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Address: toll free number: 1-877-899-0897, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
Phone Number: 877-899-0897, 250-495-2470
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Interpretive education and research facility that hosts one of the largest...
Interpretive education and research facility that hosts one of the largest concentrations of endangered plants and animals.
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Desert delight

We had the guided tour just on our own, it was a really good and informative trip. Someone gave this place a terrible review i think they were somewhere else. definitely worth a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped in here and took the guided tour along the boardwalk. Inside the little building are some interesting displays from the area. And the tour was nice. A short walk along the boardwalk, focusing mostly on plants of the area. No animals to be seen, as they mostly like to keep out of the heat. Slightly uneventful, but an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had the guided tour just on our own, it was a really good and informative trip. Someone gave this place a terrible review i think they were somewhere else. definitely worth a visit

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Lincoln, NE USA
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We enjoyed the walk and learning about the local flora and fauna. Very low key but informative. Unique ecosystem for Canada. Would do this if in the area.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this place ... sp informative ... people are soo friendly .. sights are awesome and when they have the wine event there .. it's the bomb!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We love this spot. They give low-key informative tours or you can walk the boardwalk on your own. It's located between Osoyoos and Oliver so it fits in well with your wine tour or fruit shopping. A nice easy visit for kids too.

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Sarnia, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The centre offers a walking trail through a Canadian desert habitat. You can take a guided tour or do a self guided one. Allow a good hour. They provide you with a guide for the self guided tour and there are information kiosks as well.

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White Rock, Canada
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We got there late and wound up doing a self guided tour. It's a interesting little spot and it seems like everyone involved believes in the protection of the eco system. It was neat seeing all the different animal specimens they had and the walk was quite enjoyable. There is an entrance fee which the lady said went to supporting... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We took the desert centre guided tour and the guides knowledge added to a very enjoyable experience.

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Try to get there for one of their conducted walks. It really helped to understand the interesting ecology of this area. We found this the best introduction to the area and enjoyed it more than the other option for seeing the "pocket desert"

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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very interesting tour and museum - with nice boardwalk out into the desert. Quality useful information on local desert, the birds and animals of the area. We had a very friendly ecologist leading our tour and it was a hour well spend.

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Address: toll free number: 1-877-899-0897, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
Phone Number: 877-899-0897, 250-495-2470
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Osoyoos

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