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Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward

Seward, United States

From $111.00

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Non-refundable
You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
Nearby
  • 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Ride a dog sled through Alaska's wilderness trails on a tour from Seward. In addition to your sled ride, you get to tour the kennel, cuddle husky puppies, and learn about canine athletic training. The sleds feature comfortable, padded seats and wheeled summer sleds that allow you to experience a dog sled ride regardless of the weather. 
  • Alaska dog sled tour from Seward
  • Learn about dog mushing and race training, Iditarod equipment, and Alaska's wilderness
  • Get photo ops with the dog sled team and exuberant husky puppies
  • All-weather sleds are suitable for both snowy and dry conditions
  • Includes dog sled ride, tour, and round-trip transportation from Seward

What's Included

  • Knowledgeable guides providing live commentary throughout your tour
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks, water, and pop available for purchase

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • 12820 Old Exit Glacier Rd
    12820 Old Exit Glacier Rd, Seward, AK 99664, USA

    Please arrive 10-15 minutes before departure time to check in and sign waiver.

Pickup point

  • Cruise Ship Terminal

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Please meet at 12820 Old Exit Glacier Road 20 minutes prior to tour departure.

What To Expect

Your tour starts with afternoon pickup from your hotel and transfer by van to the dog sled headquarters. Your guide shares a brief overview of dog mushing, then takes you out to meet the furry stars of the team. Your guides introduce you to some of the more than 90 dogs and answer questions about the canine athletes.

Watch as your guide gets the dog team harnessed up, then step into your sled for your ride into the wilderness. The all-weather sled is equipped with comfortable padded seats and tires for warmer conditions. Have time for photo ops of Alaska's natural beauty and the dogs at work as you ride through the woods.

After your sled ride, return to the kennel area to see the adorable puppies. Have time to play with the husky pups and pose for photos. Then learn about the supplies needed for the Iditarod, and watch a demonstration about harnesses, training, and race strategy for the dogs.

Your tour ends with return transfer to your hotel in Seward.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Operated by IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours, Inc

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward?

A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward?

A:The policy on sanitization is:
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Cute Puppies
Soyun_C, Sep 2022
Puppies were so cute. All the dogs were well take care of. Fun ride wish it was little longer and do it on the snow would be better.
Fun and informative. The...
Donna_S, Sep 2022
Fun and informative. The dogs were rearing to go. Puppies were playful and our tour guide was energetic and knowledgeable.
Fantastic experience!!!!
Patricia_D, Aug 2022
Entire staff was friendly & professional. Dogs are well treated. The adventure of being pulled by them was so much fun. Receiving the video was a real bonus. Being able to hold the puppies was wonderful. A very educational and wonderful experience for all ages.
Fun time
Jean_F, Aug 2022
Learned a lot! The ride was fun the puppies were sweet! The guides were very good and loved their jobs!
Great family fun
Brent_B, Aug 2022
Puppies, nature ride, don't touch the big leafs. Great overview of getting dogs ready and what happens during a race.
Very good. Our guide was...
Kelly_C, Aug 2022
Very good. Our guide was amazing. Very knowledgeable and friendly. It was cool to learn about the working dogs . We would do this again for sure.
The ride on the sled was excellent and holding the puppies was an added bonus.
Mary_R, Aug 2022
The ride on the sled and the knowledge from our musher Hunter was great. Learning about the Iditarod was an added bonus. Loved snuggling with the puppies.
Very knowledge and...
Kendal_W, Aug 2022
Very knowledge and informative. Daughter was in the last group and wanted more time with the puppies than she got
1 traveler found this review helpful
Dog Sled tour!
Rosemary_V, Jul 2022
We had a fun time seeing how excited dogs got when it was time to hitch up. The staff were very knowledgeable. So fun to hold the puppies!
Best part of our trip to Seward
bakvel2, Jul 2022
The staff was very informative and friendly! The settings were beautiful. And the dogs were awesome.
Amazing!
Kayla_C, Jul 2022
Had an amazing time! All of the staff and mushers were so nice and knowledgeable. The dogs were awesome and so smart! We learned so much about dog mushing. I would definitely recommend this even in the summer.
Worth the trip!
Natalia_T, Jul 2022
Wonderful experience. Staff was fantastic and the dogs were absolutely amazing! To say that cuddling with the puppies was a beautiful experience would be an understatement 💗 💕
Quality your not to be missed
Jeff_N, Jun 2022
This was one of our favorite tours on our Alaska cruise. The actual ride is about 25 minutes. You see the area the dogs are kept and they explain everything possible. We held puppies and were given an opportunity to put on the gear necessary to compete in an Iditarod. Family business that takes pride in what they do. Bring bug spray!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great experience! We learned so much and really enjoyed spending time with the dogs and puppies.
Patricia_C, Jun 2022
Attended this tour with my family ranging in age from 16 to 72. We all had a great time with the dogs and puppies. The history and knowledge shared was awesome.
Super fun experience!
Elizabeth_L, May 2022
This was such a blast! The dog sled (on wheels) ride was fun, but I especially loved being able to interact with the dogs and puppies. All the information about the Iditarod was fascinating. I traveled as a solo adult and would especially recommend this for families, though I had a blast and would advise any traveler to stop by if you have spare time in Seward.
Excelente
Claudia_C, Sep 2021
We love this tour. Our guide and driver was Doug very nice person. I recommend this tour. The dogs were very friendly and adorable. Family has a good record with the business. Please do the tour when season start all over again.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great tour
Traci_D, Sep 2021
Great family business and staff! Learn all about the dogs and ride.. wish I could see them take off one year! Heard tour was great and was not disappointed.
Must go activity!
Jillian_R, Sep 2021
Fun to step into a world literally driven by dogs! Very organized, good amount of time between going for a ride and education. Extremely knowledgeable guides too. A must do activity !
Highly recommend!
Susan_G, Sep 2021
This is a professional-family oriented activity. We learned about Alaskan huskies, their pups, their high protein meals and their training! The Seavey family has won the Iditarod off and on for several generations! The sled ride was fun and the musher informative on the ride! Good luck in this year’s race!
Amazing
Jamison_G, Aug 2021
This was a last min spurt of the moment adventure and it was totally worth it! The staff was super friendly and the experience was amazing! Got to pet the dogs and hold days old puppies! Met Mitch Seavy too! Highly recommend this!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
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