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  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  22, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  22, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  22, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  22, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Dig & Discover Package

    Jun  22, 2018


    Join our park guide on a day long prospecting hike and a day long guided excavation. Two days in the backcountry of Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site looking for and digging out dinosaurs! This program is for adults and youth ages 14 years and up. You will stay in our research trailer accommodations at the park for 2 to 3 nights and most meals are provided. 

    • Please check details of what is provided and dates available at our online booking site https://atms.alberta.ca/dpp/default.aspx 
    • Youth ages 14 years and up must be accompanied by a paying adult/guardian. For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, we strictly adhere to the age restrictions on all of our tour programs.
    • Rating is difficult with rugged terrain and hot sun (no shade in the badlands) for the hike and for the excavation.
    • Footwear Restriction: Participants must wear appropriate closed toe and heel footwear such as hiking shoes or boots. 
    • Please bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and extra water and snacks.
    • We recommend you bring long sleeved shirt and lightweight long pants to protect against sun and insects. 
    • Maximum capacity is 6 participants. 
    • Reservations are available up to 1 week before the scheduled start of the program.
    • Refunds will be provided in the case of rainy or wet backcountry that is inaccessible. 
    Where:
    When: 9:00 AM
    Fee:  $450 Adult; $450 Teen (ages 14 yrs and up)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  23, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  23, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  23, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  23, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Dig & Discover Package

    Jun  23, 2018


    Join our park guide on a day long prospecting hike and a day long guided excavation. Two days in the backcountry of Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site looking for and digging out dinosaurs! This program is for adults and youth ages 14 years and up. You will stay in our research trailer accommodations at the park for 2 to 3 nights and most meals are provided. 

    • Please check details of what is provided and dates available at our online booking site https://atms.alberta.ca/dpp/default.aspx 
    • Youth ages 14 years and up must be accompanied by a paying adult/guardian. For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, we strictly adhere to the age restrictions on all of our tour programs.
    • Rating is difficult with rugged terrain and hot sun (no shade in the badlands) for the hike and for the excavation.
    • Footwear Restriction: Participants must wear appropriate closed toe and heel footwear such as hiking shoes or boots. 
    • Please bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and extra water and snacks.
    • We recommend you bring long sleeved shirt and lightweight long pants to protect against sun and insects. 
    • Maximum capacity is 6 participants. 
    • Reservations are available up to 1 week before the scheduled start of the program.
    • Refunds will be provided in the case of rainy or wet backcountry that is inaccessible. 
    Where:
    When: 9:00 AM
    Fee:  $450 Adult; $450 Teen (ages 14 yrs and up)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    Jun  24, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  24, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  24, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  24, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    Jun  24, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  24, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  24, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  25, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  25, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  25, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  25, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  25, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  26, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  26, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  26, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  26, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  27, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  27, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  27, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  27, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  27, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    Jun  28, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  28, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  28, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  28, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  28, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  28, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  29, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  29, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  29, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  29, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  29, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Jun  30, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Jun  30, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 2 Day Guided Excavation

    Jun  30, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    This Guided Excavation includes

    • 2 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
    • Lunch and supper on Day 1, and breakfast and lunch on Day 2
    • Accommodations for up to 3 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

    Notes

    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including the park bus and research accommodation.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $500/Person
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Jun  30, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    Jun  30, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Jun  30, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Jun  30, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  01, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  01, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 2 Day Guided Excavation

    July  01, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    This Guided Excavation includes

    • 2 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
    • Lunch and supper on Day 1, and breakfast and lunch on Day 2
    • Accommodations for up to 3 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

    Notes

    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including the park bus and research accommodation.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $500/Person
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  01, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  01, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  01, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  01, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  02, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  02, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  02, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  02, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  02, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  03, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  03, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  03, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  03, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  04, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  04, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  04, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  04, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  04, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    July  05, 2018


    @item.Name

    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  05, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  05, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  05, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  05, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  05, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    July  06, 2018


    @item.Name

    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  06, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  06, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  06, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  06, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  06, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  07, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  07, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  07, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  07, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  07, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  07, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Dig & Discover Package

    July  07, 2018


    Join our park guide on a day long prospecting hike and a day long guided excavation. Two days in the backcountry of Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site looking for and digging out dinosaurs! This program is for adults and youth ages 14 years and up. You will stay in our research trailer accommodations at the park for 2 to 3 nights and most meals are provided. 

