The Great Kobuk Sand Dunes lie 40 miles above the Arctic Circle, yet summer temperatures there can soar to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. In some places, the sand stands 100 feet high. The three clusters of dunes within the park — the Great Kobuk, the Little Kobuk, and the Hunt River Sand Dunes — cover 25 square miles and constitute the largest active sand dunes within arctic latitudes. During the interglacial period between the Kobuk and Ambler glaciations, glacio-fluvial deposits on river bars and outwash plains were worked by strong easterly winds.
The Gates of the Arctic National Park is 8.3 million acres of wilderness free of roads and even ranger stations. Within it lies a sizeable chunk of the Brooks Range, 700 miles of mountains representing the farthest reaches of the Rocky Mountains. The best way to see it is by bush plane. On this trip a privately-chartered pilot and floatplane meet you and your guide shortly after breakfast for four hours of hiking and flight seeing over some of the most stunning scenery the Gates of the Arctic National Park has to offer.
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- Our all-inclusive rates start at $1495.00 per person, per day, featuring all meals, lodging, activities, use of equipment and naturalist-guide with your group for the duration of your stay.
- Round-trip air transportation from Fairbanks included.
- Three-night, all-inclusive stay at Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge with flight-seeing through the Kobuk National Park Great Kobuk Sand Dunes and the Gates of the Arctic National Park features lodging, meals, and naturalist-guide with your group for the duration of your stay.
- Round-trip air transportation from Fairbanks to Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge with flight seeing through the Kobuk National Park Great Kobuk Sand Dunes and the Gates of the Arctic National Park included.
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An exclusive luxury wilderness lodge catering to a clientele seeking elegance and independence in Alaska's Far North. The total wilderness experience consists of unparalleled comfort 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle, privately-chartered fly-out Whirlwind Adventure combination tours, wildlife viewing, fishing,...
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