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Evening Husky Sled Ride in Tromso

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Dogsledding in the winter night can be a magical experience whether the moon or the green shimmer of Aurora Borealis lights the mountains.

Guided by headlamps and the dog’s nose we safely take you up into the mountains where hopefully the northern lights will dance for us. With a 2:1 guest to guide ratio, everyone will have a sled driven by our professional mushers.

With about one hour of dogsledding you also get to meet our 350 four legged friends up close and spend some time with the puppies. Our trained handlers will explain how we keep the dogs, the difference between a working dog and a pet, all about the Alaskan husky and more. 

After the trip, we gather around the fire and serve our hearty meal of Bidos, prepared with reindeer meat, broth and vegetables to warm you up again (vegetarian meal available on request).
You'll start at
Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø
Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, NorwayPlease meet us outside the main entrance 15 minutes before departure. Our agent will be there to check you in.
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    Tromso Wilderness Centre
    Stop: 4 hours -
    Meet 300 loving huskies and experience sledding with a professional musher! You will be equipped with winter clothes and boots, then we will take the sled up into the mountains. After approx. 45 minutes sled drive, we meet in the dog yard for cuddles. Then we serve a hearty lunch with our famous homemade chocolate cake.
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Combine two quintessential Norwegian activities in a single evening tour
  • Convenient round-trip transportation from downtown Tromso 
  • Enjoy a hearty traditional Norwegian dinner; vegetarian option available
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in the evening at a central location in Tromso, where you'll board a comfortable bus for the ride to the countryside, about 30 minutes away. At the dog yard, get outfitted with a thermal suit and boots to fight off the Arctic air. After a brief introduction, an experienced musher takes you on a two-passenger ride into the Norwegian winter landscape. Listen to guide commentary and keep watch for the elusive Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). You’re in an ideal location to see them, far away from city light pollution. Learn about the mystery behind their appearance and what conditions make for the best viewing. Back at the yard, spend some time visiting with the pack of dogs, including puppies being trained for the trade. Then head inside for a dinner of traditional Norwegian food before heading back to town.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway
Departure Time
6:15 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local taxes
  • Dinner
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport (25 minutes one way)
  • Clothes
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The 30-minute bus ride passed like in flight because of the anticipation of the husky sleigh ride. We were welcomed by the team of husky sled dog. After clarifying in which language we want the tour, we were divided into two groups: the first group was allowed to see huskies
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This was absolutely amazing. I cannot put into words how incredible it was. The staff are lovely and it is so well run. The sled ride itself was about 45 minutes, and you have another 45 minutes to enjoy cuddling the dogs and puppies. Once you’re done sledding, you get taken
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My friends and I absolutely loved the evening husky sled ride. It is amazingly well organised. We started out having cuddles with the dogs, there are 300 of them! They are so friendly and loving. We had cuddles with the puppies too who are so cute. Then we went on the sled
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It was a great experience, everything was well organized the dogs were super friendly and awesome, the puppies were cute.. It was just great!
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My friend and I visited on 2January 2020, our last tour of our Tromsø break. Very well organised pick up and drop off. Loved our sled ride, we laughed so much at getting pulled through bushes and stranded on a mound at one point by the excitable huskies, all added to the fun.
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About the operator
By: Tromso Wilderness Centre
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Andrew E
A wonderful experience
All went off without a hitch - excellent. From the people who were our Guides to everyone at the event location -
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Liam D
Manchester, United Kingdom
An unvelievable expereince for all the family
My family and I unanimously agree that this was one of the most exhilerating experiences we have had. From the
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Huskey Sleigh Ride at Tromso Villmarkssenter Wilderness Centre❤️
The 30-minute bus ride passed like in flight because of the anticipation of the husky sleigh ride. We were
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Dog Sledding in Tromso
It was the most amazing experience of my life!! If you have the chance to do this, then please choose it! The dogs
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London, United Kingdom
Wow.. what an experience
What a wonderful experience for my wifes surprise birthday trip to tromso. Departure on time from the meeting
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Oslo, Norway
Great experience
We enjoyed this activity a lot. The employees were very welcoming and helpful, they had a lot of interesting
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Ferrara, Italy
What a beautiful experience
We chose the Self-Drive Dog Sledding and it was a wonderful experience. Departure on time from the meeting point
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A wonderful day out.
This was a truly unique experience during our visit to Tromso this week. The Villmarkssenter is a very
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Bury, United Kingdom
This was an awesome experience! The huskies love to run! The dogs are so friendly and love a good tummy tickle!
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Stefanie W
Melbourne, Australia
WOW! What an experience!
I was lucky enough to do a morning dog sledding expedience with Tromso Wilderness Centre. The staff were great,
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Lima, Peru
One of the best days ever
Everything about this experience was just absolutely perfect. The dogs are friendly and extremely well taken care
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Dogging in the snow? It's a must do!
This dog sleigh adventure was booked very last minute during my trip; and I am overjoyed that I did. A nice warm
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Very memorable experience - recommended for all dog lovers
It was very well organized and the place is not far from the city of tromso. Hence less travelling time and more
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Highly recommended this activity! We were absolute satisfied with everything! The staff was very friendly and
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Atlanta, Georgia
Perfect Day!
Myself and two kids absolutely loved our time here. The size of the operation was shocking and how friendly all
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