Hours, Admission and Packages

Hours and admission

Open every day from 10 am to 5 pm.


Guided tours

High season (May 21st to September 3rd):

  • Biotrain (45 minutes): 10h30 / 12h30 / 15h
  • Urban Wildlife (90 minutes): 11h / 13h / 15h
  • Center visit (90 minutes): 10h30 / 12h30 / 14h30
  • English visit, choice between the three: 13h30 ( it's possible to get a visit in french with a bilingual guide at another time).

*On reservation from Monday to Friday until june 20th
*We recommend that you book as there is a maximum number of visitors to meet in theaters

Low season (September 4th to May 20th):

  • 10h30 / 12h30 / 14h30

*On reservation from Monday to Friday
*We recommend that you book as there is a maximum number of visitors to meet in theaters


Orchard

  • Apples are sold at $0.80 per pound.
  • Apple-picking every saturday and sunday from 10h to 16h, until october 27th.
  • The kiosk is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for the purchase of apples, from 10h to 16h.

*The opening of the apples kiosk begins in mid-September to early November

Admission fees (taxes included*)

From november 21st 2014 (updated november 20th 2014)

Age Biodiversité and Observation trail Faune ailée and Observation trail Observation Trail
18 and over 13,00 $ 11,00 $ 4,00 $
65 and over 11,00 $ 9,00 $ 4,00 $
Students
18 and over
11,00 $ 9,00 $ 4,00 $
3 to 17 8,00 $ 7,00 $ 3,00 $
Under 3 Free Free Free
2 adults and 2 children 40,00 $ 34,00 $ 12,00 $
Groups SPECIAL RATES


*Admission fees can be changed without prior notice.


Additional information:

  • The biotrain is only available from the end of June 9 to October 31st.
  • Individual annual membership “Les marcheurs de la bio !” available for $15 (+ taxes). It gives you year-round access to the Observation Paths.
  • Free access to the Centre for those accompanying people with permanent physical, intellectual or sensory disabilities. The Paths and orchard are difficult to access for non electric wheel chairs.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the interpretation Center and the orchard and have to be kept on leash at all times elsewhere on the site. Only guide dogs are permitted everywhere.

Groups Packages 2014
*Groups of 20 people

Preschool & Kindergarten (3 to 5 yrs old)

Package Name
Dates Price1 Lenght Activities included Additionnal activities suggested
Urban Wildlife May 1st to  Septembre 12
$6.501 2h30 Urban Wildlife, Biotrain and Minifarm, Marsh + Games, Aviary Reptiles from here and elsewhere $2

  H2O Room $1
Urban Wildlife/Apple September 12 to October 31
$6.501
(including $2 for the apples bag)
2h45 Urban Wildlife, Biotrain and Minifarm, Marsh + Games, Aviary Reptiles from here and elsewhere $2

  H2O Room $1

Elementary & Daycare

Package Name Dates Price1 Lenght Activities included Additionnal activities suggested
Urban Wildlife May 1st to October 31st $8.50 4h30
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Urban Wildlife, Marsh + Games, Minifarm, Aviary, Rally + Stop hut Reptiles from here and elsewhere $2

  H2O Room $1
Urban Wildlife/Apple September 12th to October 31st $10.50
(including $2 for the apples bag)
5h10
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Urban Wildlife, Marsh + Games, Minifarm, Aviary, Rally + Stop hut, Orchard
Not available
Evolution November 1st to June 30th
$8.50 4h30
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Archaeological excavation, Evolution,
Reptiles from here and elsewhere,  H2O Room and Sensory Corridor, Rally, Deer-fox
Not available
Halloween October 28th to November 1st
$10.50 4h45
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Halloween Bugs & Animals, Replace orchard in the primary or maternal package Not available

Primary

Package Name Dates Price1 Lenght Activities included Additionnal activities suggested
Urban Wildlife May 21st to June 24th – August 26th to October 31st $8.50 4h30
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Urban Wildlife, Minifarm, Rally + Stop hut, Marsh + Games, Aviary Reptiles from here and elsewhere $2

  H2O Room $1

Corridor $1
Urban Wildlife/Apple September 12th to October 31st $10.50
(including $2 for the apples bag)
5h10
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Urban Wildlife, Minifarm, Rally + Stop hut, Marsh + Games, Aviary, Orchard Reptiles from here and elsewhere $2

