Dog Sledding Tours


Dog sledding is a must-do activity for any traveler, but especially so for dog-lovers. Traveling by the power of dogs is a remarkable experience. This can be tranquil at some times, and exhilarating at others. Join this dog sledding tour in Akureyri and enjoy a unique experience as a musher.


DO-01: Dog Sledding in Iceland – Winter Adventure in Akureyri

husky sledding icelandExperience a unique way to travel by letting dogs take you through the amazing landscape of North Iceland. It is a fantastic way to experience nature and silence. This is an exciting once in a lifetime adventure where you control the sled under the supervision of an experienced musher.

You, as a musher, will be actively working while steering the sled in order to support the Huskies. No experience is needed and you will get a detailed introduction at the beginning of your tour. A small group ensures a personal experience with the dogs. 

husky ride icelandMaximal 6 participants are joining the tour and 2 sleds are used on the trip. That means, 2 guests can be steering their own sled at the same time. The whole tour takes 3 to 4 hours and every participant has approximately 1-hour dog sledding activity. When you are not on the sled, you can take pictures and enjoy the landscape.

It is possible to book entrance to the SPA after the dogsledding tour. The SPA has an outdoor jacuzzi (see picture), a finnish sauna and a relaxation hall with swinging Spa lounges.

Dog Sledding in Iceland – Important Information

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Participants must be 7 years and older. One child from 4 until 6 years can sit on the same sled as their parent.

Weight limit is 95kg (210lbs) per person.

Dog sledding is NOT suitable during pregnancy.

By booking you agree that due to weather/snow conditions the tour might be rescheduled to another time during the same day or evening/night and night tours possibly to the following morning; this rescheduling is no reason for cancellation/refund.husky tour iceland

In case of very abnormal and hostile weather (warm spells and lack of snow) the tour operator reserves the right to change to dog scootering. (scooter pulled by 1 to 2 Huskies) In the rare case when the tour cannot take place at all due to outer circumstances the tour operator refunds the full amount minus 25€ administration fee per person. Under no other circumstance, refund is granted. Please only book a tour when you agree to this.

Book your Dog Sledding Adventure in North Iceland / Akureyri:

Season: November to April
Departure: On selected days
Duration of the tour: Approx. 3 to 4 hours
Included: Dog sled tour on your own sled (4 to 8 km), experienced guide, photo shooting & time to cuddle and pet
Requirements of the tour: Warm clothing (not too warm since you are an active musher) and good shoes, the weight limit is 95kg (210lbs) per person, you have to agree to the special rules regarding cancellation/refund (described above)
Start of the tour: Akureyri (Knarrarberg – detailed coordinates will be provided after booking)

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this dogsledding in Iceland tour. Please include the tour code (DO-01). This dog sledding tour from Akureyri is operated by one of our reliable partners.


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