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Kynoch Adventures

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1900 Hwy 20, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0, Canada
+1 250-982-2298
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Ultimate Grizzly Bear Viewing

I've been a customer of Kynoch Adventures for past 8 years during the fall season when the Grizzly... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Bend, Or
Just amazing in every way!

There are plenty of Bear tours around Bella Coola and Kynoch is the best by far. Fraser and Jim are... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
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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...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“the river” (13 reviews)
“mid september” (2 reviews)
“grizzly bears” (4 reviews)
1900 Hwy 20, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0, Canada
+1 250-982-2298
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I've been a customer of Kynoch Adventures for past 8 years during the fall season when the Grizzly Bears are feasting on spawning salmon in the Atnarko River. Frazer, owner of Kynoch Adventures is the premier river guide in the Bella Coola Valley and provides...More

Thank tvlkurt
Reviewed 23 September 2017

There are plenty of Bear tours around Bella Coola and Kynoch is the best by far. Fraser and Jim are both spectacular guides who know that river so well. Frasers work with the Bears shows just how much he cares about them and his knowledge...More

1  Thank BonkersBlake
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The guide Jim was absolutely fantastic and the float down the river was gorgeous. Can't garuntee seeing wild animals such as Grizzlies but he did an incredible job keeping us entertained until they showed up. Once the bears were spotted his knowledege of the bears...More

2  Thank P5966WHpeter
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We recently went on the eco rafting tour and had a very enjoyable rafting/learning experience. Fraser and Holly are very knowledgeable guides who care deeply about the bears and the environment. I would highly recommend anyone who comes to Bella Coola to experience this tour.

1  Thank Mario L
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great way to see the breath-taking, eye-popping, jaw-dropping beauty that is Bella Coola. On a sunny day the mountains are truly awe-inspiring. Fraser took us rafting on the Bella Coola River. He is an absolute authority on bears and wildlife around here, we learned a...More

Thank Frankie_Hummus
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...More

Thank Ness G
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
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...More

Thank Heather G
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,...More

1  Thank Dallas N
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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