Book interpretive programs for the 2020 season starting May 1, 2020.
By phoning 403-378-4344. (To be connected toll-free in Alberta, dial 310-0000 followed by the phone number.)
When booking by phone, please note that Alberta is on Mountain Time (UTC-7).
We strongly recommend that you reserve tickets for our popular interpretive tour programs well in advance of your visit, especially if planning to visit the park in July and August.
Phone reservations for interpretive programs start in late February. Hours for making tour program reservations by phone are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Interpretive programs start are available from mid May to mid October but with some opportunity for extended shoulder season as well.
Some tour programs have age restrictions. These are strictly adhered to for the safety and enjoyment of park visitors.
Age categories for tour pricing; NEW for 2018: Adult = 18 years and up; Youth = 7 to 17 years; Child = 4 to 6 years of age; Baby = 0 to 3 years.
Tips to Consider Before Booking Tickets
If possible, budget two full days for an in-depth quality park experience. This allows a reasonably paced schedule and provides access to a greater variety of programs.
There can be a high demand for interpretive programs, especially in July and August. Please be prepared to be flexible in your choice of times and events.
Please respect the age limits that have been set for certain hikes. These limits have been developed for visitor safety and enjoyment based on years of experience. We offer a broad range of events for different age groups and physical abilities.
If rain, wet conditions, unsafe road conditions or other conditions threaten the safety and comfort of participants, a program may be replaced with an alternate program at the regular ticket price.
The content of the replacement program would be the same or similar.
A refund would be available if you choose not to participate in the alternate program.
Dinosaur Provincial Park reserves the right to cancel a program for poor weather, insufficient number of registrations or any other pertinent reason. If a program is cancelled, a full refund is provided.
General - Participants may cancel up to 48 hours before the event and receive a refund of their program fee.
For 2 and 3 Day Guided Excavations - Participants may cancel at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled start of the program and receive a refund of their program fee.
The program fee will not be refunded if inadequate notice is given (less than 48 hours notice for reqular programs or less than 2 weeks for 2 and 3 Day Guided Excavation Programs.)
The $5 booking fee is non-refundable no matter how much notice is given.
Program cancellations may only be done by phoning 403-378-4344. (To be connected toll-free in Alberta, dial 310-0000 followed by the phone number.)
Tips for Outdoor Programs
For your safety and comfort, wear sturdy "closed toe and heel" footwear. No sandals or flip-flops are allowed.
Bring at least one litre of water for each adult or youth and 500 milliltres for each child. Remember a sun hat for each person, too.
Insect repellent and sunscreen are recommended. Don't forget your camera!
Soft drinks and juices are not recommended to replace water. All drinks must be in resealable bottles. No cans please!
Arrive half an hour before tour time to pick up your tickets at the Visitor Centre.
All programs begin at the Visitor Centre.
Bus Tour Rules
The seating capacity of the park buses (24 persons only) will be strictly adhered to for vehicle insurance reasons. Babes-in-arms and toddlers are 'persons' and need to be counted as taking a seat even though they may be on their parent's lap.
Park buses are designed for short distance trips. There are no overhead luggage racks or washrooms.