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Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre

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Address: 1745 Short Rd, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
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A Very Educational Experience

We were pleased that we stopped in here. Despite a very cold day, we stayed 90 minutes to see the beautiful wolves and listen to the interpretive presentation. Make no mistake... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Red Deer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were pleased that we stopped in here. Despite a very cold day, we stayed 90 minutes to see the beautiful wolves and listen to the interpretive presentation. Make no mistake - you will see wolves in enclosures. They are impressive animals, but the setting is far from natural. The upside, however, is that the operators of this facility are... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn about the wolves, there are 7 that stay here and they are used to inform the public of the importance of wolves in the wild. Staff are very knowledgeable and it's a great little place to visit for an hour or so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was -18 outside when we went to the centre so things were pretty quiet. It was brisk so the wolves were cuddled up to stay warm with their noses tucked into their heavy coats. The attendant gave us a short introductory tour of the animals then we went inside for more information. The attendant was very informative and it... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

A difficult one this...I can buy into what they do and it makes me ashamed to be part of that thing called the human race which has wantonly interfered with mother nature and eradicated so many species on this planet. But I'm not getting on my soap-box. The staff are well meaning, although their enthusiasm is so over the top... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

The signposts that should lead you to this place are not easy to find but we managed to get there. One of the volunteers who work in this centre gave one tour after the other so we had to wait a little, walk around on our own and within minutes we could join the next tour. The young man who... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I surprised my husband with a "walk with the wolves" and we both had a fantastic time! The wolves were very well cared for and we loved getting an opportunity to interact with them, as well as learn more about this very important species. I was impressed with the centre's focus on conservation and education. When we posted our wolf... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We visited the wolves as we stayed at the cabin next door for the weekend. Every night in bed we heard the wolves howl. It was a nice addition to our romantic weekend. On our checkout day we decided to go see the wolves before we head back home. It was a Sunday and they were not to busy. We... More 

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Bigfork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

A nice presentation by a docent makes a good educational moment for the grandkids. In fact, even the grandparents benefit, and it's a conversation piece for the rest of the day. The little gift shop allows for inexpensive souvenirs.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Enjoy seeing some wolves up close and learn about the state of wolves in Canada and how they are treated. It may startle you. On downside is the wolves are pretty domesticated and you kind of feel bad they are caged but they are treated as best as possible.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

What an enjoyable experience! We spent about 2 hours walking with 2 wolves, Flora and Scrappy Dave. These 2 wolves are brother and sister and were born and raised at a zoo, then raised at the refuge. You are loaded into a couple of vehicles (wolves in the back) and driven about 20 minutes to an area where the wolves... More 

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