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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours

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Address: 109-829 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0C3, Canada
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+1 888-311-6874
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Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and...

Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, the famous forerunners in sled dog touring and racing in the Bow Valley, created the first dog sledding tours over a quarter of a century ago. With over 30 years of experience and expertise in touring, racing and conservation; we are extremely proud of our Canadian and Albertan roots and look forward to sharing our exceptional experiences with you!Our mission is to educate, entertain and provide our guests with a “once in a lifetime experience!” We employ the most qualified instructors, the friendliest and most beautiful, authentic touring huskies who all receive the best possible dog care. We provide guests with the safest tour offerings, all while ensuring the utmost comfort and superior attention to customer service and detail. Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours excels in its commitment to offer the most genuine dog sledding experience in the Canadian Rockies

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Had an amazing time dog sledding. I actually went by myself as my husband was busy at a conference. They were able to accommodate which was amazing. I truly had the best time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an amazing time dog sledding. I actually went by myself as my husband was busy at a conference. They were able to accommodate which was amazing. I truly had the best time! Everything was explained very well prior to going out. I was on a self guided sled with 2 others. I was a little nervous to guide the... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. The scenery is beautiful and provided us the best photos of our trip. The fact we got to interact with the dogs and drive our own sleds (guide assisted) added to the whole experience as well. We wish we booked the longer tour! The only negative we have was not related to the tour itself,... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had arrived in Banff for our holiday / belated honeymoon. The in laws then gave us a envelope. They had booked us on a sled ride experience with the Snowy Owls team. What more can we say than that the whole thing was amazing. The dogs are treated like family not just working dogs. Jeremy's intro to all who... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was very disappointed with the service after calling and arranging for a group of 5. Upon arrival no reservation was found and the attitude from the attendant was rude and condescending. Several phone calls went unanswered and messages were not returned. We were so looking forward to dog sledding too☹️☹️☹️☹️.

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived at the office at 2:15pm as instructed by their phone operator. They had no record of our phone conversation from our call the day before. Then the smart mouth little girls behind the counter tried to turn it in to our fault because we didn't ask the right questions?? I thought when you called to reserve a dog sledding... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing team, Furry and none furry. Thanks for a ones in a lifetime experience. Very professional and organized.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was an amazing experience. The mushers were super friendly, the dogs were happy and the scenery was just surreal. If you go when it's currently or has recently snowed, the wind chill is pretty intense so really go over the top with layering and focus on your hands and feet. Kids will love it if they are warm. If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a well run activity in Canmore. The office is nice (has quality clothing to borrow if you show up unprepared), souvenirs to purchase, and ample seating. This is where the shuttle picks you up to transport you up into the mountains to meet the dogs. Once you get there, you go through a quick lesson on dog sledding,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend this place to everyone I know. The dogs were gorgeous and well looked after. They even had the anxious dogs flagged with blue bandannas so people could steer clear which was fantastic (especially for the shy pups mental health!). The huskies all knew their commands extremely well. And I would love to mention how fantastic Jules was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the two hour powder run yesterday and it was great! The dogs were amazing along with the scenery and service. Staff were thorough in teaching how to manage a dogsled and our instructor, Jules, provided on the trail guidance and information - even some warmer gloves! Do dress warm and come prepared to have... More 

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