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The North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre is located in a park-like setting with a peaceful rustic atmosphere. When visiting the centre you will be able to view eagles, several species of owls, falcons, hawks, ravens, and black bears. Rehabilitating...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1240 Leffler Road, Errington, British Columbia V0R 1V0, Canada
All reviews bear cubs injured animals black beans their lives various reasons permanent residents love animals human contact children and adults all ages great visit picnic area educational visit local animals beautiful facility behind the scenes interesting place
Such a great afternoon spent. The center isn’t a zoo but a rehab for local animals to be put back into the wild. Some animals cannot be returned to the wild because of injuries but nice spacious enclosures for these residents. Plenty of paths and...More
This is a wonderful place to visit to see wildlife that is no longer able to live in the wild because of injury or human meddling. Some beautiful animals with great personalities. Talking with the staff, you can tell the animals are loved and well...More
There is so much to see here, it is definitely NOT a zoo but run by very caring people as we witnessed being there at the time a number of the enclosures were being cleaned with keepers talking to those birds that were happy to...More
We just visited with our 8 year old son. What a wonderful place. Amazing work done to help the animals. Everything was neat and clean, the cages well maintained. One can tell that the donations go to the animals. So much to learn. We stayed...More
My husband and I were visiting the south Island in September, and as I have supported NIWRA's work for a few years, we made the trip up Island to see the facility. We were not expecting too much, as they are not government funded. We...More
We went with our 2 grandkids 9 & 11 & they rated 5 star...so educational & really let them know about all the critters here on the west coast...highly recommend we will go again when in the area..very rainy that day but they provide umbrellas...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the recovery centre. From the warm welcome we received from the lady in the shop to the friendliness of the staff around the centre the visit was educational and very enjoyable. The bears were lovely but the birds are...More
There were no viewable bears, but we had a relaxing time just roaming the peaceful grounds and viewing their video. This is always a pleasant stopover. The small museum is interesting and informative and, of course, the gift shop is a pleasant walk through.
Well I was a little disappointed for the price we paid $10. Nice layout for walking around. Lots of different type of birds, the taxidermy museum was ok. (needs dusting) Nice boutique to buy souvenirs, I enjoyed the turtles, but not so much the bear...More