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The 5 best places to go dog sledding in Quebec

#1- Aventures Plein Air

:pin: emoji St-Hippolyte, Laurentians

Dog team
Dog sledding excursion

Located on the shores of Lac Morency in the Laurentian region, Aventures Plein Air offers a full range of activities, in summer and winter alike.

It’s the perfect place to go if you’re in Montreal and you’re looking for a dog sledding day trip, as they offer a shuttle service that will pick you up in downtown Montreal ($75 round-trip per person).

Whether you follow the shores of frozen Lac Morency or cross Lac Castor, magnificent Quebec winterscapes await you. 


  • Total Immersion: 
    $390 per adult, $378 for children aged 8-11. Price includes a dog team for 2 people, a musher guide, lunch, extreme cold weather clothing, and applicable taxes.

#2- Ferme 5 étoiles

:pin: emoji Sacré-Coeur, Saguenay

Dog sledding at Ferme 5 étoiles
Sled dogs in action!

With its ideal location by the Saguenay Fjord, Ferme 5 étoiles is a rather unique 4-season vacation resort.

In addition to offering different types of accommodations and activities, the site is also a refuge for animals found injured or orphaned in the wild. You’ll be able to see a wide variety of rescued Canadian wildlife.

As for the dog sledding excursions, through the heart of the forest or along trails overlooking the Saguenay Fjord, you’ll learn to steer your dog team while enjoying postcard-worthy scenery.

You can also take a 24-hour expedition that includes two half-days of dog sledding and a night in a yurt.


  • Discovering the Fjord:
    $92 per adult, $79 (ages 12-17), $52 (ages 6-11), $40 (ages 3-5) – Total duration: 1:30
  • Exploring the Fjord:
    $159 per adult, $129 (ages 12-17) – Total duration: 2:30

#3- Kinadapt

:pin: emoji Rawdon, Lanaudière

sled dogs running
Dog sledding in the Lanaudière region

Kinadapt is located near Rawdon in the Lanaudière region. This outdoor recreation centre grew out of its founder’s desire to share his passion for the outdoors, physical activity, and sled dogs with as many people as possible.

Here, too, you can sleep on site, in a chalet or on a campsite, and enjoy this unique nature setting all year round.

On the program: good humour, magical scenery and a sporting challenge for the more adventurous.

Whatever level of difficulty you choose, you’re in for an intense experience, in complete harmony with nature and your dogs!


  • The P’tit Coureur des Bois: 
    $108 adult, $50 children aged 11 and under, $308 family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children) – Total duration: 2 hrs.
  • The Balade:
    $208 adult, $99 children aged 11 and under
  • The Coup de Coeur:
    $208 per person (two people per sled), $242 per person (one person per sled or driven by a guide) – Total duration: 3 hrs.

#4- Descente Malbaie

:pin: emoji Saint-Aimé-des-Lacs, Charlevoix

dog sledding with the family
With family or friends, dog sledding is the ultimate winter activity

Head to the backcountry of Charlevoix, not far from Hautes-Gorges Park, to discover a site that is as authentic as its owner, André.

An avid outdoorsman, André has been in the business for over 25 years and even makes his own sleds! 

Dog sledding here is a real treat! The wooded, mountainous site, in the heart of the World Biosphere Reserve, is criss-crossed by superb hilly trails.

You can choose from a range of excursions, from half-day to 5-day trips.


  • Initiation:
    $110 – Total duration: 4:30.
  • Cabane à Castor:
    $165 – One-day trek including lunch – Total duration: 6:30.
  • 24h Escapade: 
    $290 – Includes supper, breakfast and a night in a refuge or chalet.
  • Cabane au Canada Package:
    $440 – 2-day trek with 1 night in a refuge or chalet including all meals.
  • Coeur de l’Arrière Pays Package:
    $660 – 3-day trek with 2 nights in a refuge or chalet including all meals
  • Grande Aventure Package:
    $1,250 – 5-day trek with 4 nights in a refuge or chalet including all meals

#5- Au Chalet en Bois Rond

:pin: emoji Ste-Christine-d’Auvergne, Portneuf

Sled dogs in Quebec
Dog sledding at Chalet en Bois Rond

Au Chalet en Bois Rond is a tourist village in the Portneuf region, halfway between Trois-Rivières and Quebec City.

Also featured on our list of the best cabins to rent in Quebec, this enchanting site offers a multitude of winter activities, including dog sledding excursions.

Whether you’re at the reins of your sled or comfortably seated in front of the musher, this is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip to Quebec.

You’ll also have the chance to visit the kennels, to get to know the dogs and their environment.


  • Authentik tête à tête:
    $103 per adult, $51 for children aged 6-11, free for children aged 3-5 – Total duration: 1:30. Prices include a dog team for 2 people, a musher guide and applicable taxes.


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