Discovery Pass for Fully Independent Travellers

Upcoming fee changes at Parks Canada

In 2019, Parks Canada conducted public and stakeholder consultations on fees. Based on the feedback received, Parks Canada will be making changes to some fees beginning January 2023. Learn more about these adjustments.

Parks Canada adjusts fees every two years based on changes in the Consumer Price Index. The next fee adjustment will be January 1, 2026. For a commercial fee list, contact Parks Canada’s travel trade team at

The Parks Canada Discovery Pass is your clients’ gateway to Canada’s history, nature, and adventure from coast to coast to coast. Discover world-famous Glacier and Gros Morne national parks, or connect with the stories of Canada at national historic sites like the Fortress of Louisbourg and the Fortifications of Québec. No matter where your clients’ travel dreams take them, 450 000 km2 of stories await!

Consider these benefits:

  • Admission to over 80 iconic destinations
  • Faster entry for your clients (no waiting to pay admission fees)
  • Greater convenience when travelling to multiple destinations (one pass gets them in!)

Purchase Adult, Senior, or Family/Group Discovery Passes for your FIT clients at net rates with no minimum order required. Discovery Passes are an FIT product and are not valid for visitors travelling as part of a commercial group.

Fees (Taxes included)
Pass Fee (Retail)
Family/Group (up to 7 people in a vehicle) View fee
Youth Individual (0-17) FREE
Adult Individual (18-64) View fee
Senior Individual (65+) View fee
What is not included?
Regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as:
  • Camping and other accommodations;
  • Canadian Rockies Hot Springs;
  • Northern Park Backcountry Camping and Excursion Permit;
  • Reservation Fees;
  • Guided tours, hikes and programs not usually included with admission;
  • Some special event fees;
  • Firewood;
  • Backcountry overnight use.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please verify with the destination you will be visiting for more details or contact Parks Canada’s National Information Service at 1-888-773-8888 or

This Parks Canada pass only applies to destinations managed by Parks Canada. It does not apply to provincial parks, territorial parks, municipal and private parks, nor to the many historic sites not managed by Parks Canada.

Contact us for net rates or to purchase passes for your clients

Toll-free: 1-844-365-2645
International: 1-647-438-5668
Phone line hours of operation: 10:00am to 6:00pm Eastern Time, Monday to Friday


Fax: 1-819-420-9487

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