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White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures

#3 of 12 Tours in Ely
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10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
+1 800-701-6238
Review Highlights
Great adventure, amazing scenery, wonderful guides

Our family (husband, wife, 2 teenagers) decided to go with a full day trip for our first try at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Adventure Abounds

My daughter (20) and I (56) took a full day trip. It was on my list of "if you live in Minnesota... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Personalized dog sledding adventures in the scenic north woods of Minnesota. Learn to drive your own dog team. Custom day trips, yurt stays, lodge vacations, camping and fishing trips by dog team. Active vacations for ages 8 to 88, with friendly sled dogs and professional staff. All skills taught. One or two people/sled. Adventure guaranteed. Explore the Boundary Waters wilderness, pristine frozen lakes and enchanted boreal forests. See website for details and dogsledding packages.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10121 Deep Lake Rd, Ely, MN 55731
+1 800-701-6238
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family (husband, wife, 2 teenagers) decided to go with a full day trip for our first try at this. We got there in (-32) degree weather and were worried about the cold, but the staff there took every precaution to ensure we would be...More

Thank TLNelson
Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to have you. I am so glad we were able to keep you warm.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter (20) and I (56) took a full day trip. It was on my list of "if you live in Minnesota, you should experience...". We had a lot of fun! It was amazing to see the White Wilderness operation. They made sure we were...More

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Peterndarby, Owner at White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so glad the trip worked out. It is great when it is cold and you can experience how enjoyable it is when prepared for it.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I cannot supply enough superlatives to describe our recent experience with this company. We took the Winter Odyssey trip where my husband and I each had our own team of dogs and had three nights in a wonderful warm and luxurious lodge and two nights...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

My boyfriend surprised me with this trip and I was amazed at the overall experience! I never thought I would ever be able to experience dog sledding and this was the ultimate experience. The dogs were great, well mannered and LOVED their job. It was...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was an amazing experience!! The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. They taught us what to do and then let us do as much, or as little, as we wanted, The scenery was spectacular. The experience ranged from peaceful to thrilling, and was consistently...More

Thank hawki025
Reviewed 3 March 2017

No one in my group of Ninjas had ever experienced something like this, and we all had a blast. From going through the the 12 hour fresh white forest and through the Alaska wilderness-like sphagnum bog, this was an incredible experience. Everyone was prepared with...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A trip to White Wilderness will fulfill so many of your dreams. From the well kept friendly dogs, to the expert guides this is a must. It's difficult to put into proper words the feeling of excitement, contentment and exhilaration you will feel driving your...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 24 February 2017

White Wilderness was really everything we were hoping for! We came out to Minnesota from New York City, and having done a bunch of research before making the trip, we decided on White Wilderness for its remote location and exceptional reviews - and it didn't...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I agree with the other positive reviews here. We did the multi-day, lodge-based option with White Wilderness in December 2016, and we were very positively impressed with the friendliness of both the guides and the dogs. It was obvious that the dogs are well cared...More

Thank ZipW
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with White Wilderness and would (already have) recommend the full day shared trip to anyone. We were out approx 6.5 hours and went approx 28 miles. It was great to be able to switch out driving and riding. The other...More

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Questions & Answers
19 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Peter M | Property representative |
We rent the outerwear, Parka, snow pants, boots and mittens. You will need long underwear and some more warming layers such as fleece sweaters.
3 February 2015|
Response from Peterndarby | Property representative |
Hello, I think this question went to the wrong outfit. Peter