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Mushing Works Dog Sledding Tours

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Mushing is the highlight on my holiday

The venue is about 2.5hours from Sapporo and a mere 30mins from Shikaoi town. I'd advise staying in... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Captain Barry T
Best winter activity with the sweetest dogs and their dedicated humans from Mushing Works!

Love the happy, enthusiastic, well-groomed and powerful dogs that took us on a scenic >10km sled... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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DRIVE YOUR OWN TEAM of Alaskan Huskies. Let us show you the thrill of Mushing behind a team of eager Alaskan Huskies with our guide. First of all, Communication and Physical contact with dogs is very important. And FEEL THE EXCITEMENT as the team is...more
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Nishi31-25 Urimaku, Shikaoi-cho, Kato-gun 081-0341, Hokkaido
+81 80-3232-8119
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The venue is about 2.5hours from Sapporo and a mere 30mins from Shikaoi town. I'd advise staying in Shikaoi so that you don't have a long drive to the venue. Once there the fun begins. You are greeted by over 20 dogs all eager to...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Love the happy, enthusiastic, well-groomed and powerful dogs that took us on a scenic >10km sled ride up and down hill meandering through the breathtaking winterscape that Takeshi-san chose as the backdrop! If you wear spectacles, no problem, he and Connie are equipped to dress...More

Thank Finickee
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We travelled to Mushing Works as a family of 4 and were not disappointed!!! What a fabulous experience. From meeting the 28 dogs, to the actually sledding and the warming hospitality after the sled the afternoon was perfect. Takeshi and his assistant Connie did an...More

1  Thank Monica R
Reviewed 25 January 2018

You can't go dog sledding just anywhere, and to do it in Japan was a thrill. It was one of those once in a life time experiences, and Takeshi (the guide and owner) really took care of us all. He also provided some great photos...More

1  Thank Phil L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very recommended... With long track, owner hospitality, and he even recorded our tour. Two thumbs up... My kids so happy that they said will come back again.

1  Thank Olivia D
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had a blast dogsledding thanks to owner/guide Takeshi!! Be sure to check them out . He speaks English very well and is very hospitable and friendly.. Add to that is the awesome pictures he takes :) #mushingworks

2  Thank Shaun Janley L
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

this is definitely the highlight of our hokkaido trip. recommended! this trip is 12km trail loops on beautiful farm lands, weather is perfect, dogs super energetic and lovely, and the owner/guide really nice and helpful.

1  Thank Ge G
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I chanced upon Mushing Works for dog sledding while searching for dog sledding and decided to try while on my holiday trip in Dec 2017. We took the 7.00am Limited Express Ozara 1 JR train from Sapporo to Shintoku. Reached at 8.55am and was well...More

3  Thank Desmond T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I highly recommend Mushing Works for everyone! We got lucky that there was enough snow last December 10, 2017 and they accommodated our booking. Going to Mushing Work is very easy even for foreigners. The owner Takeshi will even pick you up at the train...More

1  Thank JoshuaP1777
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Dog sledding has always been on our family's bucket list and it came true for us in Dec 2016. The planning was a roller coaster as the railway was undergoing major works due to damage from a recent typhoon, just prior to us heading there...More

Thank Jacinta G
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21 August 2018|
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Response from Captain Barry T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. This tour is best booked online due to limited slots of 2 teams in the morning and 2 teams in the afternoon. It's also subjected to weather conditions that's the reason why it's best to book online to select and reserve... More
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30 July 2018|
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Response from Pathfinder809545 | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. The booking for 2018-2019 will be accepted from September. Please wait for a while. Thanks,