Yellowstone Wildlife Tours

Wildlife tours in Yellowstone allow you to see one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems.

From the Grand Teton Safari to a multi-day stay in the Yellowstone Wilderness, you can get all this by booking a Yellowstone trip.

Nature enthusiasts and casual tourists can experience fantastic wildlife on Yellowstone Wildlife Tours.

The prices for a wildlife tour range from $131 to $2399, depending on the type of tour chosen.

Here are some of the best Yellowstone Wildlife Tours

4-Hour Grand Teton Safari Tours

4-Hour Grand Teton Safari Tours from
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Grand Teton National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the United States, located in northwestern Wyoming, just south of Yellowstone.

It is best known for its scenic mountain peaks, lakes, waterfalls, and wildlife.

This 4-hour guided tour takes you through the geology and flora & fauna of Grand Teton.

While enjoying the wilderness, visitors can ride in an enclosed or open-air vehicle and hike.

The expert guide helps spot thriving wildlife with quality binoculars and a high-powered scope.

And there are many animals and birds to see, including elks, bison, bears, eagles, hawks, pelicans and owls.

In this Yellowstone wildlife tour, you will get a closer look at the vastness of Yellowstone National Park since Grand Teton is part of it.

This tour includes

  • 4-hour Grand Teton wildlife tour.
  • Travel in a safari vehicle with an open roof in summer and a closed vehicle in winter.
  • Professional wildlife guide.
  • Wintertime hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Snacks and drinks (water and soda).

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (6 to 99 years)$139
Child ticket (upto 5 years)Not allowed

Not suitable for 

  • Children under 6 years of age
  • People with mobile impairment
  • Wheelchair users

Private Wildlife Tours in Yellowstone

Private Wildlife Tours in Yellowstone
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Known for its iconic geysers, Old Faithful and diverse wildlife, including bears, wolves, bison, and elk,  Yellowstone is America’s first and oldest national park.

You can enjoy its wilderness with this 7 to 9 hours private wildlife tour of Yellowstone.

The informed guide will support your every step of the way.

You begin your journey in Lamar Valley (the American Serengeti), searching for bison, elk, wolves and bears.

In addition, there will be a stop at the Mammoth hot spring in search of Bighorn sheep, peregrine falcons and other wildlife.

Finally, visit the 50 million-year-old redwood tree known for black bear sightings.

The tour prices vary depending on the pick-up option you select.

This tour includes

  • With the assistance of a private wildlife guide, explore one of Yellowstone National Park’s most beautiful trails.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All necessary equipment and lunch given by the tour company
  • Snacks and drinks (water and soda)
  • spotting scope and binoculars for a close-up view

Tour prices (for a group of seven people)

Visitor TypePick Up 1(Canyon Village, Madison areas)Pick Up 2(Island park, West Yellowstone)
Adult ticket (upto 120 years)$1400$1200

Note: This private wildlife tour in Yellowstone is available on Monday through Saturday of each month, starting from April to October.

Not suitable for 

  • Wheelchair users
  • People with impaired mobility

4-Day Wildlife Yellowstone Tour

This 4-day tour takes you through the wilderness of two of the world’s most famous national parks, Yellowstone and Grand Teton.

You will see various types of wildlife and the elusive grey wolf while touring iconic attractions with a naturalist.

This 4-day/3-night Yellowstone National Park ticket also includes lodging and breakfast.

Your adventure will begin at 4 pm in Jackson (Wyoming) and end at the exact location.

For a detailed itinerary, Check out the 4-Day Yellowstone Tour.

This tour includes

  • Wildlife tour of the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone at dawn and dusk
  • Drive along the upper loop of Yellowstone National Park
  • Visit the top iconic sites in Yellowstone
  • Professional wildlife guide
  • All tour transportation
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Breakfast on Days 2, 3, and 4
  • National Park entrance fee
  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Use of binoculars and spotting scopes
  • Hotel pickup in Jackson Wyoming

Tour prices (for a group of 10 people)

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (6+ years)$2399
Child ticket (upto 1 year)Not allowed

Note: This 4-day Wildlife Yellowstone tour is available on every Tuesday and Friday from April to October.

Note: The price per person in this wildlife tour decreases as the number of participants increases.

The tour for a single participant costs $2399, and that for ten participants costs $1999.

Yellowstone safari tours Jackson hole

Yellowstone safari tours Jackson hole
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You’ll start your adventure in Yellowstone National Park at 6 am by passing through Grand Teton National Park.

While admiring the scenery, watch for bison, elk, moose, and other animals that call the park home.

Following a few stops, you’ll arrive at the magnificent Old Faithful geyser, where you can witness its spectacular eruptions.

Continue your journey to Yellowstone Lake, where you can see a variety of bird species, fish, and other aquatic life.

With its steep walls, cascading water, and abundant wildlife, the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone make for a pleasant view.

This Yellowstone National Park ticket will provide ample opportunities to experience the park’s grandeur throughout the day.

You will have 12 hours to explore and enjoy yourself before the tour ends at 6 pm.

This tour includes

  • Pick up in Jackson or Teton village (WY)
  • Professional wildlife guide
  • Transportation vehicle
  • Snacks and drinks (water and soda)
  • Professional wildlife guide 
  • All necessary equipment (including Binoculars and spotting scopes) and lunch.

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (upto 99 years)$299

Note: This Yellowstone Safari Tours Jackson Hole is only available from April to November.

Not suitable for 

  • Children under 6 years of age
  • Wheelchair users 

4-Hour Grand Teton Safari Tours: Take a wildlife tour of Grand Teton National Park to observe its diverse wildlife, geology, and history up close.

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Hike: Hike the Grand Canyon Rim Trail in Yellowstone National Park on an expert-guided 6-mile loop hike.

4-day Yellowstone tour: Feast your eyes for 4 days in Grand Teton and Yellowstone with breakfast and lodging included.

VIP Private Tour of Yellowstone: Tour Yellowstone National Park’s scenery, geothermal wonders, wildlife, and Old Faithful Inn – free of charge!

Yellowstone Luxury Tour: Tour Yellowstone Park in luxury! Enjoy a full-day private tour with a guide, vehicle, and packed lunch. Stops offer magnificent views and photo ops.

Yellowstone snowmobile tour: Go on an exciting snowmobile sightseeing tour of Bridger-Teton National Park and Grand Teton Mountains, then unwind with a hot drink back at Heart Six Ranch.

4-Hour Grand Teton Guided Tours: On a guided tour, see the wildlife and history of Grand Teton National Park! Take a short hike while searching for animals and birds.

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