Hours and Admission

Winter Tours 2022/23

Sept. 10 - April 30

Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 12 pm 

(We have moved our Tuesday tour to Monday to accommodate our tour guides schedule)

Tickets can be purchased through our online store.

You will receive an email with instructions on where to go for the tour so please ensure you enter a correct email address. This is an outdoor walking tour, please dress for the weather. Ice cleats are available upon request. 

Tour cost: $15

You do not need to purchase tickets for children under 5. 


  • Face coverings are recommended
  • No individual may join a tour if they have been diagnosed or are displaying symptoms of Covid-19 
  • No individual may join a tour if they have had recent close contact with someone positive with Covid-19. 
  • Please maintain social distancing from other visitors.
  • Utilize hand sanitizer that is provided in gift shop and in tour area.

Summer Tours 2023

May 15th to September 8th

Open Everyday 9:30 to 4:30

Tours at 10, 12 and 2

Tickets can be purchased in our gift shop before the tour. No reservation required. 


 A guide feeds muskoxen treats while answering visitors' questions.





 What people are saying...

"Took my two year old to Story Time, it was great! Fun story and so much fun seeing the babies! Thank you!"Annie Sartz
"Great tour, very informative. The place was beautiful and the critters were a joy to watch"Elise Rae
"Excellent educational tour led by Matthew. This is a great stop for those who want to see and learn about musk ox, carboy, and reindeer. Well done UAF!"Mia Su Cary
"A private tour around this facility is wonderful If you are fascinated about musk ox and reindeer it’s a must see A group tour is $10 pp Private tour $250 - worth every cent if it’s in your budget Sarah was the staff member who showed me around Her knowledge and love for the animals was wonderful to see Good close up look at these magnificent animals "Sharon D.
"Learned so much from our guide. Took pictures to put on Facebook for friends planning a visit to Alaska in the future. Best experience in Fairbanks! Thank you!"Gail Halcombe
"It had very knowledgeable students who were able to have the reindeer and musk ox engage so we could get an up close encounter. Great experience!!"Kevin Loyed