Discover Grizzly Bears Wildlife Tour

By Discover Banff Tours

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the home to the worlds largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat and where orphaned bear "Boo" lives and plays. Visitors are given the great opportunity, as part of an interpretive tour, to view a grizzly bear interacting as much as they do in the wild.

What you can expect

The Discover Grizzly Bears tour is a 10 hour tour, which will begin in Banff at 8:30am and Lake Louise 9:15am. The tour will return to Lake Louise just after 5pm and to Banff at 6:30pm.

The Discover Grizzly Bear Tour takes you to to Yoho National Park, where you will stop at Emerald Lake (20 mins) and the 302m high Takakkaw Falls (30mins) and travel over the Kicking Horse Canyon. You will then take a gondola ride to Eagle’s Eye restaurant for lunch with a panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains, before taking a chair lift to visit Boo for the Grizzly Bear Tour at the Bear Refuge (45mins).

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the home to the worlds largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat and where orphaned bear "Boo" lives and plays. Visitors are given the great opportunity, as part of an interpretive tour, to view a grizzly bear interacting as much as they do in the wild.

Highlights

  • Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls
  • Travel through Kicking Horse Canyon
  • Visit Boo the Bear at Golden’s Grizzly Refuge
  • Sightseeing Gondola ride
  • Mountain Top Lunch

To-bring

  • Don't forget your camera!
  • Wear layers - Including a jacket
  • Bottle water
  • Snacks

PLEASE NOTE - Complete details about your activity, including exact location, what to bring, cancellation policies and arrival information will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed.

Meet location

Inquire at time of booking, departs from Banff

Pick-up location

Hotel pick up and drop off provided from Banff & Lake Louise

Restrictions

  • Takakkaw Falls road opens late June
  • Tours in early June will include stops at the Spiral Tunnels and Natural Bridge instead
  • Please enquire at time of booking
  • The supplier reserve the right to cancel tours or change location due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of a cancellation on our part you will be refunded by Discover Banff Tours.
  • Discover Banff Tours can not be held liable for any injuries, losses or damages in any such way.

Notes

  • Guaranteed Grizzly Bear sighting or come back again for FREE - You will be issued with a gift certificate to take the Discover Grizzly Bears tour again free of charge in the same calendar year
  • Viewing of Boo is from outside the fence of his refuge

Dietary requirements

  • Lunch is provided at the mountain top restaurant Eagle’s Eye.
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