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Address: 1900 Hwy 20, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0, Canada
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+1 250-982-2298

Visit Kynoch Adventures in Bella Coola Valley, BC Canada, to explore the...

Visit Kynoch Adventures in Bella Coola Valley, BC Canada, to explore the Coast Montains and watch Grizzly Bears feeding on wild Pacific Salmon in the company of Bald Eagles, Black Bears, and coastal wildlife. Our tours are conducted from safe and comfortable river boats and expedition rafts, letting you see the wildlife from the river's edge. This is not platform viewing, but real wilderness...

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We saw bears but it was difficult to book

Two of us went and we had a really difficult time booking this tour. We wanted to go, were willing to put money down but due to minimum numbers (I think it was 4 or 5 per boat... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Ness G
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Two of us went and we had a really difficult time booking this tour. We wanted to go, were willing to put money down but due to minimum numbers (I think it was 4 or 5 per boat) they weren't sure if there'd be space for us. Which is fine, but because it was up in the air and because... More 

Thank Ness G
Hamburg, Germany
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7 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Dear Fraser, Thank you for your respect for wildlife and Grizzly Bears especially - it is one of the highest pleasures available to us to be with you on the boat if you share your environment and "your" Grizzlys with us - Thank you ☺👍

Thank pbkunde
Dorking, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We'd travelled a very long way to see the grizzly bears and the tour with Kynoch certainly delivered. It is a really amazing experience to view the bears while drifting downriver in a small boat and Fraser was an excellent guide. We couldn't have hoped for more, particularly on the first of the 2 tours we took.

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I went to Bella Coola for a weekend in September of 2016. There were 2 of us going. I had reached out to Kynoch 2 weeks before the trip with interest in their grizzly boat tour. For the times we wanted, one trip was full, and the other did not have the minimum 4 person quota. They took my name... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We went on the bear drifting trip and we had a great time. Professional service, lots of fun and beautiful. I would recommend anyone who comes to Bella Coola should do it.

Thank Kes M
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. The guide knew his stuff and was able to tell us lots about the river system, animals and history. Would go again tomorrow.

Thank Kirsten H
Grande Prairie, Canada
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Floating the river and Bear Watching with a knowledgeable guide was very relaxing. Bears were still out even though the off season had started.

Thank RobinP_11
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

We were in Bella Coola in mid-September, with a huge salmon run. Ironically, that makes it a bit tougher for bear viewing, as the bears have so many places to choose to eat. Fortunately for us, the day we went on the river with Fraser, the bears were choosing that stretch of the river. We saw an adult female right... More 

Thank Joan L
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Fortunate enough to get on a tour with Fraser and Jim in early September. We booked in the morning and obviously Fraser doesn't do these well as he was as grumpy as a grizzly himself! Thankfully he mellowed during the day and proved to be a perfect guide - very knowledgeable and he even cracked a couple of jokes. Best... More 

Thank Joy M
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

We went on the tour on August 20, 2015. There were two Kynoch tour boats at the time we went. We were fortunate to see one bear. My teenage daughter happpened to be looking at the right spot and a grizzly stuck its head out and then went back in. We were able to linger around for 10 more minutes,... More 

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