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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was something my wife Camilla had wanted to do for some years after reading an article and I'm glad she spotted it!. We had 4 amazing days with Julius Kristin and their team, rafting, bushwacking and walking in the high alpine. There was a magical hour watching 3 grizzlies hoovering down huckleberries in preparation for winter in the high...

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1Thank r0dfergus0n
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

From the offset of meeting Kristin at Castlegar airport, our whole experience of Grizzly Bear Ranch was absolutely fantastic! What Kristin and Julius offer is exceptional on every level - from the top notch daily breakfast, lunch & dinner (not forgetting the delivery of tea & coffee on our doorstep every morning!); our rafting and hiking trips with our wonderful...

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Thank paularyan2016
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a fun and enjoyable adventure in the British Columbia wilderness. It was such a lovely time from beginning to end. Could not have asked for a better Host and Hostess. From their talent to preparing amazing meals to educating us with knowledge of the incredible grizzly bears. The cabins were so clean and cozy too. Highly recommended!

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Hampshire, UK
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have to give my husband credit for this part of our holiday - he found it while internet searching for grizzly bears. It was exactly what we were looking for and the Trip Advisor reviews were the best we'd ever seen anywhere. Kristin and Julius took a punt accepting our children as they were slightly younger than the advertised...

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2Thank Hampshirecrew2013
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My two children and I had a fabulous and unforgettable holiday and experience at The Grizzly Bear Ranch. It was totally engaging as well as extremely relaxing. I cannot pinpoint a high light because all our adventures there were equally as awesome. We loved the lake cruise on the zodiac boat, as well as the hike the next day and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016 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...

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Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 19 August 2016

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...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

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...

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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.

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

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,...

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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...

Temecula, California
Reviewed 21 July 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...

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Grizzly Bear Ranch is a small luxury lodge hidden away in a remote BC valley that offers specialist black bear and grizzly bear viewing holidays as well as summer hiking and rafting adventures. 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 into the surrounding wilderness. ... more   less 

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Address: Highway 31, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Kaslo
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Grizzly Bear Ranch Hotel Kaslo
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