two days of active dog sledding

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Combine the adventure of dog sledding and a full nights winter camping experience with the possibility of seeing Lady Aurora.

Live the lifestyle of a musher up close and ride along our trails with your strong team of huskies. After a long trip through the woods and over frozen lakes, set up your tent and take care of your dogs before enjoying your dinner around the light of a warm camp fire. Watch out for the northern lights to dance above you among the stars. The following day, we will pack up the camp and return to our dog yard. Say good bye to your faithful dogs and take the memories away with you forever.

BASIC INFORMATION

SEASON

January - March

AVAILABILITY

Wednesday to Thursday
or
Saturday to Sunday

LOCATION

Kvaløya
(The Whale Island)

PICKUP

Radisson Blu Hotel

TIME

Day 1 Pick up 10:00

Day 2 Return 16:00

DURATION

30 hours
(this may vary due to weather conditions)

Parts of our trails are over steep and undulating terrain and therefor only suitable for fit adventure seekers.

We provide Arctic proof boots and winter clothing. However, we recommend for you to wear a good quality base layer with a woollen jumper or fleece.

This trip is suitable for anyone with a good fitness. We do not recommend to join the activity if you suffer from back pain, epilepsy or heart problems or in the later stages of pregnancy.

Your trip includes the following
$99.99
an experienced guide
full mushing instructions
arctic proof boots, winter clothing
hot drink, biscuits
three meals (dinner, breakfast, lunch)
transfer from and to Radisson Blu Hotel Tromsø (35 minutes each direction)
Please note our recommendations of items to bring on the trip
$99.99
long sleeved base layer
jumper (woollen or fleece)
gloves
warm hat
snacks
water bottle
camera/GoPro
It was an amazing fantastic experience having the "control" of six husky'sduring a verry exciting trial with my friend Laura organised by a very warm team!!Thanks
Marcel Bakker
Marcel Bakker
2018-03-12T13:16:02+0000
Great physically active tour with helpful and friendly staff. Intimate tour group number which made it a better experience. Thanks for the wonderful day husky day sledding. Well worth it for the excellent experience. Dogs are well trained, strong and super cute + friendly too! My husband and I had a fun time. Highly recommend. You will definetly be in good hands if you book.
Manille Joy Faraci
Manille Joy Faraci
2018-01-15T16:11:31+0000
Tore is an absolute legend, his skill and knowledge in the mountains, his skill with dog teams and leading groups through this beautiful area is second to none and his care of his customers awesome, I can’t recommend Tore, Sandra and the rest of the team enough. An amazing experience and amazing team
Jeff Allen
Jeff Allen
2018-01-03T17:34:26+0000
Very beautiful and unforgettable experience. We were a family of 6, none of us have previous experience in sledding. This tour is recommended if you are of average fitness and are up for a challenge. And of course if you really want to see the beautiful mountains in Tromsø. Special thanks to Nina and Ararad for this experience
Yang Yuchen
Yang Yuchen
2017-12-26T10:40:24+0000
One Day of Active Dog Sledding is an interesting program. However, the communication skill of this company needs to improve. We were told to be pick up at the Radisson Blu Hotel at 8:45 am. We arrived at 8:35 am and waited for 30 min with no one to pick up us. We call the company and were told that the pick up bus had left at 8:30 am, and the company will not arrange any pick up for us regardless that we have paid transport fee. We have to spend Kr 978 to take a taxi to go to the dog sledding site. The company should have a guest list to check if confirmed guests all show up. If any confirmed guest is missing, the driver should enter the hotel lobby and have a call to find the guest. Also, the driver should follow the pick up time schedule listed on-line.
Yin Liang
Yin Liang
2017-12-24T21:01:56+0000
Absolutely the BEST way to experience husky sledding. The location is absolutely fantastic and the staff-Nina, and tore were very helpful and wonderful, and a special thanks to our guide Ararad who took us sledding and took care of us. What sets this tour and staff apart from the rest is that they've designed it in a way so that you are having a proper go at sledding over a long stretch of scenic location, gets you really involved. The team are seriously passionate about the dogs and sledding and they will tell you the history behind things, their own personal journey that brought them to be mushers, and it's by far the best experience to have. Thank you team! We had the most wonderful time.
Jenna Bee
Jenna Bee
