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White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures - Day Tours

10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
800-701-6238
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Ranked #1 of 14 Activities in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Personalized dog sledding adventures in the scenic north woods of Minnesota. Learn to drive your own dog team. Custom day trips, yurt stays, lodge... more » Owner description: Personalized dog sledding adventures in the scenic north woods of Minnesota. Learn to drive your own dog team. Custom day trips, yurt stays, lodge vacations, camping and fishing trips by dog team. Active vacations for ages 8 to 88, with friendly sled dogs and professional staff. All skills taught. One or two people/sled. Adventure guaranteed. Explore the Boundary Waters wilderness, pristine frozen lakes and enchanted boreal forests. See website for details and dogsledding packages. « less
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Minneapolis
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Had a great time with the guide and the dogs. One has to experience it to appreciate the silence of a dog sledding through the north woods. We had our own sled and had great food and wonderful weather.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Bought the dog sledding day trip for family members for Christmas. Went in March 2014. 0 degrees starting but beautiful!! White Wilderness did a great job getting us prepared with the right clothing and what to expect. It was beautiful and really fun. We were in the middle of nowhere with a guide and 5 dogs in charge of our... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I would wholeheartedly recommend this trip as great fun for friends, families and couples. After all, you haven't truly lived until you've been unceremoniously dumped out of a dog sled basket while your husband gazes back at you with a look of pure astonishment and carries on sledding over the hill. No worries though, the snow provided a soft landing... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Alright, alright, alright. This trip was absolutely amazing. It consisted of many laughs and much excitement. Staff were very friendly, supportive and our tour guide, Theo rocked. The dogs were friendly and the view was incredible. Being dragged and tipped over a number of times only made the ride more fun. Please note the above is due to an operator... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

First time was yesterday!! Didn't know what to expect but it was MORE! More adventure, more excitement, more breathtaking views of the trails; more laughs, more everything! Our guide Theo was more then amazing. She gave us great instruction and then let us do some experiential learning! Through the day she periodically stopped to let us know what was ahead... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time. Highly recommended. They have all you need to go dog sledding. Great staff and friendly dog. A fun adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

White Wilderness kennel is about a 45 minutes from downtown Ely. It's a beautiful drive in Lake Superior National Forest. Note: if it's snowing heavily, it could be ( and was for us with no 4x4) very tough to get out of the kennel due to the steep hill. Bring kitty liter and tow rope just in case. Cellphone use... More

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

A beautiful sunny day in Northern Minnesota: blue sky; perfect temps; great snow; extremely skilled guides; incredible dogs; 3 hours of driving the sled; hot lunch (gluten free diet request) on the lake; 3 hours to enjoy the ride in the basket of the sled. PRICELESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This will not be a once in a lifetime experience for me. I'm going to do it again, for sure! When you are learning something new, it's good to have a kind and patient teacher. Steve was so supportive and encouraging. We did the day trip with lunch on the trail. I am ready for the Yurt overnight camping next... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The thought of dog sledding was a little daunting at first. But the guides were amazing and very patient with our few mishaps. All in all, this was one of my most memorable vacations ever. Beats sitting on a beach anytime!

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