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Zoos, Nature Centres & Wildlife Parks Attractions & Entertainment

Breakfast with the penguins, anyone? Alberta's zoos, sanctuaries and wildlife parks will happily put the wild back in your life. The Calgary Zoo is western Canada’s largest zoo with an impressive Canadian Wilds exhibit that features grizzly bears, wolves, cougar, moose, bison, bighorn sheep and mountain goats. The Edmonton Valley Zoo lets you get close to 350 different creatures in a variety of habitats. You can see animals in central Alberta that have starred in Hollywood movies, injured birds being cared for at Canada’s largest birds of prey facility in southern Alberta and songbirds being banded at Canada’s most northerly bird observatory.

Must-do birding destinations in the Peace River Region

Anne Vos Peace River Frontier Tours

Maybe you're not a serious birder, but you can still enjoy the thrill of rare and not-so rare bird sightings in Alberta's north. All four of the major North American flyways (bird migration routes) converge on the northern boreal forest.

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When the weather is wintry, there are many interesting activities to choose in the Slave Lake Region during the cold months - even if you don't have your own ice fishing shack or your own snowshoes!

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Helen Schuler Nature Centre

Lethbridge, Alberta
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The Helen Schuler Nature Centre offers people a chance to experience nature first-hand. Open year-round the Centre is a unique urban escape within minutes of downtown Lethbridge! We offer interactive exhibits and a wide variety of public programs for people of all ages.

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Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

Cochrane, Alberta
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Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is dedicated to providing educational programs on responsible wolfdog ownership and the importance of preserving wild wolves in their natural environment. We are also dedicated the rescue and safe sanctuary of wolfdogs and welcome visitors to come and see our beautiful wolfdogs and learn all about them.

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Alberta Birds of Prey Centre

Coaldale, Alberta
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Canada's largest birds of prey facility is an interactive facility situated on a 70-acre wetland area near Coaldale that focuses on hawks, falcons, eagles and owls of Alberta.

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Edmonton Attractions Pass

Take advantage of Edmonton's attractions with a U-Pick Pass. The Edmonton Attractions Pass gives you access to any 4 out of 15 of the region's most visited attractions for one low price. Or, choose to upgrade to the Ultimate Pass for admission to all 15 attractions.

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Birds of Prey Get-a-Way

Explore the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale - a short, 20-minute drive from the hotel in Taber. The package includes overnight accommodation, hot breakfast, admission to Alberta Birds of Prey Centre, and a $25 gas card.

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Family Package - Two Nights, Two Attractions

Enjoy a mini vacation exploring some of Calgary's family-friendly attractions. Take your pick and enjoy 2 family passes to any of the following: Calgary Zoo, Calaway Park, TELUS Spark Science Centre, or $50 gift card to CrossIron Mills. Price is for 2 adults and 2 children for 2 nights.

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Date Night - Salsa Lessons with the U of A Dance Club

Devon, Alberta
2017-07-20 To 2017-07-20 MST

Learn the steps of this spicy Latin dance in a fun and supportive atmosphere – the experts from the U of A Dance Club will show you how. No experience required! Advance registration recommended to ensure your spot for this popular activity.

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Date Night - British Invasion

Devon, Alberta
2017-07-13 To 2017-07-13 MST

Grab a bite to eat from a double-decker food bus, dress up British (we’ll supply the props), get your photo taken at our photo booth, grab a pint and enjoy the Garden to the beat of the Beatles, the Stones and other favorites from across the sea.

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Wild Mushroom Exposition

Devon, Alberta
2017-08-13 To 2017-08-13 MST

The Alberta Mycological Society presents “City of Champignons” Wild Mushroom Exposition! View specimens of wild mushrooms. Bring your own fungi for identification. Scientific displays, photos, field guides, cookbooks and much more. A guided walk through the Garden will introduce you to local varieties that are edible, poisonous or medicinal. Featuring: Fresh, wild mushrooms with various habitat features, Poisonous mushroom display, Sampling of common edibles, Medicinal mushrooms, Field guides and mushroom cookbook displays. On Sale: Recommended mushroom field guides, Alberta Mushrooms posters, Food available for purchase, in support of the Alberta Mycological Society.

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