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Whistler Blackcomb

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4553 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Excellent trip in the snpw watching bears

First of all I shall start with the downside of our tour. There were 6 of us on the tour and the... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
emtrey
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Enford, United Kingdom
There's a bear in there!!

I was so excited to go on a bear hunt (sightings only) we had a little hic-up as they did not have... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Debbie H
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Perth, Australia
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This is your opportunity to experience the black bear and wildlife populations Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains have to offer. The Mountains are home to roughly 60 black bears and cubs, as well as a variety of wildlife, vegetation, and glaciers in a pristine alpine setting. Learn how conservation and enhancement initiatives help sustain healthy populations, and how Whistler Blackcomb is continually redesigning recreational experiences to ensure a sustainable future. Our experienced team of guides have a wealth of knowledge of the region’s ecology and bear populations, and are eager to share in an incredible outdoor learning experience.
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  • Poor4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4553 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

First of all I shall start with the downside of our tour. There were 6 of us on the tour and the 4x4 has 2 really rubbish seats in the back where you are trapped and can't really see anything - no good for taking...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I was so excited to go on a bear hunt (sightings only) we had a little hic-up as they did not have are booking but it was quickly sorted and we were booked on the following day (lucky we had another day there) There was...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had the best time and experience! Our guide was knowledgable and also determined to get us good sightings. We were lucky there was only 4 of us in the SUV. Saw 7 bears including a cub (which I potentially named) best experience of our honeymoon...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I recently booked this tour with a couple of friends. We weren't the only people on our tour so 8 of us were cramped into an SUV, with 2 of us sitting so far back we were almost in the boot (trunk). The views from...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Having been on another trip in Jasper - labelled as wildlife / bears - we were amazed at the vast difference. Geoff took us up the mountain in the 4x4, was so enthusiastic & informative. We saw several bears & Cubs, some crossed in front...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

felt a bit cheated paid $390 dollars ended up in the back of a four by four where we had hardly any view at all

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

?Geoff? Our guide took us up the mountain roads to see wildlife and scenery. We saw 6 black bears, birds and deer as well as a den...and tasted the huckleberries that the bears love. Top tour.

Thank Lewis H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I’d recommend this tour on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. We were concerned that the midday timing might not be good to see bears, but we were not disappointed thanks to Geoff who was our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the bears and...More

Thank Bon444
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We did the 4pm trip with Geoff, just 2 of us and another guest. It didn't take long for us to see bears. In total we saw 10 bears including 3 cubs. Most of our encounters were at close range. "Brownie" and another black bear...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Don't book this tours online. The are not able to give correct information if the tour are available and don't inform you if the are not available. I have to call them to get the information that this tour was not available.

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WhistlerBlackcomb, Manager at Whistler Blackcomb, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi wolfa039, If you've had any issues making bookings online, the Whistler Blackcomb Reservation Centre can be reached at 1-800-766-0449. Sincerely, Whistler Blackcomb

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Anjtravels
3 February 2018|
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Response from WhistlerBlackcomb | Property representative |
Hi Anjtravels, Upcoming pass lineups for the 2018/19 winter season are typically announced in March, so keep an eye out on our website and social channels for updates. For information regarding the 2018 summer season... More
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TubOfRoses
6 July 2017|
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Response from WhistlerBlackcomb | Property representative |
Hi TubOfRoses, Thank you for your inquiry. Our Bear Viewing & Ecology tours leave from the base of Blackcomb mountain, beside the Wizard Express chairlift. The closest street address for reference is 4545 Blackcomb Way. We... More
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supersixty2017
30 June 2017|
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Response from WhistlerBlackcomb | Property representative |
Hi SuperSixty2017, Thank you for your inquiry. Our Bear & Ecology tours tend to book up quickly. We recommend booking in advance to ensure you do not miss out on this opportunity. Our reservations team can assist with your... More
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