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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

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Walking with the wolves is wonderful

We did the photography hike and got to go out with Flora and Scrappy Dave. It was beautiful, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmonton, Alberta
I was expecting more...

This is a privately run education centre, and I totally support the mission, the idea, and the work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fernie, Canada
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1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-6798
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the photography hike and got to go out with Flora and Scrappy Dave. It was beautiful, the wolves were just amazing and the staff is very knowledgeable.

Thank Raanalote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a privately run education centre, and I totally support the mission, the idea, and the work that is being done on behalf of the wolf species. The 'presentation' focused on the legal (always open) season on Wolves in BC and Alberta and the...More

Thank gn400xt
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 2 children (10 & 11) and I traveled to Golden (750 kms) to explore a community we hadn't seen before but a big part of choosing it was based on the wolf reserve. As soon as we went into the kennel area, I use...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the commentary by our guide. Very informative. Unfortunately the wolves didn't feel like company that day, however, a couple of them got up from their nap.

Thank Toots11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wolves residing here have come to them as an alternative to a fur factory. Our government has a horrible view of our animal neighbours and feels if they come in contact with humans they no longer deserve to live. So while residing in cages...More

Thank Midnitte A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to visit after the wildfire smoke limited our viewing in Glacier National Park of Canada. It was a little pricey to enter considering how small it was, but I thought that it was going to the wolves and education so I was fine with...More

Thank mme8771
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a dog lover I see lots of similarities in behavior between dogs and wolves. This is the first time I have ever seen a wolf and our guide was very informative about there place in the environment and the reason they have this place....More

Thank Hilary51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very quick stop, as it is not a huge place. It is, however, a nice easy stop where you have the opportunity to view some wolves “up close and personal” and hear some naturalists speak about their cause, and the culling that...More

Thank Elemes613
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really educational and eye opening to information we didn't know before, especially things that had been portrayed by media that just weren't true. Their in-house tour only takes about 20 mins but well worth listening to and finding out about the wolves, their lifestyle, how...More

Thank CharlotteH3502
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is only a small establishment and they have about 6 wolves. The wolves have been obtained from existing captive establishments like movie sets, etc and have not been breed here or captured from the wild. They give a 15 minute talk on the plight...More

Thank Les B
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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
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.