfortable while in the fishing hut. Cody was our guide and he made us feel like family. He was very helpful while I was taking pictures of the lights.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure
Responded 29 Feb 2020
In the past week; we have had some great aurora shows on the aurora viewing/ice fishing adventures. Thank you for the 5-star review.
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LindsT wrote a review Feb 2020
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I’ve lived in Alaska for a total of 7 years and never been ice fishing. When my friend asked if I’d be interested I hopped on board and got our tour booked. While we didn’t particularly catch much or get to the see the lights (things no one can control) the entire experience was
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Rodney P, Owner at Aurora Borealis Viewing and Ice Fishing Adventure
Responded 23 Feb 2020
Thank you for aurora viewing and ice fishing with Rod's. Thank you or the review.
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About the operator

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Odyssey49056536832
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so cold
Fairbanks has a lot to offer besides Snowmobile, it has different activities the town has a lot to over and nice pl
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lxtab
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Paws for Adventure--The Dogs--The Scenery
We enjoyed visiting with the dogs before the ride--the musher was wonderful--he stopped on the ride to take video,
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ElliotGeist
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Highly Recommended!
My friend and I did the 1 hour snowmobile our in March. It was awesome! The guides were very professional and fun
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Houstonle
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Rods adventures
My wife and I were here celebrating our 29th anniversary. We had the best time snowmobiling, dog sledding and ic
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michelleprobertson
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Best Adventures in Alaska!
We booked our Snowmobile Tour and our Ice Fishing Experience with Rod's Alaskan Guide Services, after a lot of comp
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VACA321
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Fantastic tour company!
We were met by the family and taken care of immediately as we got out gear on to snowmobile. Rod's son took us out
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rickhG5597JU
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Great Snowmobile Tour!!
Myself and 2 other friends booked the one hour guided snowmobile tour. The owner Rod was our guide. We arrived 30
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tanneat2019
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Loved it!!
We had an amazing mushing experience. Dinah was our guide. She was amazing. Her team was friendly. I would recommen
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ritao99
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Highlight of Our Visit
Cole was our musher. He was great with the two of us not so young ladies. He stopped half way through the ride to
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Natasha4355
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Awesome snowmobile tour
We went on a one hour guided tour and had an amazing time. The tour guide, Rodney, was very thoughtful and did ever
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Andrea P
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Visit to Alaska Wouldn't Have Been Complete without Dog Sledding
This was a last minute addition to our Alaska travel itinerary, and it was one of the best experiences we had! So
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eltrip_13
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A must do activity
March, 2020. Heated helmet, warm boots and clothing, very friendly guide. What more could you want? We did a two
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mjs1157
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Amazing time dog sledding!
Our musher, Denver, was great. As for the dogs, what amazing athletes they are. And so friendly. We truly enjoyed o
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ashleyg522
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Great snowmobile tour!
This was such a run tour! Being from Texas we don't have the opportunity very often for winter activities so this o
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tgwbradley
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Great trip with the pack today
Another amazing tour. Today was a beautiful day, sunny and 23 degrees. Joe was our musher and he provided us with
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