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Backcountry Safaris

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Jackson, WY, USA
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About Backcountry Safaris
Come see the magnificent wildlife that inhabits Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park. Our Wildlife Biologist will pick you up in a luxury vehicle equipped with HD binoculars and spotting scopes. You will have an opportunity to view bison, elk, moose, wolves, bears, coyotes, bald eagles, trumpeter swans and more. Your guide will teach you about these amazing animals as well as the geology and history of this incredible destination.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us spent a delightful 4 hours with Sam on a sunrise safari tour. She was personable, knowledgeable, accommodating, and fun. We learned alot and enjoyed seeing elk, moose and baby calf, and bison. And the uinta ground squirrels at Mormon Row were very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 401darleenk
Reviewed June 19, 2019

With only three days in the area, we wanted to see as much as possible so we went with Backcountry Safaris for a full day tour. It was definitely a full day--over 12 hours--but worth every second. Our guide, Andrew, was knowledgable and personalable and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kayesimonetta
Reviewed June 17, 2019

We hired Backcountry to guide us for 3 and a half days in Yellowstone. Our guide was knowledgeable, professional, enthusiastic and accommodating and tried hard to show us the best of Yellowstone. We covered a tremendous amount of territory each day and really felt like...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nicole M
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

We chose to do the Yellowstone National Park on a tour, very last minute. Our hotel concierge booked us with Backcountry Safaris. We got really luck that we were the only two who signed up that day and therefore it turned out to be a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RRBB11
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

While the van and driver were wonderful, we felt this was quite expensive given the nominal value. If we had done 20-30 minutes of research, we could have just driver ourselves to these spots. It just seemed like a lot of money $140 pp +...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JoanneS243
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

This tour was amazing! Claire was our guide and she was fantastic! She had a special “wildlife” sense. Our first stop was behind the Miller House. Our first sighting was a wolf! This was pretty awesome but it progressed to off the hook excitement when...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tmplowl
Reviewed September 14, 2018

On September 5, 2018 my husband and I went on the four hour Sunrise with Wildlife with Back Country Safaris. We had requested Gus to be our guide and he was just wonderful. Completely lived up to the things we had been told. This was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martha T
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We used this company for a full day tour of Yellowstone and a full day tour of the Tetons. We received excellent service and will use this company when we return to the area. We couldn’t ask for better attention describing the area and special...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MLM718
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a terrific sunset tour with Jacob as our guide. He picked us up at the door of our rented condo. The tour started in the open terrain on back roads near Kelly, WY and concluded at sunset through the high country in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve159654
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked two tours with you guys on our stay here in Jackson Hole. I just want to say that your guides are phenomenal!! Jacob was our guide for our sunset tour of the Grand Tetons and he was so knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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