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hat!DogSledding Experience ♪Friendly Course <5~8km>
The course begins with an indoor lecture from your guide, greeting the dogs, harnessing them, setting the musher rope, and then you're ready for a thrilling start!!
Guests will not merely be passengers, but will be able to personally experience all of the actual elements of dog-sledding - including rope management during a run, audible instructions to the dogs, speed control through braking, disembarking from the sled and running, and pedaling (kicking the snow with one leg to assist the dogs).
After reaching the goal, it's time to remove the ropes and harnesses, reward the dogs with a treat, and enjoy some tea in the warmth of base camp. After relaxing and catching your breath, the tour will come to an end.

Enjoy the spectacular scenery and crystal clear air while feeling the rhythm of sled dogs running and panting.

The Friendly Course is an easily course - perfect for guests who would like to sample the experience of dog-sledding.
The course is flat - with few hills and valleys, making it a good recommendation for tourists from overseas and families.

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Program details
Available time period

2019-12-01 - 2020-04-15

Available time period Detail
1 December-15 April
Required time
About 2 hours
①9:00 - 11:00
②13:00 - 15:00 *Until 14th March,2020
Program fee
3 people 1 sled:35,000 yen
2 people 1 sled:30,000 yen
1person 1 sled:21,000 yen
Included in this fee
Dog Sledding instructor fee, a pair of boots, Ski wear(only for Adult), hard hat(Helmet), snow goggle.
Pick Up Service
Pick up service is available from Tomamu resort, JR Tomamu, Ochiai, Ikutora.
* We don't have a pick-up and drop-off service from other area except above.
Payment method
Cash on site, various of credit card, or Ari pay

Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
Requirements for participation
・Up to 6 people (2 sleds).
・1 group for 4 people or 1 group for 6 people, please choose 2 sleds.
・In case of 1 group for 3 adults, depending on the condition, the guide might ask 1 people to ride tandem snowmobile with the guide and join the tour take turns.
・5 years old and above.
Meeting location Detail
Minami-Furano Kita Ochiai 『hat!Base House』
Address of meeting location
6 banchi 308 Kitaochiai aza Minami-furanocho Sorachi.,Minamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

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Season opening dates will vary depending on snow pack and temperature.
Please note in advance that tours may be subject to cancellation due to a lack of snow or high temperatures - especially during the early season (December 7-20) and late season (March 20-31).

Dog-sledding is an outdoor activity which takes place in nature, and depending on weather conditions, the course can take longer or shorter than scheduled.
If the course is altered during the tour due to unfavorable weather, etc., or is ended earlier than scheduled, no refunds will be provided.
Regarding the participation of children under grade school age:
Children will only be allowed to watch and ride, with most guests being subject to extremely cold temperatures below freezing. During dog-sledding season the temperatures will range between −10℃ and −5℃, but in March we may experience some days ranging between +5℃ and +15℃.
Please consider and be absolutely certain of these conditions before applying to participate. Please note that we do not have separate pricing for children.

Regarding injuries which may occur during the tour:
Please note in advance that in the event of guest injuries which may occur due to a fall, etc., we may not be held liable in any manner.
(Of course, we will do our absolute best to provide appropriate care, including first aid and transportation to hospitals)
We can only be held responsible for injuries which result from dog bites against guests, collision with a snowmobile operated by the guide, or a fall while riding on a snowmobile.
The cancellation fee will be charged from one month ago: 50% of the program fee
And, cancellation fee from one week ago: 100% of the program fee.
Available time period
1 December-15 April
Required time
①9:00 - 11:00
②13:00 - 15:00 *Until 14th March,2020
Program fee
3 people 1 sled:35,000yen 
2 people 1 sled:30,000yen
1person 1 sled:21,000yen

Customer Reviews

Dog Sledding
Sunil Bali
2020/2/1 10:14
My family and I tried this activity and it was a very enjoyable, authentic experience. The views were very nice and it was definitely an experience...
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Operator Information
Operator Information
Shuzo Terada


We have started our business as origin of outdoor adventure company in Japan. Our main fields are South Furano, but some interesting fields can guide for you! All season support your hope outdoor activity.


The Friendly Course is an easy course - perfect for guests who would like to sample the experience of dog-sledding. The course is flat - with few hills and valleys, making it a good recommendation for tourists from overseas and families.

Company information

Company:hat! hokkaido advneture tours
Address:6 -308 aza-kitaochiai Minamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun Hokkaido