Discover Wye Marsh!

Daily July 2nd - September 3rd 2018Beaver

Available daily strating July 2nd, join us for a variety of programming that allows visitors to up close and personal with nature!


Guided Canoe Tours

Join our Naturalist on a 1-hour guided voyageur-style canoe tour of the Marsh channels and learn about both the cultural and natural history of the area. 

  • Offered daily at 10am, 11:15am, 1pm, 2:15pm & 3:30pm (an additional canoe is offered at 7pm on Thursdays only)
  • No pre-registration. Please sign up for a canoe upon your arrival (please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time).
  • General admission, plus an additional $8 +hst per person

Guided Kayak Tours **Thursdays only**

Join our Naturalist on a 1.5-hour guided kayak tour and discover wildlife amoungst the water lillies and cattails in a way that only a kayak will allow. 

  • Offered Thursdays at 8:15am & 4:45pm (extended hours on Thursdays!  We are open 7am-9pm)
  • Must be at least 8 years of age
  • Tandem & single kayak options available.  
  • No pre-registration. Please sign up for a kayak upon your arrival (please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time).
  • General admission, plus an additional $10 +hst per person

Guided Discovery Walks

Take a walk on the wild side with our Naturalists, who will guide you through our woodland and wetland trails!  All ages and abilities are welcome, enthusiasm for nature is mandatory!

  • Monday - Friday 10am, 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3pm (an additional Guided Hike at 8pm on Thursdays only) 
  • Saturdays & Sundays 10am & 1:30pm
  • Included with general admission!

Feature Creature

Join our Naturalist daily at 1pm for an opportunity to meet some of our Educational Ambassadors!  Learn about their favourite food, natural history and unique personalities! Included with general admission!

  • Mondays - Raptor
  • Tuesdays - Reptile
  • Wednesday - Raptor
  • Thursday - Reptile
  • Friday - Honey Bees
  • Saturday - Birds of Prey (hawks & owls) - SATURDAY AUGUST 4th show will start at 2pm (to accomodate for an offsite demo that will be keeping our birds busy until then). 
  • Sunday - Birds of Prey Show (hawks & owls)

Wonder Wye Wagon!

Join our Junior Naturalists daily anytime between 11am-2pm if you have ever wondered 'wye' nature is so cool!

  • Explore high and low through a variety of activities that will engage the whole family! Experience getting your hands dirty while dip netting in the Marsh for aquatic invertebrates, or learn about the wide variety of birds that call the Marsh home, including the Trumpeter Swan, a provincially rare species!
  • Included with general admission!


Extended Hours Thursdays!

We are opening early and staying late each Thursday in July & August 2018

Uncover more of the Marsh this summer!  Are you a morning person?  Do you work 9am-5pm (our typical hours of operation)? This summer take advantage of our extended hours and additional programming between 7am and 9pm!​ Check out our open late programming HERE