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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

#4 of 68 things to do in Golden Features Animals
1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-6798
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Ok for a short visit

The advocacy of this center is admirable. And in supporting its work I was happy to pay the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emma V
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Manila, Philippines
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Learned much about wolves

We didn't plan ahead but saw the signs so we decided to see the wolves. There is a 30 minute talk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ulaw82
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Westmont, Illinois
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1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The advocacy of this center is admirable. And in supporting its work I was happy to pay the entrance fee. However my kids (11, 10 and 8) were bored within 5 minutes which was not helped by an extremely cold morning visit. There were 3...More

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't plan ahead but saw the signs so we decided to see the wolves. There is a 30 minute talk about wolves and then you can walk along the fenced area and see them.

Thank ulaw82
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What did you expect? Dogs evolved from wolves and dogs sleep like champs. If you are in the golden area and get a chance to stop in for an hour or so you will have a new respect for these important animals. While they did...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived shortly after the speaker started. The information was very educational and he was quite knowledgeable. It is a great place to visit for learning, but the wolves are like nay animal in captivity. It appears to be aimed a familes and had a...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We accidentally find out about this place when we saw a flyer. Of course we wanted to see and hear about the wolves so we did a little extra tour to get there. It was worth it. It was interesting to see and hear about...More

Thank PieniSieni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the photography hike recently and it was the highlight of our vacation thus far - this despite having already hiked to stunning vistas, secured the rare Lake O'Hara passes that allowed us to hike up to the still-glacial Lake Oesa, and much...More

Thank Irina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a 25 minute conservation speech at the onset which is educational. Then you can see the wolves but when we arrived they were all sleeping. Don't know if it is because it was afternoon. I was expecting to see more of a wildlife...More

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a non-profit wolf sanctuary that is really educational on wolf behavior. They were very knowledgeable and the wolves each had their own unique story. It was very cool to watch the wolves and a presentation was given. We saw them take Scrappy Dave...More

Thank Diana G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped in to check out the wolfs one afternoon while traveling through & they are amazing this is defiantly a must see. The staff conducted a talk about the wolfs their and in the wild, we left knowing a lot more...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after going up Kicking Horse to see Boo, but made the mistake of going on a hot afternoon and they were all asleep! Regardless of mainly watching sleeping wolves, it was an enjoyable and educational visit and shocking to hear about the Canadian...More

Thank Hannah D
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Brenna K
13 February 2017|
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Response from bmac2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree with the people above, it will take about 45 minutes. You can get a great map of the area from the Tourist Center on Highway 1. Also when driving those back roads be very watchful, as wildlife can jump out of... More
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Barbara M
8 January 2017|
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Response from Oracai | Reviewed this property |
I am a reviewer, not the sanctuary. You will have to contact them to get the answers you seek. Good luck.
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