Alaska Winter Tours

Available: Oct - Apr
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When you think of Alaska, you probably think of dog sledding. What do you know, so do we! Headquartered near the restart of the famed Iditarod Sled Dog Race, we’re ranked the #1 thing to do in Willow. Join us for what is to be the highlight of your Alaska bucket list!

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Snowhook - Snowmobile POV
Available: Oct - Apr
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Experience Alaska’s other winter sport with SAGA’s signature snowmobile tour! This 3 hour tour is full-throttle fun and is ideal for more experienced riders and novices alike. Why? That’s easy — our experienced guides tailor each tour to the needs and skill level of the group.

Available: Nov - Apr

Our ultimate Alaska Winter Adventure Tour gives you 5-6 hours of the best of winter in Alaska — dog sledding, snowmobiling and true Alaskan hospitality!

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Available: Dec - Apr
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Set off on a snowmobile adventure across Alaska’s winter landscape, including a stay at our cozy cabins and a chance to witness the Northern Lights. The 2-day tour kicks off from Willow, taking you through the snow-covered trails to our cabins in Hatcher Pass. Suitable for anyone 6 and older, you’ll be provided with all the necessary snowmobiling gear, a guide for your journey, and home-cooked meals at the Snowhook Lodge. While the auroras are a natural spectacle with no guarantees, the thrill of the ride and the beauty of the wilderness are sure to make your trip unforgettable.

Available: Nov - Apr
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Join us this winter for a unique Northern Lights tour in the backcountry of Hatcher Pass, situated in the Talkeetna Mountains. Watch as the Aurora Borealis paints the night sky with red, green, and white lights – an experience you won’t forget. This overnight tour offers a range of activities, from dog sledding and snowmobiling to snowshoeing. Along with these adventures, you’ll also have access to hearty meals and comfortable accommodations. Get ready for a memorable winter in Alaska with the Northern Lights and exciting outdoor activities.

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Available: Dec - Apr
Snowhook - Northern Lights Snowmobile

Dive into a three-day, two-night Alaskan adventure where you’ll dog sled through snowy forests, snowmobile up mountains, and ice fish in frozen lakes. Each night, you’ll have a chance to see the Northern Lights dance across the sky. Your journey includes hearty meals at Snowhook Lodge, cozy cabin accommodations, and all the necessary gear for your activities. With guides to lead the way and the wild beauty of Alaska all around, you’re set for an experience filled with both excitement and the serene spectacle of winter in the north.

Available: Dec - Apr
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Who wouldn’t want to try their hand at fishing while visiting Alaska? Winter presents a fantastic opportunity to catch rainbow trout, arctic char, and some truly impressive pike. Starting from our base at Snowhook Adventure Guides in Willow, Alaska, you’ll hop on a snowcat and be whisked off to our specially built, toasty fishing shelter. Our expert guides are there to ensure you get right where the fish are biting. We’ve got you covered with fishing equipment, professional tips, photo opportunities, and even snacks for your time on the ice. All you need is a day license, and you’re good to go for an unforgettable Alaskan fishing adventure.

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Available: Dec - Apr

Ready for a day packed with winter fun? Come along for our dog sled and ice fishing adventure. We kick off the day at 9:30 am with a 3-hour stint on the ice, fishing rod in hand. After that, we’ll head back to our home base at Snowhook Adventure Guides of Alaska for a tasty lunch. Once you’re fueled up, we’ll gear up for the afternoon ride. You’ll join a team of sled dogs for an exhilarating ride over frozen lakes and through the woodlands and rolling hills of Alaska. No special gear required – everything is provided, you just need a fishing license. 

Available: Dec - Apr
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Who wouldn’t want to try their hand at fishing while visiting Alaska? Winter presents a fantastic opportunity to catch rainbow trout, arctic char, and some truly impressive pike. Starting from our base at Snowhook Adventure Guides in Willow, Alaska, you’ll hop on a snowcat and be whisked off to our specially built, toasty fishing shelter. Our expert guides are there to ensure you get right where the fish are biting. We’ve got you covered with fishing equipment, professional tips, photo opportunities, and even snacks for your time on the ice. All you need is a day license, and you’re good to go for an unforgettable Alaskan fishing adventure.

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Available: Feb - Mar (Next Availability March 7th - 11th)
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The Rainy Pass Snowmobile Expedition is a five-day adventure that combines various Alaskan experiences. It starts with dog sledding and a snowmobile trip, featuring views of Denali and the Alaska Range. The tour includes nights under the Northern Lights and activities like ice fishing and horse-drawn sledding. Guided by experienced locals, including an Iditarod veteran, it’s an all-inclusive experience showcasing Alaska’s backcountry. The tour also involves travel along the historic Iditarod Trail and stays in remote lodges, providing a mix of adventure and comfort. 

FAQ's

Experience the thrill of traversing through pristine snowy landscapes with our Alaska dog sled expeditions, offering an authentic and unforgettable winter adventure.

Our guided snowmobile tours offer an exhilarating way to explore Alaska’s winter wilderness, suitable for both beginners and experienced riders.t.

Yes, our Aurora Borealis viewing tours are specifically designed to offer the best chances of witnessing the magical Northern Lights in Alaska’s winter sky.

Hatcher Pass snowmobile excursions provide a scenic journey through one of Alaska’s most beautiful winter landscapes, perfect for adventure enthusiasts.

Absolutely, our Iditarod sled dog race tours offer a close-up experience of this iconic Alaskan event, combined with the excitement of dog sledding.

On our Alaska winter wildlife adventures, you may spot moose, caribou, and maybe even the elusive lynx, all amidst stunning snowy settings.

Our ice fishing experiences provide all necessary equipment, expert guides, and the opportunity to fish in some of Alaska’s most serene frozen lakes.

Yes, our Talkeetna Mountains winter tours take you through these majestic mountains, offering breathtaking views and a true Alaskan wilderness experience.

Willow, Alaska, is a hub for outdoor activities, including dog sledding, snowmobiling, and ice fishing, all part of our winter tour offerings.

Yes, our winter sports Alaska vacation packages include a variety of activities like dog sledding, snowmobiling, and ice fishing, tailored for an ultimate winter adventure.

Additional Information

Discover the excitement of an Arctic winter adventure in Alaska with Snowhook Adventure Guides. Journey through snow-covered trails on dog sleds, immersing yourself in the serene beauty of Alaska’s winter wonderland. For those seeking a unique perspective, our Alaska winter snowcat tours offer a remarkable way to traverse the snowy landscape, revealing hidden gems of the region.

At Snowhook, we pride ourselves on delivering unforgettable Alaskan wilderness adventure packages. For those interested in Alaska’s rich cultural heritage, we recommend visiting the Alaska Native Heritage Center. And for more information on the natural wonders of Alaska, including the stunning Northern Lights, the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers   provide a wealth of resources.