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Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours

12820 Old Exit Glacier Road, Seward, AK 99664-2231
907-224-8607
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Ranked #8 of 46 Activities in Seward
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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. « less
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Great experience; dogs were treated well and well-loved; Conway Seavey ran the tour and was very personable; Sled ride was very exciting; all in all great trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

What an amazing enterprise! They certainly have their attraction organized and ready for travelers to enjoy themselves. We had a particularly rainy and cool day and we still had a good time. Our "musher" was very knowledgable and patiently answered lots of questions...he handled one woman's rather abrasive questions/attitude very respectfully and patiently...lots learned, fun ride, sweet puppies, great afternoon.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Highly recommend! We got there and I thought "These little dogs are going to pull all of us and this big cart"? You bet they did and then some! We had the opportunity to meet Dan Seavy Sr., a super nice man, as was everyone who we met during this tour. I am a new Iditarod fan and will pay... More

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Haddenham, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What an experience! Wanted to do a dog sled ride but on snow - so pleased we found this. Its got to be one of the best experiences of my life!! They got us all kitted out (with warm gear and snow boots although we were okay in our walking boots) and then off in the helicopter up to the... More

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Centerton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

A group of 8 of us traveling together with Fantasy RV Tours decided to book this "optional" tour while in Seward. The girls wanted to see the dogs/puppies and the guys just went along to apease us girls. We ALL throughly enjoyed the experience. We learned alot about the history of the Iditarod, plus were shocked to find that the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My family loves dogs, but wasn't sure if this would be "cheesy" or not. We were so glad we did it. Danny Seavey was checking people in and he talked to us quite awhile about the history of the race and in the area. We were given a brief description of the equipment and a retired dog put some of... More

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anchorage, ak
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I'm keeping 2 'stars' because I think if a guest/tourist doesn't know any better they would think this excursion is good enough, or even excellent... and the workers were nice. However, I have been to many other dog 'excursions' and this rates last for a few reasons. 1. None of the Seavey's were at the tour! I spoke to two... More

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Ididaride, Manager at Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the tour. As you mentioned, we're the only tour that actually takes you for a dog sled ride. That means a little less talk and a lot more action, and you do have to go outside. Still with the exception of about 10 minutes, you're either on the covered cart, or in our 2000' sq.... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stopped in Seward to do our laundry before beginning our land journey in Alaska. Our cruise on the Radiance of the Seas ended in Seward. While at the Sip n Suds doing our laundry we picked up a brochure for Seavey's Ididaride (I did a ride). Our son, age 14, talked with the attendant at Sip N Suds to... More

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Recently visited with a bunch of my friends.. we had a wonderful stay.. we were in cabin # 7.. We reached post midnight since we were driving from anchorage.. but the instructions we left in the office on the table.. cabin was unlocked for us to move in immediately.. only thing i wish they could improve upon is providing another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

seeing the real dogsled dogs upclose is amazing. my wife loved petting the newborn puppies. learned about how they choose the dogs, how they work as a team and then we got to ride with them on a dryland dogsled run. This was way more interesting than I thought it would be.

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