Experience Yellowstone Tours

Guided nature and wildlife tours emphasizing wildlife viewing, nature photography, ecology and geology.

Daily tours available from May 6 - November 5
Adults: $200   Children 6 to 16: $75   Kids under 6: free

Experience Yellowstone Tours offers educational and informative guided natural history van tours of Yellowstone National Park. We offer daily departures from Cody Wyoming.

After driving the 50 mile Buffalo Bill Scenic Byway, claimed by many to be the most scenic ride in Wyoming, we’ll be entering the world’s first national park through the scenic east gate. These exciting tours emphasize nature photography, ecology, geology and wildlife viewing. Your tour will be guided by D. Robert Franz who was proclaimed by Digital Photography Magazine as one the 100 best wildlife photographers in the world. During your full day of exploration in Yellowstone’s 2.2 million acres you will see rugged mountains, clear alpine lakes, lush valleys, stunning wildflower displays and the world’s largest concentration of thermal features. The parks ten thousand thermal features include spectacular geysers, colorful hot springs, bubbling cauldrons, mud pots and roaring fumaroles. Yellowstone may be even more famous for its world class wildlife viewing. The park is home to grizzly bears, black bears, gray wolves, mountain lions, bison, elk, moose, bighorn sheep and so much more. Robert has been guiding and photographing in Yellowstone for over 30 years knows when and where to find the animals. Individuals, groups, couples, family and friends are all welcome. Multi-day tours are available, touring both loops provides a more complete Yellowstone Experience!

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We offer 3 Yellowstone guided van tours and a private tour option.

Upper Loop Tour

Wildlife is the primary attraction of the Upper Loop tour, you have a chance to see Grizzly Bears, Wolves, Bison, Elk, Bighorn Sheep and other wildlife.

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Lower Loop Tour

The Lower Loop tour has a greater emphasis on the parks geology and amazing thermal features.

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Wildlife & Nature Tour

Designed to maximize wildlife & nature observation, photography and park ecology.

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Special Option
Private Group Tours

If you would like the van to yourself and your private group we can accommodate that as well.

For a the full Yellowstone National Park experience tour combine the Lower Loop tour with the Upper Loop or Custom Wildlife and Nature Tour on consecutive days.

Tour cost

Upper & Lower Loop Tours
$200 per person, Children 6-16 $75, under 6 free.

Wildlife & Nature Tour
$225 for adult and $100 for children 6-16, under 6 free.

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Experience Yellowstone Tours is owned and operated by Franzfoto Nature & Wildlife Photography with Yellowstone National Park CUA permit #13-144  US DOT 2907388