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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

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1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-6798
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Expensive for its size

I went with my family, because the entrance was for free at the occasion of the 15th anniversary of... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
articok
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Reykjavik, Iceland
An education

The staff and volunteers here are very passionate about their wolves. It was interesting to hear... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
plspoon
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Perth, Australia
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“minute talk” (8 reviews)
“eco system” (9 reviews)
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1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
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+1 250-344-6798
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"minute talk"
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"photography walk"
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"eco system"
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"gift shop"
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"their natural habitat"
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"informative talk"
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"interesting visit"
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"young age"
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"educational experience"
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"take photos"
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"beautiful creatures"
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"information boards"
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"the main highway"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"an amazing experience"
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"wolves"
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I went with my family, because the entrance was for free at the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the centre. The whole place is quite small - a little gift shop at the entrance, couple enclosures with wolves and a staff house. Luckily there...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The staff and volunteers here are very passionate about their wolves. It was interesting to hear the talk about them and some of the history. The wolves appear to be well cared for, its just a little uncomfortable to see them in relatively small enclosures....More

Thank plspoon
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

After 4 years of thinking "Am I willing to afford this?" I´ve booked the Hike with the Wolves. And I am goint to it again next time I am in the area ! The wolves roam free around you and at the end of the...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I was underwhelmed by this place. It took all but 15 minutes to take a few shots and wolves in their small enclosure and leave. They were just laying around sleeping mostly. Pretty boring. Their gift shop is massively overpriced too. I get you need...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

My wife and I have travelled twice to walk with the wolves!! The centre does well to educate and advocate for the wolves. It is humbling to be able to walk, see and touch such beautiful creatures that have been targeted for decades. It has...More

Thank beargolfer
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We moved locally to Golden and headed over to see the wolves up close. The wolves seem very well cared for, with large enclosures and a large pack to keep them company. Shirley did our informative talk and was great, answering any questions with noticeable...More

Thank Toby H
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My daughter and son-in-law love wolves. While visiting them from NZ, I celebrated my birthday. My birthday gift - the opportunity to take part in the photography walk with the wolves. It was the best gift ever! What a magical experience. I enjoyed every minute...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hats off to Alex and Chuck for doing such a great job educating us and making us all as passionate about wolves as they are. Best of luck in the future guys with helping to ensure conservation and preservation for all BC wildlife.

Thank elopedinvanuatu
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The wolf centre is a great place to visit. The wolves are really health and the staff are caring and knowledgeable. The wolves get to go out into the woods and run their natural environment.

Thank Mushroom J
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This place was okay , i found the cages to be nice and big for the wolves , staff was very informative. But when the owner went to take the wolves out of the cage for the walk i was not impressed at all ....More

2  Thank Jenaphers
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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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