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Iditarod Mushers and Huskies: Sled Dog Summer Camp Experience
Juneau, Alaska, USA
Discover why dog mushing is Alaska’s top sport on this exciting experience! Visit a summer camp for huskies and learn how the dogs are trained for optimal performance. Later, take a thrilling ride on a wheeled sled.
- Sled dog summer camp tour
- Family-friendly experience
What’s included in the tour
- Motor coach transportation to Sheep Creek Valley
About this Juneau tour
Dog lovers, this tour is for you! See how some of the best huskies are raised and trained for top mushing performance. Visit a summer camp exclusively devoted to the canine athletes for the ultimate Juneau experience!
Your tour begins when you board a motor coach to Sheep Creek Valley. This secluded section of Alaskan wilderness is the perfect spot for a dog mushing summer camp. Upon arrival, there will many things to do and see! You will be greeted by a real Iditarod musher and his dog team. You will then tour the camp and see firsthand how the huskies live and train on a daily basis. Check out a replica of an Iditarod Race checkpoint; the annual competition is one of the most popular sporting events in Alaska that attracts spectators and mushers from around the world. Discover the steps that each musher performs throughout the race.
The best part of your sled dog summer camp tour is saved for last! Unleash your inner musher as you climb aboard a comfortable wheeled sled and travel around the stunning snow-covered landscape. This is definitely the most picturesque part of your tour! Upon your return to the camp, spend some time with the amiable huskies before your tour comes to a close.
Transportation will be from the port/dock, please look for your driver by the vehicle, holding a sign with your name.
All participants must be able to understand the rules of interaction with the dogs.
To fully participate may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces. There may be a limited number of steps and some standing for extended periods of time.
Van; Metal wheeled sled
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.
Suitable for all ages.
Special Medical Restriction
Any concerns (including pregnancy) should be addressed with the your personal physician. Travelers should be in general overall good health.
All travelers are required to sign a waiver before participating.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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