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Sirius Sled Dogs Day Tours

Address: 6090 Emancipation Lane, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone Number: 907-687-6656
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Friendly huskies year round! Join us this summer for our Summer Sled Dog Adventure! Aurora viewing...
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Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: Friendly huskies year round! Join us this summer for our Summer Sled Dog Adventure! Aurora viewing September through April. Sirius Sled Dogs is located near the top Of Murphy Dome about 25 miles northwest of Fairbanks. It's a beautiful scenic drive culminating in what we believe to be the best of Alaska. Discover off the grid living at our cabin on Lincoln Ridge. An expansive view of Denali and the Alaska range are visible to the south. Murphy Dome is visible to the north where the Aurora often rises as each night falls in winter.
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

There's no doubt that Alaska is beautiful in the winter, but to take a dog sled ride through the wood with the sun lurking between the tree lines, is spetacular. This is a small company but the dogs are full of energy, they couldn't wait to go for a ride. There 10 of us but Anita's company can only accommodate... More 

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Sennen, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Anita made my tip to Alaska an unforgettable experience. This was my first time travelling solo and and she made me feel completely at ease from the moment she picked me up from my hotel. Easy to talk to and full of information and stories about Alaska. She loves her dogs very much and I could see that as soon... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Anita was a wonderful host for my tour. Her dogs are so precious and she explains to you all their personalities. She picked me up at my hotel and drove out to their land where we did the tour. She provided me with much warmer gear than I showed up which was definitely a savor to my experience. I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

While I'd hoped to do some dog-sledding while in Fairbanks, I never imagined I'd get a chance to be the musher! Nita's guidance was invaluable. And her love for her dogs was in evidence during every moment of our trip! What a wonderful way to explore the winter landscape of Fairbanks! Thank you, Nita, for an unforgettable experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I send my teenage daughter and husband on a tour with Sirius Sled Dog Tours. They came back with amazing pictures and huge smiles. Best Alaskan experience we have had. If you are looking for an unforgetable gift to give this is it! A memory to last a lifetime!!! They even gave us a military discount and pick up and... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Anita picked us up at our hotel with Sookie and Bella - I fell in love with them at the first sight - beautiful dogs, gentle and very friendly. Fell in love more when we arrived at Anita's home and the kennel - located on the slope of a hill, with breathtaking views of sunset and we could see Murphy's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My trip to Fairbanks was primarily to see the Northern Lights. While booking a tour with Ronn Murray Photography (which is a must-do, by the way), I found Nita and Sirius Sled Dogs (SSD). SSD is the site of the Alaska Aurora Cam, which is a live feed camera atop Murphy Dome to view the Lights. Originally, I booked a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nita and her dogs are amazing! Very interesting, knowledgeable and friendly! Looking forward to visiting again this winter! A must see!

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Divide, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Sirius Sled Dogs started our journey into the sled dog world! We had a blast riding the cart tour and learning about all the sled dogs. Nita taught us all about the different breeds of dogs, the types of sleds, and made sure we had a great time! I would definitely recommend taking this tour while your in Fairbanks! You... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We spent a great night waiting for Aurora to appear (it didn't) but had a totally memorable time with Nita and Josh and the 18 sled dogs. They are a fun loving couple who made us feel very welcome and we had great conversation swapping stories. If you are a dog lover spending an evening meeting them all in groups... More 

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