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    • What is your contact information?
      You are always welcome to email us at or call us at 907-980-8179. If you are in Anchorage, please feel free to visit us at our office located at 854 East 36th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99503, between the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. *hours may vary slightly
    • Are reservations required?
      Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.
    • Do you have group rates?
      Yes. Group rates are available on all private tours. For groups larger than 12 please contact us.
    • Do you offer private tours?
      Yes! Most of our tours can be a private tour. In fact, this is one of our specialties!
    • Do I need to sign a waiver?
      We have a virtual waiver to complete attached to your booking confirmation.
    • Do you offer any discounts?
      While we do not offer standard discounts, we do occasionally run specials. Also, you can get $20 off from your tours by subscribing to our newsletter.
    • Do you offer gift cards?
    • Where are you located?
      We have a main office in beautiful Anchorage at 854 East 36th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99503 and operate tours remotely in Fairbanks, AK.
    • Do you offer hotel pick up and drop off?
      We include hotel pick-up at most hotels in Anchorage and Fairbanks on all tours that we operate.
    • How do I write a review?
      We appreciate all the reviews! To write a review, please visit either of the following review sites: TripAdvisor, Google Reviews, Yelp, or our social media accounts @greatlandadventures.
    • What is your tipping policy?
      Tips are not required, but greatly appreciated! Industry standard gratuity is 10-20% of the tour cost.
    • What is your weather policy?
      In the event of cancellations due to weather conditions, a full refund will be issued. Our northern lights tour operates a little bit differently. Please see this post for more information.

Anchorage Northern Lights Tour & Fairbanks Northern Lights Tour

  • How long do we spend at our northern lights viewing location?
    Most nights we spend approximately 3 hours at a location. Although, some nights our strategy determines we must drive longer distances to find clear skies. Therefore, we sometimes end up spending less time at a single location.
  • How long do the northern lights last?
    Northern lights displays may last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes to multiple hours.
  • What are the months you can book a northern lights tour?
    Northern lights viewing is possible from mid-August through mid-April.
  • Does the Moon affect northern lights viewing?
    Yes, but not the way you might think. Greatland Adventures aurora guides are experts at positioning guests in the optimum location for the best chance of viewing the northern lights. Please read this post to understand the moon phase and northern lights viewing.

Matanuska Glacier Winter Tour & Matanuska Glacier Summer Tour

  • What do I need to wear?
    We provide the necessary equipment for all tours. Please come prepared with the necessary layers and adequate footwear. Please see this post on what to pack for Matanuska Glacier Tour.