Breath in fresh forest air as you canoe or hike through nature at Elk Island National Park. Watch for bison, deer, beaver, and over 250 species of birds as you learn about the role national parks have in protecting wildlife. After working up an appetite in the outdoors head to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village for a traditional Ukrainian lunch and to explore Ukrainian culture.

Dates

June to August

Duration: Each program lasts 5 hours

Times:

  • Daily 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Advance booking required
Price
  • $53.66 to $78.66 per person depending on selected activities. Taxes included.
  • Includes national park daily entry
  • $53.66 per person
    • Elk Island National Park guided hike experience
    • Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village lunch
    • Pyrohy (Perogy) making OR the Amazing Race
  • $78.66 per person
    • Elk Island National Park canoe experience
    • Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village lunch
    • Pyrohy (Perogy) making OR the Amazing Race

Prices are subject to change; please confirm with booking

Details Start your morning with a tranquil canoe trip or a guided hike in the gentle wilderness of Elk Island National Park. Learn about Elk Island’s conservation legacy as you take in the nature around you; be sure to watch for wildlife!

After working up an appetite, head 5 minutes down Highway 16 to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village for an authentic Ukrainian meal. Spend the remainder of your afternoon learning how to make pyrohy (perogies) or challenge yourself in the ‘It’s an Amazing Race’ program, an adventure inspired by the experiences of Alberta’s Ukrainian settlers.

Note: Transportation not included
Reserve

By email: pc.interp.elkisland.pc@canada.ca

Special Notes:

  1. Advance booking is required
  2. Minimum 10 participants; maximum 50 participants
  3. This experience is outdoors, be prepared for changing weather conditions
  4. Good walking shoes are recommended at both sites
Travel trade
  • Suitable for groups (10 to 50 people)
  • Reservations required
  • Motorcoach parking available
  • Washrooms on site
  • Gift shop