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Dog Sled Discovery & Musher's Camp

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Juneau, AK
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Chance of a lifetime!

Amazing experience *informative *unique excursion *bucket list type of memory * The sled dogs are... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
DebGFtraveler
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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Pleasantly surprised as although an excursion this is a working camp where the money taken from... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
JanTBerkshire_UK
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Berkshire, UK
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Experience a true Alaskan adventure while supporting the official state sport! Take an exhilarating sled ride and play with our husky puppies, all in the heart of the lush Alaskan rainforest.When you arrive at our authentic summer training camp for mushers and their sled dogs, you will participate in a sled dog summer training run on our custom-designed, wheeled summertime sled. Discover the power in a team of Alaskan huskies as they whisk your sled down a mile long trail through the depths of the Tongass National Rainforest! Then join one of our dog handlers and sled dogs for interactive demonstrations on mushing equipment and the impeccable care the dogs receive. Your dog handler will also entertain you with knowledge about the training, history, races, and inspiring efforts required by this sport.Marvel at the untamed beauty that has lured you to Alaska when you walk across our suspension bridge overlooking Fish Creek. Our Musher’s Camp is surrounded by moss-covered forest with huge spruce and hemlock trees. The views are simply awe-inspiring.Finally, cuddle up with our husky puppies, and take your picture with these adorable future athletes!This excursion is the perfect mix of Alaska’s culture, history, adventure, ruggedly gorgeous wilderness, and of course sled dogs and puppies! Notes: All ages welcome, and most special needs may be accommodated. Round trip transportation and complimentary refreshments are provided.
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience *informative *unique excursion *bucket list type of memory * The sled dogs are fascinating animals with an unbelievable history. They have such stamina, endurance and power. *the puppy interaction was phenomenal. * The sled dog guide we had was informative, funny, and it...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised as although an excursion this is a working camp where the money taken from tourists funds the running of the site. Our guide was the grandson of Joe Reddington (known as the father of the Iditarod) so he new his stuff and you...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

One thing i was looking forward to on my trip to Alaska was interacting with Huskies. This is something i would suggest to families (Easy on your wallet compared to an actual helicopter ride on to a dog camp) This Dog experience is amazing, you...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took helicopter to top of Mendalhal glacier - expensive but worth it. No other way to see this part of Alaska. Did a little dog sledding - even played with the puppies. Really a special, one in a lifetime experience

Thank Patricia H
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Fun time with the dogs, meeting the trainers, getting to play with the puppies... and lots of fun on the ride thru the rainforest.. no snow but still lots of fun.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful and entertaining excursion. Experienced a wheeled sled ride through the forest with a team of excited dogs, a background lecture informing us about the dogs and how they train and run events during the winter and we got to cuddle the new pups....More

Thank Enza G
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were suppose to do something else for our stop in Juneau and booked this last minute, we were pleasantly surprised! The dogs were really neat to see and the puppies were adorable! Learned a lot about dog sledding, totally recommend this excursion.

Thank Liz S
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Really enjoyed visiting the Dog Sled and Mushers Camp. The dogs were very excited and you could tell the loved what they do! The trainers were very able to answer all our questions. You could tell the really loved their dogs. After we were done...More

Thank GandJ2011
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great fun. We were able to Pet dogs. Went for ride over roads with dog sled teams Amazing how well cared for and happy dogs are Guides were great. I think ours was Libia (?). Very knowledgeable. Learned more about Iditarod race At end of...More

Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We took this trip as we all love dogs, the dog sled ride was extremely short lasting less than 10 minutes, our guide was very informative and stopped to take pictures. We then had a talk on the dogs and got to hold the puppies...More

Thank Heather D
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