Tromsø: Self-Drive Husky Dog Sledding Adventure

Tromsø: Self-Drive Husky Dog Sledding Adventure

Activity provider: Arctic Adventure Tours AS
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From US$ 207.52 per person

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Enjoy a guided sledding experience while mushing your own team of huskies across the Arctic wilderness. Admire the beautiful surroundings and click photos to preserve your memories forever.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Drive your own team of huskies across the Arctic wilderness
  • Learn how to control your sled and follow an experienced guide on the trail
  • Be provided with all the necessary equipment to keep you safe and warm
  • Enjoy Hege’s famous homemade chocolate cake and a hot drink around the cozy fireplace in the Sami Lavvo
  • Interact with the kennel of over 130 Alaskan huskies before and after your trip
Full description

Embark on a guided sledding experience from Tromsø. Take turns directing the sled or simply enjoy the incredible Arctic scenery. After, trade stories around a warm fire with some hot chocolate and cake.

Hop on the comfortable minibus and drive to the kennel on the island of Kvaløya. Once kitted out, head to the kennel and see the 130 Alaskan Huskies, who are always excited to meet guests.

Get a short demonstration on how to drive a sled and feel free to ask any questions. Then, follow your guide and meet your huskies. Each pair, one passenger, and one driver will have their own sled. Enjoy several opportunities to swap between roles once the trip starts. Finally, head out to the snow and follow the guide along the trail. Take photos throughout the trip and take in the incredible landscapes. After your 90-minute sledding adventure, make your way into the Sami Lavvo for hot drinks and Hege's famous homemade chocolate cake.

Trade stories from the trip around the cozy fireplace until it is time to change out of your suits and hop back on the bus. You will be returned to the pickup point. 

  • Transportation from the pickup point to the kennel in a minibus
  • Guide
  • Warm arctic suits
  • Winter boots
  • Woolen socks (if required)
  • Woolen hats (if required)
  • Woolen mittens (if required)
  • Hege's famous chocolate cake
  • Coffee or tea
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 7 years
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the front entrance of Scandic Ishavshotel. Look out for the black Arctic Adventure Tours minibus with a blue logo on the side.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Hat
    • Gloves
    • Camera
    • Socks

    Know before you go

    • This is a self-drive dog sledding trip and you and your partner will be in control of your own sled and team of dogs
    • This activity requires a basic level of fitness
    • You are encouraged to bring your own camera but there is limited space on the sled for extra photographic items such as tripods. You are welcome to store these in the equipment room and use them after you return from the trip
    • Vegetarian and vegan options are available
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 753 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Value for money
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    This is about the best thing ever! If you love dogs (and even if you don't) it's a great day out. The scenery is amazing, the people running it are great and the dogs are super friendly and just love to run. Really good clothing and boots provided and coffee and cake afterwards in a stove warmed cosy yurt. Plus loads of time to fuss the dogs!

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    April 4, 2022

    Great experience just 30 minutes from tromso! Very warm welcome, the dogs are adorable, very eager to go for a ride. The explanations are perfect for doing the course in complete safety... If you're lucky like us to have fresh snow and good weather: it's paradise! On the way back hot drink and cake: perfect! Clean and functional installations, good quality hot protections!

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    April 3, 2022

    This trip was amazing! I definitely want to experience dog sledding again! Some of my other friends went with other kennels where the dogs fought at times or they didn't get to drive the sled, but at this kennel, all the dogs were super friendly and got along well, you take turns driving the sled and the instructors are all very knowledgeable and kind. I wouldn't have wanted to go anywhere else.

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    March 28, 2022

    Product ID: 193904