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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

What an amazing experience! We stayed at the ranch mid September in the Rapid cabin. It's a small but cozy cabin. It doesn't have the ambience that a wood fire provides but the gas heater meant that our room was always warm. Great views of the river from the verandah. Kristin is an amazing cook! Breakfast and dinner in the...

Thank Loreleithomas
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had a fantastic three days here in September. We were perhaps a little early for the Grizzlies or perhaps as my husband likes to joke "I scared them all away". No stone was left unturned in an effort to ensure that we all saw a bear by the time we left. The enthusiasm, passion and knowledge shown for the...

Thank sal320
Bampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The memories made this summer at Grizzly Bear Ranch will stay with us forever! We loved everything about this place! Julius & Kristin were the most amazing hosts. Kristin's wonderful breakfasts, packed lunches & evening meals were an absolute delight. The ativities were expertly led by Julius & assisted by Monica who had a wealth of knowledge on flora &...

Thank Samantha S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

From the moment you arrive at Grizzly Bear Ranch you will know that this is going to be a holiday that you will never forget. Your hosts, Julius and Kristin, manage to combine the skills and qualities rarely seen in only two people. Warm and welcoming, they immediately make you feel that you want to befriend them. Together with their...

2Thank Henrietta M
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We cannot emphasise enough what an amazing experience we had at the Grizzly Bear Ranch. After three days spent in the Rocky Mountains, we travelled down to the ranch for a four night stay. The area around the ranch has all the beauty of the Rockies however it is a lot less touristy. There were eight of us and we...

1Thank Fisher1507
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Absolutely the best experience ever! I booked this trip a year in advance with a friend and we were counting down the days to our trip. We were not disappointed! Kristen & Julius Strauss were the perfect hosts. Kristin is an amazing chef who catered for our every need and Julius took us hiking and rafting and was an expert...

Thank DavidXtramile
Reviewed 2 July 2015

A truly amazing experience! From the moment we drove into the Ranch until we left - Julius & Kristen, and their fantastic team, worked around the clock to provide us all with an experience never to be forgotten. Even though a combination of seasonal change and heat threw us a curve ball for seeing the beautiful bears in their natural...

3Thank Edin_013
Reviewed 24 June 2015

What can one say about this place that hasn't already been said, except I agree with every positive review that has already been posted. I guess all I can add are few of the experiences that we had at our time at the ranch, ok the weather was exceptional warm for the time of year that limited the amount of...

2Thank Tom D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 June 2015

WOW .. Don't know where to start, from the time we arrived with Kristin greeting us and meeting Julius who are an incredible couple,to meeting the guides Paul and Ellie who are amazing passionate people. 1st night dinner Kristin's cooking was amazing very talented cook and beautiful lady. Coffee every morning to our cabin before breakfast, then breakfast was just...

2Thank Wendy2051958
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

After reading all of the consistently amazing reviews our expectations were high for Grizzly Bear Ranch, from the moment we arrived we knew that they would be exceeded and they were. From the enthusiastic welcome from our hosts Julius and Kristin, to the bears both black and grizzly, owls, hummingbirds, osprey, more bears, deer, Canada geese,more bears, trips into the...

2Thank Vicki P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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