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Tromsø: Self-Drive Husky Dog Sledding Adventure

Tromsø: Self-Drive Husky Dog Sledding Adventure

Activity provider: Arctic Adventure Tours AS
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From US$ 204.08 per person

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Enjoy a guided sledding experience while mushing your own team of huskies across the Arctic wilderness. Admire the beautiful surroundings and click photos to preserve your memories forever.

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Duration 4 hours
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Instructor
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Drive your own team of huskies across the Arctic wilderness
  • Learn how to control your sled and follow an experienced guide on the trail
  • Be provided with all the necessary equipment to keep you safe and warm
  • Enjoy Hege’s famous homemade chocolate cake and a hot drink around the cozy fireplace in the Sami Lavvo
  • Interact with the kennel of over 130 Alaskan huskies before and after your trip
Full description

Embark on a guided sledding experience from Tromsø. Take turns directing the sled or simply enjoy the incredible Arctic scenery. After, trade stories around a warm fire with some hot chocolate and cake.

Hop on the comfortable minibus and drive to the kennel on the island of Kvaløya. Once kitted out, head to the kennel and see the 130 Alaskan Huskies, who are always excited to meet guests.

Get a short demonstration on how to drive a sled and feel free to ask any questions. Then, follow your guide and meet your huskies. Each pair, one passenger, and one driver will have their own sled. Enjoy several opportunities to swap between roles once the trip starts. Finally, head out to the snow and follow the guide along the trail. Take photos throughout the trip and take in the incredible landscapes. After your 90-minute sledding adventure, make your way into the Sami Lavvo for hot drinks and Hege's famous homemade chocolate cake.

Trade stories from the trip around the cozy fireplace until it is time to change out of your suits and hop back on the bus. You will be returned to the pickup point. 

Includes
  • Transportation from the pickup point to the kennel in a minibus
  • Guide
  • Warm arctic suits
  • Winter boots
  • Woolen socks (if required)
  • Woolen hats (if required)
  • Woolen mittens (if required)
  • Hege's famous chocolate cake
  • Coffee or tea
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 7 years

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the front entrance of Scandic Ishavshotel. Look out for the black Arctic Adventure Tours minibus with a blue logo on the side.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Hat
    • Gloves
    • Camera
    • Socks

    Know before you go

    • This is a self-drive dog sledding trip and you and your partner will be in control of your own sled and team of dogs
    • This activity requires a basic level of fitness
    • You are encouraged to bring your own camera but there is limited space on the sled for extra photographic items such as tripods. You are welcome to store these in the equipment room and use them after you return from the trip
    • Vegetarian and vegan options are available
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 989 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      5/5

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    If we could have given it 10 stars out of 5 we would have! Brilliant from A to Z, the dogs are very very very very well treated, no fear with that. Very good welcome, very good walk and very good snack. One of our favorite activities of our week in Tromso!

    February 2, 2023

    Words cannot describe the experience, you just have to do it. The breathtaking landscape, the great dogs who love you at first sight and you can only return that. It's incredibly fun to steer the sled, even if you might be a little nervous at first ;) I've never experienced anything remotely amazing. If I come back to Norway I will definitely do this trip again! - and until then I will certainly not forget this experience! Thanks to the great team and the great dogs!

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    January 19, 2023

    The sledding was incredible fun. It really felt like the owners cared about all the dogs and the dogs clearly loved the sledding. It was great getting to meet and cuddle all the dogs and the sledding was just really good fun. Tea and cake in the hut round the fire at the end was a lovely added bonus. Would highly recommend this excursion

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    January 19, 2023

    Product ID: 193904