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Discover Grizzly Bears from Banff

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Overview
Wildlife and nature fans visiting Banff—this is the tour for you! Ascend to a mountain top for a delicious lunch at one of Canada’s highest restaurants, then enjoy the special opportunity of visiting a Grizzly Bear Refuge and seeing Boo the resident bear. Access incredible panoramic views you wouldn’t see otherwise, and benefit from the convenience of having round-trip transport included.
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  • 1
    Takakkaw Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Emerald Lake
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Avoid the hassle of organizing transport—return transfers included
  • Go to scenic nature spots such as Emerald Lake, and Takakkaw Falls
  • Rare opportunity to meet a rescue bear at a Grizzly Bear Rescue
  • No need to bring snacks—a tasty lunch at a restaurant is included
Important Information
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch at Eagle's Eye Restaurant, Canada's highest restaurant
  • Gondola ride at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
  • Chairlift ride
  • Visit to a grizzly bear refuge
  • Return transport from Banff
  • Small group size (up to 24 guests per guide)
  • Entry/Admission - Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Exclusions
  • Optional gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Early and late season bookings may be subject to itinerary changes, the Takakkaw Falls Road typically opens late June. Alternative stops are usually the Spiral Tunnels and Natural Bridge..
  • Infant rates do not include food.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A minimum of 4 paying adults or equivalent fees must be paid per booking. Each booking will then receive a private tour. All guests must be part of the same family or friend cohort.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Abigail wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
My husband & I loved seeing Boo.. So thankful he is in a safe place, Great tour very educational Tour guide was very passionate highly recommend
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Kardia ❤️ wrote a review Oct 2019
Banff, Canada12 contributions5 helpful votes
When we first noted the price tag on this trip our initial thoughts were, it’s expensive. I’m so happy that we didn’t allow the cost to stop us as it was worth every single cent! From the moment we were picked up by our guide Tyler, the day was packed solid. Our first stop was
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FrancescaL0186 wrote a review Sep 2019
Plymouth, United Kingdom7 contributions
This was a great day out, our guide Kyle was very friendly and knowledgeable and kept everyone entertained with information on the drive. We had several stops, even an extra one that was not on the itinerary, and saw some beautiful scenery. Of course the highlight was Boo the
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Cassandra B wrote a review Sep 2019
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We had such an amazing day, it was not just a tour to look at a grizzly bear, it was very informative about the rehabilitation of bears AND the stops on the way there and back where breath taking. Also included was a beautiful lunch with fabulous views on top if Kicking Horse
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Sandy Tieu wrote a review Sep 2019
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We really enjoyed tour today. Weather wasn't the greatest but Jessy our guide was super nice and fun with good stories. Lunch was included and was super tasty. The gondola and chairlift was fun too. We got to see Boo the bear at the refuge
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Beautiful
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This was such an amazing tour! Our tour guide Nick was knowledgeable and really made it such a great experience for
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Incredible!
This was on our bucket list when in Banff to see our son whose working here & joined us for the tour. Well organise
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Professional guide
We went for a city tour and later to Lake Louise and Johnston Canyon with Jeenie from Discover Banff Tours. She was
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Beautiful and educational
Beautiful hike during a snowy, winter night. We didn't see any nightlife or stars since it was snowing, but that di
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Awesome Tour Guide
Thanks to Hugh for such a great trip up to Lake Louise yesterday for dog sledding and ice skating. He is super know
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it was so enjoyable to be able to walk through pristine and soft snow amongst the trees on a beautiful day in snow
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I enjoyed this trek through the wilderness;...I am a city girl! Scott was very knowledgeable and guided our small
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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