Murphy Dome

Northern lights display


Departure: 10:30 PM


Return: 3:00 AM


Duration: 4 1/2 hours


Price: $95.00/ each person

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Join us on our tour to one of the most famous Northern Lights viewing spots in and around, located north northwest of Fairbanks, Murphy Dome. Today Murphy Dome Air Force Station (elevation 2930 feet) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. We will leave the city lights behind us in our spacious vans ensuring each guests comfort.


  • Travel to Murphy Dome (20 miles west north-west of Fairbanks, was once an Air Force Station, today still in use as a Long Distance Radar Station)
  • Murphy Dome climbs to 2.930 feet (880 meter) above sea level
  • View the breathtaking Northern Lights dance across the sky (360 degree view)
  • Enjoy the opportunity to photograph the Northern Lights for everlasting memories



  • Pick up/drop off within the city limits of Fairbanks or North Pole
  • Hot Punch and Snacks



  • no guarantee the Northern Lights will be visible