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Alaskan Arctic Turtle Tours

Fairbanks, AK 99706
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AVOID! BEWARE! Never got back to me about at least a partial refund after “taking it to the board”

Now that I’m back home, safe and sound, I wanted to let you know Jim, that I was extremely gullible... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Judy D
via mobile
What A Joke!

Please please please do not take this tour! You will regret it from beginning to end! First off... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Chief21
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Idyllwild, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Now that I’m back home, safe and sound, I wanted to let you know Jim, that I was extremely gullible by believing your “reason” for taking my money up front for the “Arctic Tour”. (I’ve been told that may not have even been legal ~...More

2  Thank Judy D
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Please please please do not take this tour! You will regret it from beginning to end! First off this is the furthest thing from a "tour" Right off the bat my husband asked our driver how far it was to the Arctic Circle and she...More

2  Thank Chief21
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

It was definitely a ”ride.” While the tour states they would provide various things – a tour, lunch and snacks, you assume the drive would be safe too. However, “assume” (if you know what it means) is the correct word for Jim’s tour. For a...More

3  Thank ppanther808
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

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

3  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

4  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

5  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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