Offering bear-viewing and wilderness holidays at a remote, luxury lodge in British Columbia. As featured in New Lives in the Wild with Ben Fogle, The Sunday Times, The Mail Online, BBC Radio 4, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Travel & Leisure and the Wall Street Journal.


A Small Luxury Wilderness Lodge

Grizzly Bear Ranch is a small luxury lodge on the banks of a remote river in Canada’s Selkirk Mountains that offers fully-guided bear-viewing and wilderness holidays in the heart of British Columbia’s unique inland temperate rainforest.

A picturesque day’s drive from Calgary and Vancouver, the ranch has six custom-built riverside cabins, each with its own bathroom, sundeck and wood-burning stove, and a renowned local table. It can cater for up to 12 guests.

The lodge is run by Julius, a former war correspondent who is now one of BC’s leading bear guides, and Kristin, a trained and accomplished chef. Their frontlines-to-backcountry story has featured on Ben Fogle’s New Lives in the Wild.

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The Ultimate in Wild Bear-Viewing

All holidays at the ranch are four or five nights in duration – we don’t believe in rushing what nature has to offer – and we specialise in viewing bears, especially grizzly bears, as well as other wilderness wildlife.

In May and June we offer holidays viewing bears and other wild animals deep in the wilderness. In July and August we head high into the alpine and out onto our river. In September and October we immerse ourselves in the world of the wild Rocky Mountain grizzly bear.

Although we use 4x4s and off-road vehicles to get to the best locations, once there we do all our wildlife-viewing on foot, making for an unscripted and wild experience.

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