Iditarod Snowmobile Adventure

Iditarod Snowmobile Adventure

Available: 3rd March 2024 1pm

Rates:
$650 – per person

Every March, all of Alaska focuses on the famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.  A 1000 mile journey on a trail stretching across the heart of Alaska.  It’s a timeless journey made by dog teams through a wild land.  This tour gets you into the heart of this action on a full day snowmobile adventure that follows the trail from the exciting start in Willow through the first two checkpoints of the race.

NOTE: Drivers must be 18 years or older, kids 6 and up may ride as a passenger. We do not provide drivers for our tours.

Led by a veteran Iditarod finisher, this tour covers not only the scenic and historic trail itself on top of the line snowmobiles, but you’ll also get an insight into the race only a dog musher can provide.  

Tour Details

This tour starts in Willow where the crowds gather to countdown the teams as they start their treks across Alaska.  We’ll then follow the dogs and the Iditarod trail itself down the Susitna and Yentna rivers to the first checkpoints, where we’ll enjoy a good meal while watching the mushers settle their teams in for a well deserved rest after the first leg of the race.  It’s a scenic and exciting ride with views of Denali, dog teams and a life in the backcountry of Alaska you won’t want to miss.  See the Iditarod up close and personal!   

What's Included?

This unique tour offers a 3 hour snowmobile ride, followed by lunch and an amazing view of the race.

Tour Dates & Times

If you are a single participant, please call to book.

Departs:
 1pm

Available: 3rd March 2024

Ages: 4+ minors with a parent or legal guardian.

NOTES: 

Ages: 12+ (4+ snowcoach) minors with by a parent or legal guardian.

NOTE: If anyone is not comfortable driving, they may ride as a passenger, discounts are not given to those who do not wish to drive. Drivers must be 18 years or older, kids 6 and up may ride as a passenger. We do not provide drivers for our tours.

Children who are not able to ride safely on the back of our two person snowmobiles, can join the adventure in our enclosed snowcoach. This coach is suitable for children 4 – 10, holding 2 – 3 children depending on size. The coach is towed behind a snowmobile driven by a parent. It contains padded seating and seat belts, children must wear a helmet. 

FAQ's

The Iditarod Snowmobile Adventure is a tour that provides the unique opportunity to witness the famed Iditarod Race up-close. It combines snowmobiling across the beautiful Alaskan landscape and experiencing the excitement of the Iditarod Race.

The Iditarod Snowmobile Adventure is scheduled for the 3rd of March, 2024.

The adventure begins in Willow, Alaska.

No, our experienced Snowhook Adventure Guides will guide you irrespective of your snowmobiling experience.

The adventure includes a snowmobiling tour following the Iditarod trail and experiencing the excitement of the Iditarod Race.

We recommend dressing in layers suitable for cold weather and snow. Include thermal undergarments, a warm jacket, snow pants, sturdy boots, gloves, a hat, and goggles or sunglasses for eye protection.

You don’t need to bring any specific equipment. We will provide everything needed for the snowmobile ride.

Participants should be in good health, and anyone with serious health conditions should consult their doctor before participating.

Yes, there will be opportunities to take photos during the adventure.

Our cancellation policy can be found on our website or by contacting us directly.

For single participants, we ask you to please call to book.

The safety of our participants is our top priority. In case of severe weather conditions, we may need to reschedule the adventure.

Additional Information

Prepare for your Iditarod Snowmobile Adventure by visiting the Official Iditarod website. This resource offers insights into the race’s history and traditions, along with the latest updates about the event. You can also find out about the trails you’ll take from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, which provides crucial safety measures and tips about wildlife encounters.

In the second phase of your preparation, keep an eye on the National Weather Service’s Alaska page for real-time weather updates. This will help you pack suitable clothing and gear for the adventure ahead. Lastly, visit Snowmobile.org to gain insights into snowmobiling in Alaska, from safety practices to the sport’s benefits. Equip yourself with these resources, and you’ll be all set to make the most of your Iditarod Snowmobile Adventure with Snowhook Adventure Guides of Alaska.