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Alaskan Arctic Turtle Tours

Fairbanks, AK 99706
1-888-456-179
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Avoid this horrible company at all costs

We were a group of 4 women who booked the arctic circle tour online. From the very beginning, we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yuribluerose
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San Francisco, California
Had a Great Day

We booked the Arctic Circle Tour and have no complaints. I made the arrangements by sending an... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
FamilyAdventureTeam
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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 women who booked the arctic circle tour online. From the very beginning, we experienced unprofessional behavior from the proprietor “Jim” and it only got worse from there. We booked the arctic circle tour, which was touted as a guided,...More

Thank yuribluerose
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We booked the Arctic Circle Tour and have no complaints. I made the arrangements by sending an e-mail to Jim, which he followed up with a phone call. Jim picked us up from our hotel and was right on time. We had eight people in...More

2  Thank FamilyAdventureTeam
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a tour with "Jim" the owner of the business I have attached a list of problems we encountered on our trip. Do not use this operator There were nine of us and we paid almost $1,800.00 for this "tour". List of issues Alaska...More

2  Thank 2easons
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

The person who "runs" this company has no business being in business. Our first tip off should have been his not returning calls. Then when he did, he confirmed our tour for 7:00 AM on Wednesday. We were all ready@ 7 AM and he never...More

3  Thank Lizr51
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

At the tail end of a cruise to Alaska we decided to book a tour to the Arctic Circle. After reviewing trip advisor reviews, we selected Arctic Turtle Tours and were not disappointed. RayDean was an excellent guide and inspired confidence in her knowledge of...More

Thank Chip S
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Tour was good, guide Kurt was great. I did a day tour....I got to see the pipeline and the Arctic circle. I was happy with the tour (except it would have been nice to have veggie options for lunch). Be prepared for a lot of...More

Thank Cynthia S
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

It is a 175 mile trek from Fairbanks to the Arctic Circle but the terrain and scenery changes constantly. We went in Feb and the Dalton Highway was a ice road a lot of the way yet our driver/tour guide (Jim) drove with skill and...More

Thank rla1947
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The trip was amazing and super fun!! We visited the pipeline, Yukon river and the Arctic circle! The scene along the driveway was superbly beautiful, and I took lots of good pictures! Also, we set up a camp fire, and we had an amazing lunch...More

Thank yingningy
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I didn't realize that we would be driving for 10 hours until that morning, but we had such a great time with Kurt. He was great at adapting to our gang of 8 and pointing out interesting things, joking with us, and generally making 10...More

Thank jimbocpa
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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We are from Mexico and we love the whole trip. Kurt was an amazing guide, he kept telling us about pipe line, animals and flora of Alaska! He also told us about the maintenance of the road. He was a great driver. The Arctic Circle...More

Thank Ireri B
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