Wildlife watching

Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve

As an exceptional wilderness experience, Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve offers opportunities for watching wildlife. With a wide range of mammal and bird species living in the Park, wildlife may be observed in boreal forest, freshwater and tundra habitats. The best way to get out and explore the National Park Reserve is to hire a local guide who is familiar with wildlife viewing spots.

Tips and rules

  • Be prepared to not see any wildlife, they are wild after all.
  • Use of a good pair of binoculars or a spotting scope.
  • Be respectful when photographing wildlife. Animal behaviour is unpredictable – keep a safe viewing distance (100m) at all times. If wildlife “stop” their behavior, such as browsing and turn their head towards you, you are too close.
  • It is illegal to disturb, harass, or feed wildlife.

Wildlife photography

If you intend on selling photography from your time in the National Park Reserve, you will require a film permit .

Wildlife photographers create lasting memories that help to engage and expose a wide range of audiences. Capturing these images helps inspire others to care more about Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve. As an ambassador for national parks, its incumbent upon you to engage in ethical wildlife photography at all times. Respect all park rules and regulations , refrain from impacting the behavior of wildlife for a better photo and practice leave no trace ethics when out on the land.

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