Cochrane: Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Tour

Cochrane: Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Tour

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours
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From US$ 31.15 per person

Learn about the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary on this 30-minute introductory tour. Explore inside one of the wolfdog enclosures behind a barrier.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 30 minutes
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Learn all about the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
  • Take photographs of these amazing wolfdogs
  • Hear about the sanctuary's mission from a wolfdog expert
Full description
Visit one of the largest sanctuaries in Canada and hear about the mission of this wolfdog rescue organization. Learn about wolfdogs during a 30-minute presentation and go inside one of the wolfdog enclosures behind a short barrier. An experienced staff member will safely lead you through the enclosure during the tour. Enjoy a self-guided sanctuary walk either before or after your tour.  Take photographs of one of the packs of wolfdogs from inside their enclosure and ask the wolfdog experts any questions you may have. Please note that there is no interaction with the wolfdogs on this tour.
  • A 30-minute presentation about wolfdogs and the sanctuary
  • Entry into one of the wolfdog enclosures (behind a short barrier)
  • Wolfdog sanctuary self-guided walk
  • Tips (optional)
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary 263156 Range Rd 53, Cochrane, AB, Canada 60 minutes east of Banff and 40 minutes west of Calgary (nearby landmark: Wildcat Hills Gas Plant). GPS Location: 51.2359650, -114.6283980. Please note that some GPS systems can take you to the wrong location. We recommend you follow the directions provided or using Google Maps ( Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time and check in at the gift shop when you arrive.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Please do not wear sheepskin or down feather coats, or any clothing with fur or faux fur, hanging lures, or fur-like trim
  • Dress for the weather, as you will be outside
  • Masks are permitted, but not required
  • Remember that wolfdogs are tame, but not domesticated
  • This is a standing tour and seating is not available
  • Note there is no interaction with the wolfdogs on this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 4 reviews

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This was a beautiful facility. The wolf dogs are captivating and the employees are knowledgable and friendly!

May 9, 2022

A beautiful facility. Great staff and gorgeous animals. A fun and interesting place to visit.

April 4, 2022

May 17, 2021

Product ID: 393707