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Black Diamond Treasure Hunt Excursion with Backcountry Dining

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US$ 159.00
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    Begin your backcountry treasure hunt with pickup from your Healy hotel or make your way to the Black Diamond Resort Co.

    Listen to a short safety briefing and orientation, then climb into your vehicle with your guide. This off-road vehicle is a special Polaris Ranger geared with seat belts, a windshield, and cover similar to a small open air Jeep. Set off to navigate the back country trails, along the way you'll plan and strategize about how to find the next treasure hunt clue with your guide. Work together to find hidden views, secret sights, quartz and granite rocks, coal and other clues. Leave a treasure in the geocache and pick one out for yourself to take home. Along the way, take in spectacular scenery and learn about Alaskan culture, history and traditions from your guide. Keep your eyes peeled for native wildlife.

    Each destination will get you closer to finding a rustic pavilion in the woods where a full-service camp-style meal is waiting. The lumberjack breakfast offers fresh baked biscuits and gravy, thick cut bacon, reindeer sausage, fresh fruit, home style flapjacks and fresh scrambled eggs. Meals during afternoon and evening tours feature ribs, chicken, steak, salmon fresh from the coastal waters of Alaska, baked beans, and potato salad. Satisfy your sweet tooth with our delicious cobbler for dessert; adult beverages are provided as well as juice, coffee, tea and hot chocolate.

    At the conclusion of your tour, return to Healy.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    • Snacks
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
    • Professional guide
    • Round-trip transport from Healy lodgings (if option selected)
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant seats are available; please request when booking
    • No experience necessary.
    • Drinking age is 21 and older
    • Vegetarian food option is available; please request when booking
    • The tour is wheelchair accessible, though please let us know beforehand so we can plan accordingly
    • Operates rain or shine; please dress for the weather
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 September 2019

    So much fun if you love ATV riding! We even got muddy! So back wilderness. Our guide showed us wonderful views and tried to find animals for us but we didn't see any... The meal was superb omg the cornbread!!! We had so much fun...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Gaye Lynn W
    Reviewed 21 August 2019

    We did the Side by Side ride August 2, 2019 and had a wonderful experience even though it was raining. Our guide Dylan was excellent. He made sure everyone was having a safe and fun ride. We even stopped to see a moose! I would...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 757sharenw
    Reviewed 13 August 2019

    OMG !!!!!!! Totally exceeded mine and the entries families expectations!!!! Cassie and Andrew our guides were THE BOMB DIGGITY! AND DAM did they FEED US! Cassie realized that our family was the adventurous type right away and didn't disappoint us! We didn't even mind getting...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michelle M
    Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

    Our 3 generational family of 7 went on an amazing adventure tonight with Lou and Sean. Everything was perfect - lots for the kids and adults to enjoy and the BBQ dinner was delicious! Great views of the valley, informational tour of the mountainous areas,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank BAT0013
    Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

    While in Denali we were fortunate to hook up with Black Diamond and our guide, Louis! We were with adult children so he tailored the trip for us spending more time exploring and searching for wildlife. He was so knowledgeable and pointed out incredible scenic...More

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