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Hetta Huskies

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Opens in 17 min: 08:15 - 20:00
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Hetta Huskies
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“day safari”(15 reviews)
“farm tour”(4 reviews)
“dog sledding”(12 reviews)
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An innovative and award-winning sled-dog kennel known for its high standards in client care and sleddog welfare, located high above Finland's arctic circle.
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Hours Today: 08:15 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Hetantie 211 | Hetta, Enontekio 99400, Finland
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+358 16 641590
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me put it first, the dog sledding experience is great, the dogs are great, the people working there but... they need a hospitality manager. I've been there with my daughters, they were really polite, "let's get inside to check your clothes" "do you need...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stavrosh Apologies that you didn't love every minute of your experience. Over the manic Christmas period, the intro tours are often, unfortunately, the only thing that we can offer to people who haven't booked well in advance. And they are pretty much the only...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place makes you feel very comfortable in cold temperatures. The staff is very nice and the dogs are just amazing! It's a really special experience to be driving a sleigh being surrounded by these amazing landscapes. If you ever want to try a sleigh...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an unforgettable experience at Hetta Huskies. Our guide was very experienced, friendly and did her best to make us feel comfortable. They take care of the dogs and show you exactly how to drive the sledge so that no one gets hurt. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

We went on a 5km trip on the beginning of December. As there was not much snow, this was the first tour of the year and not everything went smooth on the ride as a few dogs were fighting. Nevertheless, the staff was very friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Marvin! Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback, really glad you had a good experience with us in Hetta despite the doggy personality clashes! Unfortunately they don't take constructive criticism well... would love to see you back here next Winter. Have a...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable staff who did their upmost to accommodate us and ensure our visit was pleasant. The dogs were also amazing and would highly recommend going.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback, really glad you were accommodated well with us in Hetta! Would be amazing to see you back here soon! Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year! - Rhi :)

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Hetta Huskies is without a doubt the best husky farm I have ever visited. From amazingly gifted and knowledgeable staff to strong, obedient and healthy dogs. They have it all. The dogs are all loved and cared for individually and the farm is clean and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

IT HAS CHANGED MINE... I just keep coming back. Perhaps you should come as a guide too? #socialmedia #responsiblemushing - Rhi :)

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We did a great 40min tour around the farm. This place, people and dogs were just amazing. You are able to get an good impression of the dogs and you are also able to adopt one. Hope to be able to come back at some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you Jacky M for taking the time to write a review. We do appreciate it. We are glad you found the tour great and would love to see you return at some point. All the best Hetta Huskies.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

What a destination! What an operation! Can't rate Hetta Huskies highly enough from the things that they could control - welfare of the dogs, sledding & outerwear equipment, professionalism of the guides to name a few obvious ones - to the things that they could...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you Karinadivina for your lovely review, we do appreciate the feedback. Gemma is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience and all of the staff here are touched by your kind words. All the best Hetta Huskies.

Reviewed 13 June 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Finland in December 2017 and we made a one night trip all the way to Enontekio just to visit Hetta Huskies. Of course, I dropped the ball on scheduling it in advance, so two days prior to our visit, we...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you Courtney D for your kind words. Ofcourse we have boundries and restrictions to work with but we will always try our best to accommodate client's desires. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. All the best Hetta Huskies.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

Had an amazing time at Hetta Huskies! Although all the incredibly hard work the staff here does, they were very friendly and take really good care of the dogs and visitors. It was very nice to see that a company which uses animals for safaris...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Anna M, Owner at Hetta Huskies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you Amber S for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you have an amazing time and would love to see you return in winter/summer. Yes our guides have their hands full but equally love working with the...More

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pauweldesmedt
11 February 2017|
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Response from Anna M | Property representative |
Greetings. We didn't see this message, I am afraid. February is the height of the season and we struggle to just keep up with basic emails and phone calls, let alone all of the peripheral social media. Many apologies and I... More
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Sarah163
30 September 2016|
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Response from Anna M | Property representative |
Hi Sarah...We have only one person who works on email enquiries (in-between feeding dogs, oiling sleighs etc) and she was away working with the refugees in Greece over the summer months, I am afraid. She is now back and... More
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Sarah163
30 September 2016|
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Sorry guys..we have periods when we are flat out and the same people who are experienced enough to answer emails are also those literally out on the back of a dog team or snowmobile since we don't have a separate sales and... More
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