Dogsledding on wheels
5 hours including lunch
Available all year
Meet the local guide and receive a dog sledding introduction
After the dogs are harnessed – jump on the wheeled sled and enjoy 1,5 hrs of real fun (shared sled with 3 participants)
Take the opportunity to be a musher and drive the sled yourself or enjoy the scenery as a passenger
Time to meet and cuddle the husky puppies
Experience the amazing connection between man and dog. Start your adventure with a lunch in your hotel and get ready to meet your local guide who will take you on a short transfer to the dog yards. Here you will receive an introduction to dog sledding, before the dogs are harnessed and the real fun begins. Three participants will share each specially-made wheeled sled with eight eager huskies in front.
Participants will drive sleds for three people, and have opportunity to drive the sled and to enjoy the scenery as a passenger. Actual driving time is about one and a half hours. The guide will help to harness the dogs, and will lead the sleds with his own team. After the driving, there will be a chance to meet the puppies, and warm up with a hot drink and a chat with your local guide before you embark the ship.
Remarks/requirements: Dress casually, but warm with windproof outerwear and sensible shoes. Outer clothing and boots are available for loan, and we recommend using these to keep your own clothing and shoes clean.
Walking information: Generally flat with some uneven terrain.
Wheelchair accessible: This excursion is not suitable for passengers with wheelchairs.
Note: Safety is our highest priority, and the guide needs to be able to give directions you understand. To participate on one of our excursions, it is required that you speak and understand English, German or one of the Scandinavian languages.
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