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Address: Straumsvegen 603 | Kvaloysletta, Tromso 9100, Norway
Phone Number: +47 77 69 60 02
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Description: We started out as a home for dogs in 1988, since then our passion for dogs...
We started out as a home for dogs in 1988, since then our passion for dogs and life in the nature has taken us on an exilerating journey. Today we're one of Tromso's leading tourist destinations with over 300 dogs. Our main tours are with the dogsleds but we also have Northern Lights tours and snowshoe rentals. In the summer we have Kayak trips, a wide range of tours and hikes with our huskies and puppies as well as glacier hikes. We'll provide warm clothes on all our tours to keep you warm while enjoying the Arctic Nature.
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Northen lights campfire - questionable husky dog welfare?

If you're looking for a good value northern lights watch close to Tromso this is a good choice, with a short coach transfer from the town. I was a little sceptical we would see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a good value northern lights watch close to Tromso this is a good choice, with a short coach transfer from the town. I was a little sceptical we would see any, given it's so close to the town (and generally better to see northern lights on a tour where you can go to them) so concentrated... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Wonderful experience! Excellent guide. Lots of spectacular nature . Great lunch. Highly recommendable. Safety gear provided.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We'd booked the Dog Sledding for Villmarkssenter Tromso as no other agency was available at the end of April and hence we did not have a choice. However, it turned out to be the best experience of our tour to Norway. Since it was the end of April, we were the only couple which was picked up from Tromso and... More 

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Girona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

I stayed all night in the camp. Looking the Aurora for more than 3 hours close the fire. I slept in the camp with some cold. At the next day I enjoyed the sleeding dog. Friendly staff, nice food and quite zone.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We booked dogsledding with Villmarkssenter. We emailed them from the UK and they were very efficient in replying with good information. > > We were picked up from outside the Raddison Blu hotel (Tromso) in a big coach and driven about 30 mins to the sledging base. > > > The trip was very efficiently organised, included very warm clothing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We visited as part of a package holiday. We arrived by coach and those needing their special warm clothing were soon kitted out. We were then transported out to the reindeers for a sleigh ride, after meeting the reindeers. This ride was very relaxing and enjoyable but we did miss out on a lassoing experience. After the ride there was... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The positive experience with Tromsø Villmarksenter starts with the friendly and professional staff at the office downtown Tromsø. Once at the camp you get all the clothing you need for the sledding experience. Before the sledding, our knowledgeable guide took us for a tour of the dog yard and told us stories about the huskies and the farm that I... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Visited in march, tried to book with another company but the trip we wanted had sold out so took this one. Location is very close to the local town and pretty big and packed. Lots of groups turning up so you end up waiting a long time to get started. Some basic food is served in a 'sami' tent which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Nice spot. It would not take a lot to make it a great experience... Guide was very good but spent only few time with us. He told 3 stories and then done...(was feeling very contractual), diner was very basic versus "the Sami diner experience" (expect soup and tea). We were unlucky not to see any light so we went to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic experience dog sledding. Friendly staff and showed us how to handle the dogs really well. The scenery was fab. The dogs were lovely and friendly and eager to work.

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Additional Information about Tromso Villmarkssenter

Address: Straumsvegen 603 | Kvaloysletta, Tromso 9100, Norway
Phone Number: +47 77 69 60 02
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Troms  >  Tromso

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