Group Tours

Our tour programs offer an unbeatable way for you to get to understand the rich history of the park and the Plains Indigenous First Nations people who have lived here for thousands of years.

FULL SITE CLOSED temporarily:

To limit the spread of COVID-19 Wanuskewin’s entire site, including all trails & heritage centre, will remain closed to the public.

We will continue to evaluate the situation & will notify the public of any changes.

We thank you for your support in understanding this decision and look forward to welcome you back when our doors open again.

https://wanuskewin.com/covid-19/.

 

 

 

We offer guided tour programs year-round for school groups, non-for-profit organizations, individuals, tour groups, and businesses. We recommend booking your guided tour ahead of time to save a tour spot since advance notice is required for a guided tour. On weekends we offer public programming for general admissions visitors. Check out our Event Calendar to see what is happening at Wanuskewin. To book your tour fill out our booking request form, or contact the Tour Coordinator by calling 306-931-6767 ext. 241 for more information.

*BOOKING REQUEST FORM* 

 *CONSTRUCTION NOTE*
We are excited to see the progress on the full site renewal at Wanuskewin, and remain open as a site to visit as these changes and additions are happening. New construction going forward will include expansion of our Interpretive Centre, gallery spaces, and meeting rooms, as well as a refreshed restaurant, new playground, and trail connections.

TRAIL ACCESSIBILITY IS LIMITED. Please call the main line 306-931-6767 ext. 9, for more information on current trail accessibility.

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REGULAR HOURS:

September – May Long Weekend:
SATURDAY TOURS & PROGRAMS for general public:

Saturdays (open 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) (CLOSED Sundays and Stat Holidays)
11:30 am – Bison Tour
1:00 pm – Tipi Teaching
2:00 pm – Traditional Dancer
3:00 pm – Archaeology Tour

  • Stay tuned for updated programming through Fall, and any upcoming events

May Long Weekend – September Long Weekend:
DAILY PUBLIC PROGRAMS for general public (included in admission):

Open 7 Days a Week 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Stat Holidays open 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
11:00 am – Guided Walk
12:00 pm – Archaeological Dig Tour
1:00 pm – Tipi Teaching
2:00 pm – Dance Performance
3:00 pm – Guided Tour

 

2020 Group Admission Rates (max 30/group)
Self Guided Group (all ages) $150
Student Guided Group (Preschool to grade 12) $200
Adult Student Guided Group (18 years and up) $250
Adult/Corporate Guided Groups $275
Additional Program/Guide $75

*Tour group rates are based on a maximum of 30 people per group.

View a detailed description of the tour programs that we offer

*BOOKING REQUEST FORM* 

Guided Walks

  • Step Back in Time Walk (Available Year Round – All Ages)
  • Native Plant Walk (Available May – Oct – All Ages)
  • Archaeology Walk (Available Year Round – All Ages)
  • Opimihaw Walk (Specialty – full trail exploration – 2 hrs – Available Year Round – All Ages)

Other Programs

  • Bannock Bake (Available Year Round – $4.25 per person – Grade 3+)
  • Puppet Tales & Cultural Awareness (Available Year Round – Pre-K – Gr 3 – Adaptable for All Ages)

Crafts (1 hr)

  • Centre of Life Tipi Craft (Available Year Round – $2.75 per person – Pre-K to Grade 4  – Adaptable for All Ages)
  • Pottery (Available Year Round – $3.50 per person – All Ages)

Main Programs (1 hr)

  • Tipi Teachings (Available Year Round – All Ages)
  • Traditional Games (Available Year Round – All Ages)
  • Northern Plains Technology: The Bison (Available Year Round – Grade 4+)

Specialty Programs (2 hrs)

  • Bison Hunt (Available May – October, Weather Permitting – Grade 5+)
  • Opimihaw Walk (full trail exploration – 2 hrs – Available Year Round – All Ages)

School Outreach Programs (available from November to March)

  • Traditional Games (outreach)
  • Northern Plains Technology: The Bison (outreach)
  • Puppet Tales & Cultural Awareness (outreach; suited for Pre-K – Grade 4)
  • Cultural Awareness – Adult Groups (outreach)

Self-guided indoor and outdoor tour options September – May

  • Curated art exhibitions in the Large Gallery
  • Public programming during our weekend operation hours
  • Saturday 2 p.m. Dance Performance (Oct – April,  Daily May – Sept)
  • Traditional Tipi Display (outdoors in Tipi Village)
  • Self-guided trail walk with interpretive map
  • Indoor and Outdoor scavenger hunts available

For Seasonal programs, and more information View a detailed description of the tour programs that we offer

*BOOKING REQUEST FORM*