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North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre

#2 of 4 things to do in Errington Features Animals
1240 Leffler Road, Errington, British Columbia V0R 1V0, Canada
+1 250-248-8534
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An Animal rescue

This a not for profit rescue centre and a small entrance fee is payable. There is a variety of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
So much fun!

I love visiting wildlife recovery centers and this was one of the best I have been to! They have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre is located in a park-like setting with a peaceful rustic atmosphere. When visiting the centre you will be able to view eagles, several species of owls, falcons, hawks, ravens, and black bears. Rehabilitating eagles can be viewed through one way glass in the largest flight cage if its kind in Canada. Live raptor presentations are regularly scheduled during July and August. The Centre's mandate is the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned native wildlife, with a focus on raptors and black bears. GUIDED TOURS: are available for groups of 15 or more. HOURS OF OPERATION: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week, from mid-March through mid- December. 2013 ENTRANCE FEES: $8.00 adults, $5.00 children aged 3-12, plus applicable taxes.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1240 Leffler Road, Errington, British Columbia V0R 1V0, Canada
+1 250-248-8534

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a not for profit rescue centre and a small entrance fee is payable. There is a variety of animals (mainly birds) at the centre, many of the animals have been insured or neglected and are not suitable to be released, but any that can...More

Thank dobberdad
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting wildlife recovery centers and this was one of the best I have been to! They have a great film on the founder and how the place got started and an interesting exhibit on the animals of the area. They have very well-done...More

Thank wendylynne2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love animals and this was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. The spacious beautiful grounds creates wonderful homes for the animals. Us adults, enjoyed the Learning Centre and tried many of the interactive displays. Lots of areas to take interesting pictures with...More

Thank GuiWong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little hard to find so get your navigation system loaded before you head out. The centre takes in injured wildlife from up and down the Island and releases them back into the wild after rehabilitation. Those that are unfit for life in the wild...More

Thank G-Daawg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because my grandson loves wildlife and "adopted" a raven that lives here (ravens are his favorite animal). Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. You can enter from 9am to 4:30 pm. As it's name indicates, it is a recovery...More

Thank EnjoyTraveling64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a interesting tour of injured raptors and orphaned bear cubs. could have better viewing areas, especially in areas where animals are use to humans

Thank Wesley D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but nicely set up animal recovery sanctuary. Nice to see the work they are doing here to help injured animals. Able to get up close to animals you would normally never get so close to - black bear, bald eagles, owls, turkey vultures ....More

Thank spud0018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent several hours walking through the property. The setting was very creative and well maintained with a great variety of wildlife as well as man made carvings and trails

Thank karaoke_zale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened to see a sign for this place while traveling over to see the Goats on the Roof market. What a wonderful surprise to find this place and have the opportunity to tour through it. The center is expanding but even without the expansion...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Organization takes in wild animals that for various reasons, can't be released into the wild. Informative signs describe each species and provides information as to why it is here and why it cannot be released . Most animals here are birds with the majority...More

Thank Lonelobster
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