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Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage Buffalo Tours

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Closed Now: 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Open today: 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
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Beautiful tour

My boyfriend and I were so pleased we did this tour from Banff. Tour starts at 10.15am with Leo... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Orpington, United Kingdom
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Amazing experience, a must-do!

We went yesterday to the ranch and had an amazing time with Leo and the Buffalos! Leo is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
julie d
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Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage ~ Buffalo Tours. A working Buffalo & Guest Ranch. We offer educational buffalo tours daily May thru September. The owner, Leo Downey, does one tour every morning May 15th thru September, starting at 10:15...more
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1739 Oberg Johnson Rd | B.c., Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1, Canada
+1 250-344-4779
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were so pleased we did this tour from Banff. Tour starts at 10.15am with Leo. The place is well sign posted and you arrive at his lovely ranch where there is an array of intriguing things to look at. Leo talks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went yesterday to the ranch and had an amazing time with Leo and the Buffalos! Leo is a very knowledgeable, very interesting man who shares his passion of nature and buffalos. we absolutely loved learning about the buffalos, observing these beautiful creatures and learning...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during a short visit to Golden. Really enjoyed the natural environment and the knowledge Leo has about his animals. Very enjoyable visit

Thank hardy700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best things we did in Canada. The buffalo’s are very impressive and Leo is great! It’s inspiring to se how he runs the ranch and nice to meet the kind volunteers! It’s something I really recommend to do. Tour is at 10:15!

Thank sietskekamma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting. We enjoyed the tour- lovely to hear about life as a buffalo farmer plus learn about these lovely animals. We stayed at the cabin on the creek on site (booked via airbnb). It was superb. Thoroughly recommend both.

Thank bubs1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a bit late for the start of the tour but we were able to catch up with the group viewing the buffalo out on the farm. It was a fascinating experience and one I would never have thought of doing except for the...More

Thank Hilary51
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Because without it you'd never find it. There are 25 buffalo here expertly handled and reared by Leo. He is passionate about wildlife and gives a very full but easy presentation about the farm. He also plays guitar and keyboards and will jam someone told...More

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Such a beautiful setting, and wonderful opportunity to learn about and see buffalo up close. Leo is a very welcoming host.

1  Thank Debbie N
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I had read trip advisor and heard good reviews of this tour. It was a little bit off the beaten track, but definitely worth a visit. We didn’t meet Leo the owner of the ranch, but we were greeted by Mark and Mary who took...More

1  Thank Mrsbish1
Reviewed July 30, 2018

While we were disappointed that Leo wasn't available the day we toured, we did at least get to see the buffalo. A cute young Dutch couple who have been working on the farm for a few weeks filled in for Leo. They were successful in...More

1  Thank spud0018
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July 29, 2018|
Response from Manskittles | Reviewed this property |
$15 per person. No appointment necessary. They prefer morning tour before lunch. It is an actual working farm. Tour lasts an hour, unless your group is actively engaged in learning.
August 8, 2016|
Response from Leo D | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, I think I remember you guys having tour, but I'm just seeing your inquiry here. I'm sorry I missed it!