Top 5 things to do in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan, located in the heart of Canada, is renowned for its vast prairies, stunning lakes, and vibrant cultural heritage. Below is our TOP 5 things to do:

1. Fishing & Paddling


With over 100,000 lakes scattered across the province, Saskatchewan offers fishing opportunities for all levels. From the expansive waters of Lake Athabasca to the remote wilderness of the Churchill River, Saskatchewan's fishing destinations provide stunning natural scenery and a sense of tranquillity.


2. The Athabasca Sand Dunes


Visit the hidden gem of Saskatchewan. The Athabasca Sand Dunes, located in Saskatchewan's far northwest corner, are a mesmerizing natural wonder. These dunes, some towering as high as 30 meters, stretch along the southern shores of Lake Athabasca, forming the most northerly active sand dunes in the world. Visitors to the Athabasca Sand Dunes can explore this remote and rugged terrain, marvelling at the sculpted shapes of the dunes.


3. Prince Albert National Park


Prince Albert National Park, situated in the heart of Saskatchewan, is a natural haven. Spanning over 3,800 square kilometres, this protected area is characterized by boreal forests and pristine lakes offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the beauty of Canada's wilderness. The park is renowned for its abundant wildlife, including iconic species such as elk, moose, and black bears, making it a great place to visit for nature enthusiasts and photographers. Visitors can explore the park's extensive network of hiking trails, paddle along its tranquil waterways, or simply relax and enjoy the serenity.


4. Saskatoon


Located on the South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon belongs at the top of every travel bucket list. From its wonderful culinary delights to the excellent array of attractions, this beautiful prairie city is a must-visit. Why not take a stroll along the beautiful riverside promenade or set sail on the Prairie Lily. A trip on a riverboat offers a unique view of the beautiful city skyline.


5. Ranches

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Travelling by horseback is an unforgettable way to experience the rolling hills and wide-open spaces of Saskatchewan's southwest. Horses and ranchers have always played an important role in Saskatchewan's history. Today, cattle ranching remains of critical economic importance to this prairie province. Many of the cattle ranchers still lead a true cowboy life. Get in touch with your inner cowboy on a ranch stay holiday.

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Posted on 8th March 2024


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