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White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures

#3 of 13 Tours in Ely
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White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures
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Personalized dog sledding adventures in the scenic north woods of Minnesota. Learn to drive your own dog team. Custom day trips, yurt stays, lodge vacations, camping and fishing trips by dog team. Active vacations for ages 8 to 88, with friendly...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
+1 800-701-6238
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I would wholeheartedly recommend this trip as great fun for friends, families and couples. After all, you haven't truly lived until you've been unceremoniously dumped out of a dog sled basket while your husband gazes back at you with a look of pure astonishment and...More

4  Thank Antoinette M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The sledding experience was exciting but it really does not justify these poor dogs to live chained to a dog house for most of their lives so we can have an adrenaline rush for an hour or so. As a dog lover, it was a...More

13  Thank Paula S
Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2015

Your review is very hurtful given how much I have sacrificed over the past twenty years to be able to spend my life with these dogs. My employees and I are all dog lovers, devoted to the care and training of every dog in the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

It was very late in the season, but Spring was not yet upon the area this far north, so we were able to squeeze in a day trip with this fantastic group. I got a sled that was pulled by 4 dogs, my buddy got...More

Thank Sholas007
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day trip dog sledding with White Wilderness. Great dogs, a very informative and knowledgeable guide and a wonderful way to see north Minnesota in thd Winter.

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This was such a wonderful experience for my 8 and 14 year old boys and me! White Wilderness staff were very organized and helpful, and the entire day trip went smoothly and was unforgettable! The dogs are so fun to interact with, and we were...More

Thank dmh378
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Friends of ours went last year and this year brought 10 of us along. I am SO GLAD we went. It truly was an experience of lifetime, especially the night ride. I will never forget sledding with nothing but the swoosh of the sled, dogs...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I did a solo single day trip 2 years ago and was completely impressed. So I recently did a single day shared trip with my wife. She was extremely pleased and said "it's hard to explain how awesome it is, you just need to experience...More

Thank 84stac
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Absolutely a great trip. They accommodated a group of 15 with ages ranging from 15 to 70. We are already talking about a third trip - maybe an overnight next time!

Thank vhultman
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My fiance and I just did this on Friday and we had an absolute blast! Theo was our guide and she did a great job. When we got there we got welcomed by one of the staff members who took us inside to make sure...More

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We did a day trip with friends. Four of us total. Theo was our guide, she is great guide! Peter runs a top notch organization. If you have ever wanted to a trip like this, you will not be disappointed with White Wilderness.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We were rather nervous for our 3-day adventure to begin - but our guide, Heather, and the WONDERFUL dogs made everything (yes, everything!) fantastic. The moment we headed out, our world was suddenly better. The dogs are so well trained (and delightfully sweet), our guide...More

Thank Kobbie A
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience! Paige was a great guide and made the experience even better! My favorite part was stopping for lunch the first day. Helping gather wood for the fire and eating local brats. All the food provided for us was excellent. Peter’s wife...More

Thank Experience741975
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19 June 2017|
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Response from Peter M | Property representative |
We rent the outerwear, Parka, snow pants, boots and mittens. You will need long underwear and some more warming layers such as fleece sweaters.
3 February 2015|
Response from Peterndarby | Property representative |
Hello, I think this question went to the wrong outfit. Peter