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Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari

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Knight Inlet | Johnstone Strait, British Columbia V9N 8Z9, Canada
Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed at Sail Cone Lodge on Minstrel Island from September 25 – 27, 2014,and it was an amazing experience. Don’t confuse this lodge with the larger one on Knight’s Inlet. This lodge hosts smaller groups no more than 8, and is more intimate and personal. Angus is the owner and was our host and guide for our stay. He... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you guys again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the Grizzly Bear Lodge on Minstrel Island as part of our tourof Vancouver and Vancouver Island. The trip was amazing from start to finish. The Sights - excellent (thanks Canada!!!!) The Transfer - via a DHC-2 Beaver - awesome The Accommodation - Excellent The People - Excellent (thanks Angus) The Guide - Top class (thanks... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thank you. We are very glad that your experience lived up to your expectations and that you enjoyed your trip to Canada. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were a party of four staying at Grizzly Bear Lodge as part of a tour of Vancouver island and Western Canada. We did the classic Rocky Mountain tour nine years ago but never saw grizzlies. Hence this trip - and it was brilliant. From start to finish, it is just a wonderful experience. Angus and his team are just... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip and hope that you will be able to make it back sometime. More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the lodge. Arriving and departing by float plane added to the wonderful experience. Accommodation was comfortable, plenty of hot water for a shower in the afternoon or evening. Food prepared by Madeline was excellent, although a tad spicy for some! Meals were eaten in home style, ie guests and staff together, which added to some... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thank you. We are very happy that you had a good experience with us and were able to find the wildlife that you were looking for. We always appreciate hearing about how people enjoyed the home cooked meals and dinner time conversation. We feel that being a small lodge does ad something as all the guests and guides get to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I have just got back to the mainland after a 3 night stay at the lodge and I'm missing the place already. From the very first time I contacted Angus about staying at his wonderful place, I received first class service. I travelled alone and was apprehensive but I needn't have worried I was made very welcome by Angus and... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Also thanks for sharing your pictures with us. George, Glen and Madeline will all be returning this year so our future guests should be in good hands. Hopefully we will see you again. More 

Sydney AU
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great food, day trips, accommodation & company. Love to get back there one day. Seeing grizzly bears up close & from the stands, where there was only the 5 of us on the small stand & then seeing the crowd jostling on the large stand - so glad I chose Sailcone's & they did a great deal for me, being... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip. We do our best to accommodate single travelers and I am glad that it worked out for you. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We (3 family members) have just completed a 4 night stay at the Sailcone grizzly bear lodge. What a simply amazing time. Our time was split equally between whale watching and encountering grizzly bears. The whale watching was brilliant. Great views of both orca and humpback whales. On our last day instead of splitting the day up seeing the orcas... More 

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grizzlybearlodge, Owner at Grizzly Bear Lodge & Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your trip. Trapper Rick truly is one of a kind and his passion for the area is second to none. I'm glad that you were able to experience that as well as having success viewing the grizzly bears. More 

Bunbury, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Our family stayed recently and I don't think it matters how long you stay you want to stay longer. The whole experience starts with the Float plane flight out to the Lodge. The scenery is stunning and my son was wrapped as he got to sit next to the pilot. We were met by Angus the moment we stepped off... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I spent four days at this amazing place right in the Canadian wilderness, and these days were easily some of the best of my life! The combination of peace and quiet, the stunning setting of the lodge right by the inlet, the welcoming and experienced staff and guides, the delicious food, the comfort of the rooms and - of course... More 

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Derbyshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We have just returned home from a month in BC and have to say that the couple of days we spent here was the highlight of our trip. We wanted to see wildlife up close and we got it in spades. The first full day we were there we went on a whale watching trip in a small speedboat on... More 

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