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Discover Grizzly Bears

There is so much on this tour packed into one day • Visit the grizzly bear Boo as he romps and plays in natural bear habitat • Your guided sightseeing tour to the Grizzly Bear Refuge also includes stops at Lake Louise, Takakkaw Falls and Kicking Horse Canyon • Ride the gondola at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for an eagle’s eye view of grizzly country, walk the summit trails and dine on a gourmet lunch at Canada’s highest restaurant • Experience an up-close visit with Boo, the resident bear of the refuge •

Guaranteed Grizzy Bear Sighting!

  Adult, 13 years+: $169.00
  Child, 6 - 12 years: $89.00
  Infant, 0 - 5 years: Free


  08:30 - Banff
  09:15 - Lake Louise Samson Mall
  09:30 - Chateau Lake Louise

Where to meet:

   Hotel pick up and drop off provided from Banff & Lake Louise

Your tour includes:

  Friendly, certified guide
  Use of binoculars
  Hands-on interpretive tools
  Gondola ride
  Mountain-top lunch
  Grizzly Bear Refuge tour

Season dates:
  27th June - 31st August 2014

 Itinerary and highlights:

  • Lake Louise: Take a stroll on the lakeshore.
  • Spiral Tunnels: The 'Big Hill' was the Canadian Pacific Railway's biggest challenge in the Rockies. See how they conquered this challenge.
  • Takakkaw Falls: Canada's second highest waterfall at 254m.
  • Kicking Horse Canyon: Watch for whitewater rafters charging through the Class 4 rapids.
  • Gondola Ride: Soar to the heights of the Purcell Mountains.
  • Eagle's Eye: Enjoy lunch and a spectacular view of the Canadian Rockies.
  • Grizzly Refuge Tour: Observe Boo, rescued as a cub, and be fascinated with bear information.
  • Guaranteed Grizzly Bear sighting! If you don't see Boo, go on the tour again for free!

 Remember to bring:

  • Warm clothes - dress for the weather
  • Don't forget your camera!


  • Early and late season bookings may be subject to itinerary changes.
  • Please enquire at time of booking.
  • Until Takakkaw Falls Road opens, alternative stop will be at Emerald Lake.

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