Anchorage Glacier Dog Sledding Tours
The snow may melt in Anchorage during the Alaskan summer, but head up a few thousand feet and you can experience the captivating world of glacier dogsledding! Join a tour in Girdwood, 45 minutes south of Anchorage, or head to the Palmer/Wasilla area, 45 minutes north. From either spot, you’ll take a helicopter through the Chugach mountains and land on a glacier to begin your mushing journey. Feel the thrill as the sled dogs pull you through the breathtaking scenery!
Glacier Dog Sledding
45 minutes south of Anchorage
Ratchet up the adventure factor and try your hand at dogsledding. Alpine Air Alaska flies to a dog camp run by the oldest established dog-sled tour business in Alaska. With a shuttle option available from Anchorage, you’ll travel by helicopter from Girdwood’s green forests up over a small saddle to land on a glacier and be introduced to the dog team. “Drive” the dogs yourself, or sit in the sled and enjoy hanging glaciers that surround you. ...more
Palmer / Wasilla Area
45 minutes north of Anchorage
Winter or summer, experience the thrill of running Iditarod sled dogs and even have a chance to drive! Meet the sled dogs and hear first-hand just what it’s like to run the Iditarod.
Stunning scenery, a thrilling ride and happy puppies: this tour out of the Anchorage area offers an unbeatable combination of classic Alaska experiences that will delight families or — really, anybody. Taking a total of about 90 minutes, and running from mid-May to early September, this tour includes a Flightseeing round trip, a small friendly group environment, and plenty of one-on-one time with the dogs and their mushers.