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Polar Bear Habitat & Heritage Village

#1 of 5 things to do in Cochrane Features Animals
1 Drury Park Road | Highway 11 North, Cochrane, Ontario P0L 1C0, Canada
+1 705-272-2327
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Wonderful way to see polar bears

This is great way to see the polar bears. The facility clearly cares about the Bears. The staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Otis-Foodie
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Toronto, Canada
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Excellent visit!

Had a wonderful morning visit at the Polar Bear Habitat! Highly recommend visiting if your in... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Jennifer K
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1 Drury Park Road | Highway 11 North, Cochrane, Ontario P0L 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is great way to see the polar bears. The facility clearly cares about the Bears. The staff don't make the Bears perform for the public. The bears have a building they can go to that that are not accessible to the public. It is...More

1  Thank Otis-Foodie
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful morning visit at the Polar Bear Habitat! Highly recommend visiting if your in Cochrane. We were able to see all 3 bears out and about. If you make it there, check out the snowmobile museum.

1  Thank Jennifer K
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Totally unexpected! You are able to swim with polar bears. But not without a bullet proof window between you. Had eyecontact with one of them whicb was absolutely magical! Love that the bears have a lake for them now. Something I'll never forget.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing experience to have face to face with polar bears, there are beautiful facilities, where polar bear's environment is researched by a dedicated staff, it is open to public.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 30 December 2016

What a great experience. Where else in the World can you get this close to Polar Bears? It's a beautiful place to visit. Can't wait to go again.

Thank CedarMeadowsOfficial
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I struggle with zoo's, but the Habitat was thrilling. The bears have relatively large outside enclosures and a large pond to swim in. The interactive education centre was impressive and the staff very informative. The heritage village was closed for the season, but looked like...More

Thank Peg A
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Admittedly I went in kind of an off season, but saw the three bears. They were pretty active, wrestling and wandering about. Took lots of good pictures. Didn't get a chance to visit the historical village - it was a bit too cold for that....More

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great up close to see 3 polar bears. Active and playful. Good session with trainer to tell us about the bears.

Thank JKM007JKM
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We visited the Polar Bear Habitat a couple of weekends ago for our anniversary. We were not quite sure what to expect from a small service town that is basically at the end of the road in Northern Ontario. However, we were pleasantly surprised at...More

Thank mar872
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I was really excited to see this was not like zoo, but truly attempting to make a habitat for them. These are Polar Bears that would not survive in the wild, and they create games for them for stimulation and are very knowledgeable about Polar...More

2  Thank Kelli O
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Maurice4911
Is there a train from Sudbury to Cochrane to see the bears?
16 February 2015|
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Response from Larry L | Reviewed this property |
Typo in above answer. It should read no schedules exist.
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