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Tide Rip Grizzly Tours

#3 of 10 things to do in Telegraph Cove Features Animals
20 Boardwalk | Comox, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 888-643-9319
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Grizzlies with cubs!

Tip Rip is very well organised and they have a great set-up to see grizzlies. Their fast boat is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rob8366
Tour of a lifetime

I went on this tour with my daughter and two grandkids, 11 and 13. Our guides were Matt and Jackie... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Schnauzerfamily
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Seattle, Washington
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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 bears and other spectacular wildlife native to coastal British Columbia. We subscribe to the philosophy: 'conservation through coexistence' and endeavour to promote that through outreach education programs and presentations, fundraising projects, and sponsoring conservation NGOs, in addition to our daily grizzly bear tours.
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20 Boardwalk | Comox, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tip Rip is very well organised and they have a great set-up to see grizzlies. Their fast boat is very comfortable and the scenery in the way up Knight Inlet is beautiful. The bear viewing skiffs are superb and the staff worked very hard to...More

Thank rob8366
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on this tour with my daughter and two grandkids, 11 and 13. Our guides were Matt and Jackie. We all had a great day. We were amazed at the beautiful scenery and of course, seeing the bears. I was extremely pleased with how...More

1  Thank Schnauzerfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent experience. The crew/guides were friendly, approachable, interested and interesting! The group was small - 12 or so people - and that made for a really relaxed atmosphere. We spent ages with the Grizzly bears and saw lots of other wildlife and...More

Thank HelgaScotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing trip to see grizzly bears, we weren't disappointed. The ride to Knight's Inlet was good as well seeing the different landscapes. The crew were informative & attentive, the food was good & plenty of it with access to drinks throughout the...More

Thank PaulineRuth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this adventure; one of the best days of our trip and one of the most memorable days of my life. Hosts - Deryl and naturalist, James - were great, really informative and knew the history of many of the grizzlies that we saw at...More

Thank elaine w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tide Rip Tours kept the number of guests per boat under 12. We were given the opportunity to introduce ourselves and our guides, Bridget and Daryl, invited us to ask questions on the tour. They both gave interesting commentaries as we travelled Knight Inlet and...More

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wonderfulbc, Front Office Manager at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Sounds like you had a wonderful day! Here at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours we are very proud of our extremely educated and knowledgable guides. Brigit and Daryl will be very pleased to know you enjoyed your tour! Thank you for the feed back and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jackie, our guide, was very enthusiastic. We had an amazing trip up to Knight Inlet, seeing a family of Orcas, a swimming black bear, a humpback and bald headed eagles on the way. We would have loved a bit more of an introduction talk as...More

Thank Ginster103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed the boat tide rip tour searching for bears along the beautiful Canadian Coast with the breathtaking scenery. The boat, the guides and the lunch were perfect unless you have beautiful weather!

1  Thank Eventdesign2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the very outset, Lyndsey and Bridgett were outgoing, knowledgeable, engaging, and worked to make the experience amazing and memorable. They knew a lot about grizzlies and environment and imparted their knowledge in a meaningful way. From the beginning we boarded a cruiser and they...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best tours we've been on.....ever. Very early start but it was worth getting up for. The tour itself was long but at no time did we feel bored. The food was really good and the skipper - Jackie, got us...More

1  Thank babaDADA
wonderfulbc, Manager at Tide Rip Grizzly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, we are humbled by your praise! Thank you.

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Lyndal S
14 August 2017|
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Response from wonderfulbc | Property representative |
There is Tofino Bus service that leaves early from Victoria (has online schedule) to Port McNeill where you can lodge or immedailtey take a taxi to Telegraph Cove and lodge in Telegraph Cove Resort.
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Eileen H
29 May 2017|
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Response from wonderfulbc | Property representative |
We suggest you extend your visit to 2 weeks.
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KODIAK1995
19 February 2017|
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Yes, we pick up at the Municipal Dock, in front of the Passin’ Tyme Cafe at 640 am in the spring and summer, at variable times in September. There is a $20 per person fuel surcharge for Alert bay pick ups. Please do not book... More
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