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Morning Star Bison Ranch

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965 Spruston Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1S9, Canada
+1 877-945-8282
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Great experience!

Such a wonderful time with the bison. An up close and personal experience with these lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Patsy201
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Nanaimo
CALL AHEAD... as they are erratic

Researched this farm well ahead of time, read their guidelines which said only groups of 15 or more... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Cathy B
,
Delta, Canada
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965 Spruston Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1S9, Canada
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+1 877-945-8282
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Such a wonderful time with the bison. An up close and personal experience with these lovely animals. After the ride through the acreage seeing the bison we then had lunch. Delicious homemade burgers! A great day!

Thank Patsy201
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Researched this farm well ahead of time, read their guidelines which said only groups of 15 or more need call ahead. Arrived on a Saturday at noon hour and the owner was unavailable because he was doing other work. I wished I had called ahead...More

Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The ranch owner "Bob" does an excellent job hosting, educating and caring for his guests and animals. My husband & I took our two kids (ages 6 & 10) on their tour which we feel was an excellent investment of $60 or so. The tour...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Took our grandkids and parents to see the bison. $5 for children was very reasonable but $20 for adults expensive for what we got. A good crowd was on hand and we boarded a modified school bus for the tour. Open topped so good views...More

1  Thank Mane48
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

WOW!!!!!! Awesome is the only word that comes to mind. Going out with the herd of bison with Buffalo Bob, and his new 50 passenger buffalo bus, we fed the herd as they surrounded the bus. What a fantastic once in a life time experience.....super...More

1  Thank Whitney O
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Although the website did not say anything about not being open, we arrived on Thursday at 10am, and waited around until after 11am (the first scheduled ride), and there was nobody around. The gate was chained shut. At least the Bison were within a long...More

Thank Grumpyogre
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Pretty cool being so close up to the Bison and able to feed them by hand. Bison burger was very good. Our "train" was full with some kids, so unfortunately the people further from the guide could not hear a thing he was saying. It...More

Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nust do The train ride was fun. You are given a bucket of feed and the busson eat right out of your hand. Watching my 4 and 11yo hand feeding 200lb gentle bisson was sureeal. Such gentle giants. The tour is very...More

Thank Tan C
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Got lost trying to find the ranch (tourists??) But we had an enjoyable few hours here. For $20 adults, $18 seniors and $15 kids you get a "train" ride out to the bison in a field where Bob gives everyone a bucket of food to...More

Thank Ellie053
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

What a fun and unexpected experience. Our 4 grandsons loved the whole adventure and although very humble in nature, they had as much fun as on a Disneyland ride. The owner was a perfect "cowboy" and as we bounced along on the tram, dodging tree...More

Thank rut2015
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