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Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours

#1 Last Chance, Eagle, AK 99738
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A truly unique and unforgettable wilderness experience

We knew that we were embarking on something remote and challenging when we booked a week’s mushing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EugeneBO73
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Pretoria, South Africa
Absolutely great experience

What a fabulous dog mushing experience! A friend had raved about this as a life changing... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
alicecantelow
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Placerville, California
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Mush your own sled dog team of friendly Alaskan Huskies through the Alaska, Yukon Wilderness. Our sledding trips and adventure tours specialize in extreme wilderness travel using highly trained Alaskan huskies. This area of Alaska is one of the most remote locations left on earth and includes the Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve, which is 2.2 million acres of protected wilderness.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew that we were embarking on something remote and challenging when we booked a week’s mushing with Bush Alaska Expeditions. But like previous reviews say, we had no idea just how unique our trip was going to be. From the flight to Eagle, and...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Eugene, Lizelle, Renata, Riaan and Geoff, You were a wonderful group and such a pleasure to be around the 5 of you! The conversations were always interesting and all the personalities meshed well together. We enjoyed our time with you and are glad that...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

What a fabulous dog mushing experience! A friend had raved about this as a life changing experience, and she was so right. Being in the interior Alaska wilderness, covering miles and enjoying the dogs, learning to get your sled and self through the trees and...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so happy that we were able to show you a bit of our world and that you came away with an appreciation and love for the experience. It was a pleasure working with you and we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

I have no words to adequately describe how truly magnificent this trip was. From start to finish, my time with Wayne, Scarlett, the awesome professional guides and (of course!) the dogs was an adventurer's dream-come-true! I worked hard, learned a lot, laughed often, loved much...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

You have a wonderful way with words and watching your videos...a wonderful way with the dogs. We enjoyed our conversations about everything, especially training dogs. You have some wonderful insights. You were a pleasure to spend time around and we are thankful that we could...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Aside from a short touristy experience at another kennel in SE Alaska that was geared to the masses and made me want much more, this was my first authentic dog sledding trip. But surely not the last!! Before making the trip to the homestead of...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review Cheryl! Clients like you make it all worth while. We enjoyed meeting you, becoming friends and having you adopt 2 of our retiring dogs. Both Nugget and Talker are special dogs and we appreciate seeing our retired dogs go...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017

read a lot of reviews and researched it extensively before I came, as I was looking for a pretty specific experience, and it absolutely fulfilled everything I was looking for. 1) provided a hands-on glimpse into the exciting way of life in one of the...More

1  Thank Jay P
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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Thank You Jay, You and Chris were a pleasure to have around. Once the snow melted we did trudge around in the woods and had pretty much given up on the drone when Greg glanced off from the side of the trail on one of...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

I was lucky to find Scarlett and Wayne's website. When I saw it the first time, I thought this looks awkward. There was no design, only a purple background and a very long text with some links to videos. After thinking about it the 2nd...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Hi Patrick, What a reference! You gave Wayne and I a wonderful laugh this morning. Glad you came back for a 2nd look. Maybe one day we can catch up with technology but I highly doubt it. It would be good to find out how...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2017

I've done quite a few things in my life but as far as i'm concerned this was the best. I had deliberated about doing this for a while but had put off because of the travelling involved. Last Chance Creek is a long way from...More

1  Thank John R
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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Thank You John! You have a wonderful way with words. We really enjoyed having you with us even if I did call you Paul a few times...opps! Take care and enjoy life!

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

This is what I call true luxury, the wilderness out of internet and phone network, amazing landscape, great guides (thanks to them), great warm welcoming people, Scarlette taking care of us as a second mom, well trained and nice dogs you will get to know...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thank you for your review! We were very happy to be able to share our world with you. We really enjoyed having the two of you. Getting to know you and spend time with you was something that we look forward to doing during our...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

This trip is really beyond words it is that good!!! and in fact we plan to return. Wayne and Scarlett run well organized expeditions. Communication via email is excellent. As a novice in the snow as well as dog sledding I asked MANY questions and...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Thank You Shellie, You and Lorena were wonderful clients. We are happy that we could pass along our joy and love for the animals and the sport...not to mention the scenery. We will look forward to your return trip. Take Care,

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

If you want a true sled dog expedition experience look no further than Wayne and Scarlett Hall’s Bush Alaska Expeditions. You will be trained to manage your team of dogs and when you are ready you’ll be guided to an unforgettable trip into the Alaskan...More

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BushAlaskaExpedition, Owner at Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

Thank You! We enjoyed meeting you and your sons. A very diverse group of people and great to be around and to talk with. It is always a lift to the spirits when we watch clients who start out very cautious on the runners become...More

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Hi and Good Day...hopefully it is a nice one for you. Our tours are custom designed for each of our clients and it would not be hard to avoid uphill sections if that was a problem. Normally it is only a short stretch of... More
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