North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Get up close and personal to raptors, bears, songbirds and turtles at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. Located 10 minutes west of Parksville, this world-class centre rescues and rehabilitates ill, injured and orphaned wildlife. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the museum of nature, visitl native wildlife gardens, meet our non-releasable resident animals such as Knut the black bear, Emily the Saker Falcon, Trickster the Raven, Sandor the Bald Eagle and many others. Check out the interactive kiosks, learning centre and eco-centre. Watch rehabilitated eagles build strength to be released back to the wild. Top off your adventure with a visit to the Bear Den Gift Shop for unique clothing, books and souvenirs to remember your visit!