Adventure. Nature. Discovery.
Enjoy nature’s best nestled within the urban boundaries of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Inject your visit with fresh air, outdoor activity, wildlife, cultural heritage, and environmental education. Our Ecotours are flexible and designed to fit your group's busy travel itinerary. Programs are available for all seasons with alternative activity provided for inclement weather.
Exclusive Seasonal Experiences
History, culture, and nature collide – experience life on the Canadian prairies like never before. Our Exclusive Seasonal Experiences are tour offerings you'll only find at FortWhyte Alive.
A Prairie Legacy:
A truly wild ride!
Feathers to fur (NEW)
A wildlife experience for all the senses!
Get to know of North America’s smallest and biggest wildlife up close, and let experienced naturalist-guides take care of the details of your day! FortWhyte Alive and Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre are proud partners in offering:
- The feeling of feathers flutter in your hand as you participate in bird-banding research
- The sights and smells of wildflowers over water as you glide through the marsh in historic-style voyageur canoe
- Experience the sights, sounds, and even smells of FortWhyte Alive’s urban bison herd
- Taste wild herb tea and fire-roasted bannock
Breakfast at Oak Hammock Marsh and lunch at FortWhyte Alive round out the day.
Feathers To Fur further includes bus transportation from FortWhyte Alive to Oak Hammock Marsh and back, letting you sit back and enjoy all day long!
Signature Experiences Nearby
This experience creates an intimate connection with nature where visitors hold a wild bird as they are released after banding. This ritual allows them to participate in an important facet of North American research that has been taking place for more than 100 years.
Have you ever wondered why the Manitoba Legislative Building has sphinxes on the roof? Do you know the true identity of the Golden Boy? Join Dr. Frank Albo, academic inspiration behind The Hermetic Code, for an unforgettable evening of magic, mystery and architectural wonder.