Available: Dec – Apr
Rates: $635 per person
Discover Alaska in a brand new light—literally! Our unique tour pairs the excitement of snowmobiling through the Talkeetna Mountains with the unbelievable viewing experience of the Northern Lights. Launching from our base in Willow, just a short drive from Anchorage, this overnight adventure gets you up close and personal with Alaska’s untouched landscapes and starlit skies.NOTE: Drivers must be 18 years or older, kids 6 and up may ride as a passenger. We do not provide drivers for our tours.
Get the real deal in Alaskan outdoor fun as you speed through the trails of Hatcher Pass. Then, top off the day with an overnight stay at our cozy lodge, perfectly positioned for prime Northern Lights viewing. It’s a true Alaskan experience that combines adrenaline-pumping activity with peaceful natural beauty, all under the watchful eyes of our professional guides who’ll quickly feel like old friends.
Your journey starts at our home base in Willow, Alaska. Here, you’ll hop on a snowmobile for a 40-mile trek through the heart of Alaska’s backcountry. We’re heading to our cozy lodge in Hatcher Pass, part of the Talkeetna Mountains. As we make our way, you’ll see why this area is known for its breathtaking, untamed beauty. Once we arrive, settle into your cabin and then join us for a down-to-earth, homemade dinner. We’ll keep our eyes on the sky as the evening draws near; this is when the Northern Lights make their appearance.
When the night sky comes alive, you’ve got the best seat in the house. Stay comfy in your chair or take your snowmobile out for a spin to catch the lights from a different spot. In the morning, a hearty Alaskan breakfast awaits. After filling up, we’ll hop back on our snowmobiles for the return journey to Willow. With your guides acting more like longtime friends, you’ll return not just with great photos but also unforgettable stories and memories.
If you are a single participant, please call to book.Departs Daily: 2pm
Available: December – April (dependent on seasonal weather)
Ages: 4+ minors with a parent or legal guardian.
NOTES: If anyone is not comfortable driving, they may ride as a passenger, discounts are not given to those who do not wish to drive. Drivers must be 18 years or older, kids 6 and up may ride as a passenger. We do not provide drivers for our tours.
Children who are not able to ride safely on the back of our two person snowmobiles, can join the adventure in our enclosed snowcoach. This coach is suitable for children 4 – 10, holding 2 – 3 children depending on size. The coach is towed behind a snowmobile driven by a parent. It contains padded seating and seat belts, children must wear a helmet.
Experience the best in backcountry luxury with Snowhook. Choose from one of five private cabins at our Main Lodge. After an adventure-filled day, see the Northern Lights, compare stories with new friends, and soak in the wilderness of the Last Frontier.
Relax around the campfire. Enjoy true Alaskan hospitality.
You may have the opportunity to catch rainbow trout, arctic char, and monster pike.
This tour runs from December through April.
The tour kicks off at 2 pm.
The tour starts and ends at our base location in Willow, Alaska.
The snowmobile ride is approximately 40 miles each way to and from Hatcher Pass.
The tour includes snowmobile use, a one-night stay at the lodge, dinner, and breakfast. Gear for the snowmobile is also provided.
No, you don’t need prior experience. Our guides will give you all the instruction you need.
Due to the length and nature of this tour, it may not be suitable for young children. Please contact us for more details.
Warm clothing, a camera, and a sense of adventure! We’ll provide the snowmobiling gear.
The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and can’t be guaranteed, but you’ll still enjoy a beautiful Alaskan adventure.
Yes, we can accommodate most dietary restrictions. Please let us know in advance.
You can book this tour on our website or by giving us a call.
Before you join us on our snowmobile and Northern Lights tour, it’s good to be prepared. For the latest information on the Northern Lights, check out the University of Alaska’s Geophysical Institute to get real-time data on aurora intensity and locations. Weather can be unpredictable in the Alaskan wilderness, so make sure you’re dressed for the occasion by checking Weather.com’s Alaska forecast.
To get a deeper understanding of what makes the Northern Lights so special, educational platforms like NASA’s Space Place offer insights into the science behind this natural wonder. The better prepared you are, the more you’ll get out of your time in Alaska’s stunning backcountry.
Join us on a once in a lifetime Alaska adventure with Snowhook Adventure Guides of Alaska. We’ll take you to places most people never get to see on dog sleds, helicopters, snowmobiles or ATVs.
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