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Travel back in time while a team of stunning Siberian Huskies whisks you away into the winter wonderland of the backcountry trails of Mt Hotham. Now finished for the season.

Getting to know the huskies
On the move
Patting the huskies

Owner Jake Greaves has run sled dogs in Australia and overseas. Howling Husky has officially been operating for 6 years with in various Australian Alpine resorts and are now permanently expanding into Hotham.

Howling Husky will be operating behind Wire Plain Hut. You can reach them by stopping at bus stop number 11.  Dinner Plain is located only 12kms down the road. 

Pre-booking is essential as this attraction books out quickly!

Polar Paws Express

Mushing through the snow. On a husky pulled sleigh. Over Hothams Hills you go.  Laughing all the way. This short ride is sure to put a smile on your face. This is a perfect introduction to the totally pawsome world of dogsledding. After your ride be sure to thank your lovely dog team with lots of pats, cuddles and pictures!

  • 45 mins (including 15 mins Pat n Play)
  • $300 for 2 people riding together
  • Weight Limit is a combined weight of no more than 160kgs per 2 people riding in the sled.

Stumpy Tailed Trail

Get ready for a tail wagging good time as you find magic around every corner on the loopy looped trails of Hotham. The dogs excitement is contagious as you dash through the snow, so snuggle up and get ready to learn all about the history of the sport, linage of the dog and the ultimate bond between man and their best friends. Journey upwards to discover remarkable views of untouched beauty then under archways of painted snow gums. If you’re feeling brave your experienced musher will let you have a go at driving! From the cheeky to the driven, our dogs are sure to make memories so finish the tour off with a pat n play to say thank you.The dogs will ensure to load you up with plenty of kisses to remember them by. This tour is great for all ages and abilities.

  • $500 for 2 people riding together. 
  • Weight Limit is a combined weight of 160kgs per 2 people riding in the sled.

Possum Path

Follow the pitter patter of paws through a winter wonderland and let the dogs wow you as you run under a garden of snow gums. Cuddle up for a howling good time and let your experienced musher teach you about the dogs, their jobs, the commands we use, and history of the sport. While waiting for your turn on the sled build your very own “snow dog” and enter our weekly competition! Finish your tour off with lots of pats and cuddles and pictures and be sure to take home lots of kisses.

  • 1.5 hours (Including 15 mins Pat n Play). 
  • Tour is divided into two intervals of 30 mins on the sled plus 30 mins set up time and Pat n Play.  
  • Weight limit is a combined weight of 160kgs per 2 people riding in the sled.
  • Family Rate $550 2 adults 2 children (aged 3-13, under 3 are free)

Follow the link below to view Howling Husky's rates and book online.



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