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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

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A reality jolt!

We are all brought up to know that a wolf is “big and bad”. What we are not educated in, is the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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Family visit

Nice place good mix of information on Wolfs along with current issues. Would recommend visiting... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Athabasca, Canada
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1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-6798
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The facility is small and they only have 6 wolves within enclosures. The staff are knowledgeable but appear to have a political message to relay...very scripted speech. Our guide was distracted having to go and forth to attend to new arrivals as she was the...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the shop the woman who I assumed ran the place was nosey and rude. We paid for our tickets to enter (too much, I might add), headed in and began to look around. There was a very rehearsed speech...More

3  Thank Jess W
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great set up for the wolves with knowledgeable and passionate staff. The wolves are given a great life with the opportunity to further educate the public

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We are all brought up to know that a wolf is “big and bad”. What we are not educated in, is the fact that if we remove one factor in the ecology of an area, it can unbalance that ecology. This has been proven by...More

1  Thank Jugajohn
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I picked up a brochure on this facility in Banff over breakfast and was intrigued. Despite my limited time and dwindling funds, my daughter and I decided to splurge and drive the several hour drive over to Golden, BC to visit the Northern Lights Wolf...More

3  Thank Candy P
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I really enjoyed visiting this centre and was very impressed with the information on the wolves and the experienced staff. This is definitely worth a visit, as the information regarding the culling and the wolves in BC. I would recommend that you at least visit...More

2  Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

What a nice bunch of conservationists. They are well informed and offer a balanced view of the problems with wildlife conservation in BC. To an outsider it's quite a shock to find that shooting of wolves is actively encouraged by the government. Also they like...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with my husband and daughter - clean and easy to find. Staff seemed to be very well educated on their cause and the wolves. It was quite warm already in the morning so the wolves weren't active at all Our visit was quick -...More

Thank Isabelle C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place good mix of information on Wolfs along with current issues. Would recommend visiting. Would be nice to know what alberts and bc biologists are currently doing

Thank dustintravels35
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very educational and interesting. It is possible to hike with the wolves but we chose to just watch them and learn from the presentation. A quick stop on your way to Banff or Lake Louise.

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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.