Calgary to Dinosaur Provincial Park Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Canada

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Walk in the footsteps of pre-historic giants at Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. On this day tour from Calgary you will discover one of the worlds richest deposits of dinosaur fossils. Roam among the other-worldy sandstone hoodoos and explore the fossil exhibit to see the dinosaurs that roamed the land 75 million years ago right here in the heart of The Canadian Badlands- your admission to the expert-lead Explorers Bus Tour and Fossil Exhibit is included.
Your friendly driver-guide will meet you at the centrally located Calgary Tower at 7:45am. Travel in comfort in one of our luxury touring shuttles with a small group. We will leave the city behind and journey into the vast Alberta prairie. From your window admire big Alberta skies, endless farm and ranch land and count the train-cars on the railway line. Late morning we will arrive at Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. Leave the prairie behind you and step into another world in the heart of The Canadian Badlands- the largest stretch of Badlands in Canada.Start your adventure by boarding the Explorers Bus with an expert park interpreter. Be amazed by the rugged landscape as you see the sandstone hoodoos up close. You will learn about history of the park and the pre-historic giants that once roamed this area. Your expert guide will satisfy your thirst for palaeontology and geology knowledge. You may be lucky enough to stumble on fossil or see native wildlife sunning themselves in the hot Alberta sun.After your guided tour ends, relax and enjoy your lunch. Take your time browsing the Fossil Exhibits located in the Interpretive Centre- all of them discovered right here at Dinosaur Provincial Park. You’ll have time to roam on your own before we head back to the city. We depart mid-afternoon and you will arrive back at The Calgary Tower approximately 5:30pm- Just in time for dinner!PLEASE NOTE: To guarantee admission to Explorers Bus Tour your booking must be received minimum 48 hours in advance. Bookings received after this time will still receive entry to the Fossil Exhibit, but your adventure at the park will be self-guided if the park cannot accommodate your late booking on the Explorers Bus. Book early to avoid disappointment!

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Admission ticket
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified