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Tide Rip Grizzly Tours

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Telegraph Cove, Canada
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About Tide Rip Grizzly Tours
Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Ltd. is a small independent company located in Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. For over 15 years, Tide Rip has been leading daily boat-based expeditions to view and photograph the wild grizzly bears and other spectacular wildlife native to coastal British Columbia. We subscribe to the philosophy: 'conservation through coexistence' and endeavour to promote that through outreach education programs and presentations, fundraising projects, and sponsoring conservation NGOs, in addition to our daily grizzly bear tours.
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DPD924 wrote a review Nov 2020
Vancouver, Canada5 contributions2 helpful votes
What an amazing day! Grizzlies (6 of them), Humpbacks, and dolphins, oh my. My family of 5 had an amazing day. Mike and Laura truly made this a trip an unforgettable experience. Their knowledge and experience made this day for our family. We highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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ambueari2011 wrote a review Oct 2020
Richmond, Canada16 contributions2 helpful votes
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Our guides Mike and Sue really made our first grizzly tour fantastic! We saw 7 grizzly bears on that beautiful, sunny, day in late September at the Glendale Cove estuary and another(our 8th), very big black grizzly on our way back to Telegraph Cove. The trip up Knight's Inlet in a very fast, safe boat, was super fun as we watched out for sea lions, bald eagles, whales and dolphins. Mike gave us very valuable insight into some of the bears habits and traits because he has been doing the tour for many years and knows some of them quite well. We were privileged to see Lenore and her two very large, three year old male cubs. They were digging for rice root and having a gay old time before finally looking up at us to give us a good look at their very curious faces! We highly recommend this tour and it's well worth the cost. The packed lunch was substantial with lots of tasty goodies in it. The scenery alone was spectacular in itself, and to see such healthy grizzlies enjoying their natural habitat was truly an unforgettable experience!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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wmckenziephotography wrote a review Sep 2020
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
Our guides James and Susan went above and beyond on our tour which went 2 hours overtime. Guides can make or break a tour and James was extremely knowledgeable. He knew exactly when to take advantage of the tides in order to have the best view of the grizzlies. I highly recommend this tour and well worth the cost. The scenery alone was magnificent and the grizzlies are something to experience!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Susan C wrote a review Sep 2020
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My trip with Tide Rip was fantastic. Both James and Susan were very knowledgeable. They knew exactly what to do. We had a great lunch as we waited for the tide to change. James knew it would be easier to go in the marsh and se the bears. It was a great trip.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Jennifer G wrote a review Sep 2020
Chilliwack, Canada2 contributions
Wonderful and knowledgeable guides. Excellent food provided. Would 100 percent recommend going to anyone who is considering it!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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