Villmarkssenter is Europe’s leading dog sledding company
Based just outside Tromsø city and within the Arctic Circle, we’re uniquely placed to cater for a wide range of activities throughout the year. Our short Dog Sled tours leave daily throughout the winter with longer expeditions scheduled for the spring. We can also provide visits to our centre to meet the Huskies, which are available all year round.
In the summer months, we provide kayaking tours and with hikes with the dogs from our centre. If you have any special requests please contact email@example.com and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
With 30 years of experience, Villmarkssenter is the best place to fulfill your wanderlust.
As a family run business, we pride ourselves on our friendly close-knit staff who will be sure to look after your every need. Our team is assembled from all over the world bring a unique multicultural mix made with a strong emphasis on getting people who can make your experience the best possible.
Our teams have competed in numerous races notably the Iditarod in Alaska (the worlds longest Dogsled race) and the Finnmarksløpet (Europe’s longest race) you can be sure that when you’re with us they’re not just friendly dogs you’re seeing but professional athletes who that have been tested at the highest level.
We ask that guests that are experiencing symptoms similar to the common cold and the flu do not participate in any of our activities. The main symptoms of covid-19 are fever, couching, sore throat and difficulty breathing.
When entering the transport every guest must use the provided hand sanitizer. On the bus, only seats that are not facing each other may be used.
Upon arrival at Tromsø Villmarkssenter we ask that all our guest practice social distancing and keep a minimum of 1 meter from guides and other participants. In our reception area we have organized a que system and marked out waiting spots. We ask that our guests respect these. We have facilities for hand washing and have also distributed hand sanitizer at entry points and other key locations.
Equipment borrowed from Tromsø Villmarkssenter may not be shared between guests. All equipment is cleaned/quaranteened in between use according to the requirements set by the government.
During sledding only guests that are travelling together may share a sled.
When entering the reception, lavvoes or gamme guests need to use the provided hand sanitizer. During meals only guests that are travelling together will sit together.
All contact surfaces in the facilities are disinfected after every group. This also applies to the bus used for transport.
It was an exhilarating dog sled ride through the snow covered landscape. Dogs were very friendly and very eager to pull the sleds. We actually had to hold back the dogs so that they do not go too fast. Both of us had a really fun time.December 15, 2018
Amazing experience, very enjoyable, got to see all the dogs and greats sights of the lights, well recommend !December 12, 2018