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Whistler Blackcomb -Bear Viewing & Ecology Tours- Day Tours

#14 of 54 Tours in Whistler
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Address: Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 866-218-9684

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We went on a 6am tour and after a slow start, we saw five bears in total! The guide was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. She knew all of the right places to find... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a 6am tour and after a slow start, we saw five bears in total! The guide was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. She knew all of the right places to find the bears and could tell us a lot of detailed information about some of the individual bears that were tagged. This was the best... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not ski so I was hesitant to visit Whistler in May. I went ahead together with my wife and it was such a memorable tour. We did not have to struggle with the cold at all and just enjoyed the fantastic outdoors. The ski rides were free till the midpoint and we appreciated the ski management for it.

Thank ElPasoB1ll1f
Brisbane, Australia
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226 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We did the 6am bear viewing tour up Blackomb and Whistler mountain. The tour was 3 hours and you meet at the Blackcomb gondola. Geoff was our guide and he was so passionate about his job and love for bears it was infectious! Unfortunately we saw NO bears on our 3 hour tour. Geoff felt so bad he said if... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My tours were fantastic! The guides are super friendly and knowledgeable, telling us all about the wildlife and habitats of the valley. The tours are conducted in really nice Land Rovers which are very comfortable and make for an intimate tour, as the party sizes are small. Sitting in a very comfortable vehicle, with great guides, driving through glorious environments... More 

Thank LiamDrennen
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We knew it might be rare to find bears at this time because they are close to hibernating....however, we saw 3 and one was super close (10ft away)! What an awesome afternoon (viewing 3pm-6pm). Laurie was a great guide, friendly and she certainly knew about bears...very informative. Comfortable and sturdy 4 x 4, we were lucky to have the tour... More 

Thank Smittie1976
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I called a few days ago because I wanted to know how the chances are to see bears this time of the year. They told me the chances are really good, that they see almost every tour bears. When we met our guide, she told us immeidiately that the chance to see a bear this time of the year at... More 

Thank Selma C
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent tour to see the local bears. These guys we able to take us to areas that you can't normally get to and know where you are likely to see the bears. We saw three bears even at the end of the season. A must do if you can afford it but don't waste your money with... More 

Thank Tina D
Bristol, England
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Theresa was our guide and we set off at 8am in the morning in a 4x4 - 6 of us - and we swapped seats as we went around so we were by the windows. We saw 4 bears in total but the big male bear Slumber twice. Two deer, a stag and a chip monk (very cute!). It was... More 

Thank Replicator
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My tour to Whistler was made wonderful by my tour guide Bazil Graham, Bazil was extremely knowledgeable about the area, helpful beyond belief, funny and kept the whole group on the bus entertained. I would strongly recommend Bazil Graham for any tours without hesitation. Jennifer Sleith

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We weren't planning to do this as it's quite expensive, but having failed to spot any bears on our trip to Canada, we phoned up on the day we arrived in whistler and were pleased to find that there were two spaces on the 6pm tour that evening. The tour was fantastic - as well as seeing many different bears... More 

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