  H2O Room $1

Corridor $1
Evolution November 1st to June 30th $8.50 4h30
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Archaeological excavation, Evolution Presentation, Expo. «Winners and losers of the evolution», Reptiles from here and elsewhere, H2O Room and Corridor, Rally Not available
Halloween October 28th to November 1st $10.50 4h45
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Halloween Bugs & Animals, Replace orchard in the primary or maternal package Not available

Secondary 

Package Name Dates Price1 Lenght Activities included Additionnal activities suggested
Urban Wildlife May 21st to June 24th – August 26th to October 31st $6.50 / $8.50 2h30 / 4h30 Urban Wildlife, Minifarm + Aviary, Marsh and its visitors, Rally + Stop hut Orchard3 $2

Reptiles from here and elsewhere $2

  H2O Room $1

Corridor $1
Evolution November 1st to June 30th $6.50 / $8.50 2h30 / 4h30 Expo. «Winners and losers of the evolution», Reptiles from here and elsewhere, H2O Room and Corridor, Rally, Deer, foxes and turkeys Rally $1.50

Day camps & playground 

Package Name Dates Price1 Lenght Activities included Additionnal activities suggested
Summer Groups
June 25th to August 31st
(Not available during the two weeks of construction)
$8.50 4h30
*including 40m. lunch and 30m. arrival/departure
Fur workshop, Bees workshop, Rally, Marsh, Urban Wildlife (including aviary), Minifarm Not available

Pick-and-choose

Additionnal activities suggested Lenght Price
Orchard3 30 minutes $2.00
Evolution 1h $4.50
Reptiles from here and elsewhere 30 minutes $2.50
Special Workshop (amphibians, fur, bees, plumes, wings and beaks or marsh) 20 minutes $2.50
Urban Wildlife3 1h20 $6.00
Stop Hut3-4 20 minutes $1.50
Observation Paths 30 minutes $1.50
Corridor 20 minutes $1.50
Minifarm3 20 minutes $1.50
H2O Room 20 minutes $1.50
  • 1 For group rates, children 0-17 years old must be charged
  • 2 The duration of the activities selected may vary by more or less 10 min. and that depending on the length of periods in the selected package
  • 3 Seasonal activities
  • 4 Must be coupled with Observation Paths

Special adult group

  • Groups of 20 adults and more are invited
  • Choice of packages depending on the season.
  • $9.00 per adult

Contact us to customize your package with your own specifications


Packages with one of our partners

Kindergarten, primary, secondary, daycare

Partner Availability period Rate Length Activities Suggestions
Boréo-diversité1 Year round
(on availability)
$12.50
($6 = BORÉALIS and $6 = Centre de la Biodiversité)
4h (Boréalis + Centre)

2h (Centre)
Option 1 Dive into the Jurassic1, Reptiles from here and elsewhere

Option 2 Regular visit (aquariums room, reptiles room, exhibition room and sensory corridor)

Option 3 Urban Wildlife, Boréalis: Animated papermaking techniques (adapted according to age)
Not available
Musée des religions Year round
(on availability)
$12.00
($6 = Musée des religions and $6 = Centre de la Biodiversité)
5h30 (Musée + Centre)

2h (Centre)
Option 1 Dive into the Jurassic1, Reptiles from here and elsewhere

Option 2 Regular visit (aquariums room, reptiles room, exhibition room and sensory corridor)

Option 3 Urban Wildlife, Musée des religions du monde: various thematic activities
Not available
CDES Block 1: November 1st to 22nd 2013

Block 2: February 10th to 28th 2014

Block 3: May 12th to 30th 2014
$10.00
($4 = CDES and $6 = Centre de la Biodiversité)
4h00 (CDES + Centre)

2h (Centre)
Option 1 Dive into the Jurassic1, Reptiles from here and elsewhere

Option 2 Regular visit (aquariums room, reptiles room, exhibition room and sensory corridor)

Option 3 Urban Wildlife, Science demonstration center: Demonstration of scientific experiments
Not available
  • 1 Dive into the Jurassic includes:
    • a presentation on the evolution of dinosaurs (2nd and 3 rd cycle primary, secondary) or an activity of archaeological excavation (Kindergarten and 1st primary cycle).
    • the temporary exhibition 2014 "Winners and losers of the evolution.". Discover dinosaurs, prehistoric mammals, reptiles, insects and some fossils.