Travel Tips

Getting here by air

  • the closest international airport is the John G. Diefenbaker Airport in Saskatoon. The airport is serviced by a number of airlines who offer direct and connecting flights to destinations around the world. www.xye.ca
  • the province’s second international airport is further south in Regina. www.yqr.ca
  • just south of the WWR is the City of Prince Albert and its municipal airport, which is serviced by a number of airlines and offers connections to Regina and Saskatoon.

By rail

Via Rail makes stops in Saskatoon, and their website is www.viarail.ca

By road

Leading into the Prince Albert National Park are Highway #2, Highway #264 and Scenic Route - Highway #263 are all paved roads, accessible all year.  Highway #55 leads west out of Prince Albert to the community of Big River. 

A great travel resource are Tourism Information Centres - you’ll find them in more than 120 communities. In addition, the province’s tourism authority, Tourism Saskatchewan, operates Visitor Reception Centres along the major travel corridors. Operated by certified travel experts, the reception centres have a wealth of travel information.

By bus

The Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) makes several stops in our region.  Catch the bus to Big River, Christopher Lake or Waskesiu to make your next vacation even easier!  Schedules are available on their website: http://www.stcbus.com/home.aspx

 

Once you get here

  • Saskatchewan is on Central Standard Time (UTC/GMT -6) year round. We do not observe daylight savings.
  • Currency is Canadian Dollars, but some locations will accept US currency
  • Power is 120V
  • service charges are not included in your restaurant bill, and it is customary to tip your server between 10 and 15 per cent.