Come out and see these tiny marvels of migration up close at the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory. Located at a natural funneling area for migratory birds, this station is part of the Canadian Migration Monitoring Network.. See science in action as our researchers learn more about the migratory and breeding birds in the boreal forest. Public Tours and education programs are available by contacting the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation.
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.
Ascend to one of Banff National Park’s most incredible views where grizzly bears and other local wildlife are seen almost daily. From the top, at 2,088m (6,850ft) the gondola ride is only the start of your adventure. Make your way to the viewing platform for a panoramic view that will take your breath away. Afterward visit the free Wildlife Interpretive Centre where Interpretive Programs are offered daily, including indoor presentations. A variety of guided interpretive walks are available daily for all fitness levels. Hungry, no problem. There are five unique restaurants located on-site that are sure to please. Dine on one of the famous patios or indoors. The choice is yours. Free parking is never an issue; there is plenty of free parking for your car or RV conveniently located just outside of the main day lodge. From here you can also take our free shuttle service to and from the Village of Lake Louise.
Combine a Jasper Wildlife Discovery Tour and a Jasper SkyTram Tour to save money.
For this combination tour, spend the morning taking in the beautiful sights around the town of Banff. In the afternoon you will visit the beautiful Lake Louise and Moraine Lake and learn about their mountaineering beginnings.
Winter is a great time to see wildlife. Explore Jasper National Park’s lower valleys and sub-alpine areas renown for their abundant wildlife population. Frozen lakes and rivers provide a great back drop and contrast for elk, deer, moose, wolves, sheep and coyotes that are still very active in winter.
Mountain View Helicopters, will take you on a sky-high trip full of mountain vistas, city skylines and rolling prairie - whatever strikes you. Their four-seat R44 Raven II helicopter ensures everyone has a good view, so there's no jostling for a window seat. Offering scenic tours and discovery flights. Seasonal Base at the Horseshoe Canyon near Drumheller, AB operates from Mid-June to Labour Day. Springbank base operates year-round.
Enjoy the vistas and views of Calgary and the surrounding areas by taking a guided tour on a sidecar motorcycle. Come experience the incredible landscapes of the Alberta Foothills and the Rocky Mountains. Design your own guided adventure through spectacular scenery on an unforgettable sidecar motorcycle! Experienced drivers, fully insured and offering guided tours in English, French, Swiss, German, and Japanese. Our drivers are able to share information about the history of the Foothills, as well as ensure your tour is safe, fun, and memorable.
Lens on Nature’s mission is to enable our guests to explore the hidden gems of the Canadian Rockies, providing them the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in their adventure and experience its amazing landscapes, wildlife and rich culture and history. Lens on Nature offers carefully created, professionally guided two or three day hiking adventures to the most awe-inspiring places in Jasper National Park. With each trip, guests can live the adventure knowing that they will receive a collection of impactful and inspiring images in a professionally designed hard cover book that captures a sense of authenticity and emotion their adventure.
July 14th -16th. Make your Wild Mountain Music Festival weekend extra exciting and memorable with a rafting adventure!! Come and enjoy a relaxing float down the Athabasca River with Hinton Rafting Adventures. This tour is a great way to see the Hinton area while you’re on your visiting for the music festival. Call to book your tour.
Explore the Calgary Zoo in a whole new way! Immersive yourself in the lemur habitat. Discover what lemurs do best: play, groom, leap between trees, search for leaves and shoots to eat and soak up the sun! Land of Lemurs is home to black-and-white ruffed lemurs, red fronted lemurs, and ring-tailed lemurs. The open concept allows guests to become immersed in the lemurs’ world, engage with interpretive programs, and leave with simple actions they can take to help protect wildlife! Land of Lemurs is open daily at 9:00 a.m., with last entrance at 5:15 p.m. This habitat has an immersive outdoor loop that is seasonal. During evenings and winter months, the lemurs are housed in a heated building that can be viewed from exterior windows in Land of Lemurs.
Find Halloween-themed inspiration through the animals around you while you cast a creative spell through a paint brush! Guided by an instructor, enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers as you create your own animal-themed acrylic painting to take home with you. And of course, “Get Closer” to some of the spook-tacular creatures! Registration now open!