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Whistler Blackcomb -Bear Viewing & Ecology Tours- Day Tours

Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
+1 866-218-9684
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Informative and exciting

We had a fantastic tour with Theresa. We all found her very knowledgeable and she found us 8 bears... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
van-rabbitt
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Vancouver, Canada
Once in a lifetime experience

Had an amazing time - saw 13 black bears and many from very close range - great guide - learned so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thedonOz63
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Bundaberg, Australia
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Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 866-218-9684

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic tour with Theresa. We all found her very knowledgeable and she found us 8 bears in total! We spent a long time watching one bear and were rewarded with the surprise that her cub had been in the bushes all along....More

Thank van-rabbitt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time - saw 13 black bears and many from very close range - great guide - learned so much about their behaviours- felt completely safe at all times - would thoroughly recommend this tour

Thank thedonOz63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very informative bear tour with a very passionate guide. Saw 5 bears on the tour including a mother and cub. Learnt a lot from the guide including the importance of cohabating with other species and why our actions affect bears in a negative way....More

Thank scottyb88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the three hour evening tour with Michael. I was expecting to be in an open jeep and so I dressed very warmly and doused myself with bug repellent, which was unnecessary. We traveled comfortably in a large SUV. Saw 5 bears, several of...More

Thank cabtah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

1  Thank Hannah_bright
Reviewed 19 May 2017

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...More

Thank ElPasoB1ll1f
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...More

4  Thank JessMTATravel
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...More

Thank LiamDrennen
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...More

Thank Smittie1976
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...More

Thank Selma C
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zoeelizabeth95
Hi, my Grandma is coming to visit whistler and I was wondering if this tour is suitable for a 70-80 year old. She can walk fine, just not for long periods of time.
27 May 2017|
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Response from WhistlerBlackcomb | Property representative |
Hi zoeelizabeth95, Thank you for your inquiry. Our bear viewing & ecology tours are a three hour vehicle based tour, with the occasional stop. Once the tour begins, you can expect to be in the vehicle for the full three... More
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Anushka T
Is November a good time to do this tour?
21 November 2016|
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Response from WhistlerBlackcomb | Property representative |
Dear Anushka, Whistler Blackcomb's Bear Viewing & Ecology Tours run between early May and October 31. We hope that you return to us next season to enjoy this fabulous experience. Sincerely Whistler Blackcomb.
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Julie K
We are in Whistler now , are there any bears around? Julie from Australia
21 March 2016|
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Response from WhistlerBlackcomb | Property representative |
Dear Julie K, The bears are slowly coming out of hibernation, and there have been a few sightings in the valley. For more information please visit Bear Smart Society's website. Enjoy your vacation! Whistler Blackcomb.
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