Yamnuska Wolf Dog Sanctuary

Activity Details

Adult Price: $46.00 (Adult: 15 and up)

Departure Information: Thursday to Monday

Duration: 45 minutes

Where to meet: Range Road 53 on the 1A highway, 60 mins from Banff (Nearby Land Mark- Wildcat Hills Gas Plant)

The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary tour provides an up close and intimate look at wolves and wolf-dogs. Gain a better understanding about wild wolves and their importance in the natural environment while also seeing first hand wolf behaviour through the wolfdogs at the sanctuary.

You will have plenty of photo opportunities and ample time to speak with the sanctuary guardian who will answer all your questions. This exclusive tour has limited availability and restricted numbers per tour to ensure the wolfdogs stay inquisitive and close during your visit.

Itinerary & Hightlights:

  • Semi private guided sanctuary experience
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Up close and personal experience with wolfdogs

Remember to Bring:

  • Dress for the weather, you will be outside.  
  • Remember to bring your camera.


  • Maximum 8 people per tour
  • Children must be 15 years and older
  • Tours can not run with just 1 guest due to guest safety, please call our staff to book with other guests.
  • If you are scared of big dogs, this tour is not for you!
  • Please do not bring any pets, including dogs, to the Sanctuary
  • Transportation is available on a request basis from Banff and Canmore at an additional charge **

 For more information please click here for our Frequently Asked Questions


**Discover Wolfdogs:  Private Sightseeing tour from Banff:

This tour visits the famous Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary while sightseeing through the Front Range of the Canadian Rockies. Throughout the tour hear about wolves and their relationship with people, the National Park and landscape. Learn about Wolves, their plight today and how the sanctuary educates people about their them and their tamer cousins, Wolfdogs. You will have a chance to walk outside the various enclosures and observe the different packs at the site and take plenty of photos.   



  • Contact our reservations team for private touring price options to suite you


  • Guided sanctuary visit
  • photo opportunities of the wolfdogs
  • sightseeing stops en route
  • lunch and refreshments
  • Guide gratuity 


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