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.

Effective October 4, 2021 we require all visitors to provide proof of full vaccination and ID to access the park. Masks must be worn in all buildings and when distancing cannot be maintained. For more information visit: Nova Scotia COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination

Hours of operation:

Open weekends only from October 16th – May 14th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Effective October 4, 2021 we require all visitors to provide proof of full vaccination and ID to access the park. Masks must be worn in all buildings and when distancing cannot be maintained. For more information visit: Nova Scotia COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination

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