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Talkeetna Sundog Kennel

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Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3355
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We had an awesome visit at the kennels. We met at their cafe and they drove us to their home and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2011
San Jose, California

Tour was terrible. Was not worth the money. Dirty and deplorable. I was thrown from the cart and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2011
Lugoff, South Carolina
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  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“iditarod race” (7 reviews)
“dog sled ride” (6 reviews)
“great fun” (4 reviews)
Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3355

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Reviewed 16 October 2011

We had an awesome visit at the kennels. We met at their cafe and they drove us to their home and kennels. It is a family venture and you are up close for sure. At first you wonder if the dogs are treated ok but...More

Thank CruisingQueen50
Reviewed 14 October 2011

Tour was terrible. Was not worth the money. Dirty and deplorable. I was thrown from the cart and broke my shoulder. There was no rail or any safety chain on my side to hold on to. Was not offered any medical attention but two bandaids...More

3  Thank eprindle
Reviewed 30 September 2011

Nothing about this tour was worth the money and I found the hosts varied from indifferent to insulting. They picked us up on time at our hotel and then dumped us at the end saying would could find our own way back. Our host was...More

3  Thank Speederchick
Reviewed 7 August 2011

My wife and I had a fantastic time at Sundog Kennels. I admit that I was put off by some of the recent negative reviews for this tour. I can heartily recommend it. The negative reviews reflect what I believe to be significant misunderstandings of...More

4  Thank Mohsman
Reviewed 8 July 2011

The Tour of the Iditarod Racing Team of Gerald Sousa at the Sundog Kennels was fantastic. This is a tour that is conducted by the owner operator and he shares his life and passion of Alaska and his amazing team of Alaskan Sled Dogs. We...More

1  Thank visitak
Reviewed 18 June 2011

We had a group of 6 that were reserved a month prior to arriving. I called the day before and told them we were coming and we verified that we needed to be there by 3pm. They told us that 3pm was fine and they...More

3  Thank Linrjacob
Reviewed 4 June 2011

The kids were really wanting to do a dog sled ride and tour, & on the phone, Kathleen built it up to seem like the 2 hours would be fun filled with plenty of time to pet the puppies and have a decent sled ride....More

4  Thank Saharra6
Reviewed 12 August 2010

A good way to learn about sled dog racing. Jerry Sousa does a good job of letting you experience, first hand, some of the effort and techinque involved in this sport. You get to watch the handlers hook up the dogs to the sled and...More

Thank Laker49
Reviewed 14 June 2010

This is a family run working Iditarod kennel operation. The head musher - Sousa - runs the Iditarod yearly and always does well. It was great fun being hooked to a sled team - they go pretty fast through the woods. Also - very informative...More

1  Thank wolvesongs
Reviewed 9 July 2008

This tour was much smaller than others we took during our trip to Alaska - and we enjoyed that. We loved being able to meet the actual musher, Jerry Sousa. Everything seemed family-operated and supporting him by taking the summer tour was great! The ride...More

2  Thank bovinefreedom
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