Experience the world’s ninth largest land animal, and learn how the magnificent beast has shaped Manitoba. Your heart will leap when you catch your first up-close glance of a bison as your safari takes you through the aspen forest out onto the prairie. Bring your camera! Weather and ground conditions permitting.
Fee: $15 Children: $5 Members: Save 25%
Length: 1 hr
Reserve by calling (204) 989-8355
Discover how bison influenced the history of
Manitoba and the lives of Aboriginals, Métis and Pioneers.
Venture through the aspen forest onto the
open prairie, where you will experience your
first close-up encounter with 30 grunting,
munching bison. Test your skills as you power
a mighty Voyageur canoe around the lake, or
hear the crunching of the snow under historic
footwear, the snowshoe. Explore a Plains
Cree Tipi and marvel at the design and
functionality – cool in summer and warm in
winter, offering a respite from the prairie winds.
Feel the smoothness of a hand crafted black
spoon, fashioned from a bison horn.
Step inside a one-room pioneer sod house
and savour wild bush tea and bannock over
Duration: 3 hrs
Min: 3 participants
Max: 20 participants
Please dress appropriately for the weather
as the tour is outside; you are welcome to
bring a bottle of water with you if you like;
cameras are also allowed on the tours
To participate in this experience:
Please call 989-8353 or
email FortWhyte Alive.
Tuesday May 21st 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday June 12 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday June 25 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Friday June 28 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Monday July 8 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday July 16 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Monday July 22 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday July 30 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday August 6 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Friday August 16 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday August 27 12:30pm - 3:30pm
To complement your journey visit our
award-winning Buffalo Stone Café before or after your
experience.which features Manitoba regional
cuisine featuring bison and fresh produce,
grown onsite from reminding visitors of a time
when people gathered food solely from the land.
Can’t make it those dates? Call to arrange a private tour!
Minimum three participants.
Our Ecotours are flexible and designed to fit your groups’ busy travel itineraries. Programs are available for all seasons with alternative activity provided for inclement weather.
Enhance the Manitoba experience by adding nature to your travel plans!
For more information regarding ecotourism programming, please contact our Tourism and Corporate Programs Coordinator, Lisa Turner at (204) 989-8358 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy nature’s best nestled within the urban boundaries of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Inject your tour with fresh air, outdoor activity, wildlife, cultural heritage, and environmental education.