Explore Fairbanks is a non-profit destination marketing and management organization whose mission is to be an economic driver in the Fairbanks region by marketing to potential visitors and optimizing the visitor experience. Explore Fairbanks markets Fairbanks as a year-round destination by promoting local events, attractions and activities to independent travelers, group tour operators, travel agents, meeting planners and the media.
Great Alaska Adventures is one of Alaska’s true originals. Begun as a homesteader-based air taxi that morphed into a fishing lodge, we are now a one-of-a kind tour operator/sustainable lodge and fly in wilderness and bear viewing camp.
All that change has given us a unique perspective on the sustainability of any destination resort, but especially one that relies upon the natural resource that is Alaskan wilderness.
Always appreciative that we’ve been able to earn a (mostly) solid living doing what we love, Co-Owner Kent John was past president of the Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association, the non – profit that spawned the great sustainable certification program that is Adventure Green Alaska.
As an operator, we have always promoted a sustainable and minimal impact ethos and believe strongly that in addition to sharing nature’s bounty with guests, it’s our responsibility to also share the challenges that that bounty faces. It’s especially powerful when the guests have just had their lives changed forever by those same animals that they now know are threatened.
Great Alaska is proud to be listed as sustainable by Adventure Green Alaska.
Comfortable Lodging – Epic Outdoor Adventures – Award Winning Food Just a one-hour scenic drive from Anchorage, Knik River Lodge offers a remote lodge feeling with easy access. Located at the edge of the Chugach wilderness the outdoor adventures are limited only by your imagination, and having helicopters on site makes getting there easy! Summer dogsled tours on the glacier, heli hiking & biking, glacier tours, aurora viewing, Inspired meeting facilities are perfect for weddings, retreats and small conventions year round.
Rainbow Glacier Adventures, founded in 1992, is an eco-tour company based in Haines, Alaska. We offer tours in Haines and Skagway. Our most popular tours include rafting, kayaking, photography and wildlife viewing. All our tours are small-group with high-quality guides. Awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Rainbow Glacier Adventures is currently rated number one out of 22 tour companies in Haines, Alaska. Additionally, we offer custom and exclusive tours and rental cabins in the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Joe Ordonez, founder of Rainbow Glacier Adventures, actively steers the company. He is author of the award-winning book, Where Eagles Gather, the Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.