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Tide Rip Grizzly Tours

20 Boardwalk | Comox, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 888-643-9319
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Wow, wow, wow!!!

This was an amazing trip to see grizzly bears, we weren't disappointed. The ride to Knight's Inlet... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PaulineRuth
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Hampshire
Bears galore!

Loved this adventure; one of the best days of our trip and one of the most memorable days of my... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
elaine w
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Ltd. is a small independent company located in Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. For over 15 years, Tide Rip has been leading daily boat-based expeditions to view and photograph the wild grizzly bears and other spectacular wildlife native to coastal British Columbia. We subscribe to the philosophy: 'conservation through coexistence' and endeavour to promote that through outreach education programs and presentations, fundraising projects, and sponsoring conservation NGOs, in addition to our daily grizzly bear tours.
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“knight inlet” (83 reviews)
“glendale cove” (44 reviews)
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20 Boardwalk | Comox, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an amazing trip to see grizzly bears, we weren't disappointed. The ride to Knight's Inlet was good as well seeing the different landscapes. The crew were informative & attentive, the food was good & plenty of it with access to drinks throughout the...More

Thank PaulineRuth
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this adventure; one of the best days of our trip and one of the most memorable days of my life. Hosts - Deryl and naturalist, James - were great, really informative and knew the history of many of the grizzlies that we saw at...More

Thank elaine w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tide Rip Tours kept the number of guests per boat under 12. We were given the opportunity to introduce ourselves and our guides, Bridget and Daryl, invited us to ask questions on the tour. They both gave interesting commentaries as we travelled Knight Inlet and...More

Thank mchlgrhm
wonderfulbc, Front Office Manager at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow! Sounds like you had a wonderful day! Here at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours we are very proud of our extremely educated and knowledgable guides. Brigit and Daryl will be very pleased to know you enjoyed your tour! Thank you for the feed back and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Jackie, our guide, was very enthusiastic. We had an amazing trip up to Knight Inlet, seeing a family of Orcas, a swimming black bear, a humpback and bald headed eagles on the way. We would have loved a bit more of an introduction talk as...More

Thank Ginster103
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed the boat tide rip tour searching for bears along the beautiful Canadian Coast with the breathtaking scenery. The boat, the guides and the lunch were perfect unless you have beautiful weather!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the very outset, Lyndsey and Bridgett were outgoing, knowledgeable, engaging, and worked to make the experience amazing and memorable. They knew a lot about grizzlies and environment and imparted their knowledge in a meaningful way. From the beginning we boarded a cruiser and they...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best tours we've been on.....ever. Very early start but it was worth getting up for. The tour itself was long but at no time did we feel bored. The food was really good and the skipper - Jackie, got us...More

Thank babaDADA
wonderfulbc, Manager at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, we are humbled by your praise! Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing day with our skipper Jackie and our bear-wisperer .... The landscape sourrounding Telegraph Cove and the whole Knight Inlet is gorgeous. We saw several black bears, dolphins, whales and lots of grizzly moms with cubs. Our crew was so friendly...More

Thank Tina G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time with Tide Rip and there sure will be more in the years to come. Last time we visited the grizzlies in september, they were all full and round from feeding on salmon...this time was all different, but no less awe-inspiring...More

Thank DorisHeimgartner
wonderfulbc, Manager at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great comments. Daryl, James and Jackie all feel their jobs are the funnest thing they have ever done. You can’t help but love Knight Inlet and its grizzly bears.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! If you do one bear tour on Vancouver Island choose this one. It's a full day but you are fed and watered throughout the day. Our guides were Daryl as skipper and James as the guide, both so knowledgeable and helpful. Stopped when we...More

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Eileen H
30 May 2017|
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We suggest you extend your visit to 2 weeks.
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KODIAK1995
20 February 2017|
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Yes, we pick up at the Municipal Dock, in front of the Passin’ Tyme Cafe at 640 am in the spring and summer, at variable times in September. There is a $20 per person fuel surcharge for Alert bay pick ups. Please do not book... More
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Patti M
10 January 2017|
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In the first week of August, about 95%, unless we don’t see any, then 0%.
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