North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, Errington

4.6
#39 of 179 in Parks in Vancouver Island
Visit rescued animals at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, a refuge set within a tranquil forestlike setting. Recuperating black bears, owls, falcons, eagles, and ravens, among other creatures, all populate the area the plan of being eventually reintegrated into the wild. Rehabilitated eagles are a big tourist draw at the center; they're viewable through one-way glass into the largest cage of its kind in Canada. Head to the interactive learning center to find out more about what the refuge does and its history. You can support the work of the establishment by spending a few dollars in the gift shop. With our international travel planner, Errington attractions like North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • What a wonderful place. Up close and personal with the animals, excellent grottos with great viewing areas. Grounds are well cared and the gardens are amazing. Definitely a must see. You won't be disa...  more »
  • Stopped by on impulse when we went up to Coombs and found the store closed for the winter. If we had known about this attraction previously, we would have driven up to see it instead of the store! Ver...  more »
  • My family and I recently visited the NIWRC and loved it. We will definitely return this summer. It is hard to see animals in captivity (some animals are permanent due to the inability to survive in th...  more »

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