Explore Alaska Virtually
At this unique moment in time, we are all being asked to stay home, and stay safe for the protection of everyone. But that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to dream!
In an effort to help people experience Alaska, from afar, we’ve put together a collection of ways you can explore and interact with Alaska, from home.
We know you’d rather be there, trust us, so would we! But for now…
Alaska Will Wait!
Explore Alaska through these fun and interesting videos and virtual experiences
Learn more about Alaska’s abundant wildlife with the Alaska SeaLife Center and the Alaska Zoo. You can view virtual tours with the SeaLife Center’s staff on Facebook and YouTube. Visit the Alaska Zoo Facebook page where the staff is sharing up-close encounters with their bears, wolves, porcupines and other residents.
Check out this amazing highlight reel of Bears from Katmai National Park. Watch as they forage, fish, fight and play.
Click here to watch.
View the amazing Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and the midnight sun with this 360° video from Explore Fairbanks. move the video with your cursor to see the amazing colors.
Explore the Kenai Fjords National Park with a Park Ranger. Incredible scenery and interactive content gets you up close and personal with one of Alaska’s natural wonders. Click here to start exploring.
Watch this video of a massive humpback whale breaching in Kenai Fjords National Park.
Watch the changing skies from the top of Dumpling Mountain in Katmai National Park.
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Discover Southeast Alaska’s beautiful coastline in this 360° video. Click here to be immersed.
The Alaska Native Heritage Center is hosting regular Facebook Live Village Talks where you will hear from their Elders and Culture Bearers. The Anchorage Museum is also sharing images from it’s galleries on a daily basis.
If you enjoy the sounds of nature, visit Denali National Park and discover “What Wilderness Sounds Like”? Visit here
If what you really need, while you’re stuck at home, is a little comic relief, check out the video from our friends at Diamond M Ranch Resort on the Kenai Peninsula showing how camping is the ultimate way to social distance. Click here to watch “Let’s go Camping”.
Looking to plan a road trip in Alaska when the time is right? have a peak at this quick video from GoNorth RV Rentals showing all the beautiful places you’ll see on your journey. Watch here.
Not too far from Alaska in Whitehorse is the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Currently closed to guests, it is still sharing its love of animals in the North. Here’s one of many videos they’ve created to share with guests and future guests. you can find the rest on Facebook or YouTube.