Dog sledding is an authentic winter experience where you can steer your own dog sled or enjoy the trip as a passenger. This dog sledding trip is for small groups only. No previous experience is needed to drive the sled into the white landscapes and enjoy the arctic nature and silence.
Scenic drive from Bodø: The dog sledding trip starts with an hour’s scenic drive from Bodo through changing countryside, offering panoramic views of suburbs, fjords and mountains. We will also visit Saltstraumen, the strongest maelstrom in the world.
Meeting the dogs: Your dog sledding experience starts with meeting the dogs and preparing for the sled ride. They are a bunch of barking huskies eager to start the trip. Even though the dogs are noisy, they are friendly and pleased to see us. They are well used to visitors, great with children and love getting your attention and petting.
Ready for the husky safari? You will now be advised how to harness the dogs, get instructions how to drive a dog sledding team and steer your sledge. Once everything is ready, the big moment arrives as your guide helps you launch your sled and off you go!
Driving your own dog sled. Two persons share one dog team, you will have a chance to switch who is the driver and passenger. The dogs are now completely silent and all you can hear is their breathing. The dogs love pulling the sled and will understand your commands. The actual dog sledding will be 1-2 hours, depending on conditions.