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White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures

#3 of 12 Tours in Ely
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10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
+1 800-701-6238
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Amazing experience.

White Wilderness is a great place to experience a hands on dog sledding experience. The dogs are... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
Sue G
Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
Wonderful winter adventure

This was an amazing trip and White Wilderness provided an excellent experience from start to... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2016
Travis R
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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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 sled dogs and professional staff. All skills taught. One or two people/sled. Adventure guaranteed. Explore the Boundary Waters wilderness, pristine frozen lakes and enchanted boreal forests. See website for details and dogsledding packages.
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10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
+1 800-701-6238
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

White Wilderness is a great place to experience a hands on dog sledding experience. The dogs are amazing. Our guide, Theo, was very knowledgeable and caring of the dogs as well as her guests. She communicated her expectations and instructions well and that made for...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This was an amazing trip and White Wilderness provided an excellent experience from start to finish. We originally purchased for the previous year but the trip could not be run due to lack of snow. White Wilderness was kind enough to let us reschedule for...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Best vacation ever! The guide was awesome and made sure we were dressed properly. The dogs seemed well cared for and were obviously so happy to be there. Can't wait to go back!!!

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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Looking forward to our fifth trip this winter. The dogs are always friendly and eager to run. The trails are great with lots of variety. And the yurt is the greatest way to spend a night under the stars. And oh yeah, the guides are...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I visited White Wilderness Dogsledding in January 2015, and can’t wait to plan another trip! As a lover of all things “dog” and the great outdoors, this was an incredible experience for me. Not only were we treated to excellent cuisine and a stunning tour...More

Thank Erika F
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I chose to take my husband on a white wilderness dog sled trip for his 65th birthday. He grew up in MN and had always dreamed of taking a dog sled trip into the boundary waters. What an adventure we had !!!! beautiful scenery ,excellent...More

1  Thank csheldon2015
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The actual sled ride was fun, but I was disappointed to see so many dogs living chained to their doghouse. Tethering is illegal in many cities. I don't want to pay a business that supports this unethical practice. I was expecting to see dogs living...More

6  Thank Jeoffrey G
Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2015

Thank you for your candid comments. With over 25 years of experience working with sled dogs, we have found that tethering is healthier and safer for the dogs. We have also found that contrary to what many people believe, tethering increases socialization and physical activity....More

Reviewed 31 March 2015

Dogsledding has been on my bucket list for a long, long time and I can now check it off successfully! The day trip was great. I loved how laid back it was yet how much we were able to do. I really appreciated how the...More

Thank MeghanMuffett
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I did a 3-day dog sled trip with my 8 year old grandson. It was part of his Christmas present from last year. It was the best thing I've ever could have done. What an incredible experience!!! White Wilderness did an outstanding job with everything!...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 17 March 2015

What a fun weekend! We had five couples in our group + guides Steve and Janet. From the time we arrived all at WWSDA were really accommodating, helpful (great inexpensive rentals if you need) and thorough with all hands-on instruction. Participate if want (help harness...More

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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