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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Sometimes in life you have a moment where you stop and think 'how lucky am I '. Well at the grizzly bear ranch it is not a moment, but a 3 day continuous cycle of how lucky am I. From the booking process to arrival and the days to follow you couldn't ask for more. Everything is made so easy... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Where do I start? We booked this as the highlight of our 2 week Canada holiday for our 30th wedding anniversary, and it certainly didn't disappoint. Julius and Kristin are fantastic hosts and their guides are just as brilliant. We spent quite a bit of time with Paul who was knowledgeable, patient and just a great guy, and Olly made... More 

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3 Thank Steven G
Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

There is a saying that things are never the same second time around which is often true but our recent experience at Grizzly Bear Ranch was even better. We had visited GBR in September three years ago and had an amazing trip but only saw a few bears because it was very warm and the salmon were late. We always... More 

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7 Thank rayandmaggie
Chippenham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We had an unforgettable time at the Grizzly Bear Ranch; Julius and Kristin were great hosts, the food was delicious and the accommodation warm and comfortable. The ranch is in a true wilderness location. The guides are knowledgeable and friendly. We saw a good number of bears, both grizzlies and black, during our stay. The bears are truly wild and... More 

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2 Thank rupert742
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016

My wife and I booked this to be the highlight of a three week canada adventure and it certainly was! The location is amazing, Julius & Kristin and their whole team were all amazing, so friendly and knowledgeable. The cabin was amazing, all the food was amazing and of course the bears! I think you get the idea it was... More 

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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing. Words can't describe this place.off grid no phones no kids hear yourself and the earth breathe and see bears and other wild life up close and personal another tick on the bucket list brilliant hosts and guides 5 star cabins and 5 star food thank you Kristin and Julius. Don't think about going just do it.

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1 Thank labs2gun
Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I would give the Grizzly Bear Ranch an excellent plus if I could.The first night is spent at the Kaslo Hotel & in the morning Julias gives a talk about the ranch & the bears. A trip to the ranch in the 4x4s is also an opportunity for everyone to try and spot bears. We saw a black bear on... More 

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2 Thank Somersetsilversurfer
Conwy, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 7, 2016

A great start in kaslo hotel, an unspoilt gem off the normal uk tourist radar. Scenic transfer to GBR ranch, superb welcome, stunning setting, luxurious cabin. The hospitality is generous & genuine, meals taken family style, nothing is too much trouble. We saw grizzlies from the raft, from the vehicle and on foot (from afar & not so far..). The... More 

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1 Thank backtrackcamping
South West England, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Getting to GBR is part of the visit & shows some spectacular views of BC. The ranch itself? Every other reviewer has said it already but in my view this was the most sensational place we have ever been. Julius just oozes confidence & care, which made the mountain climbing & rafting a bit easier, although both (especially the mountain)... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Grizzly Bear Ranch has everything that other reviewers have said, from a beautiful wilderness setting and perfect welcoming hosts Kristin and Julius, who are attentive to every comfort. Every detail is taken care of from rigorous health and safety to wonderful meals.The bears are just a bonus ! The team of Tamara, Corinna (knowledgeable guides) and Kim (great cook )... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grizzly Bear Ranch is a small, private lodge hidden away in a remote BC valley that offers specialist grizzly and black bear-viewing holidays. The ranch opened in 2006 and is run by Julius, Kristin and an exceptional team of experienced and certified bear-viewing guides who will take you out on foot, in 4x4s and on river rafts to view the region's bears. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grizzly Bear Ranch

Address: Highway 31, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Kaslo
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Grizzly Bear Ranch Hotel Kaslo
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