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Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours

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Yellowstone Insight offers educational tours for individuals, couples, families & friends throughout Yellowstone National Park. Based in Gardiner, Montana - a gateway community at Yellowstone's North Entrance Gate, we are open year round. Wildlife...more
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Gardiner, MT 59030
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent two incredible days with a group of our photo enthusiasts led by MacNeil, Shauna and Brad in the Lamar Valley from January 8-9, 2019. We had hope to experience the wildlife and scenery of this magnificent valley and we were not disappointed. MacNeil,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were 14 photo buddies who were lucky to have secured the services of MacNeil and his crew for our January adventure in Yellowstone. He is a font of information, who so beautifully shares his passion for the Park and inhabitants. We were all appreciative...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review. I appreciate you passing your thoughts on to future guests... It was wonderful to spend some time with you and your buddies! I trust that you will consider coming back to Yellowstone for a future trip, maybe in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Yellowstone National Park and visit regularly, although we had never been in the winter season until now. We are hooked! We spent 2 days with Shauna, a wolf biologist that works with MacNeil Lyons. Our interest was primarily in seeing wolves and she...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, thank you for your detailed review to your multi-day winter tour with us! I knew that it would be a perfect fit for you what you were hoping for. I am glad that it opened your eyes to the winter opportunities and I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After doing a lot of research prior to leaving Australia and sending out a flurry of emails to tour operators (the bulk of whom did not even bother to respond), we settled on Yellowstone Insights. And it turned out to be a great decision. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, thank you! What a review... We certainly had an amazing day and I am glad that it went down as a memorable trip for you and family. Here at Yellowstone Insight, we do aim to make your time with us something special. Again,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are checking TripAdvisor for help in deciding on a Yellowstone guide, STOP NOW! Just book your trip with MacNeil. We went on the Monday and Tuesday after Thanksgiving. What an experience. First of all, only the northern road is open at that time....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Why thank you for the very thoughtful review of your multi-day trip with me... I am so glad that you enjoyed the experience and I trust that you might become a "repeat offender" and come back for more soon! Remember we have access to Yellowstone...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are thinking about hiring a guide to see Yellowstone, 1) don’t hesitate, it’s a great way to see the park 2) Pick MacNeil at Yellowstone insights. The parks beauity is easy to see, but to get the knowledge, information and respect for nature...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you sir! I trust that our paths will cross again in the not too distant future. Until that time, enjoy life and thank you again for taking the time to submit your review of your experience with us. Cheers.

Reviewed November 16, 2018

My father and I came from Barcelona, Spain to hike in Yellowstone and we couldn't have found a better guide. We wanted to be far from the roads, hike all day long and see lots of wildlife. McNeil excelled at accomplishing all our requests. You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Thank you for taking a moment upon your return to Spain to give your feedback regarding our two days out and about in Yellowstone's wilds. The day with the wolves off-the-beaten-path will not fade from my memory for quite some time! I trust that you...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Absolutely wonderful trip to Yellowstone with the Wolf Conservation Center and MacNeil Lyons. Our group of 10 or so had 3 1/2 days to explore the park and see wildlife, and we got to see wolves, grizzlies, elk, bison, trumpeter swans and so much more....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you very much for taking a moment to share your memories on the multi-day trip we did together! It was a grand experience and I am glad that you enjoyed it so much... As for that book.... Yup, it is overdue... Keep an eye...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

MacNeil was wonderful helping my daughter and I get the most out of Yellowstone. He gave us advice before and after our tour with him that made our whole trip flow. We really wanted to see the animals (and we had our list). He helped...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our time out. It was a wonderful day and I am glad that you and your daughter could experience such a place like Yellowstone National Park together. I trust that you consider another trip...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I've been fortunate to have experienced two very different trips with MacNeil. He's the perfect person for a group of 8+ or only a few people. He LOVES his job!! Whether you are a first time visitor or have been visiting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yellowstone_Insight, Owner at Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you. We appreciate your review and thank you for your description with the professionalism. We aim to keep this business a top notch experience for our guests and memorable each and every day. I trust that you will consider another tour with us maybe...More

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Tracyp4207
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Yellowstone_Insight | Property representative |
Tour length is 6 to 8 hours. And yes, we can meet you in Mammoth Hot Springs. Please refer to our website for more trip details and send me an email with more specifics! I would be happy to respond to you with greater... More
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Traveler701246
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Yellowstone_Insight | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Yellowstone Insight's day rate for 2 people is currently $575.00. If you are based out of Gardiner, Montana during the months of June - September, there will be an additional 3% Gardiner Resort... More
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