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White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures - Day Tours

Address: 10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
Phone Number: 800-701-6238
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Ranked #1 of 19 Activities in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Personalized dog sledding adventures in the scenic north woods of Minnesota. Learn to drive your...
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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.
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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

For the past few years my family has chosen to create experiences during the holidays in lieu of gifts. I raised the bar this year and spent an unforgettable day with my dad at White Wilderness. We had such a great time we decided to come back next year with rest of the family for the yurt trip! What to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I have just returned from a four night, three day trip with White Wilderness, and I want to sing their praises. The staff really works together to make sure that guests and pups are all taken care of in a most professional way. Being in a smaller group, we were able to explore trails that were off the main grid... More 

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Minnesota
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We just returned from a day and a half dog sled with and overnight in a yurt. My husband and I were joined with another couple . Our guide Heather, was a cheerful and helpful. There are several companies that offer dogsledding trips in Ely. They all have different options. This fit our needs. I was curious about the yurt... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I am frequently able to point out strengths and weaknesses about my outdoor adventure trips; however, I am unable to offer up any negative critique from my day trip with White Wilderness. If you can endure the cold and make the drive, you want to add dog sledding with White Wilderness to the top of your adventure list. The staff... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The day of dogsledding was such an amazing adventure. When we got there they made sure our gear was warm enough, and if not, provided what we needed for a very small rental fee. The guides were informative, fun, and patient as they showed us how to drive the sleds. I would HIGHLY recommend this to everyone that wants to... More 

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Glenburn, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We traveled on a tour. The staff were very knowledgeable. My only recommendation is not to going out and buying new equipment like boots and gloves. I went out and bought boots that are for down to -30 but they took one look at what we had and said nope, not going to work and they were right. They made... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

EPIC trip!!! Staff was freindly, knew their stuff and handled our group of 19 with ease. Can't wait to go back.

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Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Dusty, for bringing the crew from Minot Air Force Base, ND over for a fun day on the trails. We enjoyed your group, and look forward to mushing again in the future. More 

Burnsville, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The experience my husband and I had with White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures was pure excellence. Everything was top notch, from making sure we were property dressed for the sub zero temperatures, the guides making sure we were safe and comfortable, the food and Yurt, and the great dogs. All of the staff were very professional and so friendly, which... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Since moving to Minnesota from Los Angeles 1.5 years ago, we have made it a point to try to enjoy the long winter months by bundling up and exploring winter activities. A co worker of mine did a dogsled trip last year, and told tales of wonderment. This year, when I saw the Groupon for the trip, I jumped on... More 

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Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Glad you had a fun adventure! We've recently added short instructional videos to our website which detail how to dress for our trips. Our guests have really loved the extra details on how to dress for mushing. More 

clear lake, MN
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventure Groupon Trip .... Valid on a weekend ..... a gift given to myself & my husband for Christmas 2014. Called to schedule trip, days after Christmas. No weekends left for Groupon. WWSDA suggests pay the non Groupon rate or ask Groupon for refund. Refund in process.

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Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

I am sorry for this customer's disappointment. This Groupon Dogsledding Special clearly defines blackout dates when the discount is not available. The customer received the trip as a gift and had limited personal availability to match dates when the Groupon special was available. Our staff offered the customer dates outside of the published dates in an effort to find a... More 

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