Hours, Rates & Groups
Hours of operation: Tuesday to Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our facility is currently self-guided.
2021 Programs will begin starting July. There is no need to book ahead.
Current Admission Rates
Rates are subject to applicable taxes.
|Seniors & Students||$11.00|
|Children (5-17 years)||$8.00|
|Family (2 adults & children under 19)||$36.00|
Annual membership – less than the price of two admissions.
|Adults & seniors||$25.00|
|Family (2 adults & children under 19)||$45.00|
Our centre has a disabled drop-off area near the front doors, accessed via the adjacent Spirit Ridge building. There is also a wheelchair ramp from the parking lot. The building is fully wheelchair accessible. Outdoor “Living Land” exhibits have accessible gravel crush pathways as does 1 km of nature trail going to the village displays. Some areas of rock crush trail may be difficult for motorized wheelchairs or scooters such as the steeper upper trail. Wheelchair accessible and non-accessible trails are clearly marked on the outdoor trail map.
Seniors or special needed guests can ask if staff are available to conduct a tour by golf cart.
Group rates (At this current time, because of Covid-19 we are currently unable to book large group tours)
Adult & senior groups
|With guided tour||GST||Total|
|Groups of 10 – 20||$13.00||$0.65||$13.65|
|Groups of 20 +||$12.00||$0.60||$12.60|
|Unguided group visit|
|Groups of 10 – 20||$11.00||$0.55||$11.55|
|Groups of 20 +||$ 10.00||$0.50||$10.50|
School & youth tours
|Guided youth tour||$ 8.00||$0.40||$ 8.40|
|Two youth programs||$12.00||$0.60||$12.60|
Tour operators & teachers click here for tour booking form
Or contact Bsabyan@nkmipdesert.com, 1-888-495-8555 local 211.
While at the centre Beverages and snacks are available at our gift shop. An outdoor seating area is available for lunch or snack breaks.
Explore indoor and outdoor cultural and nature exhibits. Discover the desert ecology and wildlife in “Critter Corner” and “Living Land” displays. Hear the legends of Sen’klip (Coyote) in two multi-sensory theatres.