The special effects of the day tour are distinct from the evening tour. The day tour has one guided tour of the museum as well as a guided tour of the geothermal park. After the guided tours guests of the tour will visit the hot springs prior to boarding up and going back to the hotels.
The distinct effects of the evening tour include the guided museum tour and the trip to hot springs. However, the evening tour does not contain the guided tour of the geothermal park. The evening tour will have one tour of the scenic route along the way to and from the Chena Hot Springs.
The extraordinary events of this tour include the guided museum tour and the trip to the hot springs. Children are encouraged to participate the Chena Hot Springs Tour, however, each individual is charged one price for the tour. Adult price of the tour includes entrance fees, driver and guide, live commentary aboard the transportation, and hotel pick up and drop off. The cost of the tour does not contain any gratuities. These are available by using the patrons discretion.
For an excellent adventure and small fee, one can enjoy the Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks. The Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks is one of Alaska’s most infamous tourist attractions. The tour is available both in the evening and during the daytime. The daytime tour includes one extra attraction.
On this rejuvenating day trip from Fairbanks, your senses will be reawakened by a day of rest and relaxation at the Chena River State Recreation Area. The day begins in Fairbanks, where you will be driven first to the Fairbanks Ice Museum, complete with an ice bar and chandeliers made entirely of ice! Here you will have a guided tour of the museum.
These are not your ordinary hot springs. The resort makes use of the first low-temperature binary geothermal power plant built in Alaska, and you will be comforted to know that the area provides several alternative energy projects to those big oil pipelines you've seen sprawled out around the state. Let your worries slip away as you step into the warm and calming pools, which will sooth your body and soul with their powerful effects.
You'll have several hours to lounge and relax before returning to Fairbanks. If you're hungry, you can stop by the local restaurant. On your drive back, you may spot some moose, so keep your eyes peeled!
Chena Day Tour Itinerary:
11:30am Departure from Fairbanks
1pm Guided Ice Museum Tour
2pm Guided Geothermal Tour
3pm Hot Springs
5pm Leaving Chena Hot Springs Resort
6:30pm Arrival Fairbanks
Chena Evening Tour Itinerary:
5pm Departure from Fairbanks
7pm Guided Ice Museum Tour
8pm Hot Springs
10:30pm Leaving Chena Hot Springs Resort
12am Arrival Fairbanks
Pickup & Return:
Departure Times: 11:30 AM and 5:00 PM
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Entrance fees
- Live commentary on board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund