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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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Reviewed yesterday

From the moment we boarded the boat our experience with Tide Rip Grizzly Tours was amazing. The crew (Skipper and wildlife interpreter/host) made us feel welcome and took care of our every need. We enjoyed a 2 hour journey by water to Knight Inlet to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Arh V
Reviewed yesterday

The tour we made on July 1st 2019 was very rewarding in terms of wildlife spotting and scenery. We spotted: 4 grizzlies (incl 2 cubs), 1 black bear, multiple dolphins and a humpback whale from a distance. Also the scenery with all the fjords, blue...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sstege
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best experiences ever! Our guides Mike and Charlotte were absolutely fantastic, full of great information on all the wildlife on the tour and they looked after the small group extremely well. They are great ambassadors for Tide Rip. As for the wildlife...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank G1957Nicholas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a wildlife photography enthusiast I was slightly dubious about joining what I perceived to be a ‘tourist trip’ I needn’t have worried, Jackie, our skipper and Jeannine, our nature guide, were both fantastically professional, knowledgeable, competent, entertaining and just plain nice! We saw lots...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out on the full day grizzly bear tour with tide rip grizzly tours. Great guides (sister and brother) deep knowledge regarding the nature and wildlife. We even saw whales and dolphins on the trip. We were close to 9 different grizzly bears even...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank troelsgammelgaard
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grizzly bear tour is a great way to see more of the whole area. The scenery is amazing, and there is an incredible diversity of wildlife. We saw Pacific white sided dolphins, harbor porpoise, a humpback whale, a black bear and 4 Grizzlies. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a few minutes into the trip we had a pod of dolphins swimming next to the boat, and it just got better from that moment on. With 3 black bears, 12 grizzly’s (inclucing 4 cubs), a bail ball with hundreds of birds including numerous...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 908YvesV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day with Jackie and Charlotte that enabled us to see 9 Grizzly bears and a couple of Orcas on the return leg. The trip was comfortable, well organised and enhanced by our knowledgeable guides.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank andylS7889KJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent Canada Day watching 8 grizzlies, black bears and eagles not to mention 1 humpback that we got a glimpse of before he took off. Jackie and Laura were amazing guides and very informative! We’ll never forget the bears, a highlight in our travels! Amazing...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Sherbeary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a full day on the ocean with Chris & Conner from Tide Rip Grizzly tours on 6th July. Early start at 7am but well worth it. These guys were so knowledgable about the sea life in the area as well as details about anything...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Molly3103
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline H | Reviewed this property |
As above, go to their website and use the email link. I received a very prompt response.
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austin_muzumdar
April 2, 2018|
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Our grizzly bear tours are 9 hours long, not appropriate for children under 10 years.
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ElS245
November 11, 2017|
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Our most dependable month is June, Tide Rip Tours has never been "skunked" (West Coast expression for "not seeing" or in fishing, "not catching") in June. In June there is typically a big male grizzly trying to mate with a... More
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