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Drive Your Own Dog Sled - with unbiased reviews

Drive Your Own Dog Sled

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Overview
Dog Sledding is Alaska's official sport, and we are pleased to introduce you to the very best - Dallas Seavey Racing, winners of four Iditarod Championships!
Itinerary
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Salmon Berry Travel & Tours
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    Talkeetna Roadhouse
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Your all-inclusive tour allows you to warm up with a fresh cooked musher’s meal and hot beverages. This meal is subject to location change based on seasonality of local eateries.
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You'll end at
Salmon Berry Travel & Tours
515 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
Salmon Berry Travel & Tours, 515 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Limited hotel pickups, first come first serve
  • Guided by a local
  • Entry/Admission - Talkeetna Roadhouse
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Infant seats available
  • Vegetarian option is available for lunch, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Limited hotel pickups are available
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
19Reviews
1Q&A
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PHDuhon wrote a review Mar 2019
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Dog sledding was on my bucket list. Although this tour is pricey, you quickly feel like you get your money's worth. First of all, Salmon Berry Tours has any clothing you may need to borrow for your trip. They provide water and snacks for the drive, too. Our tour guide,
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from SalmonBerryTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Drive Your Own Dog Sled
Responded 17 Jun 2019
Thank you very much for taking the time to provide details of your dog sledding tour and Talkeetna w/Salmon Berry Tours! We are thrilled you had such a great experience and accomplished a bucket list adventure! Now you know how to be a dog musher, right? :) Keaton is a fantastic guide and a fun guy, too. He thoroughly enjoys sharing his Alaska knowledge and experiences with our guests. I will pass along your compliments to him. We hope you will return to Alaska for another visit soon! Thanks again for your review!
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Jace wrote a review Mar 2019
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My husband and I spent our third wedding anniversary in Alaska. One of the most amazing highlights of our trip was the dog sledding tour in Talkeetna, AK offered by Salmon Berry Tours. Traveling from Girdwood to Downtown Anchorage (salmon berry office) during winter can be a
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Date of experience: February 2019
Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Drive Your Own Dog Sled
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Thanks very much for your in depth comments about your Anniversary trip in Alaska! It's been a few months but many Congrats on three years of marriage!! Very happy you were able to celebrate with a terrific experience in Talkeetna and dog mushing at the kennel And, how perfect, you had a "private tour", albeit unintended. Yes, John is an amazing tour guide! Not only is he fun to be around but he is very knowledgeable (as you observed!), engaging and loves sharing the history and nuances of our great State!! Delighted you had the good fortune for him to be your tour guide. It would be our pleasure for you to return in our glorious winter season! And, hope you will make that a must! Thanks again for taking time to share your trip details with us.
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Jen R wrote a review Mar 2019
44 contributions4 helpful votes
We had the chance to drive our own dog sled team at Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey's Talkeetna Kennel through Salmonberry Tours. What a amazing experience! Two of us met up with another couple at the kennel. The guide gave us a short lesson on driving the sled and then hooked
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Date of experience: February 2019
Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Drive Your Own Dog Sled
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Many thanks for writing to share your exciting visit to Dallas Seavey's Talkeetna Kennel. We are thrilled you had such a great time with the dogs and driving the sled! It is, indeed, an amazing experience! You get a whole new perspective on Alaska's Iditarod Race............the Last Great Race!! We hope you will return again in the future. Our summer days are 19 - 20 hours of sunlight w/many different activities to enjoy! Thanks again for the wonderful feedback!
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Karen H wrote a review Mar 2019
3 contributions
We had such a wonderful time. The staff at the dog facility were awesome and our personal guide (Tiffany) rocked. We loved her stories of the history around dog racing in Alaska and the amazing athletes (both human and canine!) that participate in the races. Do not miss an
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from SalmonBerryTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Drive Your Own Dog Sled
Responded 17 Jun 2019
Thank you so much for your comments! It is humbling to read the title, "Best Day"!!! And know you had a wonderful time at the dog kennel. Tiffany is one of our most knowledgeable and terrific tour guides; you were fortunate to have her lead your tour. She loves sharing Alaska stories. We're grateful for your visit and hope you will return again soon!
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Tiffany wrote a review Mar 2019
1 contribution
With just a few days notice, Salmon Berry Tours was able to put together an amazing weekend trip to Alaska for my husband and me. From a brief phone call, they were able to gather our preferences and make ALL the arrangements for us. We were fortunate enough to have the same
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Date of experience: February 2019
Response from SalmonBerryTours, Guest Relations Manager at Drive Your Own Dog Sled
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Thank you so much for choosing Salmon Berry Tours and your positive comments about our team! We are thrilled you had a great experience touring and dog sledding! Robbie is one of our best guides! He is a long time Alaskan, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and loves to take our guests on tour! Very glad you had him as your guide! I will pass along your comments to him. Thanks again. At some point, please consider returning to the Great Land! Maybe a summer season visit when our daylight hours are 19-20 hours long?? We would love to see you back here!!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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