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1-Hour Winter Dog Mushing and Sledding in Fairbanks

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Enjoy the power of a team of happy hounds pulling you through a magical winter landscape. Pose for pictures in the beautiful snowy scenery. Learn about the ever popular sport and what it takes to lead a team of dogs. Then warm up in a cozy cabin at the end of your 1-hour dog mush.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a dogsled ride on a half-day tour from Fairbanks
  • Learn about dog mushing in the present and past
  • Ride across the snowy terrain on a sled pulled by pups
  • Treat your dog-loving friends and family to an unforgettable experience
What to Expect
After pickup from your Fairbanks hotel, transfer to the dog-mushing base where you can get ready in a warm cabin. Today, dog mushing is primarily for sport and hobby, but it was once the only transportation available in the snowy wilderness of Alaska. Meet your guide and the dogs, and get bundled up in your cold-weather gear. Then take a seat in the dog sled and watch as the canine athletes work to pull your sled across the snow. Observe the dogs running through Alaska’s snow-covered landscape on this exhilarating ride. You can even take the reins for the chance to steer the sled. After your ride, you can visit the kennel to pet some off-duty pups, then warm up in the cabin before return transfer to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Duration
1h 30m
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Driver/guide
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Arctic Winter Adventures
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking. There is a maximum weight of 250 pounds per person.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a small group. Our driver Charity was friendly and informative and she safely navigated the pot holes so we arrived at the kennel without incident. The kennel tour was wonderful, Katrina had so much knowledge to share and she was very engaging. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Cori H
Reviewed 8 March 2019

What an AMAZING adventure you guys! I had THE TIME OF MY LIFE, Robyn was from our home state which was awesome she picked us up from our hotel and gave us lots of knowledgable Alaskan info, we met Bob and Liesbeth for our dog...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank esapanaro
Reviewed 8 March 2019 via mobile

We booked this tour in the very last second and we have 5 people in our group. It’s the only place would be able to hold a tour for five of us. Their van pick us up in front of the Walmart and the driver...More

Thank mychiliad
Reviewed 21 February 2019

The package we put together with 1st Alaska Tours consisted of hiking through Denali State Park, dog sledding and one night of viewing the Northern Lights. Jim, our guide, took us to a 2-1/2 hour trip to Denali State Park. On the way, we stopped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Really friendly people. We saw the northern lights for the first time. We were amazed. After the dog sledding ride we had a nice home cooked meal. Easy to book, reliable service, on time. We want to do it again next year. Our tour guy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Donna N
17 August 2018|
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Response from LauraJMar |
I don't know about this tour specifically, but there are dog sledding tours in summer. They are on wheels, not snow, because, well, it's not snowing in summer. We did one several years ago and loved it.
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