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Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours

#7 of 52 Outdoor Activities in Seward Features Animals
12820 Old Exit Glacier Road, Seward, AK 99664-2231
+1 907-224-8607
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Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour
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Mush the 2017 Iditarod champion sled dogs! Visit Seavey's IdidaRide racing kennel, where four generations of the Seavey family and 100 of the toughest dogs in the world train during the summer months. You'll be helping train their 46th Iditarod team for their 4th championship. Cuddle the adorable husky puppies, try on the gear worn when it's 40 below, and get a pawtograph from their Golden Harness winning lead dogs. Sleds with padded seats and suspension, fully covered tour, and dog themed gift shop make this the most fun you can have in Seward in the rain. Voted "Best Sled Dog Ride in Alaska" by readers of the Alaska Magazine.
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12820 Old Exit Glacier Road, Seward, AK 99664-2231
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was hesitant to take this tour being a resident so I signed up our out of state visitors and at the last minute we joined them. So glad we did. This is fun and educational. The woman giving the main tour (Elyssa maybe?)was very...More

Thank mindy5323
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on our "Real Alaska tour" organized thru Seavey's Idadarod travel company. It was really neat to help train their dogs by going on a summer dogsled ride. Learning the history behind the sport and speaking with many mushers and trainers...More

1  Thank Ansarata21
Reviewed 6 days ago

I thought for sure I was not going to like this trip here - I mean it was summer how can you go dog sledding in summer. I figured it was a huge tourist trap. Boy, was I wrong! It was educational - this family...More

Thank Rena H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've been on A LOT of tours, all around the world, and this was the best one EVER!!! A definite must do for your trip to Seward. Our guide, Elyssa, grew up in the area and continues to dog sled herself, so her unique perspective...More

Thank poodlemomg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family had a terrific time at the Seavey Iditarod! When we first arrived, we were able to see the dogs in their doghouses. Then, they hitched the dogs up for our ride. We had a fun ride and our guide stopped several times to...More

Thank 451buckeyetraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun and informative tour. The entire staff was happy, friendly and experienced. All our questions we're answered completely and getting to hold the puppies, heaven!! Well worth the admission. Great for young and old alike.

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was very interesting and fun. We had Meredith Mapes as our guide and she was wonderful. She has qualified for the 2018 Iditarod so that made it even more interesting. She was very informative and patient with all of our questions. I would recommend...More

Thank bucknjan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seaveys have the summer tourist model down. Well organized, well run. You start with a short talk about the race, see the dog yard, climb into your 8 person plus driver cart. The dogs pull you around a 2 miles loop, stopping and starting...More

Thank TH0we
Reviewed 1 week ago

unusual tour, dog sled tour, kenai fiords np stop, salmon run ....stop for lunch at local restaurant .... tour guide Elyssa was very good

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Day trip from Anchorage to Seward with the family for the sled dog ride. It was raining, but the sleds have covers, so we did not get too wet. The best part is watching them hook up the dogs and of course playing with puppies!!...More

Thank PH1172
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rvatsc
26 February 2017|
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We are 79, in good health, want to visit you in July--do you have a whole package including a place to stay along with the sled dog tour and seeing the puppies?
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lisa d
3 July 2016|
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Response from Tina K | Reviewed this property |
It is not guaranteed that you will meet the Seavey's while at their ground tour base in Seward, also they do not offer the helicopter tour in Seward, they offer that out of Girdwood, AK but they don't offer the ground tour... More
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edavic
28 June 2016|
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Response from 123Beachy | Reviewed this property |
The 1 mile hike to Exit glacier is partially paved, some gravel and some dirt. It's fairly easy...uphill some, but not too steep. No footbridges, but you have to step across a couple of small creeks/streams.
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