Engage all your senses as you listen to Plains Cree stories of when bison thundered across the open prairie; take in bold art in a new gallery and enjoy the lively atmosphere of a casino. This getaway features cultures in many different forms.
May - October
Saskatoon Cultural and Art Museum Tour Itinerary
Situated in the centre of downtown, Radisson Hotel Saskatoon offers a stunning view of the city’s skyline and the vast Saskatchewan River. With a location so central, you can discover the nearby business district, restaurants, museums and shops on foot. Our hotel also lies just steps away from the riverfront Meewasin Trail, popular with local joggers and strollers.
The WaterWorks Recreation Complex, complete with an indoor pool, a waterslide and a hot tub, provides the perfect place to unwind after exploring the city. For dinner, mingle at Aroma Resto Bar, or order room service for a quiet night in.Website: www.Radisson.com/saskatoon
Six thousand years ago, Wanuskewin echoed with the thundering hooves of bison and the voices of Indigenous peoples from across the Northern Plains; today the land still echoes with these stories that Wanuskewin is proud to share with all people. Cree peoples living on the Northern Plains have been gathering on this site of natural beauty for thousands of years, and today visitors can hear the stories of a people who came here to hunt bison, gather food and herbs and escape the winter winds and today are a vibrant and important part of Saskatoon’s urban population. Guided walks, exhibits, traditional crafts, dances and even a tipi raising bring the stories of the Northern Plains people to life.
This beautiful Vegas-style casino wows visitors from all over the world. Located on a hilltop at the height of the South Saskatchewan River Valley Basin, the Dakota Dunes Casino offers a magnificent view to go with top-notch entertainment. The Dakota Dunes Casino is located in the community of the Whitecap First Nation peoples, 20 minutes south of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on highway 219.Website: www.DakotaDunesCasino.com
Remai Modern’s building was designed to be animated with art and create transformative experiences. The striking new museum sits on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, offering intimate spaces, dramatic expanses, and stunning views of the South Saskatchewan River and prairie skies. Spanning four levels, Remai Modern has 11 gallery spaces over three floors, learning studios, a theatre, restaurant, store, lounges, play areas and numerous multi-use spaces.Website: www.RemaiModern.org
Authentic Indigenous Experiences
Authentic indigenous experiences are delivered by indigenous tourism businesses located from across Canada and many are members of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC).
Indigenous Tourism can be defined as all tourism businesses majority owned, operated and/or controlled by First Nations, Metis, or Inuit Peoples that can demonstrate a connection and responsibility to the local indigenous community and traditional territory where the operation resides.x
This package includes experiences with the following authentic Indigenous tourism businesses:
- Wanuskewin Heritage Park, operated by Wanuskewin Heritage Park Authority
- Dakota Dunes, on Whitecap Dakota First Nation
- 2 nights deluxe accommodation
- Admittance to Wanuskewin Heritage Park
- Admittance to Remai Modern Museum
* Package price is the suggested starting price per person based on a double occupancy and does not include taxes.
** Flight option not included in package price. Transportation may vary to customer request and availability.
Saskatoon Cultural and Art Museum Tour Image Gallery
Dakota Dunes Casino
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Radisson Hotel Saskatoon