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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours

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Address: 109-829 10th Street, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0C3, Canada
Phone Number: 1-888-311-6874
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Description: Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and...
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 conservation; we are extremely proud of our Canadian and Albertan roots and look forward to sharing our exceptional experiences with you!Our mission is to educate, entertain and provide our guests with a “once in a lifetime experience!” We employ the most qualified instructors, the friendliest and most beautiful, authentic touring huskies who all receive the best possible dog care. We provide guests with the safest tour offerings, all while ensuring the utmost comfort and superior attention to customer service and detail. Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours excels in its commitment to offer the most genuine dog sledding experience in the Canadian Rockies
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Once in a lifetime experience! Well looked after huskies!

We booked the Powder Hound Express Dogsled Tour. There was a complimentary pickup from our hotel in Banff, and we were driven to the main Snowy Owl shop in Canmore to use the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We booked the Powder Hound Express Dogsled Tour. There was a complimentary pickup from our hotel in Banff, and we were driven to the main Snowy Owl shop in Canmore to use the bathroom and to shop in their store before we travelled into the mountains. The drive took approximately 1 hour between pick up in Banff and getting to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Such an amazing experience- we ended up driving our own sled, my friend an I swear swiched the halfway point so got to experiences both driving and being a passenger. The dogs are so amazing they knew ex cty what to do and where to go. This company my clearly loves their dogs, and it isn react to se such... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Snowy Owl is supposed to be the only place that will let you DRIVE (is that what it's called...?) your own dog sled. Although it sounds intimidating, it is actually a lot of fun! After a 30 minute instruction session next to the dogs you are on your way. Being part of the action - and not just a passenger... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Even with no snow on the ground in Canmore, there was plenty up at the lake where the dogs run. It was an interesting experience and we got lots of exercise running the sled up the relatively easy inclines. We left my non-athletic wife at home, but she could have ridden in the basket the whole time and left me... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I attended a corporate event with some clients last week for a dog sled tour through the mountains above Canmore, Alberta. All I can say is WOW! We all had a great time. The scenery was majestic, the guides were friendly and the dogs were cute, friendly, playful and excited to pull the sleds. I would highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What a great way to spend an afternoon. About a 25 minute drive from Canmore down a bit of a rough but scenic road to the sledding site. Upon arrival we were given a few minutes to pet the dogs most of whom were very friendly and affectionate. Those dogs dogs that were "shy" had red bandanas, even those dogs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Outstanding customer service. The staff clearly knew exactly what they were doing and what kind of experience they wanted their guests to have. The dogs all beautiful, definitely well cared for and eager to start to run. Detailed instructions on how to drive, instructors every second sled, always someone with experience close by. It's was exharilating and so safe! Goes... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had a lot of fun on this tour! The staff were all very friendly and the dogs seemed really well cared for which was important to us. It was a really good experience and more fun than I was expecting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Just to let you know that four of us have been on your tours over the last few weeks and we would like to say how much we enjoyed it. Well organised, well equipped, well trained. As a veterinarian (and we're all dog owners as well!) I was very impressed with your teams. Your dogs were happy and evidently very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

What a day, amazing the dogs love to work, the staff and the dogs really worked together to make our trip a memorable one, would totally recommend this company 100%

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