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Bison Safaris

Venture inside FortWhyte Alive’s bison prairie for an up-close encounter you’ve got to see to believe.

A group of bison graze on prairie grasses.

An experience like no other

See North America’s largest land mammal from just meters away, interacting in their natural habitat. Go on an adventure into our prairie past this summer, and leave knowing more about how bison have shaped Canada’s history.

Our bison safaris are a summer favourite for families, photographers, and out-of-town visitors looking for an epic Manitoba experience.

Check our calendar for upcoming tour dates.

Child pressing hands up against the bus window looking at herd of bison
Book your safari


Bison Safaris must be pre-booked.


Book Your Own Private Bison Safari

Create the ultimate experience for your family or group. Private bookings are available with a minimum of 10 participants (minimum fee $200, regular seat pricing in effect). Please call (204) 989-8355 x 204

Good to know

Tour length is 1 hour.

We encourage you to bring a camera (and to take a bison selfie!).

You must remain on the bus at all times.

The bus does not accommodate wheelchairs; passengers must be able to board the bus independently.

Bison Safaris are dependent on the weather and ground conditions; we may have to cancel or postpone a tour.