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Check out the awesome summer activities at the Resort!


Click below to view Activities Brochure:









We only accept the following credit cards for payment for rooms, activities, meals, etc. at the resort. VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER and JCB. 


Guests must be at least 18 years old to use outdoor natural adult Rock Lake.

Chena Hot Springs Natural Outdoor Adult (ages 18+) Rock Lake and hot tub, Indoor family swimming pool and hot tubs. Open daily from 7am to midnight.



  • $13 ........Seniors, (ages 60+)
  • $15.........Adults (ages 18-59)
  • $12 ........Children (ages 6-17 years)
  • Free........Children 5 years and under with paying adult
  • $100......Family Swim Pass (10 Swims). Not available for groups
  • $5 .........Towel Service for Day guest
  • Towels are available for hotel guests without charge.
  • Each pass includes the hot springs rock lake (adults 18+ only), indoor heated family pool, and both outdoor and indoor hot tubs, plus use of the locker area and shower facilities.


In addition to our relaxing hot springs, we offer free daily geothermal renewable energy tours for guests to learn more about our energy saving projects. Simply check-in at the Activity Center by 1:45 PM and 3:45 PM to sign up for the one hour tour. Renewable Energy Brochure:





The highly anticipated Chena Hot Springs Disc Golf Course will be under construction and scheduled for completion by summer, 2016.  The course is currently NOT ready for disc golfers but please stay tuned for updates!


Aurora Ice Museum Tours


Chena Hot Springs Resort is home to the world’s largest year-round ice museum in the world, the Aurora Ice Museum! It was completed in January 2005 and stays a cool 25 degrees Fahrenheit inside year round. Keeping the museum icy cold in the heat of summer comes from the patented absorption chiller, the first of its kind in the world used for this purpose!

Daily tours are offered at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm & 7pm.

Please purchase tour tickets at the Activity Center Desk at least 15 minutes prior to start of tour.

Tour Prices:

Adult (ages 18+) $15,

Youth (ages 6-17) $10,

Children 5 & under free with paying adult.

"Appletini" Beverage served in carved ice martini glass - Ages 21+ $15 - Must be purchased in addition to ice museum tour



The Chena Sled Dog Kennel operates year round offering guests a truly Alaskan adventure during any season. Throughout the sunny, snowless, summer months, guests get to experience the traditional winter Alaskan sport of dog mushing. Guests get to witness a team of working Alaskan Huskies hooked up to a dog cart in the same fashion as is done in the winter time; however, in place of the snow sled, a custom build wheeled cart is used! Enjoy the 1 and 1/2 mile trail ride!

Price: $60 per adult 18+ / $30 Youth (ages 6-17) & Children ages 5 and under free with paying adult 


The Chena Sled Dog Kennel tour is your chance to chat with an experienced musher. Your guide will teach you about the sport, sharing knowledge and answering any questions you may have. You will be introduced to some amazing Alaskan Huskies, learn about this fascinating breed, and tour a working mushing kennel of over 50 dogs. The educational visitor center is a great place to warm up in the cool winter months, or to get a break from the sun during the sunny summer months. You will walk away from this tour with an abundance of dog mushing knowledge.

Price: Adults $20 (18+) / Youth $10 (ages 6-17 years) Children 5 & under free with paying adult


Arctic Circle / Beaver Village $440 per person (Approx. 4 hours)

Fly north over the Arctic wilderness across the Arctic Circle. Land on the native village of Beaver which welcomes you to share the Alaskan Experience. (45 minute guided ground tour at the village). All flights require a FOUR passenger minimum. No Youth or Children rates available.

Float Plane Landing on Yukon River available in Summer only $490 per person.

Glacier Tour to Mr. Deborah $390 per person (Approx. 2 1/2 hours)

Fly south past the Granite Tours and gold rich Salcha River. Cross the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and Big Delta River to the North side of the Alaska Range. All flights require a FOUR passenger minimum. No Youth or Children rates available.

Float Plane Landing $275 per person (Approx. 2 hours - Currently NOT operational)

Fly over scenic mountains to a lake within 55 miles of Resort. A momentary landing on a remote lake. All flights require a FOUR passenger minimum. No Youth or Children rates available.

Float Plane Landing on Remote Lake available in Summer only $275 per person.

Chena Hills-Angel Rocks/Autumn Colors $99+ per person (Approx. 30 minutes)

Flightseeing around the Resort offered at $99+ per hour/per person. All flights require a FOUR passenger minimum. No Youth or Children rates available.


