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Dog Sled Discovery & Musher's Camp

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Juneau, AK
+1 907-983-4444
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Cruise excursion

Pleasantly surprised as although an excursion this is a working camp where the money taken from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JanTBerkshire_UK
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Berkshire, UK
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Great Family Dog Experience

One thing i was looking forward to on my trip to Alaska was interacting with Huskies. This is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
everybodylovesWALLY
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Seattle, Washington
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Experience a true Alaskan adventure while supporting the official state sport! Take an exhilarating sled ride and play with our husky puppies, all in the heart of the lush Alaskan rainforest.When you arrive at our authentic summer training camp for mushers and their sled dogs, you will participate in a sled dog summer training run on our custom-designed, wheeled summertime sled. Discover the power in a team of Alaskan huskies as they whisk your sled down a mile long trail through the depths of the Tongass National Rainforest! Then join one of our dog handlers and sled dogs for interactive demonstrations on mushing equipment and the impeccable care the dogs receive. Your dog handler will also entertain you with knowledge about the training, history, races, and inspiring efforts required by this sport.Marvel at the untamed beauty that has lured you to Alaska when you walk across our suspension bridge overlooking Fish Creek. Our Musher’s Camp is surrounded by moss-covered forest with huge spruce and hemlock trees. The views are simply awe-inspiring.Finally, cuddle up with our husky puppies, and take your picture with these adorable future athletes!This excursion is the perfect mix of Alaska’s culture, history, adventure, ruggedly gorgeous wilderness, and of course sled dogs and puppies! Notes: All ages welcome, and most special needs may be accommodated. Round trip transportation and complimentary refreshments are provided.
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“iditarod race” (12 reviews)
“dog lovers” (11 reviews)
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Juneau, AK
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+1 907-983-4444

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised as although an excursion this is a working camp where the money taken from tourists funds the running of the site. Our guide was the grandson of Joe Reddington (known as the father of the Iditarod) so he new his stuff and you...More

Thank JanTBerkshire_UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One thing i was looking forward to on my trip to Alaska was interacting with Huskies. This is something i would suggest to families (Easy on your wallet compared to an actual helicopter ride on to a dog camp) This Dog experience is amazing, you...More

Thank everybodylovesWALLY
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took helicopter to top of Mendalhal glacier - expensive but worth it. No other way to see this part of Alaska. Did a little dog sledding - even played with the puppies. Really a special, one in a lifetime experience

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Fun time with the dogs, meeting the trainers, getting to play with the puppies... and lots of fun on the ride thru the rainforest.. no snow but still lots of fun.

Thank TravellingTiaras
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful and entertaining excursion. Experienced a wheeled sled ride through the forest with a team of excited dogs, a background lecture informing us about the dogs and how they train and run events during the winter and we got to cuddle the new pups....More

Thank Enza G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were suppose to do something else for our stop in Juneau and booked this last minute, we were pleasantly surprised! The dogs were really neat to see and the puppies were adorable! Learned a lot about dog sledding, totally recommend this excursion.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Really enjoyed visiting the Dog Sled and Mushers Camp. The dogs were very excited and you could tell the loved what they do! The trainers were very able to answer all our questions. You could tell the really loved their dogs. After we were done...More

Thank GandJ2011
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great fun. We were able to Pet dogs. Went for ride over roads with dog sled teams Amazing how well cared for and happy dogs are Guides were great. I think ours was Libia (?). Very knowledgeable. Learned more about Iditarod race At end of...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We took this trip as we all love dogs, the dog sled ride was extremely short lasting less than 10 minutes, our guide was very informative and stopped to take pictures. We then had a talk on the dogs and got to hold the puppies...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This place was a nice surprise, we had a dog sled ride through the woods which was fast and fun. We got to meet the dogs and pet them. All sorts of interesting facts and artifacts from the real race. Suspension bridge....and the best part...More

Thank Heather H
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sicilianprincess1
8 July 2016|
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Response from RussnRebecca | Reviewed this property |
In our experience, they were very much loved! These are personal animals of the handlers and are given breaks after just a few runs. The yelping is them saying "let's go!" they just love to run! I'm huge on animal rights, we... More
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FAAAbio_Traveller
13 March 2016|
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Response from Robert M | Property representative |
Thank you for the concern! We had 3 teams racing in the Iditarod this year- luckily none of them were impacted by the incident you read about. We appreciate your love for the dogs and we apologize it took so long for us to... More
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