Whistler Bear Viewing Tours

  • A chance to view Whistler’s famous black bears and cubs in their natural habitat – don’t forget the camera!
  • Learn about Whistlers flora and fauna from experienced guides and researchers
  • Travel in comfort in a 4x4 vehicle to bear viewing areas, feeding sites, daybeds and dens
  • Bear Viewing tours typically run from April/May to September/October

Be Bear Aware in Whistler

Whistler Bear Viewing Tours

Tours Description Price
Bear Viewing Safaris Leave the crowds of Whistler village behind as you adventure into the wild in style in one of the world’s most capable 4x4 vehicles. This intimate excursion focuses on the Whistler Olympic Park resident black bears and their cubs, as well as the famed 2010 Olympic venue itself. from $199 per person
Whistler Blackcomb Bear Viewing Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are home to up to 60 black bears and cubs that have adapted to feeding, mating, and hibernating within ski area habitats. Travel in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle through a maze of ski area roads that traverse the largest concentration of mother bear ranges in the region. from $215 per person

Bear Viewing Photo Safaris - Whistler Olympic Park

Adult (13+) Single (2 Person Minimum) Child Price (0-12) (2 Person Minimum)
From $189 per person From $129 per person

2020 Bear Viewing Photo Safari Tour Dates

2020 Tour Dates Sunrise Morning Afternoon Sunset
May 19 - June 15 N/A 9 AM (from May 19) 4 PM 7 PM
Jun 16 - Jul 15 6 AM 9 AM 4:30 PM 7:30 PM
Jul 16 - Jul 31 6 AM 9 AM 4:30 PM 7 PM
Aug 1 - Aug 15 6 AM 9 AM 3 PM 6:30 PM
Aug 16 - Aug 31 6 AM N/A N/A 6 PM
Sept 1 - Sept 15 7 AM N/A N/A 5:30 PM
Sept 16 - Sept 30 7 AM N/A 1:30 PM 4:30 PM
Oct 1 - Oct 15 8 AM N/A 1 PM 4 PM

Whistler Photo Safaris Bear Viewing Information

  • Experience the Whistler Olympic Park like it’s your own private oasis as you explore the 2010 Legacy Trail network
  • Remember to pack your camera or your phone, our guides will help you find the perfect memory to take home
  • A guide will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodations or another convenient location in Whistler
  • There are several photographic points of interest where you will get out of the vehicle so wear appropriate footwear and layered clothing as temperatures can change quickly in the mountains. Each vehicle is equipped with insect repellant or you may bring your own
  • All ages welcome, booster seats are available. Infant car seats must be supplied and installed by the guest. While our guides are dedicated to tracking bears throughout the season’s climatic conditions and food supplies can, from time to time, limit our viewing opportunities.

Whistler Blackcomb Bear Viewing Information

  • The tour duration is 3 hours, travelling in a 4X4 vehicle
  • Meeting Location is at the Base of Whistler Mountain, opposite of the Village Gondola, please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start. Look for the Bear Viewing tent
  • Tour is recommended for ages 7 and up
Three Black bears standing on a slope in Whistler

Connecting with Black
Bears in Whistler

Come to the wilds of the Callaghan Valley and meet Whistler’s black bears as we explore our connection to these magnificent creatures.

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