2017-12-18T09:35:49+0000
Had an amazing time with Ararad, 30k of awesome wilderness trail with the northern lights overhead (till the snowstorm at least). Thanks again to everyone )(especially the dogs) at active Tromso for a great evening.
Richard Andrew
Richard Andrew
2017-12-18T07:19:29+0000
Active Dog Sledding was a great experience! Nothing to complain about!
Milena Bucher
Milena Bucher
2017-12-17T20:27:45+0000
We had a really special day today, the weather was perfect and our guide Ararat was really amazing.
Louis Verdonckt
Louis Verdonckt
2017-12-15T20:52:08+0000
It was amazing!! Pure Jack London feeling 🙂 Great passioned dogs, wonderful landscape, nice people...we will definetly come back. Thank you guys for this experience!
Kristina Peez
Kristina Peez
2017-12-15T09:45:30+0000
It was amazing, the people were so friendly and the dogs were so damn cute! Ararad was really knowledgeable and made it a really good trip. Would definitely recommend this company! Thank you all for an incredible experience 🙂
Sean Duncan
Sean Duncan
2017-12-08T16:47:54+0000
Put this experience on your bucket list and you will love it. An amazing place and Tore runs a great trip. 5-star experience �
Danny Zemljic
Danny Zemljic
2017-10-31T02:44:33+0000
We went on the husky training with Tore today and had a great time! The dogs were amazing and Tore had lots of interesting stories from his adventures. Thanks again for the amazing morning! �
Fiona Lam
Fiona Lam
2017-09-28T12:47:45+0000
Most amazing experience with Tore and his huskies in the woods today! Thoroughly enjoyed training the dogs and chatting over coffee afterwards. Thank you so much!
Carrie Leung
Carrie Leung
2017-09-28T12:42:58+0000
What an incredible experience! If you ever entertained the idea of trying sea kayaking, but had second thoughts, give this tour a chance! Our guide, Tore, was a certified instructor and he ensured we knew what to do before we set out. He was very knowledgeable and at no time did I ever feel in danger. For him safety was paramount. He was also a great story-teller and it was evident he loved his country and loved sharing it with others. The scenery was indescribably beautiful- the majestic fjord, the still green waters reflecting the mountains like a mirror, huge Norwegian jellyfish, and even a bottle nose dolphin came up for air near us. This experience of kayaking above the Arctic Circle in untouched beauty, is one I will never forget! Thank-you!
Patricia Kumentas
Patricia Kumentas
2017-08-15T18:27:14+0000
Amazing and unforgettable glacier hike tours, wellness for body and soul.
Petri Teräväinen
Petri Teräväinen
2017-08-05T14:44:53+0000
A perfect day!Lovely animals, terrific scenarios, great physical activity, all this combined by an efficient and kind staff.After the opening briefing it's only you and nature!felling with dogs is wonderful!
Vally Valentina
Vally Valentina
2014-02-08T11:32:58+0000
Really great day - good guides and happy to let us all get on with it and enjoy our own experiences. Would definitely recommend you guys thank you! 🙂
Amy Wilson
Amy Wilson
2014-01-25T15:03:40+0000
I had the the most incredible day with the Huskies- definitely recommend the day tour, even in polar night it's a brilliant way to see the scenery.
Katy Morrison
Katy Morrison
2013-12-11T21:37:17+0000
Thank you for an incredible trip and an unforgettable life experience. I'm so delighted I was able to track you down to return for a second instalment of one of the most inspiring and challenging holidays! Having been on the 6 day dog sledding expedition before I knew a little of what to expect but you took this to a whole ‘nother level with your expertise and drive to show us what was special to you. Your knowledge of this land is remarkable!As well as the scenery and camping locations you guided us to, one salient point I forgot to thank you for was creating the most graceful looking camps. Laying a trail, allowing us to sweep around to shape a gathering of people that could in fact, compliment the surrounding landscape. Just Brilliant! You took a bunch of people of different strengths and ensured you helped people at their weakest points and gave responsibility to those who wanted it. Your equipment is nothing but the best! Stylish and very comfy.... We looked good! Of course technically you cant get better for these conditions.I cant forget to mention the welcome we got on arrival, your premises is wonderful, what a phenomenal view! Such a happy welcome with a real personal and authentic approach. I can’t wait to come back next year for my 3rd instalment and bring friends. Also to try your kayaking trips in the midnight sun. I wish you guys could lead me through all my adventures!
Angie Cruse
Angie Cruse
2013-05-29T21:49:18+0000