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Grizzly Bear Ranch

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Reviewed 12 October 2014

Like all before us we have to say what an amazing experience we had during our stay in September. Julius & Kristin made us feel so welcome, the food was absolutely fantastic, Krisitn is amazing in the kitchen and was up every morning bringing us coffee and a wake up a call at 6am. Julius and his team are so...

1Thank Graham P
Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014

We have just had a fantastic grizzly bear watching experience. Within an hour of our arrival at G.B.Ranch we had seen our first bear on the riverside catching fish. Over the next days we saw several more bears in different locations. Harry the grizzly, being sighted the most. Our cabin..Logjam, was sited on the river bank and our views were...

2Thank 607Rossygirl
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Our experience was similar to that of others who have commented on GBR - excellent. The location is in a beautiful area of BC - bit out of the way, but worth the drive and the effort. You get great scenery, majestic mountains, and picturesque lakes and small towns. The staff are very knowledgeable about the bears as well as...

2Thank C H
Reviewed 3 October 2014

This was an amazing wildlife experience. Grizzly bear, Apple, and her cubs were the stars of the show but we would never have seen her without the expert assistance of Julius, Kirstin and their ultra professional team. They kept us safe, entertained and informed. The entire visit from start to finish, from lake level to high Alpine was absolutely fantastic....

2Thank Bracken29
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I visited the Grizzly Bear Ranch in September 2014 with my wife and daughter (13 yo). In every respect it is a great experience that I will remember forever. The location is beautiful, the atmosphere welcoming and the food excellent, with a focus on fresh local produce. The relatively remote location (1 hour drive out of Kaslo) and the highly...

1Thank Paul A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Just back from a visit to Grizzly Bear Ranch. Thanks to Julius and Kristen and there staff for making this a great trip. It was a great balance between educational and fun. As has already been posted, Bear viewing is done with great respect and the information on flora and fauna in general from the very knowledgeable guides was much...

1Thank steve2455
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We visited Grizzly Bear Ranch in October 2013 having come from Knight Inlet We had booked around 9 months in advance having researched a lot of options but the away from it all, being more in with nature alongside Julius & Kristin's approach to seeing wildlife as it really is with respect to the creatures and the environment plus the...

4Thank psheen
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2014

If you want an amazingly different experience, Grizzly Bear Ranch is on the "must do" list. We visited last September and had a wonderful time in the company of Julius and Kristin, not forgetting the knowledgeable and friendly guides Lily and Matt. Ray and Maggie Hoare, Warwick UK

1Thank rayandmaggie
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Wonderful Trip I booked this vacation for us 5 months in advance and looked forward to it every day! My husband and I had a fantastic time. The highlight of course were the bears, but the cabin was cozy, the rafting and hikes an adventure and the food plentiful and excellent. However what really gives GBR a much deserved 5...

3Thank marianna l
Whittier, California
Reviewed 3 November 2013

If I use too many superlatives you won't believe me. However, I have no choice. This trip was a dream come true. Rather than share a platform with dozens of people for a 20 minute glimpse of bears below us, we tracked and viewed grizzlies in their natural surroundings. We benefited from the insight, experience, training, skill and expertise of...

7Thank Lydia R

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Grizzly Bear Ranch is a small luxury lodge hidden away in a remote BC valley that offers specialist black bear and grizzly bear viewing holidays as well as summer hiking and rafting adventures. The ranch opened in 2006 and is run by Julius, Kristin and an exceptional team of experienced and certified bear-viewing guides who will take you out on foot, in 4x4s and on river rafts into the surrounding wilderness. ... more   less 

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Address: Highway 31, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Kaslo
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Grizzly Bear Ranch Hotel Kaslo
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