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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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The kids loved it.

I personally struggle seeing animals in captivity but do understand why these wolves were there and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jason F
via mobile
Lovely little place with an important message

Great little place with a very important message about conservation. A perfect little stop off if... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie J
via mobile
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1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-6798
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I personally struggle seeing animals in captivity but do understand why these wolves were there and it was nice see them. If you are a hunter be prepared for a one side PSA about why "hunting" as a general term is bad and hunters are...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great little place with a very important message about conservation. A perfect little stop off if travelling with kids. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative. Don't expect a full blown wildlife sanctuary, this is a small place that has developed from one couple's passion...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We participated in the Blackwolf Photography photo walk with the wolves Wiley, Flora, and pup Uno. Upon arriving at the wildlife center (about 2 hours from Banff/Canmore area, well-signed from Golden, but Google Maps is a reassurance), Shelley told us about the wolves we would...More

Thank Diantha W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I truly enjoyed our visit to the Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre. Nikki was our guide through this learning experience. She explained the who, what, when where and why of wolves. Another sad story for the species of humans....Some of the wolves here are rescued...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can appreciate the premise behind the centre of educating the public in regard to to value of wolves in our environment and it was quite informative. However we were mostly disappointed with the service - the girl doing customer service was very unhelpful. We...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this wolf sanctuary. Our guide, Nikki, was clearly very passionate and knowledgeable about the wolf population of North America and the impact of environmental mismanagement upon wolves and the wider eco system. Whilst it did make me despair of the way...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative,Very eye-opening, Wolves are very well cared for, Would most certainly visit again 11/10

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This centre is a great excursion for adults and children alike. Priced at $12 for adults it is an affordable option, where you will learn a lot for your dollar. The entrance price includes a free talk about the wolves and conservation in general from...More

Thank KVtravels2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, informative, talk, and wonderful gift shop. Owner allowed guests to sit with a wolf puppy for photos.

Thank Darby M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are clearly very committed to the wellbeing of the wolves, the conservation of their habitat, and providing guests with a genuinely interactive experience with these gorgeous creatures. They are honest, hardworking and straight-up about their feelings regarding the environment and conservation. I would...More

Thank Kate 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.