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“Bear tour”

Whistler Discovery Tours
Ranked #25 of 55 Tours in Whistler
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 'Exclusive luxury Land Rover Bear Viewing Scenic Excursions'. Our seasonal wildlife/scenic private/semi-private Eco-Tours will take you to areas rarely seen by most Whistler visitors; Morning, Afternoon and Evening with the Bears, Moose Valley Experience. Travel through the Coast Mountain Range to rarely seen scenic destinations in one of our luxury “air-suspension” Land Rover LR4’s to the most remote locations in the Whistler region. Take in the year-round amazing beauty of the area on several of our exclusive private/semi-private tours. Allow Whistler Discovery Tours to guide you on your unique bear viewing adventure.
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We were picked up from our Hotel at the time stated when we made booking, our host Dave was awesome!a wealth of information and very accommodating to our needs.We had a great time saw some bears would highly recommend
Well done
Garry and Jo

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a tour with Jordan and trainee guide Tim, both were extremely friendly very pleasant and with good knowledge on the Whistler Black Bears. We were extremely lucky to witness several sightings of the Bears. However I was quite shocked to read the negative comments on here and the requests for monies to be refunded, unfortunately the Bears arent on the pay roll! It’s always a bonus to see any wildlife but never a guarantee!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 921andy
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We were out on the 4pm tour with Alan.
Alan is a great guide, who kindly shared his wealth of knowledge with us.

We enjoyed the very comfortable drive, through forest, and mountain areas, that we would not have discovered on our own.

The bear we spotted,was enjoying a late afternoon snack, on foraged bear treats from the forest floor, and kindly allowed us to view him, from only a short distance.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Went on a 2 hour sightseeing trip for $119. Was told bears were on the trip and the hit rate thus far was 100% . I asked a very specific question "have they seen bears on every trip so far this season?" and the response was "yes".

Went out, didn't see a single bear. Instead went to see a waterfall. I've been on other sight seeing tours (whales, sea lions, safari, etc), and this was the worst. Wouldn't go again.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

Our guide Cal was awesome! He took us up the Soo Valley where the views were spectacular. He was friendly, very informative and knowledgeable about the area. He also seemed to enjoy what he was doing. He took his time and we were an hour over the time and he even received a call from a concerned co-worker to make sure he was OK. I've read the other reviews about people complaining about being inn the back seat of the Land Rover and not being able to see much, which is true. Cal made it fair for everyone and we all rotated through the back seat. I have also read other reviews where they did not see any bears. My only comment to that is that everyone in the vehicle needs to be looking and not just relying on the guide. The bear we spotted was on the passenger side, down a hill which was not visible from the driver's seat. At the same time we spotted the bear, there was a dog wandering down the road towards the bear. Cal was concerned for the safety of the dog and we brought the dog into the Land Rover which was already crowded with 7 of us. We drove about 50 feet and found the owners driving down in front of us. Cal also took us to the trees where the bears use them a scratching posts. Overall, it was a worthwhile trip.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank leaffan1
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