Dog Sledding Tours


Witness the spectacular Icelandic landscape in the most fun way possible: from the back of a dog sled. This husky sledding tour is perfect for those who love animals and adventure. The tour is available all year and designed for travelers on a self-drive tour in Iceland.


DO-02: Husky Sledding Iceland – All Year Adventure in South Iceland

dog sledding in icelandEmbark on the ultimate arctic adventure and experience an ancient and thrilling mode of traveling. This tour is perfect for those who love animals, adventure, and spectacular scenery.  

The tour operator is running the tour in different locations depending on where are the best conditions for the dogs. The travel time from Reykjavík will vary from 30 minutes to 1 hour. Therefore, it is a good idea to book your accommodation in Reykjavík the night before your tour. Approximately one week before departure, you will receive more detailed directions to the location of your husky sledding tour.

husky sledding icelandOnce you reach the base camp, your dog sledding adventure starts with meeting the dogs and saying hello to a bunch of friendly huskies. The majority of the pack are Greenland dogs, but you will also be able to give a scratch to a few Siberian and Alaskan huskies.

Tours are available all year. Dependent on the season, the tour takes either place on snow or dry land.

Husky Sledding Iceland – On Snow

Between December and the beginning of April, chances are good for having enough snow in the area. Once you and the dogs are ready, the real adventure will start. After mounting the sled, you will slide for approximately 45 minutes through the snowy landscape of South Iceland. Halfway through your journey you will make a short stop so that you can enjoy the nature, take some great photos and give the dogs a good belly rub.

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Husky Sledding Iceland – On Dry Land

If you embark on this adventure in summer, or if there is no snow, that will be no hindrance. The dogs enjoy a good run all year, and your musher will attach tires to the sled. There will be opportunities to take pictures on the tour of the magnificent landscape and of course the dogs!

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Important Information

Husky sledding is  NOT suitable during pregnancy.

Due to the fact that this is an outdoor activity and weather can not be controlled, we recommend children to be at least 6 years old to join this husky sledding Iceland tour

Weight limit is 95kg (210lbs) per person and a maximum of 30 BMI. Please calculate your BMI here

The Icelandic weather is unpredictable. Snow cannot be guaranteed. In the case of no snow, the tour will operate on dry land, using a cart with wheels.

Book your Husky Sledding Adventure in South Iceland:

Season: All year
Departure: On selected days
Duration of the tour: Aprrox. 1 to 1.5 hours
Included: Guided dog ride (45 minutes), photoshooting & time to cuddle and pet
Requirements of the tour: Warm clothing and good shoes, weight limit is 95kg (210lbs) per person and a maximum of 30 BMI, minimum age 6 years
Start of the tour: Different – South Iceland – travel time from Reykjavik between 30 minutes and 2 hours

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this dogsledding in Iceland tour. Please include the tour code (DO-02). This husky sledding tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.


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