Private Tours

NEWS: Our winter Private Tours are now available. To find out more information and book a tour for winter 2023-2024, click here.

Make the most out of your trip to Yellowstone and book a private tour with one of Yellowstone Forever’s educators. We offer four summer tour options from wildlife watching to geyser gazing. All programs will connect participants to the stories behind the fascinating sights and sounds of Yellowstone. Any of these tours can be catered to a family friendly adventure.

All private tours include:

  • Delicious field breakfast and lunch catered by Tumbleweed Bookstore & Cafe in Gardiner, MT
  • Hot beverage service
  • Pick-up in Gardiner, MT (up to 10 miles out of town) or Mammoth Hot Springs
  • Transportation via a 14-passenger minibus and/or transit van
  • High powered scopes and binoculars
  • Other field equipment, as needed

Yellowstone Day Hiking | This tour is designed for those who want to explore Yellowstone on foot and to have a more active adventure in Yellowstone. Participants will explore Yellowstone’s backcountry. Read the itinerary here.

Lamar Valley Wildlife Watching – This tour is designed for those who want to focus on viewing and learning about wildlife along Yellowstone’s famous northern range.  This tour heads out early in the morning for the best chance of catching Yellowstone’s charismatic megafauna when they’re most active. Read the itinerary here.

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – This tour is designed for those who want to explore the natural and geologic history of Yellowstone with epic views of Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon. The morning will be spent wildlife watching along the Yellowstone’s famous northern range on the way to the Grand Canyon area. Read the itinerary here.

Geysers, Mudpots, and Hot Springs – This tour is designed for those who want to explore Yellowstone’s geyser basins and learn about the supervolcano just beneath the surface. Yellowstone is home to the world’s greatest concentration of hydrothermal features – more than 10,000. Read the itinerary here.

Private Photography Tours – This tour is designed for photographers of all skill levels – beginners to professional – who want to learn how to beautifully capture Yellowstone. Read the itinerary here.

Private photography tours have slightly different pricing than what is listed below; photography tours start at $860. If you are interested in a private photography tour, please email us at [email protected] to check availability of your specific dates.

Private Tour Base Rate is $710 – For Full Day Private Tour plus meals (breakfast and lunch)

Pricing will be adjusted at checkout based upon your group size:

1 participant – $710
2 participants – $755
3 participants – $860
4 participants – $905
5 participants – $950
6 participants – $1,045
7 participants – $1,090
8 participants – $1,135
9 participants – $1,180
10 participants – $1,250
11 participants – $1,345
12 participants – $1,390
13 participants – $1,435
14 participants – $1,480
15+ people – Please contact [email protected] to schedule your tour.

In order to register, please click the orange button below to navigate to the next page. Select your desired date and your program choice during the registration process.

Lodging may be available at our Overlook Field Campus. Click here to learn more, and mark the box in your registration if you are interested in that option and we will reach out to you.

Don’t see availability for the date you want? Sign up for our waitlist, and we will call you if something opens up.

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