Backpack Tour: Levels of the Savannah (K-12)

Immerse yourself in the African savannah while exploring how so many herbivores live peacefully side by side. Discover how one of the most dangerous animals in Africa eats from the same source as a zebra while not outwardly competing with it and the importance of lions to maintaining enough food to support the many herbivores that call the African savannah home.

What's included:
- backpack
- pre-written tour (link below)
- additional information and supporting pictures
- animal artifacts and activity resources

Grade: K-12

Length: Pick up before 10am. Return anytime before 3pm.

Pick up location: At the north gift shop by Penguin Plunge

Fee: $65 (low season), September - March
        $95 (high season), April - June

Availability: From September 14th, may be pre-booked starting August 15th. First come, first served. Available as an add on to a school program: please indicate on the booking form, or with bulk tickets: please call Guest Relations at 403-232-9300, ext:2.


Tour information

Tour information

Caribou have large hooves that spread out, acting like snowshoes and also as handy scoops to dig in the snow for food. Sharp edges on their hooves provide excellent traction on ice and rock.