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40 Below Fairbanks

2300 Airport Way, Cabin # 3, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4014
+1 907-347-5451
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Given that we don't experience those temperatures in Australia, this was a must do for us. The... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Phillip L
Melbourne, Australia
If you want a picture, buy it then - don't select to have it emailed.

We did it & wanted a photo. There was a camera malfunction so we had to do it a 2nd time. I paid... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Scottsdale, Arizona
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2300 Airport Way, Cabin # 3, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4014
+1 907-347-5451
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Given that we don't experience those temperatures in Australia, this was a must do for us. The cold room is located in the Riverboat Discovery Centre, within the large gift shop and to enter is free. If you want to buy a photo of your...More

Thank Phillip L
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We did it & wanted a photo. There was a camera malfunction so we had to do it a 2nd time. I paid for the photo to be emailed but to my disappointment, they lost it due to a "computer malfunction". I requested a refund...More

Thank Carol15240
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is really a big tourist store, but entering the 40 below freezer is a "cool" experience. You are only in there for a minute or so, but it is an experience you'll long remember. Pictures are available for you to purchase, of course, along...More

Thank Marjorie M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

ok this is for sure a tourist trap but it was certainly worth the expense (free) and experience (^%$# cold). You are in there for just about 1 minute but your nose hairs will start to freeze together. We bought the silly picture as a...More

Thank melody t
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

40 below is colder than you think. A wonderful gift shop and restaurant. You can actually go in a room that is 40 below and have your picture taken. We had a wonderful beef stew and fresh garden salad before boarding the Paddle wheel riverboat.

Thank Candace1347
Reviewed 11 June 2016

It's quick, it's fast, and you'll appreciate just what 40 below feels like. It's free for the experience, but you can buy the photo afterwards. Picture or not, go for the experience. It's not something you get a chance to do very often.

Thank d0nnafl00d
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

There is a cold locker housed in the Riverboat Discovery main building on the Chena River. It is a novel way for tourists and others to experience the extreme cold weather in the Alaskan countryside. The temp is 40' below and your picture is taken...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 17 January 2016

My wife and I experienced this after an enjoyable boat ride along the Chena River. The only cost is if you buy the picture which is taken. Being from Chicago, it honestly didn't feel that cold since you only enter a small room at this...More

Thank Travelingman1011
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Situated Inside the Discovery Cruise Complex , This is a Free Attraction for you chance of experiencing what it feels like below 40 deg temp. You are just given a few seconds inside and a Photo , for which you have the option to buy...More

3  Thank Sharnjit_Sondh
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This was a fun experience! When we went in the 40 below room at the riverboat discovery, it was actually 55 below!

1  Thank jodysmetak
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am enquiring as to length of time it takes to receive a photo by email take at least 2 weeks ago by 40 below staff, email address given and paid for.
28 August 2015|
Response from jodysmetak | Reviewed this property |
I received mine within a few hours. I'd give them a call.