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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours

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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and racing in the Bow Valley, created the first dog sledding tours over a quarter of a century ago. With over 30 years of experience and expertise in touring, racing and...more
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109-829 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0C3, Canada
+1 888-311-6874
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I have been on a dog sledding adventure with both Howling Dog and Snowy Owl. I should also mention that I'm a "part local" which means that I have a home in Canmore and am extremely familiar with the area, businesses and activities to do....More

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SnowyOwlTours, Owner at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2015

Thank you for your courage and taking the time to share your experience with both Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours and Howling Dog Tours. Unfortunately as you say, many people do not have the opportunity to join both companies. Therefore these differences can be overlooked...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 December 2013

My (now) fiancé loves animals and doing outdoorsy stuff. So naturally I thought of proposing at this event. I had saved up for over a year to have enough for the ring as well as for the whole weekend. Well, sadly things didn’t go as...More

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SnowyOwlTours, Owner at Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2013

Firstly, we would like to thank Trip Advisor for the opportunity to respond to this very sad, scathing, untrue and misleading review. On November 17th, 2013 this person emailed our office, asking for availability on one of our tours on the weekend of November 29th...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had the most wonderful tour this past weekend. We got to spend lots of time meeting and playing with the huskies, both on and off leash. We also learned about their breeds, habitat, feeding, and personalities. Our guide Luke was fantastic - knowledgeable,...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

My travel partner was not feeling well and I had some time to myself and decided to do this tour. I went to the office and was very lucky to get the last seat on the tour. The tour was informative and really enjoyed learning...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We loved our 2 hour tour. The dogs were amazing and the views were just breathtaking. Highlight for me was cuddling the Dogs before and after the sled ride!

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited Banff in February 2018 and was looking to do something out of the ordinary! It was an amazing experience. The dog sledding was an amazing way to view the beauty of the Canadian Rockies and learn how to lead a dog sled. The guides...More

Thank Lindsey E
Reviewed 29 September 2018

My husband and I did this tour on Sunday and had a great time seeing where my brother worked a few winters ago. Aaron was very knowledgeable and was great with the dogs and it was a tonne of fun being around all of the...More

Thank Caeleigh M
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Do you love dogs? Do you especially love big dogs? The Summer Kennels tour is going to be heaven for you! Start at the tour office, get a complimentary shuttle bus to the kennels and then spend one and a half glorious hours with ALL...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

My family loved being surrounded by slobbering huskies and petting the puppies. Clearly well cared for and the interaction helps to ensure that the dogs are well habituated. You have to be a dog lover to visit, but if you are, this might just be...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend for anyone who enjoys being around dogs. We were so fortunate to be on a tour to the facility that was quite small. Only 5 of us to 183 dogs. The Dog Days of Summer tour gives you 1.5 hours up close and...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Today my family (including 2 kids ages 9 and 11) went on the Summer Kennel tour. It's a quick bus drive from the office to the kennel. From there, we were greeted by all the beautiful Huskies anxiously waiting. We were able to pet and...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My college age daughter and I went on Snowy Owl's kennel tour and it was amazing. The opportunity to interact with so many dogs was a once in a lifetime experience. The dogs are obviously well trained and cared for. It's impressive that the staff...More

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14 September 2018|
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Response from Snowy Owl D | Property representative |
Hello! Prices depend on the length of tour and the sled configuration that you chose. All information regarding our winter adventure tours can be found on our website, including prices!
Jill F
13 August 2018|
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Response from PaulaMariePerthMum | Reviewed this property |
If you have the correct snow clothing as we did ....and we are from Australia .....your twins will have a wonderful fantastic experience both on/in the sleds and also spending time with the dogs.