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Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours

Address: 12820 Old Exit Glacier Road, Seward, AK 99664-2231
Phone Number: 907-224-8607
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Mush the 2013 Iditarod champion sled dogs! Visit Seavey's IdidaRide racing kennel, where four...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stroller parking
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Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Mush the 2013 Iditarod champion sled dogs! Visit Seavey's IdidaRide racing kennel, where four generations of the Seavey family and 100 of the toughest dogs in the world train during the summer months. You'll be helping train their 46th Iditarod team for their 4th championship. Cuddle the adorable husky puppies, try on the gear worn when it's 40 below, and get a pawtograph from their Golden Harness winning lead dogs. Sleds with padded seats and suspension, fully covered tour, and dog themed gift shop make this the most fun you can have in Seward in the rain. Voted "Best Sled Dog Ride in Alaska" by readers of the Alaska Magazine.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stroller parking

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A must see when visiting alaska. Learn about the dogs and what makes them so special, take a sled dog ride, meet the dogs, try on a snow suit and hold a puppy. There is so much to learn about what makes the Ididarod and Alaskan sensation. Glad we spent the afternoon with the Seavey's. Highly recommend.

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Richmond Heights, Ohio
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

You have to go to see the excitement of these dogs and hold a puppy. These animals are soooo excited to see you and to be selected to take you on a ride through the Alaska beauty, We have been here numerous times and they do a great job.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Overall I thought this was a very good tour which gave us a nice first look at Seward. We were picked up promptly (August 2014) when our train arrived in Seward at about 11:30 am. Bus was roomy and comfortable. I was with my father in law, husband and 2 sons 12 and 13. We were taken to Resurrection Road... More 

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Colorado
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12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It's not just a sled dog wagon ride, but it's also a chance to hold puppies and hear stories about competing in the Iditarod! Our wagon driver was a fellow who has his own Iditarod team, so his stories of the race really made the experience real for us, and it was great to hang out with him.

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pa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Brought my 17 yr old granddaughter 2 years ago,she loved it.took her 12 yr old sister this Sept. couldn't visit Alaska with out doing the Ididaride.They both enjoyed the ride,seeing the dogs and learning about the Iditarod.great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Glacier dog sledding was great. The helicopter ride to the Glacier, to the personalized tour. Getting to know what a sled team is all about, the hard work, the love of their dogs is intense. So recommend this adventure.

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Chicago, IL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

For us, this was the perfect way to spend the time between getting off our cruise ship and taking the evening train to Anchorage. We were able to leave our luggage at the station, spend the day on the tour, and were dropped off in time to board the train that evening. Loved getting to experience the Seavey's sled dogs... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My sister and I arrived in Seward the first week of May, right between the winter and summer tourist seasons, meaning that many attractions were not open. However, when we contacted Seavey's, they readily agreed to book just the two of us a tour of their facilities and a ride on the dog sled (some places don't offer this in... More 

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Medowie
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Experienced 4 Sled Dog programs over 7 days. By far the best experience. The ride was certainly a highlight but really enjoyed the whole presentation. Knowledgeable staff who are keen to maximise your experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been hearing wonderful reviews for years, however this was my first visit! I'm not sure which part I enjoyed more, the actual "ride" or getting to hold the puppies!! The staff was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly!

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