Wildlife Expeditions

Journey to the Wild

Scenic Float & Wildlife Tour

This adventure either starts or ends with a half-day Sunrise or Sunset wildlife tour. Both provide excellent opportunities to view wildlife at prime times (dawn or twilight) at the base of the Tetons. Common sightings include moose, elk, bison, pronghorn, eagles and coyotes. You spend the other part of the day on a scenic float trip with Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips on the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park. This 10-mile scenic float trip takes 2.5–3 hours, depending on the water levels. As you float down the river, take in the beautiful riparian landscape and incredible views of the Tetons from the river. Common wildlife sighting can include moose, beavers, eagles, osprey and other birds. We can schedule the float trip and wildlife safari on different days if you choose. 

Offered: May 12 - September 30, 2018 (water levels and weather permitting)
Wildlife Tour Duration: 4 hours
Scenic Float Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

Please Call 877.404.6626 to Register

What's included?

Wildlife Safari

  • An extremely passionate and knowledgeable naturalist with a trained eye for spotting wildlife
  • A pair of binoculars for each participant and high quality spotting scopes to view wildlife without disturbing their natural behavior
  • Our comfortable, customized, safari-style vehicles with roof hatches that allow for easy wildlife observation no matter your seat
  • Hands-on use of professional field guidebooks, antlers, horns, skins and skulls. Kid's guidebooks also available
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, cocoa, various soft drinks and snacks to keep you focused on the wildlife
  • A souvenir water bottle
  • A complimentary pick-up at your hotel located in the town of Jackson or Teton Village or at the Home Ranch Parking lot (corner of N. Cache and E. Gill) near the town square in Jackson, WY. PLEASE NOTE: Pickup is not available for lodging arrangements in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park or other points north of Jackson unless you are booking privately. If you are staying in one of those locations and wish to join a group tour , your pick-up location will be the Home Ranch Parking Lot in Jackson. If you wish to book a private tour with a pick-up north of Jackson, a pick-up fee will apply.


Scenic Float in Grand Teton National Park

  • 2.5-3 hour float along the Snake River
  • A Barker-Ewing river guide, professional boatman with thorough knowledge of the natural history of Jackson Hole
  • Transportation from Moose, WY (13 miles north of the town of Jackson) to the launch site, you’ll end the float trip about a hundred yards from your car back in Moose. Click here for scenic float meeting location
  • Rain ponchos in the event of sudden showers
  • Life preservers, which must be worn at all times when in the rafts

Price: $200/Adult, $175/Child (6-12), no children under the age of 6 or under 40 pounds on scenic float

*Park pass and gratuity not included 

Online Registration Not Available, Please Call 877.404.6626 to Register

Forms to Fill out Prior to Tour - Please bring completed forms with you on the day of your tour.

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