    • Please check details of what is provided and dates available at our online booking site https://atms.alberta.ca/dpp/default.aspx 
    • Youth ages 14 years and up must be accompanied by a paying adult/guardian. For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, we strictly adhere to the age restrictions on all of our tour programs.
    • Rating is difficult with rugged terrain and hot sun (no shade in the badlands) for the hike and for the excavation.
    • Footwear Restriction: Participants must wear appropriate closed toe and heel footwear such as hiking shoes or boots. 
    • Please bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and extra water and snacks.
    • We recommend you bring long sleeved shirt and lightweight long pants to protect against sun and insects. 
    • Maximum capacity is 6 participants. 
    • Reservations are available up to 1 week before the scheduled start of the program.
    • Refunds will be provided in the case of rainy or wet backcountry that is inaccessible. 
    Where:
    When: 9:00 AM
    Fee:  $450 Adult; $450 Teen (ages 14 yrs and up)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  08, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  08, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  08, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  08, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  08, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  08, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Dig & Discover Package

    July  08, 2018


    Join our park guide on a day long prospecting hike and a day long guided excavation. Two days in the backcountry of Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site looking for and digging out dinosaurs! This program is for adults and youth ages 14 years and up. You will stay in our research trailer accommodations at the park for 2 to 3 nights and most meals are provided. 

    • Please check details of what is provided and dates available at our online booking site https://atms.alberta.ca/dpp/default.aspx 
    • Youth ages 14 years and up must be accompanied by a paying adult/guardian. For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, we strictly adhere to the age restrictions on all of our tour programs.
    • Rating is difficult with rugged terrain and hot sun (no shade in the badlands) for the hike and for the excavation.
    • Footwear Restriction: Participants must wear appropriate closed toe and heel footwear such as hiking shoes or boots. 
    • Please bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and extra water and snacks.
    • We recommend you bring long sleeved shirt and lightweight long pants to protect against sun and insects. 
    • Maximum capacity is 6 participants. 
    • Reservations are available up to 1 week before the scheduled start of the program.
    • Refunds will be provided in the case of rainy or wet backcountry that is inaccessible. 
    Where:
    When: 9:00 AM
    Fee:  $450 Adult; $450 Teen (ages 14 yrs and up)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  09, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  09, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  09, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  09, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  09, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  10, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  10, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  10, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  10, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  11, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  11, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  11, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  11, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  11, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    July  12, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  12, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  12, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  12, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  12, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  12, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    July  13, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  13, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  13, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  13, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  13, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  13, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  14, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  14, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  14, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  14, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Prospecting

    July  14, 2018


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    Experience the excitement of fossil prospecting while hiking through the park's spectacular terrain in search of dinosaur bones and other fossil remains. Prospect for fossils just like the professionals, learning where to look and what to look for as you explore the breath-taking Alberta badlands.  Each excursion is guided by an experienced park staff and explores a different area of the park.  Although you will discover fossils, no digging is involved and all material will be left in the park. Please visit our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual schedule (dates and times) and to book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • Lunch is provided during this 6.5 hour program.
    • This program is rated as "difficult" with hiking approx. 5-8 kilometers over rough terrain. 
    • The Fossil Prospecting Program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants 14-17 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 8 participants per day on this program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy hiking boots are required. Breathable long pants and long sleeved shirt are recommended.
    • The program starts at the Visitor Centre.  Participants then travel by park vehicle into various backcountry locations to begin the hike.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre about 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
    • During the fall the Visitor Centre may not be open before your start time on this program so you can meet the park guide outside the front of the Visitor Centre about 10 minutes before departure.
    • All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is at the concession parking lot, just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • No dogs or other pets allowed on tour programs.

