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Tide Rip Grizzly Tours

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Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Ltd. is a small independent company located in Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. For over 15 years, Tide Rip has been leading daily boat-based expeditions to view and photograph the wild grizzly...more
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Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with this company for a supposedly grizzly viewing tour together with the Aaron Dowling photography tour group. It was a long ride on the boat from early morning till the later part of the afternoon. Didn't manage to see any grizzly bears though...More

Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were very impressed with the trip. The boat was nothing to look at but comfy and warm inside, and with a small toilet. There was plenty to eat (including the land- served buffet lunch). Our helpful & knowledgeable guide (James) was determined to give...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my second year in a row going on grizzly bear tour with Tide Rip. I was so excited after last years trip I brought more friends with me this year and was woefully disappointed. The boat was in need of TLC as we...More

Thank Destination795511
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our trip early to avoid disappointment and based on other reviews. We went on 20th Sept with our guides Mike and Perry. It was a fairly pleasant early morning but rain was predicted for afternoon so were advised to get some the of...More

Thank 68kam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read previous reviews about Tide Rip tours and booked our Telegraph Cove accommodation and bear tour early so we could be certain of not missing out. When we checked in with them we were told others that had not pre booked were missing...More

Thank Lyndal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited telegraph cove on the 19th September. We had booked months in advance, 10 minutes after leaving the dock we were surrounded by a big pod of killer whales. They were amazing. The Bears were harder to find but we saw three in the...More

Thank roberts2rey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were fortunate to be placed on the Kermode with Mike and Janine, brother and sister, as our guides on September 18th of this year. Although this was billed as a grizzly tour, Mike and Janine were great in stopping anytime we...More

Thank Tony Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bear tour did not disappoint! We saw black bears and grizzlies. Our GREAT guide, Jackie, could tell us the background on most of the grizzlies we saw. She knew the ages of them and who was the offspring of who. You could tell she...More

Thank LynnFromAustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second grizzly tour with Tide Rip and again they did not disappoint. This time around I was passenger on the Kermode. When I booked this trip earlier during the summer months I had hoped to to see grizzlies fishing for salmon in...More

Thank Arnim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to Vancouver Island this September, a trip we had dreamed and planned for a long time. From the moment we booked with Tide Rip right up to the day we went they where fantastic, so informative and helpful , I had lots of...More

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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline H | Reviewed this property |
As above, go to their website and use the email link. I received a very prompt response.
April 2, 2018|
Response from wonderfulbc | Property representative |
Our grizzly bear tours are 9 hours long, not appropriate for children under 10 years.
November 11, 2017|
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Response from wonderfulbc | Property representative |
Our most dependable month is June, Tide Rip Tours has never been "skunked" (West Coast expression for "not seeing" or in fishing, "not catching") in June. In June there is typically a big male grizzly trying to mate with a... More