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Address: 1888 Hodgson Road, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-457-5281
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Experience what it's like to drive a dogsled team with Ontario's only...

Experience what it's like to drive a dogsled team with Ontario's only Iditarod & Yukon Quest kennel! Our family run business complete with 150 loveable Siberian Huskies has had the honour of welcoming guests from around the world the last 14 years, with the stunning rugged wilderness of Haliburton/Algonquin Park as our backdrop. Escape today's hectic world & let your spirit soar as the huskies share their passion & the land reveals its magic

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Enjoyable March break experience

This was an enjoyable experience for myself, my husband and our two kids. They enjoyed being pulled by and petting friendly huskies (some named after Harry Potter characters... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2016
Monica M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This was an enjoyable experience for myself, my husband and our two kids. They enjoyed being pulled by and petting friendly huskies (some named after Harry Potter characters) through the woods. The dogs are very well-cared for. Definitely something we would do again!

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Thank Monica M
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The day could not have been better weather-wise, with lovely instruction and a great learning experience for a newbie like myself. I had signed up for the half-day, the staff were wonderful and I can say I will be certainly back for a full day of dogsledding the next time!

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Ryan was a lead dog-sledding guide and he made some tricky spring conditions into an incredible running experience for my daughter and I. The way they care for the dogs and teach you about the true spirit of dog-sledding was inspiring. That's what happens when they are the authentic dog sledding experience, with experience competing in 2 Ididarods and 1... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Perfect day of dog sledding with Ryan and John. Everything was excellent and you could tell that everyone involved loved the animals and took great care to make our experience memorable. So glad we made it as the spring weather was uncertain but it turned out to be a perfect sunny day. I would highly recommend Winterdance anyone interested in... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Our visit required a last minute change, due to forecasted rain. The staff at Winterdance were able to accommodate. The whole day was great with a very detailed orientation of what to expect and lots of info on the owners, the company and the dogs. Expect to be hands on with the whole event. If you are not planning on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We just did a 1/2 day morning tour with Mo and Mack and had a great time! The only complaint we have is that we wish it were longer! Everyone was very friendly and helpful, and Mack and Mo both wore their "Sunday best" (i.e. suits and tie!). Mack was especially hilarious and made the introduction and information session very... More 

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Thank Yan D
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My friends and I went on an amazing 1/2 day tour with skilled guides JF and Ashleigh, a few other groups of friendly visitors, and most importantly, dozens of gorgeous Siberian huskies, some of which are former Yukon Quest and Iditarod racers! We had an absolutely spectacular time on the sleds and will be back next winter for sure.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The area was a winter wonderland and I felt like I was in Narnia on a sled. The staff were super friendly and welcoming, the dogs even more so. I was pleasantly surprised by how loving the dogs were and how excited they were to pull the sleds. I would recommend this to everyone. Thank you JF for the great... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

What an amazing experience dog sledding with Winterdance. I highly recommend this unique experience to everyone. Great guides and the dogs are friendly, beautiful, and so sweet.

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Thank KristiFox
Saint Thomas, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We received a 1/2 day tour with winterdance as a Christmas present. Best present ever! The experience is so unique and beautiful. I can't stop telling people about it. We will do it again someday for sure!!!

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