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Northern Light Dog Adventure, Balsfjord Municipality

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  • Northern Light Dog Adventure does an exceptionally well dogsledding experience. These guys take pride in providing a small group experience and when we went it was just my wife and I which was great....  more
    Northern Light Dog Adventure does an exceptionally well dogsledding experience. These guys take pride in providing a small group experience and when we went it was just my wife and I which was great....  more »
  • Thank you Thomas and Steen for our unforgettable day with your happy, friendly dogs, for your hospitality, warmth and such a cool experience of a dog sledding. Cannot believe that we are already back....  more
    Thank you Thomas and Steen for our unforgettable day with your happy, friendly dogs, for your hospitality, warmth and such a cool experience of a dog sledding. Cannot believe that we are already back....  more »
  • Very nice trip with dogs in the middle of snow land. Professional service we had 1,5 hours tour (it’s enough lol😄) with a fabulous landscape 
    Very nice trip with dogs in the middle of snow land. Professional service we had 1,5 hours tour (it’s enough lol😄) with a fabulous landscape  more »
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  • This is honestly one of my most favorite things we did in Tromsø, the people were so warm and welcoming. The dogs are super excited to get running, and once you are controlling the sled, its an amazing experience! Amazing place and amazing people. Would seriously recommend this to everyone who is in the area.
  • This was undoubtedly one of the highest point of our Tromso trip! The husky wheel sledding was a perfect mix of adrenaline rush and scenic backdrop- take it from us the memory of this trip will never fade away. Thomas and his older son Steen were so warm,they made us feel so welcome and made sure we enjoyed every bit if our time on the farm.They made excellent hosts! The Huskies are a delight to watch and interact with,amazing they are- so full of energy and if you are a dog lover- do not miss this adventure that will give you memories of a lifetime! Even if you are not a dog lover, give this a shot- u will not regret it. The drive to the farm is filled with breath taking views of the famous fjords of Norway. Also Steen and Thomas have great stories to share that will charm you as well. A must do when in Tromso.
  • We had a fantastic time with Thomas and his dogs. It's slightly more expensive than the touristy companies in central tromso, but it's so so much better and worth the extra money. You get a small group (it was just me and my girlfriend when we went) and you visit someone who is so passionate and knowledge about dog sledding. The dogs are all very clearly looked after and we very quickly fell in love with them all. You can see why he keeps 38...! Everything we needed was provided and Thomas was more than happy to take photos of us to keep as memories. Would 100% recommend the musher for a day experience to anyone.
  • Thomas and his son Stien are the real deal. This is not your common tourist trap excursion. Thomas takes his dogs and his sport very seriously. You will take a scenic drive with Stien from the center of Tromsø thru the fjords and snow covered mountains to Thomas's home at the base of beautiful surrounding mountains. You are quickly introduced to Thomas, fitted and dressed in the proper warm clothing and out to meet and harness your team of dogs. After a quick lesson, and I mean really quick, you are ready to go. Pay close attention to Thomas's instructions. Be mindful of the initial steep drop at the beginning of the trail!!!! And hang on!!! The trail can be quite physically challenging at times but work hard because your dogs are always working harder and if you slow them down or lead them into trouble they will look back at you with a the most judgmental glare. The views and adrenaline rush are worth all your effort. After about an hour of mushing you will help unharness your dogs from the sled and bring them back to their houses one by one and then help feed them. You go inside, change out of your cold suits and sit down to some cookies and hot coffee while Thomas tells a little more about himself, his dogs and answers any other questions you might have. Don't waste this opportunity, don't be shy. If you want a physical challenge and the opportunity to learn real dog sledding with a professional then book here. Also, he only books tours of 2-4 people to maintain a more quality experience.
  • Absolutely great adventure! Super friendly staff who treat the dogs well. 5 stars and highly recommended !

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