With thousands of pristine acres and a small population, Jasper is the ultimate place to view wildlife in their natural surroundings. Join our informative wildlife tour and discover Jasper’s hidden gems all while seeking out the regions furry original inhabitants! Elk, deer, bear, moose and mountain goats are just a sample of the many wild animals roaming the park.
Join friendly local guides for an informative adventure. Our knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures. Big or small, Jasper National Park provides a great opportunity to view animals in their natural habitat.
Learn about the ways the wildlife in the area contribute to the rich diversity of the National Park. While wildlife viewing is never guaranteed, Jasper National Park provides the best opportunity to see wildlife in the Rockies.
There is no set itinerary for this tour, our guides communicate where the best and most recent sightings have been. We also try to show you some of the lesser-known scenic locations in the Athabasca Valley.
Kindly note that the selected route is at the discretion of your driver/guide. The Wildlife Discovery Tour is a driving tour with minimal walking.
While the natural habitat around Jasper is conducive to animal sightings, animal viewing is not guaranteed and depends largely on the season, the time of day, and the weather.
Photos of wildlife are usually taken from the inside the vehicle or on the ground at a safe distance from the animals.
The Wildlife Discovery Tour has maximum group size of 28 passengers, however, this number will be limited to less due to COVID-19.
Outdoor clothing and walking shoes suggested for the Wildlife Discovery Tour.
(May 1st – Sept 8th) Pick-ups begin 5:20 pm from town. 5:45-6:00 pm from Jasper Park Lodge
(Sept 9th-Sept 29th) Pick-ups begin 4:20 pm from town. 4:45-5:00 pm from Jasper Park Lodge
(Sept 30th -Oct 12th) Pick-ups begin 3:50 pm from town. 4:00-4:15 pm from Jasper Park Lodge
Please note there are no pick-ups at the Overlander Lodge, Pocohontas Cabins, Jasper Campgrounds, Jasper East or Hinton.