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“Nothing to howl about”

Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre
Ranked #4 of 67 things to do in Golden
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Nothing to howl about”
Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

If you are in the area make sure you drop in to see some very impressive animals. If you are a keen animal lover take a tour but a 2 hour walk will set you back £200 per pair. The talk is interesting as it is explained about pack behaviour and the plight of the wild grey wolf. For £8 (cash only) it is worth it but do take hand sanitizer as they don't provide a hand washing facility due to Eco reasons. Very 'back to basics' but good fun.

Visited April 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“GREAT INFO SESSION BUT NOT WORTH THE $$”
Reviewed April 14, 2014

Our info guide was great however for 12$ a person it wasnt worth it, no options to really see the wolves except through a metal fence @ a distance ( no good photo opportunities) but the info session was okay and filled with fun facts about wolves, roughly about a 15 minute experience

Visited April 2014
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Canada
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“Unfortunately we couldn't walk with the wolves”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

We drove to the wolf centre to book a walk with the wolves for Sunday. They didn't have enough staff for Sunday so we ended up just doing the 20 minute interpretive program. The lady was nice and very informative. I would maybe go again if I could walk with them and take photos. The place is a bit run down and could use some TLC.

Visited March 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Howl With The Wolves”
Reviewed March 19, 2014

This sanctuary for injured wolves or abandoned cubs is quite fascinating and well worth the drive to (well, near to) Orange B.C. if you're in the area. It's run on a shoestring by knowledgeable volunteers who will give you a tour and a talk whilst you and these magnificent creatures examine each other. They're nothing like as scary to see as the legends tell us and you come away with much more respect for their beauty and intelligence. And yes, you do get to howl with the wolves - it's quite an experience!

Visited September 2013
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Banff, Alberta, Canada
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“Up close with wolves”
Reviewed January 31, 2014

First off I hate to give a bad review so I am not really going to focus on the negitives of this place.

If you are a fan of wolves or have never seen a wolve than this is a place to come as it was a romantic setting with us, the eight wolves and the worker explaining different information about the wolves. A lot of information about wolves and the balance that wolves bring to the natural enviroment could have kept us there all day.

The driver was very easy but as stated in other review the road was narrow and snow covered but not much of an issue if you are used to driving in the snow.

Only Negitive - these wolves have been raised by the ownwer from such a young age that they are almost nothing more that domesticated dogs that are caged outside. while they are still wolves and should be treated with respect this are not your typical wild wolves seen in the nature as they are used to human contact.

Visited January 2014
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