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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

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Address: 1745 Short Road, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1 , Canada
Phone Number: (250) 344 6798
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking

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Learning about Wolves

A very nice place, and at my age I learned something. The presentation by the staff was very well done. They knew their stuff, were friendly, answered questions and spoke too you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Tom M
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Invermere, Canada
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Invermere, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A very nice place, and at my age I learned something. The presentation by the staff was very well done. They knew their stuff, were friendly, answered questions and spoke too you, not lecturing at you. They don't take credit cards but have a cash machine there. From my point of view the money goes towards looking after the wolves.... More 

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Salem
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very well presented story of the resident wolves as well as education on wolves in general and wildlife management.

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

As a conservationist who has spent years in school studying the preservation of wildlife, I cannot recommend this place highly enough! The first thing that I must stress is that if you are looking for a circus that does tricks to entertain you, then steer clear; however, if you are truly interested in a place that is putting major effort... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Their atm was out of service (why they would allow people to remove 200$ and drain their cash, I don't know.) Was informed I could drive to town and back to use the atm... No thank you. Not even a complimentary run through for one of us to snap a couple pics? Hm. Looked rundown and overpriced for the short... More 

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Golden, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Caged animals eating roadkill.. Nothing to see here folks over priced under informed.. Just a money grab!!

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Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

It was a worthwhile visit to see the wolves up close, our host did a great job to explain the wildlife centre & its objectives plus about what wolves do. Its not as big as you would think judging by the name. Unfortunately you cant pat them like dogs .... You can pay with cash - they did have an... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Seeing these amazing creatures only feet from you is so cool. The interpreter has a passion for what she does and loves these animals. I wish we had gone in summer, because it was cold and we had to cut our visit short. No bathrooms, only an outhouse, that was the only downfall.

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Fernie, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

WOW, this place is amazing. I went for the Black Wolf photography walk. We took 2 of the wolves, Scrappy Dave and Flora, out for an hour walk in the snow covered forest. Best thing ever. It was like walking the family dog. Seeing them play in the snow with each other then jump all over you was priceless. Casey... More 

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Vulcan, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My guy and I went in January 2014 on a very cold day with no one else there. The staff showed us around and provided interesting information. It was the wrong time of year for a walk but definitely want to go back and walk with the wolves. The work the Centre is doing is amazing and the wolves are... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have driven passed the signs for years and always wanted to go. I finally just had to book. And Im so glad we did! we had a great time. We had a brief saftey talk and learned a bit of history of the wolves that would be joining us. We got to walk with scrappy dave and maya. Got... More 

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