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Bear Viewing Tours

Don’t miss the chance to view Whistler’s famous black bears and cubs in their natural habitat! Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are home to up to 50 black bears and cubs that have adapted to feeding, mating, and hibernating within ski area habitats. This is the only population of black bears in B.C. that has been studied for over two decades.

Travel in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle through a maze of ski area roads that traverse the largest concentration of mother bear ranges in the region. Bear feeding patterns shift from valley bottom to higher mountain elevations as the summer continues, and the tours follow this progression allowing access these hidden scenic alpine ecosystems and natural habitats any time of the summer. Take an even closer look with short walks to bear feeding sites and bear family daybeds, and wander through old growth forests where bears have hibernated through many winters.

Whistler Blackcomb’s experienced and qualified team of guides boasts a wealth of knowledge of Whistler’s flora and fauna, ecology and bear biology for a truly incredible outdoor learning experience.

This is your opportunity to experience the wildlife, vegetation, glaciers and rainforests of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Visit bear dens and wander through pristine alpine meadows and old growth Western Hemlock forests. Learn how conservation and enhancement initiatives help to sustain healthy populations, and how mountain resorts are continually redesigning recreational experiences to ensure a sustainable future.

Minimum age recommendation is 9 years old.

May 15 – June 30, 2019 and September 1 – October 15, 2019  
ADULT (19-64 YRS) $198.00
SENIOR (65+) $188.00
YOUTH (7-18 YRS) $188.00
June 1 – August 31, 2019  
ADULT (19-64 YRS) $235.00
SENIOR (65+) $225.00
YOUTH (7-18 YRS) $225.00
* Tickets must be ordered at least 72 hours in advance  

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Please contact the front desk directly to inquire about other Bear Tours that operate within Whistler – concierge@whistlerreception.com