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Grizzly Bear Ranch

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Highway 31, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cannot emphasise enough what an amazing experience we had at the Grizzly Bear Ranch. After three days spent in the Rocky Mountains, we travelled down to the ranch for a four night stay. The area around the ranch has all the beauty of the Rockies however it is a lot less touristy. There were eight of us and we... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely the best experience ever! I booked this trip a year in advance with a friend and we were counting down the days to our trip. We were not disappointed! Kristen & Julius Strauss were the perfect hosts. Kristin is an amazing chef who catered for our every need and Julius took us hiking and rafting and was an expert... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A truly amazing experience! From the moment we drove into the Ranch until we left - Julius & Kristen, and their fantastic team, worked around the clock to provide us all with an experience never to be forgotten. Even though a combination of seasonal change and heat threw us a curve ball for seeing the beautiful bears in their natural... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

What can one say about this place that hasn't already been said, except I agree with every positive review that has already been posted. I guess all I can add are few of the experiences that we had at our time at the ranch, ok the weather was exceptional warm for the time of year that limited the amount of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

WOW .. Don't know where to start, from the time we arrived with Kristin greeting us and meeting Julius who are an incredible couple,to meeting the guides Paul and Ellie who are amazing passionate people. 1st night dinner Kristin's cooking was amazing very talented cook and beautiful lady. Coffee every morning to our cabin before breakfast, then breakfast was just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

After reading all of the consistently amazing reviews our expectations were high for Grizzly Bear Ranch, from the moment we arrived we knew that they would be exceeded and they were. From the enthusiastic welcome from our hosts Julius and Kristin, to the bears both black and grizzly, owls, hummingbirds, osprey, more bears, deer, Canada geese,more bears, trips into the... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was our first time to Canada and our first bear viewing experience and WOW what an experience it was! We came in September to view the Grizzly Bears. The education about the bears, activities to view the bears, the accommodation, company and food were all fantastic! Julius, Kristen and their team all went above and beyond for us to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We began our quest to see grizzlies in the wilderness by investigating the options in Alaska. However a young American woman who had stayed with us for a couple of years in NZ was very keen for us to visit her in Winthrop, US, adding the possibility of exploring the Yellowstone and Teton Parks with us. We cottoned on to... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was our first bear watching experience and it exceeded our expectations. We loved every minute of our stay from bear watching on foot to rafting down the river. We highly recommend the Grizzly Bear Ranch to anyone who wishes to see bears (and other wildlife) in a natural environment. Julius , Paul, Ollie Tamara and John are all clearly... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Having read other reviews where the trip was discussed as being excellent, we feel the same. We saw bears, had lots of education and advice provided, ate and drank well and had a fab time. The 3 days are not long enough though to absorb the atmosphere and really take it all in...need to go back! Don't go expecting to... More 

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