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Thank you so much for wonderful night!

My husband and I really appreciate heartwarming hospitality of Aurora Bear, Miriam and... read more

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Reviewed 18 April 2018
直子 久
Aurora photography tour

Frank and Miriam are excellent hosts. Their home is in a perfect location to see the Aurora and... read more

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Reviewed 1 April 2018
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Aurora Bear is a photography school in Fairbanks Alaska. We are specialized in Aurora- and Wildlife-photography: Learn from our skilled & experienced photographers how to take amazing Aurora photos! Create your everlasting memories with us!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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5465 Nepal Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99712-0913
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

My husband and I really appreciate heartwarming hospitality of Aurora Bear, Miriam and Frank. Although the aurora condition of the night was moderate, I was able to take good pictures with excellent advice of Frank. If there would be a chance to come back to...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Frank and Miriam are excellent hosts. Their home is in a perfect location to see the Aurora and take incredible pictures. Frank is very knowledgeable about photography and will help you take amazing pictures. Also, after the tour, when you are taking pictures in your...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Frank Stelges’ advanced aurora photography class is a great way to start an aurora viewing trip in the Fairbanks area. Lots of personal attention in a small group in their studio/home. Then walk right outside and begin shooting in a private, secluded location. Frank’s easy...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A second couple, my wife and I were lucky enough to spend an evening with Frank and Miriam at their cabin north of Fairbanks. Frank picked us up at our hotel and took us to the cabin, which is very comfortable and warm. We started...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Lance T's review below is right on target. You can trust Frank and Miriam to take good care of you, pamper you, teach and show you all you'd want to know about Aurora, and photography in general. If you are reading this maybe you don't...More

Thank KillerFrank
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My boyfriend and I spent a wonderful night at Aurora Bear in our spring break. Frank and his wife were so nice and really made us feel at home. Frank is a very professional photographer who taught us a lot about the knowledge of aurora...More

Thank yimei2018
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had an evening scheduled with Aurora Bear however the weather turned unusually overcast that day. Frank contacted us and said we were more than welcomed to spend the evening as planned but it didn’t look like there would be a chance of seeing the...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

After spending an evening with Frank and Miriam, we understand perfectly why they have achieved such rave reviews. With our small group of 4, Frank and Miriam welcomed us into their home with hot chocolate and tea, then explained the science behind the aurora and...More

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I have never seen any place on TripAdvisor with a perfect score. Frank and Miriam have achieved a well deserved perfect score. I had a new camera, Frank helped me figure it out. It was a great evening. A small group. Hot chocolate and snacks...More

Thank patrick d
Reviewed 13 March 2018

My wife & I came to Fairbanks hoping to see and film the aurora. I recently purchased a new DSL camera that to say the least, was confusing for me and had me worried. 1st of all Frank & Miriam's location is perfect to view...More

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2 July 2018|
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Response from Frank S | Property representative |
Hi Jenny! Thanx for your mail and being interested in our tours! Our tours start with the pick up at your accommodation in Fairbanks around 8:30pm and we will bring you back to town, so that you are around 3:00am back in... More
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Response from FrankS2 | Property representative |
Hi Noor! Easiest is to book through our website - I can't share here the link - you find it above our reviews.. We offer photography classes - so I will teach you how to take amazing photos of the Northern Lights! Yes - you... More
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