Hours and Admission

There may be increased wait times due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please check our Facebook page for updates on wait times, or call ahead.

Hours of operation:

Oct 16 – May 14 (only weekends): 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
May 15 – October 15: 9:00 – 6:30 pm

Last admission ½ hour before closing.

Winter admission fees are as follows:
Adult $3.50
Youth (age 6 – 17 years) $1.75
Children (age 5 and under) Free

Summer admission fees are as follows:
Adult 4$.75
Youth (age 6 – 17 years) $2.00
Children (age 5 and under) Free

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Within the Shubenacadie (pronounced "Shoo-ben-ack-a-dee") Wildlife Park's 40 hectares is all the wonder and excitement millions of visitors have enjoyed for over sixty years.

This facility places special emphasis on providing a wide range of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities to Nova Scotians and visitors alike.

We're located just off Highway 102, Exit 11 at Stewiacke from Truro, or Exit 9 from Halifax, just a short 45 minutes away from Downtown Halifax.

Plan your visit now