See the Sandhill Cranes!

Reservations are now open for the 2020 crane season.

Sandhill Cranes. Photo: Richard Derevan

See the exciting details below about Crane Season 2020 to make your visit to Nebraska unforgettable!

Registration is now open! 

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Crane Season 2020 – February 15-April 15

Crane Season Visitor Center Hours: Open daily 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Crane Viewing Opportunities

General Crane Viewing Experiences - March 6- April 12 $40/person + taxes and fees

Overnight Photo Experience - March 13-April 11 $250/blind+ taxes and fees

Photographers Experience- March 13-April 12 $100/person + taxes and fees

Indoor Crane Viewing Experience- March 6-April 12 except Wednesdays $20/person + taxes and fees

Indoor Family Crane Viewing Experience- March 11, 18, 25, April 1, and 8. $10/person + taxes and fees. Children under age four are free.

Other Crane Season Programming

Crane Behavior Basics

March 6 - March 7, 3:30 pm Daily; $10/person

March 8 - April 12, 4:30 pm Daily; $10/person

 

 
Guided Crane Viewing Experience
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General Crane Tours

Making reservations, helpful tips & photography policy.

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Photography Experience
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Photography Experience

This tour is designed for photographers and allows the use of tripods and continuous shooting mode which are not allowed on the regular Guided Crane Tours.

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Overnight Photography Experience
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Overnight Photography Experience

Spend a night with thousands of cranes!!!

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Family Night Indoor Crane Viewing
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Family Night Indoor Crane Viewing

An indoor experience for families to view cranes!

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Plan Your Trip
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Plan Your Trip

Want to see the cranes? Here are some tips to plan for your trip!

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Indoor Crane Viewing Experience
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Indoor Crane Viewing Experience

Watch Sandhill Cranes return to their river roost from the comfort of the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center. This program begins with our “Crane Behavior Basics” class followed by crane viewing from inside the visitor center.

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