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Winterdance Dogsled Tours

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1888 Hodgson Road, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
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Great experience

Booked a 2-hours tour with my sister. It's obvious that this company loves their dogs and that they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annette2B
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Paris, France
Amazing !

I don't know what to say but wow ! I wanted to do something real Canadian so I thought about dog... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
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Experience what it's like to drive a dogsled team with Ontario's only Iditarod & Yukon Quest kennel! Our family run business complete with 150 loveable Siberian Huskies has had the honour of welcoming guests from around the world the last 14 years, with the stunning rugged wilderness of Haliburton/Algonquin Park as our backdrop. Escape today's hectic world & let your spirit soar as the huskies share their passion & the land reveals its magic
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“half day tour” (59 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1888 Hodgson Road, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a 2-hours tour with my sister. It's obvious that this company loves their dogs and that they are well-treated. We had a nice time, and it was a great first dog-sledding experience for us. Be prepared to be actively involved in the preparation, it...More

Thank Annette2B
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Tanya M, Owner at Winterdance Dogsled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Annette, thank you for taking the time to write a review and allow us to take you and your sister dogsledding! We can receive no greater compliment than on the love and care our huskies receive - thank you! So glad you both had...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I don't know what to say but wow ! I wanted to do something real Canadian so I thought about dog sledding. And found this place which is a wonderful place ! I contacted the company online and Tanya is really nice and answer all...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This was a must do for all who love dogs and outdoor adventure. My daughter loves Siberian Huskies and Winterdance dog sled tours provided her with a day she, my husband and I will never forget. Winterdance takes great care of you and thier dogs....More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is my first ever review submitted to Tripadvisor. My Family recently visited Winterdance Dogsled Tours; it was a Christmas gift. The dog sledding experience and the interaction with the dogs was a fabulous experience; one the Family will remember for a long time. If...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

After years of longing to try an authentic dog-sledding experience, I finally got the chance to do the half-day tour with the wonderful company called Winterdance! I had previously researched various companies online but chose Winterdance because of their obvious professionalism and genuine love and...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Had the most wonderful experience on a half day tour with Winterdance Dogsled tours! The trails were scenic and beautiful and there was so much love and attention to the dogs. Mackie and John were our guides they were extremely professional, fun loving and absolutely...More

Thank Laura A
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Tanya M, Owner at Winterdance Dogsled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Laura, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for allowing us to share the world of dogsledding with you. So glad you had fun out on the trails with our huskies & guides, we can receive no kinder words than...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The staff was great, they took the time to explain the sled and how to treat the dogs. Be prepared to use the brake a lot these dogs like to run. My wife had our 12 and 3 year old on her sled and I...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

My wife and I did the 1/2 day tour with Winterdance in early March 2018. It was a fabulous experience and we will absolutely be doing it again. Based on the weather across Ontario, the snow conditions could have been better (lots of rain in...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

An experience I've wanted (on my 'bucket list') to have for a couple of years was finally realized... today! I had a great guide (Logan) who made the ride all the more enjoyable. Driving a team of four beautiful Huskies through the bush along trails...More

Thank Chris M
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Tanya M, Owner at Winterdance Dogsled Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you Chris for taking the time to share your feedback and also for letting us share our world with you! Our oldest son Logan doesn't guide very often, he enjoys caring for the dogs and maintaining our network of trails for our tours so...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Oh man! This was the best experience I've ever had so far! I went here for my birthday and let me just say, the staff and dogs couldn't be any friendlier! The staff clearly care for the dogs beyond a pet owner relationship, everyone here...More

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Linda K
4 January 2017|
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Response from Tanya M | Property representative |
Hi Linda, we have different tours the 2 hour is $130/$140/person + HST, the 1/2 day is $190/$210/person + HST. Lower price being midweek, higher being weekend & holiday. Kindest Regards, Tanya
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Medic_7228
21 August 2015|
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Response from Isabella222222 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are but they do not have dog sledding in the summer, no snow --keep trying a bit later in the year.
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