Bigger in real life.

Get a close look at the mining, and coal industry.

Free guided energy tour

Starts at

Visitor Infromation Centre
Hwy 39W

Dates

May - August

Time

9am tour and 1pm tour

Reserve

call (306) 634-6044
email tourism@estevan.ca

Pick a time

First things first
The Energy Tour guide will fit you with safety glasses, a hard hat and go through rules and regulations that must be adhered to on the tour.
What you will see
The tour takes you on an inside journey to the Boundary Dam Mine Site, The Shand Power Station and well as the Shand Greenhouse. At the Boundary Dam Mine Site you will see some of the largest peices of mining equipment in North America using the strip mining technique. The Shand Power Station is the most environmentally advanced coal fired generating station in Canada. The Shand Greenhouse uses excess heat from Shand Power Station to produce thousands of tree seedlings every year for wildlife habitats and land reclamation projects across Saskatchewan.
Last minute questions
If you have any last minute questions the tour guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
First things frist
The Energy Tour guide will fit you with safety glasses, a hard hat and go through rules and regulations that must be adhered to on the tour.
What you will see
The afternoon tour takes you on an inside journey to the Boundary Dam Mine Site, The Shand Power Station and well as the Shand Greenhouse. At the Boundary Dam Mine Site you will see some of the largest peices of mining equipment in North America using the strip mining technique. The Shand Power Station is the most environmentally advanced coal fired generating station in Canada. The Shand Greenhouse uses excess heat from Shand Power Station to produce thousands of tree seedlings every year for wildlife habitats and land reclamation projects across Saskatchewan.
Last Minute Questions
If you have any last minute questions the tour guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Faq

Anyone can go on an Energy Tour that is over the age of 7. Childern under the age of 7 are not permitted on the tour.
Comfortable casual clothing is advised. Closed toed shoes must be worn. (no sandals, flip flops, flats or crocs)
Yes, camera's are permitted. Pictures can only be taken for personal use.
Yes, please do. Sometimes it gets dry and dusty in the mine site as well as the power plant. It is important to stay hydrated!
Provided safety equipment must be worn when instructed by the tour guide.
Inside the Power Station there will be a lot of stairs. The plant is not wheelchair accessible but that does'nt mean you have to miss out on the whole tour. You can still participate in the mine site as well as the greenhouse.