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Fort Whyte Centre is a natural area for recreation and is a treat for avid birdwatchers. It is one of the most popular places to take the kids for a day of adventure and discovery. Located on 200 acres (80.93 hectares) of pristine marshland, the center is seasonal home to more than 200 species of birds and innumerable species of bugs and other critters. The center can also be hired for private parties and events in the midst of natural glory. The Buffalo Stone Cafe is a wonderful place to chill after a day of great activity.
FortWhyte Alive is an educational and environmental center, known for its adventure sports, floating boardwalks, family tree houses, and wildlife and birdwatching tours. It is especially renowned for the Bison Prairie spread over 70 acres (28.32 hectares). As the largest land mammal found in North America, the bison is protected at FortWhyte Alive in line with the Canadian Government's conservation efforts. The Bison Safari takes you to the very heart of the prairie, traversing marshes, forests and lake shores along the way, until you spot the fascinating mammal. During the safari, participants learn innumerable facts about the bison and how it is an integral part of Manitoba's history and culture. You also get a glimpse of other attractions in FortWhyte Alive and gain practical tips on environment and wildlife protection. So head here with a camera in hand and happily click photos of Canada's largest land animal. This tour is available seasonally and private booking is possible with ten or more participants.
The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre originated initially as a joint initiative of Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Manitoba Government. The marsh is home to two-eighty species of birds and hundreds of species of other animals and plants. There are plenty of planned activities for the kid's amusement, like shorebird carving and nature photography. There is a theater to accommodate groups and parties. The Marsh also sports a cafeteria and gift shop.