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Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle

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Teton Village, United States
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Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

On this small-group Grand Teton wildlife safari, join a local naturalist and guide for a ride in an open-air safari vehicle on dirt roads and on paved highways within Grand Teton National Park, where you scour the landscape at dawn or dusk for wolves, moose, and elk. Look for eagles soaring overhead or deer walking through the woods, and there’s even the chance you could spot a bear roaming near the road. In addition to helping find wildlife, your guide discusses the area’s ecology, history, geology, and culture, and also stops so you can take photos of the landscape, wildlife, or terrain.
  • Wildlife tour of Grand Teton National Park from Jackson Hole
  • Enjoy a fun safari ride over rugged terrain and feel closer to the wildlife in an open-air vehicle
  • Look for moose, bison, elk, mule deer, coyotes, and eagles
  • Journey morning or evening when the animals are most active
  • Learn about the area’s geology and ecology from a naturalist guide
  • Snacks, drinks and use of binoculars included
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This safari uses an open-air vehicle to maximize wildlife viewing and photo ops.
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Naturalist guide
Transport by open-air safari vehicle *June-September, weather dependent*
Transport by enclosed, heated vehicle *September-May*
Snacks
Beverages
Use of binoculars/scope
Gratuities, recommended at 10-15% of tour price (optional)
Hotel pickup and drop-off (summer tours)
National park entrance fees
Teton Village , Teton Village, WY 83025, USA

Departure Point: Teton Village Clock Tower in Teton Village Approximate GPS coordinates: 43°35’11″ N 110°49’42″ W

This activity will end right where it started.
From Teton Village near Jackson Hole, hop in a customized open-air vehicle (weather dependent), for a journey out on the rugged terrain of Grand Teton National Park. From the comfortable seat of your open-air vehicle, gaze up at the craggy summit of Grand Teton—the tallest mountain in the park—all the while feeling the wind in your hair as you journey out towards the woods. In the fall and winter, when the temperature drops, tours take place in a safari-style vehicle that’s enclosed for comfort and warmth, and these small group tours have only nine passengers in summer, and 10 passengers in winter.

During this Grand Teton wildlife tour, scour a part of the 310,000 acres that comprise the national park. Scan the landscape for the 60 species of mammals that live in the park, and keep an eye out overhead for over 300 species of birds. With binoculars provided by your local guide, try to spot elk, bears, bison, mule deer, moose, or wolves, and keep a lookout for ospreys, owls, hawks, and soaring bald eagles. You might even have a chance at seeing black and grizzly bears. 

Aside from the wealth of wildlife, you also experience the Snake River scenery as backed by the jagged mountains, and your guide will explain the geology and ecology before returning to Teton Village.

Note: Summer tours run from June 15 to August 31, and fall/winter tours are September 1 to June 14. Hotel pickup in the Jackson Hole area is available upon request.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Grand Teton
Elk, moose, mule deer, pronghorn, bison, bighorn sheep, grizzly and black bear, and wolves can all be seen within the park boundaries. Animal species that can be viewed will change throughout the year due to different seasonal changes in Grand Teton National Park. Grand Teton National Park is also a spring and summer birders paradise. You will have opportunity to see bald and golden eagles, sandhill cranes, osprey, hawks, and owls. This tour also covers the human and natural history of Grand Teton National Park as well as the diverse geology within the park. Frequent stops will be made to observe and photograph the various wildlife and landmark points of interest.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children 5 years and younger are not allowed
  • Please wear sturdy walking shoes, a jacket and long pants
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Brushbuck Guide Services, Inc.
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Grand Teton Wildlife Safari in Open-Air Vehicle.

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  • "As stated in the tour details, this is a open air truck, so expect to be dirty at the end of the night." See review
  • "Well worth the early morning, the time and the cost." See review
  • "Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to arrive at the meeting place because we were held up in traffic due to a moose crossing." See review

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What the trip was worth
Benilda_O
, Oct 2021
Seeing the Grand Teton, visiting Jenny Lake, seeing a bear eat fruits from a berry tree. However, we didn't ride in an open safari van but a closed van due to cold weather. They let us borrow binoculars. Some snacks along the way. Not much wildlife to see up close.
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BEARDAZZLED!
Kim_C
, Oct 2021
From the moment we got in the SUV it was amazing. Our tour guide Gannon was amazing. Very informative and knowledgeable. Great personality. Took us to some amazing sights.
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Our guide was very...
wendy_O
, Oct 2021
Our guide was very knowledgeable and very passionate about history , I was a bit disappointed as we booked an open vehicle tour and did not realize it would be enclosed - views are amazing, just wish we would have seen more wildlife
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an enjoyable tour
Wayne_O
, Sep 2021
the tour guild was very pleasant and knowledgeable. we saw a reasonable number of animals and went to areas that may not have been obvious
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Wonderful wildlife excursion!
Raymond_R
, Sep 2021
Our guide, Kim was wonderful! She was very friendly, knowledgeable and took us to all the key places. We got to see a lot of wildlife. She took pictures for us through her high powered scope and sent them to us. I tried to upload them, but wasn’t successful. Loved the open air truck. Only got cold at the very end.
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Great if this is your first day in the park.
Courtney
, Sep 2021
We went on the morning safari ride. It was in an in closed van because the mornings are now very cold. Kim had great knowledge of the area and we saw bison, moose, and prong horn deer. The only downside of this trip is that we went everywhere Kim took us the day before and saw the same animals. I recommend if you do this tour, do it on your first day in the park.
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What an amazing tour experience.
Rolen_V
, Sep 2021
Our tour was very informative & Kelsey our tour guide is very knowledgeable, accommodating & helpful in sharing & answering our questions. It was an amazing & beautiful trip for me & my husband.
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Wildlife great experience
Donna_B
, Sep 2021
We saw so many Bear, mom moose with her baby and mule deer. It was a great experience to share with my husband and as photographers we couldn’t ask for more.
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Great tour of a beautiful place!
lorsue53
, Sep 2021
Cade was the best! This was a great way to see Grand Teton NP! Cade was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge with us! Carol, in the office, was so kind and helpful every step of the way!
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Really enjoyed our Grand Teton Wildlife tour.
Joyce
, Sep 2021
Jeff was a great guide very knowledgeable and pointed out plants. We got a close up view of a bear enjoying eating berries in a tree. Close up view of several bison with one rolling in the grass. We also saw elk, and osprey.
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