     

     

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    Where:
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $80/Adult; $80/Teens (ages 14 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  14, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  14, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  15, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  15, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  15, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  15, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  15, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  15, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  16, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  16, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  16, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  16, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  16, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  17, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  17, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  17, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  17, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  18, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  18, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  18, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  18, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  18, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  19, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  19, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  19, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 3 Day Guided Excavation

    July  19, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    This Guided Excavation includes

    • 3 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
    • Lunch and supper on Day 1, all meals on Day 2, and breakfast and lunch on Day 3
    • Accommodations for up to 4 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

    Notes

    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including the park bus and research accommodation.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $700/Person
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  19, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  19, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  20, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  20, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  20, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 3 Day Guided Excavation

    July  20, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    This Guided Excavation includes

    • 3 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
    • Lunch and supper on Day 1, all meals on Day 2, and breakfast and lunch on Day 3
    • Accommodations for up to 4 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

    Notes

    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including the park bus and research accommodation.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $700/Person
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  20, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  20, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  21, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  21, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  21, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  21, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 3 Day Guided Excavation

    July  21, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The experience includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    This Guided Excavation includes

    • 3 days participation in a real palaeontological excavation
    • Lunch and supper on Day 1, all meals on Day 2, and breakfast and lunch on Day 3
    • Accommodations for up to 4 nights on-site in private furnished rooms. Bathrooms, kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes) and laundry facilities are shared among participants. Bed linens and towels are provided.

    Notes

    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  There is a limit of 2 youth per adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants in this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until one week before the scheduled program.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including the park bus and research accommodation.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $700/Person
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  21, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Parks Day - Dinosaur Park

    July  21, 2018


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    • Come join us in the Badlands for Parks Day from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm!
    • Lots of fun free activities for families!
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 10:00 AM
    Fee:  Free
     
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  21, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  22, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  22, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  22, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  22, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  22, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  22, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  23, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  23, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  23, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  23, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  23, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  24, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  24, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  24, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  24, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  25, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  25, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  25, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  25, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  25, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    July  26, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  26, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  26, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  26, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  26, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  26, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  27, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  27, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  27, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Prospecting

    July  27, 2018


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    Experience the excitement of fossil prospecting while hiking through the park's spectacular terrain in search of dinosaur bones and other fossil remains. Prospect for fossils just like the professionals, learning where to look and what to look for as you explore the breath-taking Alberta badlands.  Each excursion is guided by an experienced park staff and explores a different area of the park.  Although you will discover fossils, no digging is involved and all material will be left in the park. Please visit our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual schedule (dates and times) and to book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • Lunch is provided during this 6.5 hour program.
    • This program is rated as "difficult" with hiking approx. 5-8 kilometers over rough terrain. 
    • The Fossil Prospecting Program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants 14-17 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 8 participants per day on this program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy hiking boots are required. Breathable long pants and long sleeved shirt are recommended.
    • The program starts at the Visitor Centre.  Participants then travel by park vehicle into various backcountry locations to begin the hike.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre about 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
    • During the fall the Visitor Centre may not be open before your start time on this program so you can meet the park guide outside the front of the Visitor Centre about 10 minutes before departure.
    • All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is at the concession parking lot, just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • No dogs or other pets allowed on tour programs.

     

     

     Dinosaur PP - CTE Logo

    Where:
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $80/Adult; $80/Teens (ages 14 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  27, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  27, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Bonebed 30 - 1 Day Guided Excavation

    July  28, 2018


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    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a fully authentic dinosaur dig. With an experienced palaeontological technician as your guide, you'll learn the techniques of excavating dinosaurs.  You'll work in a team to uncover fossils never before seen by human eyes. The day includes an orientation to the park and the research project, working in a real quarry, and hiking and prospecting for new fossil finds. Your work will contribute to research going on by the Royal Tyrrell Museum at the park.  Watch a video about the Guided Excavation.

    • Lunch is provided during this 7-hour program.
    • The rating for this program is "difficult." Come prepared for sitting or kneeling on the ground, working with tools under the hot sun, and hiking in slippery conditions.  This program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 6 participants per day on this program.
    • Reservations can be made up until 2:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled program day.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.

    Marks-Kucher Award line

    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $180/Person
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  28, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  28, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  28, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  28, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  28, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  28, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  29, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  29, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  29, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Great Badlands Hike

    July  29, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Prospecting

    July  29, 2018


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    Experience the excitement of fossil prospecting while hiking through the park's spectacular terrain in search of dinosaur bones and other fossil remains. Prospect for fossils just like the professionals, learning where to look and what to look for as you explore the breath-taking Alberta badlands.  Each excursion is guided by an experienced park staff and explores a different area of the park.  Although you will discover fossils, no digging is involved and all material will be left in the park. Please visit our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual schedule (dates and times) and to book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • Lunch is provided during this 6.5 hour program.
    • This program is rated as "difficult" with hiking approx. 5-8 kilometers over rough terrain. 
    • The Fossil Prospecting Program is not wheelchair accessible. 
    • This program is available for those 14 years and older.  Participants 14-17 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 8 participants per day on this program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy hiking boots are required. Breathable long pants and long sleeved shirt are recommended.
    • The program starts at the Visitor Centre.  Participants then travel by park vehicle into various backcountry locations to begin the hike.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre about 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
    • During the fall the Visitor Centre may not be open before your start time on this program so you can meet the park guide outside the front of the Visitor Centre about 10 minutes before departure.
    • All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is at the concession parking lot, just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • No dogs or other pets allowed on tour programs.

