Dogsledding

Goin' to the dogs

We love our dog teams. The dogsled once ruled as the winter transportation of choice. The tradition continues with dogsled racing as a spectator sport in the Northwest Territories. Driving a team of eager huskies is fun and the rules are pretty simple. You can also leave the driving to experienced mushers. Cozy up in a traditional oak toboggan with a world-champion racing team in Yellowknife. Or spend an afternoon visiting with the puppies and touring forest trails at a winter resort. The 150-mile Canadian Championship Dog Derby and other events bring the winter season to a close in early April.

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Cabin to cabin sledding

Arctic Adventure Tours & Arctic Chalet

Arctic Adventure Tours is offering an unforgettable dog-sled experience – a journey from Inuvik into the Mackenzie Delta and up to the treeless Arctic tundra. A side trip by snowmobile is included to visit the historic Canadian reindeer herd in its winter grazing area. Read more

Reindeer Tour Package

Arctic Adventure Tours & Arctic Chalet

Experience an overnight snowmobile trip to our Arctic tundra camp to visit real-live reindeer and see Northern Lights! Then journey by van on the famous ice road to Tuktoyaktuk. Also included: town town, four nights’ stay at our Arctic Chalet, and dog sledding with our famous white huskies. Read more

Pokiak Guiding and Outfitting

Guided hunting, community tours of Tuktoyaktuk and much more. Visit a local home to enjoy a unique opportunity to appreciate the lifestyle of the Inuvialuit people. Read more

Hoarfrost River Huskies Ltd.

Join us for a flightseeing trip or use our air charter services. We operate an air charter company with two small bush planes on floats, skis, and tundra tires and can customize all sorts of fly-in outdoor adventures... Read more

Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures

For a Great Northern Experience! Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of day trips ranging from 2 to 10 hours in all seasons and for all ages. We can tailor outdoor day programs or packages to suit your... Read more

Beck's Kennels

World class dogsled tours! Kennel owned and operated by World Champion dog racer, Grant Beck. Read more

Aurora Village

Aurora Village is a unique Aurora-viewing facility situated 25 minutes from downtown Yellowknife. Simply the most popular Aurora-viewing experience in the world! Read more

Arctic Adventure Tours & Arctic Chalet

Real Arctic Adventure Tours out of Inuvik - way up north above the Arctic Circle! We offer a variety of summer and winter tours. In summer we feature Cultural Tuk Tours, a spectacular flying tour and... Read more

dBeck Kennels

Dogteam tours with experienced musher and kennel owner along traditional trails near Hay River. Read more

Aurora Nights Lodge

Summer and winter packages on the Taltson River. Drive out by snowmobile from Fort Resolution or fly out from Fort Smith. Tent frame accommodation. Excellent fishing, custom packages. Read more

Nivek Ltd.

Dogsled rides and Kennel Tours. Read more