Flowers blooming in front of a mountain landscape in Alaska for the Gondwana Ecotour's post, "The Best Time to go to Alaska."

The Best Time to go to Alaska

A vast land of stark beauty, Alaska is one of the top travel destinations for people who are looking to explore “The Last Frontier.” Some travelers venture north in the winter to view the great Northern Lights, but few people realize that there are amazing things to see and do all year round. Visit Alaska only in the winter months …

Photo of the Northern Lights during a full moon on Gondwana Ecotour's Northern Lights Adventure!

Can You Still See the Northern Lights During a Full Moon?

The Northern Lights is one of the most stunning sights of the natural world. Unfortunately, planning a trip to see it isn’t always easy. Not only do you have to make the trek up north to Alaska or Canada but once you get there, you still might not see them due to a lack of solar activity or inclement weather. …

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New Press! Gondwana Buys Alaska’s Grizzly Lodge!

Exciting news, we did a thing! As featured in Alaska Business magazine, Gondwana Ecotours is proud to announce the purchase of Alaska’s 8,600-square-foot Grizzly Lodge. Located just outside of the city of Fairbanks the lodge has long been a home base for our Northern Lights Adventure. It’s the ideal location for seeing the Northern Lights, and it’s comfortable rooms and …

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Reviews From Our Northern Lights Adventure Tour!

Since 2013 Gondwana Ecotours has hosted over 98 tours and traveled over 100,000 miles. It’s been an amazing journey, filled with fantastic people and fulfilling adventures! We’ve come a long way from where we started so we wanted to take a look at the great reviews and highlights from one of our longest-running tours—the Northern Lights Adventure. The Story Behind …

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New Press! Our Polar Bear Adventure Tour Was Mentioned in Escape Magazine!

We are excited to announce that our Polar Bear Adventure Tour was mentioned in Australia’s Escape magazine! The article, “Tiny US town that’s suddenly on the radar,” features the remote town of Utqiaġvik, formally known as Barrow, Alaska. This city, located within the Arctic Circle, is one of the most unique vacation destinations in the world. It also happens to …

How Likely am I to See the Northern Lights?

How Likely am I to See the Northern Lights?

Seeing the Alaskan Northern Lights can be a life-changing event. The ribbons of colorful light dancing gently across the darkened sky can inspire even the most cynical among us. But like all things that are precious, these light shows are also rare. How likely am I to see the Northern Lights? Well, you have to be in the right place …

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Guests Are Loving our Northern Lights Ecotour!

What Makes Our Northern Lights Ecotour So Special? Last year Diane Trif joined us in December in Fairbanks, Alaska for our Northern Lights Ecotour. We enjoyed 6 days of snowshoeing, dogsledding, hot springs, curling, reindeer and tons of Aurora sightings! Diane was kind enough to feature us in an article on her blog, describing her experiences with us in Alaska …

5 Reasons To Visit the Museum of the North

Voted as one of Alaska’s most popular tourist destinations by USA Today 10 Best Series, the Museum of the North attracts over 90,000 visitors each year. The museum opened in 1929, and houses over 1.5 million artifacts and specimens, which represent millions of years in biological diversity and thousands of years of cultural traditions in the North. Featured image care …