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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

1745 Short Road, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1 , Canada
(250) 344 6798
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Ranked #5 of 33 Attractions in Golden
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
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London, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was lovely to see wolves up close, but it was even better to have such a knowledgable guide teaching us all about them. We learnt a lot about wolves and how they fit into the ecosystem in the wild. Great little educational visit.

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Strathmore, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

It's not often humans get to see wolves but this is a rare opportunity to provide an experience for young and old about the importance of our relationships with nature especially wolves. I have been here years ago when it was first opened and pleased to see the effort they are putting in to educate the public. The day I... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

I booked this via email from the UK as a birthday present for my partner, to go out into the countryside, walk with wolves and photograph them - no need to worry about cages! We got an excellent safety briefing to ensure that we understood how to interact on our walk with the wolves. Sadly Scrappy Dave, one of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Reading some of the reviews on here, I'm not sure what people were expecting from this. People who say it was disappointing 'because there was wire in the way so I couldn't get a good photo' are missing the point of this place are are in fact being quite selfish. The wolves here are captive bred, some part dog as... More

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Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Being a photographer I was keen to do the hike with wolves and I know we should have phoned to make an appointment but we went there on the off chance. We were told that the owner was away and they weren't doing any hikes that week. Surely someone else could have done this - this could have been an... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
41 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Had an interesting, passionate and educational talk from a guide. Got to see these wonderful animals close up. Really glad that they are just retaining as a refuge and living their words - if you are expecting a "show" or something similar don't go. If you after some facts, some time observing and learning - go.

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had made some extra time free to visit this so said "Wolf center" but were actually through after abt 15 minutes of listening to an overexcited "guide". The "tour" we expected never materialized so before we knew we were out again, the whole thing being over before it had started. So if you would still consider going there be... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I wasn't that impressed with the place itself when I first arrived. However I soon learned that these rescued wolves became imprinted on humans from a very young age and could not be released into the wild for that reason - also, they had a much bigger enclosure than first appeared but chose to be near the fence. The talk... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I are nature lovers and when we heard of this place we were excited to check it out. However, we were disappointed with what we saw. Don't get me wrong - rescuing animals slated for euthanasia is always a good thing - its just that because these animals are so tame we expected them to have more... More

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vancouver
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The girl giving the narrative of the wolves and the center was very well informed and provided a good educational experience. We all learned something. Good take away experience.

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