Dogsledding in Haliburton, Ontario's spectacular winter wilderness, offers a glimpse into a time gone by, when life was slower and people were as one with the natural world around them. Winterdance offers various dogsledding packages with our beautiful Purebred Siberian Huskies to allow people to step back in time. Your dog team will come completely outfitted with all food & beverages provided on 1/2 & full day trips and moonlite tours. Please note it is your responsibility to bring warm clothing. We have included a basic list below to serve as a guideline. All the sleds are 5 foot wooden basket style, with cushions on the bottom and back making for a very comfortable ride and warm, snuggly fleece blankets are provided for extra warmth. Simply choose a dogsledding tour and let us introduce you to an amazing adventure! Our dog sledding trips book up quickly, especially on weekends so advance reservations are highly recommended. Click here to Reserve a Dogsled Tour Now!
Group Dogsled Tours
Have a group that you'd like to take dogsledding? We enjoy working with various groups, including corporate, school & scout/guide groups, and tour operators. Packages can include dogsledding for various lengths of time, snowshoeing, outdoor cooked lunches, sleigh rides, and various other local activities. We can handle groups of up to 60 people for same day programs. Call or email for more details.
Children (aged 2 - 16) are welcome on our trips but must be accompanied by an adult. As a guideline we recommend children be at least 2 years old for our 2 hour trips, 5 years old for 1/2 days and 7 years old for full days. Our dogs are all very friendly, but an excited dog can easily accidentally knock down a small child. Parents keep a close eye on the little ones! Children must ride in the basket of the sled at all times. It is solely up to the discretion of the guide whether a child is big enough, strong enough or mature enough to try driving a team of dogs. Children's rates are based on "sled load", usually children 8 and under can be put together in the basket of a sled in which case the tour for each child is 1/2 price.
Special Occasions & Requests
If you have a special occasion (birthday, anniversary, proposal, etc.) and want some special extra's (a rose laying on the sled, birthday cake, fine dining, etc.) please feel free to contact us, we will be happy to help make arrangements for a memorable celebration!
What To Bring
- Thermal underwear
- Fleece/warm synthetic pants and sweater
- Gortex (or equivalent) outer pants and jacket
- Wool socks
- Warm boots (such as Sorrels or Kamiks)
- Mitts or gloves (mitts are preferable)
- Toques or balaclavas
** Don't forget your camera as there will be opportunities for memorable pictures of you with your team as well as possible wildlife sightings.
Regular Tours & Rates