     

     

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    Where:
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $80/Adult; $80/Teens (ages 14 years and up)
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  29, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  29, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  30, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    July  30, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  30, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  30, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  30, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    July  31, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    July  31, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    July  31, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    July  31, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Aug  01, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Aug  01, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Aug  01, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Aug  01, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Aug  01, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Aug  02, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Aug  02, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Aug  02, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
    Book It 
  • Fossil Safari

    Aug  02, 2018


    @item.Name

    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
    Book It 
  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Aug  02, 2018


    @item.Name

    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
    Book It 
  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Aug  03, 2018


    @item.Name

    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
    Book It 
  • Sunset Tour

    Aug  03, 2018


    @item.Name

    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
    Book It 
  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Aug  03, 2018


    @item.Name

    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
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  • Fossil Safari

    Aug  03, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is highly recommended for families.  Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • The program is not wheelchair accessible or stroller accessible. 
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per program.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear requirement: Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is required. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
    • The Fossil Safari starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (2 minute walk).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE & TO SEE AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, $2/Baby, $45/Family (up to 5 seats)
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  • Cast from the Past (indoor program)

    Aug  03, 2018


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    Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death. Note that at least one parent must participate and join the program (purchase a ticket) when accompanying their children aged 7-14 years. 

    • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
    • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
    • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
    • Cast from the Past takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
    • Please arrive on time; no late arrivals accepted and no refunds for late arrivals. The program must start on time.
    • The program is wheelchair accessible.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
    Where:  Visitor Centre
    When: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)
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  • Explorer's Bus Tour

    Aug  04, 2018


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    Venture into the rugged badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park on the Explorer's Bus Tour to experience the stunning views of the park from the comfort and safety of the tour bus. You will be getting off the bus at various stops to see the unique geology and fossils up close and personal. One stop includes an articulated skeleton of a hadrosaur!

    Please read the following information but click through to the Online Booking Site to see the actual tour schedule, dates and times that are available, and book your seats ahead of your visit to the park. All family members even babes-in-arms need a 'seat' saved/purchased for them (re: strict 24 passenger capacity of park buses).

    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 youths or children, for a maximum of 5 seats.
    • NEW for 2018: We divided the age category "Child" into Children aged 4-6 yrs $5.00; Babies aged 0-3 yrs $2.00.
    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy".
    • Participants under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  "Babes in arms" require a full reserved seat even if they are being held by a parent.
    • There is a maximum capacity of 24 participants per tour.
    • For your comfort and safety, please bring at least 2 litres of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and insect repellent. Sturdy closed toe and heel footwear is recommended. 
    • The Explorer's Bus Tour starts at the Visitor Centre.
    • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All tours leave on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
    • Please park at the large concession parking lot just down from the Visitor Centre (a 2 minute walk away).
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • Admission to Visitor Centre exhibit gallery is a separate fee.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK THE TOUR SCHEDULE IN OUR ONLINE BOOKING SITE FOR THE MOST RECENT TOUR OFFERINGS AS SOMETIMES WE ARE ABLE TO ADD TOURS/DATES. 

    Fee:  $17/Adult, $10/Youth, $5/Child, Baby/$2, $45/Family (up to 5 adults, youth, children)
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  • Sunset Tour

    Aug  04, 2018


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    This unique evening tour is designed especially for photographers and people looking for a quieter nature experience. The tour takes advantage of the cooler temperatures and wonderful evening light. You'll be guided into some of the secret areas of the Natural Preserve.  You'll have ample time to get the perfect shot or to simply soak up the natural beauty of the badlands. Locations may include Valley of the Gold, Valley of the Castles, and Valley of the Moon. See the Sunset Tour in this video . Please read information below but click on the link to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the tour schedule and to book your seats online ahead of your visit. 

