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Grizzly Bear Ranch

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I cannot fault this holiday experience. From the moment we arrived until our final sad farewell we were treated with amazing hospitality, incredible experienced guides, wonderful home cooked meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and extremely comfortable cabins. There was nothing that we needed that was not provided. The hot water for tea or coffee left on our door step... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ranch in early July so were aware that the chances of bears was slim but we were lucky enough to see one just amble through the grounds waddling past our cabin. Was the cream to an otherwise fabulous experience. The ranch is just so peaceful with a wonderful river running through. I don't have enough superlatives... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three great nights in the middle of a family trip to Canada (with two teenage boys) and this was the clear highlight. Whether it is being the only people rafting on a lovely river, stood amongst alpine plants at the top of a mountain range or even just sat on the deck of the cabin in the early morning with... More 

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Julius S, Manager at Grizzly Bear Ranch, responded to this review

Stuart - You have been so kind in your praise we are all blushing! Thank you - and we would be delighted to have you back. More 

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned a trip to Vancouver and hoped to include Vancouver Island to see wildlife. As we only had 10 days in Canada I quickly realised the logistics of getting over to see the Island may be to full on and quite a drain on time and energy. Someone was smiling on me the night I found Grizzly Bear Ranch,... More 

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Julius S, Owner at Grizzly Bear Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review guys! Much appreciated. You're right - autumn is our real grizzly season. Summer is more about rafting the river and hiking up in the high country. We do occasionally see bears in the summer but it's a bit hit and miss. We would love to have you come back in the autumn to see the... More 

Temecula, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We spent three nights at the Grizzly Bear Ranch. The directions were spot on. When we arrived, we went to our cabin with an amazing view of the river from the front porch. Julius and Kristin welcomed us with a wonderful dinner, that we shared with two other guests from England. We also met our wonderful guide Corinna. All three... More 

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Bishopton,Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We visited the Ranch in mid October and every expectation was met if not exceeded. Started well in the Kaslo Hotel ( stunning views) and then a lovely 4x4 drive to the Ranch. We saw Grizzlies on walks, drives and rafting trips during our stay - all led by our expert guides. We really saw the bears in their natural... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We had the great pleasure of staying at the Grizzly Bear Ranch in October and nearly had to be dragged away. Julius and Kristin’s hospitality was incredible and we felt like one big family by the end of our stay. We cannot thank whole the team enough for their wealth of knowledge, experience and great humour. We couldn’t have asked... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We spent a brilliant time with Kristin & Julius at Grizzly Bear Ranch at the end of September 2015. The cabin was first class, very clean, good amenities and being at the end of the ranch furthest away from the main house we felt very much 'on our own' which was lovely. The night before was spent in Kaslo (part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Having seen the excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, we planned to come here but were advised not to by our travel agent. Fortunately, we ignored that advice, sacked the travel agent and came anyway, based on the previous reports. Julius and Kristin are excellent hosts, providing a holiday that is packed with activity from start to finish. The days are filled... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We had an exceptional few days at the Grizzly Bear Ranch which more than lived up to what we had read in previous reviews. Our aim was to see grizzlies in the wild and we certainly did - sometimes at very close quarters but all managed very professionally and safely by the excellent team of wildlife guides. Julius, Paul, Alex,... 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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