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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

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Address: 1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-344-6798
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Enjoy seeing some wolves up close and learn about the state of wolves in Canada and how they are treated. It may startle you. On downside is the wolves are pretty domesticated and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
ADM0NIC5
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A difficult one this...I can buy into what they do and it makes me ashamed to be part of that thing called the human race which has wantonly interfered with mother nature and eradicated so many species on this planet. But I'm not getting on my soap-box. The staff are well meaning, although their enthusiasm is so over the top... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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389 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The signposts that should lead you to this place are not easy to find but we managed to get there. One of the volunteers who work in this centre gave one tour after the other so we had to wait a little, walk around on our own and within minutes we could join the next tour. The young man who... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I surprised my husband with a "walk with the wolves" and we both had a fantastic time! The wolves were very well cared for and we loved getting an opportunity to interact with them, as well as learn more about this very important species. I was impressed with the centre's focus on conservation and education. When we posted our wolf... More 

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Thank Jeni L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the wolves as we stayed at the cabin next door for the weekend. Every night in bed we heard the wolves howl. It was a nice addition to our romantic weekend. On our checkout day we decided to go see the wolves before we head back home. It was a Sunday and they were not to busy. We... More 

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Bigfork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A nice presentation by a docent makes a good educational moment for the grandkids. In fact, even the grandparents benefit, and it's a conversation piece for the rest of the day. The little gift shop allows for inexpensive souvenirs.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Enjoy seeing some wolves up close and learn about the state of wolves in Canada and how they are treated. It may startle you. On downside is the wolves are pretty domesticated and you kind of feel bad they are caged but they are treated as best as possible.

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Thank ADM0NIC5
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What an enjoyable experience! We spent about 2 hours walking with 2 wolves, Flora and Scrappy Dave. These 2 wolves are brother and sister and were born and raised at a zoo, then raised at the refuge. You are loaded into a couple of vehicles (wolves in the back) and driven about 20 minutes to an area where the wolves... More 

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Brisbane
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were so disappointed with this wolf centre. We flew from Toronto to Calgary, then drove 3.5 hours to see this. We only saw 2 wolves from a distance and they slept most of the time. We didn't get any good photos of the wolves. The centre was really run down. Staff gave an informative speech about wolves. We have... More 

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Winnipeg, MB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I went to the Northern Lights Wolf Centre with my six year old. It wasn't easy to keep his attention listening to the presenters. We spent most of our time just looking around and reading. From what we did listen to, it was pretty informative. This center is doing a good thing for wolves and wildlife.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Enjoyed seeing the wolves yet there is a sadness with the captivity. The explanations given by staff were good. Animals appear well cared for and are given regular long runs and freedom runs outside, we are told.

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