Wolfdog Sanctuary Tours

Located an hour from Banff near Cochrane, the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is a not-for-profit organisation who promotes responsible wolfdog ownership by providing educational programs on the importance of preserving wolves in the wild and overseeing the rescue and safe sanctuary for wolfdogs. Open daily from Thursday to Monday, the sanctuary offers a range of tours to educate the public on wolfdogs and raise awareness regarding wolf conservation from self-guided walks around the sanctuary to a small group guided tour up-close to the wolfdogs inside an enclosure.


  • Gain a better understanding about wild wolves and their importance in the natural environment.
  • Enjoy photo opportunities and educational talks.
  • Interact with the wolfdogs on the Wolfdog Interactive Tour.
The interactive tour allows you to feed wolfdogs at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary near Banff in the Canadian Rockies
Limited Space

Wolfdog Sanctuary – Interactive

Come enjoy an up-close and intimate look at wolves and wolfdogs on this semi-private guided sanctuary tour with plenty of photo opportunities. Gain a better understanding about wolf behaviour through the wolfdogs at the sanctuary and how this behaviour fundamentally differs
per person
10:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm
45 Mins
See wolfdogs on the intro tour at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

Wolfdog Sanctuary – Intro

Want to know more about wolfdogs? Learn all about the sanctuary during a 30 minute introductory talk inside a wolfdog enclosure. During the tour guests are taken inside one of the wolfdog enclosures (behind a short barrier) and given a
per person
10:45am, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 12:15pm
30 Mins
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Sanctuary Walk in Cochrane

Wolfdog Sanctuary – Self Guided

This self-guided interpretive walk allows visitors to see the sanctuary and view and photograph the various packs of wolfdogs at your own pace. Educational signs are placed throughout the sanctuary, so visitors are able to learn interesting and key facts about
per person
Throughout the day
1 Hour