Take to the trail on a 4 wheeler. Make sure you see the best of Chena Hot Springs Resort.

Guided ATV Tours - 45 minutes - Adult ages 16+ $70 


Take to the trails on two wheels! Enjoy the beautiful environment of Chena Hot Resort as you ride the improved trails.

Adults & Youth ages 6-17 - 1hr rental $4


There is no better way to view the beauty of our peaceful and scenic trails at Chena Hot Springs Resort than on horseback. Our well trained and quiet natured horses will delight everyone from the first time rider, to the well seasoned horseman. Half hour and hour rides available. Close toed shoes required. Riders must be over 4.5 feet tall, and less than 245 pounds to ride. Children ages 7 – 14 with an adult attending the ride.

Half hour rides: Adult 18+ $50 / Youth 10-17 $25 with paying adult

Hour rides: Adult 18+ $80 / Youth ages 14-17 $40 with paying adult



This is the perfect first time horseback ride for our younger guests. Your child will be led around a 15 minute trail on one of our gentle, beautiful ponies. You have the option to follow along and take photos, or to enjoy your 15 minutes of peace!

Children ages 3-7 (minimum 3.5 feet tall height requirement)- 15 minutes $25 


Enjoy one of the many scenic nature trails at Chena Hot Springs Resort. Visit the Activity Center for details.




Click below for WEDDINGS brochure:


Click below for PACKAGES brochure:


Please contact our Special Events Manager at (907) 451-8104 x 7 to book your dream wedding today!

Chena Hot Springs Resort Wedding Information

Let us make your special day completely stress free. Chena offers onsite catering and has a variety of options for every budget. Whether you decide on a traditional indoor event, an outdoor extravaganza with a flowered horse drawn carriage, we can help make your dream day come true!

We have many locations around the resort to choose for your wedding setting; the Aurora Ice Museum, the Aurorium located on a hill overlooking the resort or several meeting rooms.

We also have large or smaller tents available that can be set up at a location of your choosing. We also offer our meeting rooms including the Arctic Celebrations, Chena and Aurora Borealis banquet rooms for your reception dinner or after party.

We may it easy to stay overnight at Chena by booking a Romantic Package ($519.99). See our Packages Section for details on what each package offers. Enjoy your wedding reception or stay for your honeymoon with us and marvel at our 1940 acre pristine resort. Look for our ad in the Alaska Bride Magazine and see gorgeous photos of weddings that have taken place at the Aurora Ice Museum and around the resort.

Make a grand entrance by arriving in style at your wedding ceremony or reception! Horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides are available for $250. We have both a summer white carriage and a winter sleigh to use for your very special day! Arrange a champagne toast & ride for a wedding, anniversary, birthday or any other special occasion. 

Aurora Ice Museum & Wedding Ice Altar can be rented year round for Weddings and Special Events.

The one hour ceremony should be scheduled on an even hour, 10AM, Noon, 2PM, 4PM, 6PM or 8PM.

Aurora Ice Museum rates are based on number of guests attending:

0-35 guests $500

36-100 guests $750

101-150 guests $1,000

Faux fur capes are available for rent for $50 each. They keep the bride & groom warm, toasty and looking fabulous! A white cape is available for the bride and black for the groom.

Ground Van Transportation

We can pick you and your guests up from the Fairbanks airport or any downtown location and whisk you to the resort with our handy round trip van ground transportation, $130 for one way and $195 for round trip for one person traveling alone, $65 for one way and $125 per person round trip for 2 or more passengers in same van on same reservation.

Please contact our Special Events Manager at (907) 451-8104 ext 7 to book your once in a lifetime wedding today!


Photo by Diane CarrioTreat your special someone to an all inclusive package at Chena. This specially tailored package includes an overnight for two in our Moose Lodge including unlimited swim & soak passes during your stay, Aurora Ice Museum tour, 2PM geothermal renewable energy tour, delicious dinner and breakfast for two in the resort restaurant, a welcome champagne basket (champagne can be substituted for non-alcoholic beverage) and a late 1PM check-out.

Offered year round. Advance reservation & 24 hour cancellation notice required or one night Moose Lodge rate will not be refunded.

The Romantic Package makes a great Gift Certificate idea. Please contact our Corporate Office at (907) 488-1505 or to request a gift certificate in any amount. We will be happy to mail it for you too!

2016 & 2017 Romantic Getaway

2 Day 1 Night

Valid year-round

Pricing valid through September 30, 2017

Must be booked at least 72 hours in advance 



REVISED OCT 19, 2016 12PM - DF