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Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary

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Address: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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Activities: Viewing wildlife

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We were not sure whether June was a good month to visit, but it was. We went all the way to Prince Rupert primarily to go to Khutzeymateen and did a day boat trip there. Saw about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We were not sure whether June was a good month to visit, but it was. We went all the way to Prince Rupert primarily to go to Khutzeymateen and did a day boat trip there. Saw about 8 bears at fairly close range. The whole experience was fantastic with magnificent views of forest, mountains and water and a tranquil place.... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Been there twice and am planning another trip with relatives. It requires a boat to get there, preferably a private one so you can spend the night. Best viewing in the morning. This isn't the salmon fishing spectacular, rather a look at normal routines on the beach and nearby shore. One morning there was a large boar digging/eating clams. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Beautiful location with much to see by way of Grizzly bears. Read my blog here...https://www.travelblog.org/North-America/Canada/National-Parks/blog-887424.html

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melbourne australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Absolutely fantastic trip. The scenery is magnificent, the seals laying over the rocks, the eagles soaring in the sky and of course the magnificent grizzly bears. We were lucky enough to see 7 on our trip and l feel humbled that l was apart of this experience. The staff on board are very friendly and knowledgeable, you also have lunch... More 

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Cloverdale, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fantastic experience rain or shine. Totally worth the trip! A feast for the eyes and the soul. Lots of wildlife and tons of open space.

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Prince George, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The scenery and the animals. In particular, I liked the smell and sounds of the ocean. The trip was expensive with the charter and would have expected a better lunch for such money.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Grizzlies, a spectacular fjord, wild forest, mountains, crisp air. What more do you need? This is a once in a lifetime place to go and see, and I am very happy that I was privilidged to be there.

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We got to go into this wonderful Grizzly Bear Sanctuary with the help of Prince Rupert Adventure Tours. Absolutely gorgeous water and landscape, abundant birds and bears, and trees that will bring tears to your eyes. So, so worth a visit to such a rare and beautiful place.

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not only do you see grizzly bears but on occasion you get to see killer whales or humpback whales, clean comfortable boat, knowledgable staff ,courteous,,on board facilities, snacks for sales , beer and wine,,

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Took a boat trip to the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary with Prince Rupert Adventure Tours. The bear trips are timed to coincide with low tide, when the bears come to the shoreline looking for food under the rocks. The excursions usually run between May, when the bears emerge from hibernation and August when the bears move up river to catch... More 

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