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Tundra Tours Inc

3060 Eben Hopson Street, Ukpiagvik, AK 99723
+1 907-852-3900
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One of the highlights of our Alaskan adventure

We flew to Utqiagvik from Anchorage on the 15th September for a day trip and had pre-booked our... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Peter W
Highlght of our trip

This tour was the highlight of our Alaskan road trip. We took a day trip to Utqiagvik (Barrow... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
RM_Stafford
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“world hotel” (6 reviews)
“arctic ocean” (7 reviews)
“his hometown” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3060 Eben Hopson Street, Ukpiagvik, AK 99723
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+1 907-852-3900
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We flew to Utqiagvik from Anchorage on the 15th September for a day trip and had pre-booked our tour with Tundra Tours before we left Australia. We were met at the airport by Dana who was also going to be our guide on the tour...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This tour was the highlight of our Alaskan road trip. We took a day trip to Utqiagvik (Barrow) from Anchorage and were met at the airport by Louise, who would be our tour guide for the day. We were taken by van to the Top...More

Thank RM_Stafford
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We visited at the end of September which is outside the normal tour timeframes so we knew in advance that we would not see the native dance ceremony. However we expected to be brought to the Heritage Center to spend some time in the museum...More

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Important is to have a local guide who likes to share about their culture, than it is worth the price .... Any tour is an exchange ...

1  Thank David_F1206
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Barrow is a very interesting place! We were there for 24 hours and it was definitely worth the trip to experience a place completely different than anywhere I've ever been. However, the price of this tour was NOT worth it. The tour guide/narrator was new/training...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We flew up to Barrow ahead of a cruise and were only there for 24 hours. While the town is small and not much to see, that's exactly why we wanted to go! We had a fun time and Louise and Phoebe took good care...More

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed for price paid. Tour guide was new, poorly informed and just read from a script. Any questions directed to driver, Phoebe, who very knowledgeable. But many missed opportunities to discuss history and environment of area. I would recommend one of local private tours....More

Thank rwise14
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

July 29th morning flight from Anchorage 7.39 am. Picked up by shuttle. Tour started 12. The guide and the driver gave an instructive and interesting presentation into the culture, history and current day lives of the indigenous Eskimos. Visit to the Inupiat Heritage Center. Impressive...More

1  Thank Jan E
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

For our first visit to Barrow or to the Arctic area, we felt we wanted a tour with information. Pete with Tundra Tours did a great job with the actual tour and was very knowledgeable about the community and culture, being a lifelong resident himself...More

Thank SCtripSC
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for more than just seeing Barrow, this tour gives you good insight into local life. The tour is slow paced and can vary greatly depending on what is going on in the community that day. You get to see all parts...More

Thank Christopher T
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andrewn7414Pn
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Response from lucy w | Reviewed this property |
HI Andrew, we booked it through the Top of the World Hotel. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
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