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“snow farm”(25 reviews)
“dog team”(8 reviews)
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New Zealand's only North American sled dog team now offering trips with traditional Arctic sled dogs in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Fleur and Curt have run dogs since 2000 and trained and raced full time in North America since 2007. Our Kennel...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Snow Farm, Cardrona, New Zealand
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+64 27 516 5502
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to try this for several years, what a blast and worth the wait. Short concise but valuable instructions to start the sled, got to know the dogs first- gorgeous friendly team. Not only was the adventure exciting and everything I thought it...More

Thank hbaw
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Dog sledding has been on our family bucket list for years and years... and this week we were lucky enough to make our dream come true. Our daughter is 11 and she not only handled her dogs and sled beautifully, better than some adults... she...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

So much fun and an incredible experience. Our guides were very knowledgeable and experienced. The dogs were intelligent and so well trained. Great adventure for the whole family. Would do it again, it is a must do.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

The dogs were incredibly friendly, and the unlimited cuddles before and after the run were greatly appreciated! The handlers/instructors were calm and very clear in their instructions, making us all feel at ease during the experience. The only criticism I have is that the actual...More

Thank Hayley H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

One of the most fun, amazing things I’ve done in New Zealand. The dogs are absolutely lovely but the session needs to be longer, considering the price. Still worth it for me though

Thank Toby T
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Wow - what a wonderful experience! The team are fully knowledgeable, friendly, informative and most important, FUN! We had a mixed group with 3 of us self driving and then 1 adult and a 3 year old in a basket ride. We had great instruction...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My husband and i had a blast driving our own dog sled team. The dogs were well trained and well cared for. Their carers who are our guides were also very informative and we got a wonderful and informative session. It was a real treat,...More

Thank gracecjy
Reviewed 29 August 2018

What an amazing experience! The knowledgeable staff, the wonderful dogs and such amazing surroundings - you couldn't ask for more! This has always been on the bucket list and it didn't disappoint. With a group that included grandparents to grandchildren it really is an experience...More

Thank EmilyC5487
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a group of six people, ranging in age from 12 years to 58 years. Everyone loved it and that was a really big ask! The dogs were friendly and well loved. Carl, Ben and Fleur clearly loved what they did and it was...More

Thank SarahH9055
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My gf and I did the drive your own team tour. Was a great experience riding behind on the sled as the team of 4 dogs whizzed us around the back country snow trails. I'm 100kg and the dogs had no issues scooting me along...More

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30 September 2018|
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Response from hbaw | Reviewed this property |
Start times when we went were 9am and midday. They may change with weather. Transport is available but underdog don’t provide you need to organise your own, not difficult to get to. Transport is right to the door. We were... More
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ButtonsBitmead
30 July 2017|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
I think basket for 6 and if 9 strong and fit possibly own sled. E mail and ask them. Most helpful. Do the evening ride.
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Response from lscuba1997 | Reviewed this property |
We rented a small car too instead of a four wheel drive. You will need to rent chains to get up there as it gets more snow the further up you go. I wasn't aware of a shuttle that could take you up/down - I don't think... More
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