CANADA in the WILD - Winter edition
Itinerary for March 4, 2017
CANADA in the WILD
Itinerary for September 17, 2016
Thank you for booking this trip. Here is your itinerary:
8:40 am Meet us at 90 University Private, Ottawa, K1N 6N5. This is a residence building on the University of Ottawa campus [See our map below]. The Ottawa Residences Building is right in front of a big parking lot where our bus will pick us up. Here you will have a chance to gather and get to know your fellow travellers before we set out.
9:00 am The bus departs at 9:00 am sharp. Don’t be late, we will not be able to wait for you and we do not want you to miss this awesome trip.
10:00 am Arrive at Omega Park Welcome Centre**. Here you will have a chance to view the Park House, the gift shop, the panoramic view of Bird Lake as well as see small animals. There are only 2 places where you can purchase food for lunch within the park, the Welcome Centre is one of them. The other one is a small log cabin located in the area where the animal shows and presentations take place.
** Get ready as group challenges will begin at this time!
10:30 am Board bus again and begin the park adventure. In the safety of our bus, we will drive through the wildlife park while viewing, feeding and interacting with the animals. You will be provided with carrots to feed them, and will be amazed at how close they will come to you. Enjoy this experience, the landscape and the park. You may be able to see the following animals: moose, deer, wild boar, buffalo, bison, caribou, coyotes, wolves, foxes among others.
12:30 pm Arrive to "Colonization Trail" for lunch. We will spend about 2 hours here. There are many activities for you to enjoy and we highly recommend you engage in some (if not all) of them! In this area there are some teepees, a log cabin restaurant, washrooms, settler homes and historic buildings. Have fun with white tail deer who will visit your picnic table and might want you to share your food with them! (this is an excellent opportunity for great photos)
Activities available at Colonization trail
** Please note that some of the activities and animal presentations suggested above are "weather-permitting".
2:30 pm Board the bus. This time we’ll take you to visit caribou, arctic wolves and alpine ibex.
3:15 pm Visit the Park Welcome Center once again. Here is your opportunity to buy souvenirs and use the restrooms before we depart for Ottawa.
3:30 pm Board the bus and leave the park.
4:35 pm Arrive at 90 University in Ottawa
What To Bring: WINTER CLOTHING (Wear layers, warm sweaters, hats, gloves, scarfs, winter boots), your camera, lunch**, snacks, water and your love for animals.
** There will be sandwiches and wraps "available for sale at the Park House and Log Cabin
See you on Saturday January 14th!