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Turning Heads Kennel

#14 of 46 Tours in Seward
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Address: 31722 Herman Lierer Road, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 907-224-6686
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We are two mushers - Travis Beals & Sarah Stokey - who share a passion...

We are two mushers - Travis Beals & Sarah Stokey - who share a passion for dog sledding, the Iditarod sled dog race, & story telling. Come meet our dogs, play with our puppies, and learn a little bit about Alaska's state sport before going for a fun dog sled ride. Our tours are kept small, customized to your groups needs, and are very hands on. We look forward to meeting you!

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$494*
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Helicopter Glacier Dog Sledding
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$61*
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Kennel Tour and Dog Sled Ride
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$199*
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Helicopter Glacier Landing

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Our first tour of our AK vacay

We had the best visit. Not only was it awesome, but we learned a ton about Alaska husky breed. We learned about the race of all races and my all time favorite part was holding 8... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Macon, Georgia
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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best visit. Not only was it awesome, but we learned a ton about Alaska husky breed. We learned about the race of all races and my all time favorite part was holding 8 day old puppies!!!!!! We got some great pics. We took the team out for a weight lifting workout. It was a fun fun time.... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was definitely a highlight of our trip. The guys on the glacier were very chill, had great stories and were very informative on dogs, ididerod, training, etc. etc. The views were spectacular too!! Great, great day all around. Thank you!!

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Seward, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the a glacier sled dog tour this week and it was amazing. The Helicopter is comfortable and has great visibility. The flight across the bay and up the glacial valley is breathtaking. We say a group of mountains goats and went eye to eye with Godwin glacier. After landing Dakota and Merritt shared the dog team and they... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 6 agreed that if we were going to Alaska then dog sledding on a glacier was at the top of our splurge list. We are so glad we did! Enjoyed everyone connected with Turning Heads Kennel. So enjoyed visiting with the dogs and puppies. They all seemed to love the attention. Had a difficult time trying to... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even for us Alaskans, this trip blew our minds! It's so much more than dogsledding. First there's a helicopter ride, then you land on a glacier, meet and ride with a dog team, and then play with puppies. It doesn't get better than this.

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Pelham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed our visit to Turning Heads Kennel - we did the kennel tour, which involved meeting the dogs and puppies, learning about them, how they are trained and what makes a good sled dog, and going on a ride in a cart pulled by some of the dogs. The dogs were well looked after and Sarah was really... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First we took helicopter to Godwin Glacier (amazing ride, absolutely amazing)...we did this in conjunction with Seward Helicopter Tours---this is not inexpensive, but it is worth EVERY dollar you spend. The helicopter ride up to and down from the glacier is breathtaking, but the dog sled mushing on the glacier is indescribable---a chance of a lifetime----these are the Iditarod dogs!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I visited this kennel while in Seward. Wyatt was so personable, he was a pleasure to spend the day with. Great instructor. Travis took us on the tour, hardworking young man. Wonderful education about the Iditerod, really wish the best for this team. Thank you!

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turningheadskennel, Owner at Turning Heads Kennel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. We agree- Wyatt is very friendly. Glad you had fun with both of us and we appreciate you taking the time to leave us a nice note! - Travis More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I enjoyed our visit here! We loved seeing all the dogs and learning about the racing, how they train them, etc. I will say, you can definitely tell the dogs love what they do, as well as the humans. :D The dogs were literally jumping at the chance to go once they knew we were heading to... More 

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turningheadskennel, Owner at Turning Heads Kennel, responded to this review

We are thrilled our passion for what we do and our dogs passion for their job really came through. It's such a joy sharing what we love. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not book in advance. This activity was booked in Seaward at a tourist info, office adjacent to the Harbor

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