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'Exclusive luxury Land Rover Bear Viewing Scenic Excursions'. Our seasonal wildlife/scenic private/semi-private Eco-Tours will take you to areas rarely seen by most Whistler visitors; Morning, Afternoon and Evening with the Bears, Moose Valley...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Gateway Drive, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B0, Canada
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+1 888-501-4845
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

DO NOT, book Whistler Discovery Tours. The owner is a scam artist. You will NOT see bears, or ANY wildlife whatsoever. But there's more–keep reading to the end and see how James Fougere unapologetically put five lives at risk–including two children. This is a cowboy...More

8  Thank Sam W
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Before booking a private tour which was the equivalent of 2 tours back to back, I exchanged e-mails with the owner. I explained that we had very high expectations since we had spent 5 days at Knight Inlet Lodge and had seen grizzly bears for...More

3  Thank HKCat2012
Whistler4573, Manager at Whistler Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

We are 4/5 star for a reason on TA. We cannot guarantee optimal bear viewing on every tour where you can capitalize on great photos with your pricy camera gear. Being that every photo on our website was taken by me, I know that it...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Since there might be a chance that we might not see bears, I called a day ahead before booking the tour and was told that there was a very good chance of seeing a bear and that 2 had been sighted on that day. However,...More

3  Thank TheodoreC97
Whistler4573, Manager at Whistler Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

We are 4/5 star on TA for a reason with 240+ reviews. But unfortunately it is guests like yourself that do not see a bear and get upset then review us in a negative way, as to why we are not 5/5 star. You also...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

The guide was wonderful, chatty and told us lots of interesting facts. The jeep was comfortable. My tween son had a great time but I'm feeling buyers remorse, it was so expensive and there are a lot of other things to do in Whistler that...More

5  Thank jsmithgagen
Whistler4573, Manager at Whistler Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

We use Luxury Land Rovers. There is another company that uses Jeeps and is slightly more expensive than us. Plus there is a 3rd bear viewing option that costs $189.00 per person. We are actually considered the best option on price with the best value....More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

We did not see any bears. The scenery was beautiful and that made for a nice drive, but overall it was a waste of money. I was surprised not to be offered another outing, as many wildlife-viewing companies do. I also thought the guide could...More

2  Thank SarahB7813
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Did the evening trip out - whilst we did not see any bears, that was not for want of trying - the driver was very knowledgeable about where they might be and what started out as a 2 hours drive became 3 hours as he...More

Thank DennisTreleaven
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Got a good trip up into the back hills of Whistler and had an informative hunt, but up until that point...no sightings....then on the way to another spot we spotted a year+ old male cub feeding next to the car lot where we had driven...More

Thank AntonyJB
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Bears can be challenging to find and we were made well aware that there were no guarantee in a sighting, however our host did his upmost to gain a sighting and luckily we came across one browsing along a dirt road. we followed it making...More

Thank Kenny B
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Alex our driver was knowledgeable and friendly. He found 4 bears for us to see. One walked around the car which gave everyone a great view. He made sure everyone got to see the bears.

Thank BonnieBester
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic sunset excursion with the landrover adventures. Our guide was knowledgeable, entertaining and best of all he found some bears for us. Amazing watching the mum and her two babies. I highly recommend this to everyone. And a huge thanks to our...More

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