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Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions

Home Ranch Public Parking Lot, corner of Cache Street and Gill Streets, Jackson, WY 83001
307-733-2623
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Ranked #3 of 83 activities in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools is Jackson Hole's original and oldest wildlife safari specialists. Wildlife Expeditions is one program... more » Owner description: Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools is Jackson Hole's original and oldest wildlife safari specialists. Wildlife Expeditions is one program area of Teton Science Schools a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization. We have a well-earned reputation of locating all kinds of wildlife in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. We provide fascinating educational experiences in a fun and relaxed environment. Animals that may be observed during our expeditions include elk, moose, bison, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, mule deer, wolves and bears. All trips are led by our staff biologists in custom safari-style vehicles. High quality optics and amenities are provided for all participants. « less
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Our family traveled to the Tetons again this year and were so fortunate to spend two days with our guide, Kevin from Teton Science School's Wildlife Expeditions. Our daughter, age 10 sums it up as, " It was like attending science/ wildlife camp for 2 days and you had the teacher all to yourself!" Through our experience with TSS we... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Sarah was an outstanding guide who is extremely knowledgeable about wildlife as well as floral and fauna. She was professional, fun and made the whole experience quite enjoyable. whether you are signing up for a group tour or individual one Sarah will make is special. the company itself is high reputable and you certainly get your money's worth.

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sarah is shinning star at Wildlife Expeditions. Her knowledge, passion and professionalism is second to none. You are right, whether you are on a group safari or a private safari you are sure to have an amazing experience. A private safari allows the guide to completely customize the experience to the guests desires. Group tours... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We signed up for a sunset expedition tour with one of TSS's while were in Jackson Hole. A friend recommended we request Marian Herbick as our guide and she did not disappoint!! We spent three+ wonderful hours roaming Teton National Park in search of wildlife. Marain is an excellent guide with tremendous knowledge of the park and all of its... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank for reviewing your experience with Marian H. This review is almost a complete play by play analysis of the expeditions events. Your images are outstanding and really depict the real world images we often capture while on safari. We often speak about the amazing sunrises in Jackson Hole. You captured a great image of Sunset. The perfect ending to... More

Redwood City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We scheduled the Wildlife Expedition in Grand Teton this past week. Our guide was Jessie Stirling and she was amazing. We were quite pleased to discover that we were the only participants on our all day tour. What a treat.. Jessie took us all over the area and we saw wildlife or beautiful nature scenes at every stop. We finally... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

We are so proud of this review of your experience with Jessie. Jessie is absolute pleasure to have as a member of our team. It is wonderful to hear that our feelings are also shared by our guests. There are so many amazing species found in Grand Teton National Park. As biologists we love that you were also amused by... More

Chickamauga, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband wanted to fish on the first day of our trip and I did not, so I call Wildlife Expeditions to book an all day trip in Grand Teton. They kindly arranged for me to join two other ladies on a Wilderness Discovery Expedition with Dawson as our guide. Dawson picked us up promptly at 6:00 am with coffee... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your return business. Thank you for requesting Dawson as your biologist. It's too bad that you missed out on fishing but it sure was wonderful to share the day watching and learning about the wildlife of Jackson Hole. As a return participant it pleases us to know that you were able to continue your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family heard about this tour from a friend and it was a great recommendation. Our group of 9 did the 4-hour, evening, site seeing tour. The trip started out rainy but it proved great for spotting animals. The van had roof hatches for us to peek out of, binoculars for everyone, and scopes for a more detailed look. We... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for adventuring with Wildlife Expeditions in the mud. Rain or shine there is wildlife to be witnessed in Grand Teton National Park. We are glad the your party enjoyed the knowledge of Sarah C. and the amenities of the expedition. Thank you for your wonderful review of Wildlife Expeditions. - Jared B. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went on a one day wildlife expedition with Dawson as our guide. It was fantastic! We are a family of 5 and each one of us voted it the highlight of our holiday. Dawson was great - enthusiastic, interesting and very knowledgeable, as well as being patient with our many questions. We saw everything we could have wanted and... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

We love it, Dawson provided the inspiration for your son to become a wildlife guide. It is our privilege to study the natural world and to be able inspire others. We are glad to have been able to share the wonders of Greater Yellowstone with your family. Thank you for allowing us to be a memorable part of your holiday.... More

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had an amazing 3 days of camping and exploring! Kevin Taylor, Greg Ley and Dr. Doug Wachob were all fantastic, filled with passion for wildlife, geology, and nature, and wonderful at sharing their knowledge in a fun and exciting way for both children and adults. The visit to our campsite by 1820 mountain man/beaver trapper Jimmy Saskatoon will NEVER... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing Teton Science Schools to create a one of a kind experience for your family. Kevin, Greg and Doug are pillars of excellence for Teton Science Schools. We knew that your boys would be awed by Jimmy Saskatoon and fire making. What a true Old West experience. We look forward to sharing this amazing ecosystem with you... More

Needham MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We did two private trips with TSS-Wildlife Expeditions, as they were recommended by a friend who did the same and also we have a son with special needs and we thought it would give us the flexibility we needed. First we did a four hour sunrise in Grand Teton. Three days later, we did a full day Yellowstone Lower Loop.... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest and candid feedback about our program. We are very proud to have both Sarah E. and Becca on our staff. Becca is a master at tailoring programs for visitors, she understands the logistics of the programs, the skill sets of the biologist and the nuisances of the national parks. Sarah is outstanding in executing programs... More

Burlington, Vermont
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Jackson/Grand Teton and Yellowstone are amazing places to visit but if you want to get off the beaten path with a team that knows the area inside and out, book a tour with Wildlife Expeditions. We toured both Grand Teton and Yellowstone with one of their guides, Sarah Cayea, and couldn't have asked for a better time. Our "Want To... More

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Jared B, Manager at Teton Science Schools - Private Day Expeditions, responded to this review

It is our privilege to be able to make single days and complete vacations the "best ever"! Sarah C. has really added a spark to our programs. She is constantly growing as a naturalist. We strive to have staff that continually improve their craft so that our participants continually get a better experience. Eagles, bears and so much more. Thank... More

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