    • The Sunset Tour is a 2 hour program.
    • The difficulty level of this tour is "easy"  but it is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is for ages 14 years and up.
    • The maximum capacity for this tour is 14 participants.
    • Due to the variability of sunset times, we cannot guarantee that participants will be able to photograph the actual sunset.
    • Start times vary from 7:00 pm in May, June, July, to 6:30 pm in August, and 6:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm in September and then 4:00 pm or 3:30 pm in October. Please check times and dates online in the booking site.
    • If the Visitor Centre is closed, please meet the park interpreter and park bus outside the Visitor Centre for ticket pick-up and loading. The tour will leave at the designated time.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • If the backcountry of the park is not accessible due to rain on the day of the program, you will be refunded, but you need to phone and make arrangements for this. Call (403) 378-4344 for information. 
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $24/Adult, $16/Youth
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  • Centrosaurus Quarry Hike

    Aug  04, 2018


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    This hike is your best opportunity to see the unequalled concentration of dinosaur fossils that makes Dinosaur Provincial Park world famous. You will journey through rugged streambeds and over sandstone ridges to reach a former dig site.  As you investigate the clues these fossils provide, you will be challenged to come up with your own theory to explain their mass death.

    Please read the information below but click through to our Online Tour Booking Site to see the actual tour times and book your seats ahead of your visit. 

    • This program last 2.5 hours and is rated as moderate to difficult.
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old for this hike. No babes in arms/backpacks or toddlers allowed on this hike.
    • The capacity for this hike is 24 people. 
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water,a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • Footwear Requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear. 
    • No pets are allowed on tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground while on a leash and under their owner's control. 
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre

    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344  PLEASE CHECK OUR ONLINE TOUR BOOKING SITE FOR THE LATEST TOUR SCHEDULE AND AVAILABLE SEATS. 

    Fee:  $22/Adult, $12/Youth, $60/Family
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  • Great Badlands Hike

    Aug  04, 2018


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    The Great Badlands Hike is a half-day trek (4 hours) into some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the park. This program is especially for the adventurous as you hike over steep slopes and through deep coulees. You will discover how fossil hunters tackle "les mauvaises terres à traverser" in their search for dinosaur bones.  Please read information below but book ahead by visiting our Online Tour Booking Site.

    • The hike is rated as "difficult" - over 6 kilometers through rugged badlands, often in extreme heat.
    • Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Children 10-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Prices are $35/Adult and $20/Youth.
    • There is a maximum of 19 participants on this hike.
    • For your safety and comfort, please bring water, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    • We also recommend wearing long light-weight pants and long sleeved shirt.
    • Footwear requirement: Participants must wear sturdy closed toe and heel footwear.
    • No pets are allowed on any tour programs or in the Visitor Centre. Pets are allowed in the park and campground but need to be on a leash and under the control of their owners at all times.
    • No smoking is allowed on tours, including on and off the park bus.
    • This program is not wheelchair accessible.
    Where:  Dinosaur Visitor Centre
    When: 9:30 AM
    Registration: 

    Book online or phone 403-378-4344

    Fee:  $35/Adult, $20/Youth (ages 10 years and up)
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  • Fossil Safari

    Aug  04, 2018


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    The Fossil Safari provides a hands-on discovery of the Park's rich fossil resource that is accessible only by tour.  The park bus takes you to a site in the Natural Preserve where a short walk to a micro-fossil site lets you discover the secrets of fossil-finding.  Learn techniques for identifying the remains of turtles, fish, mammals and, of course, dinosaurs. No digging is involved and all material is left at the site. This program will appeal to families with children who love dinosaurs!  Watch a video about the Fossil Safari. Please click through to our Online Tour Booking Site for the actual tour schedule (dates and times) and book your seats ahead of your visit. (Make sure to book 'seats' for all family members, even "babes-in-arms" as our park buses can only take 24 passengers total.)

    • This 1.75 hour program is rated as "easy" but be prepared for sitting on the ground, kneeling and standing in the hot sun.
    • The Family Rate can be applied to groups with up to 2 adults and up to 3 children or youths, for a maximum of 5 seats. 
    • NEW for 2018: The "Child" pricing category is now divided into "Child" ages 4-6 yrs and "Baby" ages 0-3 yrs with new pricing. Child is $5 and Baby is $2. 
    • The Fossil Safari is hi