Jackson Hole, Grand Teton, & Yellowstone Wildlife Tours

Take A Once In A Lifetime Wildlife Tour With One Of The Most Experienced Tour Guides In Jackson Hole

Welcome to Wyoming Wilds!

Enjoy a relaxed, comfortable-paced tour that may be catered to each group’s interests. All tours include an experienced guide who will interpret the natural and human histories of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, binoculars, spotting scope, informative literature and the ability to customize tours to best suit each group.

Owner and tour guide, James Hicks, has been providing quality scenic and wildlife tours of the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem for over 30 years.

*Wyoming Wilds is an authorized permittee of Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. 

A gorgeous view of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem during a scenic adventure in Grand Teton.
The sun begins to rise above the Gros Ventre Range during what is known as the Sleeping Indian Sunrise.
A moose spotted on the riverbank during a wildlife safari through Wyoming’s national parks.
“Driving through Grand Teton National Park and its surrounding areas is an amazing journey. You can view scenic vistas and an incredible variety of wildlife, remarkable geologic features, and beautiful plant-life. One of the best ways to make the most out of your experience is with a knowledgeable tour guide who can provide a relaxing atmosphere and an enjoyable excursion.”

Tour Rates

Jackson Hole & Grand Teton National Park

1/2 Day – Depends On Season
Full day -Depends On Season

3-Hour Introduction Tour -Depends On Season
1/2 Day -Depends On Season
Full Day -Depends On Season

Yellowstone National Park

Individual tours not available for Yellowstone National Park.

Full Day -Depends On Season

  • For Larger Parties, Please Call For Pricing
  • Park Entrance Fees Not Included In Price
  • Gratuities Not Included In Price
  • Military, Law Enforcement, EMS Discounts Available
  • Senior Discounts Available

Cancellation: A cancellation fee of 25% will be charged if the tour is canceled up to 48 hours of departure. Without 48 hours’ notice, the entire reservation amount may be forfeited.

Excellent outing!

This tour is fantastic and provides flexibility to ensure a unique experience. Mr. Hicks, the owner and operator, has vast experience in the area and was quick to share facts and insights with us. Highly recommend this company!

Date of experience: January 2020

It Made A Real, Lasting Impression On Our Girls

We had a great time today, and really appreciate your expertise, kindness and patience.  We’ve talked about it all afternoon/evening and it made a real, lasting impression on our girls.  We really thank you. I hope we have the opportunity to come out again and engage another tour.

Date of experience: October 2019

Amazing Tour

My husband, son and I enjoyed a tour with Wyoming Wilds this past August and it was spectacular! Jim was a fantastic guide. He was very knowledgeable and showed us areas that I would have never gone to without his expert guidance. This was the first thing we did when we started our vacation and I am so thankful for this tour. We were able to get an overview of the area and then we knew what we wanted to go back to later in the trip. I highly recommend Wyoming Wilds Tours! You won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2019

Fantastic introduction to the area

Highly recommend! Learned so much and saw so many beautiful sites! Wonderful introduction to area for our family. Jim was a great guide- very knowledgeable and flexible.

Date of experience: July 2019

Tour Options

Beautiful scenery of mountain range reaching into a slightly overcast sky in Grand Teton National Park.

Grand Teton National Park Tours

View the inner loop of Grand Teton National Park to be able to see its lakes, views and wildlife up-close. Learn More

Boulton Barn stands proudly in a field with the Teton Mountains in the background.

Jackson Hole Tours

View the natural and historical wonders surrounding Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Learn More

A beautiful body of water with steam rising in one of the country’s top national parks.

Yellowstone National Park Tours

Travel to the world’s first National Park. See Old Faithful, Yellowstone Falls, natural features and wildlife all in one beautiful area. It’s a trip you won’t forget! Learn More
An elk standing in a field that was spotted during a Wyoming wildlife safari.

Custom & Specialty Tours

Customized tours with specific themes in mind. Birds and botany, wedding party trips, wine & cheese excursions. Let us know! Learn More

All Of Our Tours Include The Following

  • Local Pickup & Dropoff at your lodging (Town of Jackson, Teton Village, Moose)
  • Interpretive Guide Service
  • Late model vans provide individual seating with large windows, air conditioning and stand-up comfort.
  • Leupold, Bushnell & Nikon Binoculars and spotting scopes
  • Field Guides and interpretive manuals.
  • Coolers for water and drinks
  • Regular comfort stops along the way
  • Park service concessions, grocery store and restaurant stops by request.
  • Not Included: National Park Passes, Rain Jackets, Ponchos, Food or Snacks.

Summer Vans

We provide a late model 12 passenger Ford Transit mid-roof vans featuring individual seating, air conditioning, oversized windows and stand-up comfort. This van is equipped with an access unlimited front passenger transfer seat.

Winter Vans

We provide a custom manufactured 4 wheel drive Chevy Express van. (Transfer seat not available on winter tours)

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A large van equipped with comfortable seating and large windows for scenic safaris.
A Ford Transit van that offers accessibility for a summer scenic safari.

Why Choose Wyoming Wilds as Your Wildlife Safari & Scenic Tour Guide?

We strive to provide one of a kind wildlife tour experiences that you will remember for a lifetime. We may not be the only tour guide agency in Jackson Hole to offer wildlife safaris and national park tours, but we believe we are the best and we can prove it!

Tours by Locals You Can Trust

We only have local tour guides. Our mission is to provide educational tours that are both informative and exciting. Having grown up in the area, your local tour guide knows the best things to see during your wildlife tours, when to see them and most importantly, how to get there.

Our Spacious Vehicles Make Your Wildlife and Scenic Tours Comfortable

We want to make sure that everything about your tours to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are incredible, including the vehicle your local tour guide will use to pick you up and drop you off. We offer unbeatable comfort on our scenic and wildlife tours, plus incredible entertainment. What more could you ask for?

We Offer Affordable Wildlife Safari and Scenic Tours

Our mission is to open people’s eyes to the beauty of Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park, and Yellowstone. That’s why we offer affordable wildlife tours that ensure anyone can have a great time. We are the perfect solution for a wildlife safari at a reasonable cost.

Our Guided Tours Are Catered to You

One thing that sets us apart from the rest and makes us the best Jackson Hole wildlife tour guide is our ability to be flexible with every scenic tour and wildlife safari we provide. Whether it be a guided wildlife adventure in Grand Teton National Park or a scenic tour through Yellowstone, we keep your specific desires in mind, and we will stop at nothing to ensure you have an amazing time.

Wildlife Photography Made Easy

We may not be a photography company, but you’ll have plenty of opportunities to pull out your camera during your experience with us. There’s nothing better than pictures taken of animals in their natural habitat and we make achieving that easy whether you are a novice photographer or a recreational photographer using your iPhone.

A moose comes in for a closeup during some amazing wildlife photography.

Wildlife Photography Tips

Capturing the perfect shot during wildlife tours can be tricky. There are some things you should keep in mind if you want to snap some pictures that are worth showing off when you get home. Check out these basic photography tips.

  • Safety Always Comes First – Never approach animals during wildlife tours. This is for the animal’s safety as well as yours. Your guide will provide instructions.
  • Use A Telephoto Lens – These lenses help with making faraway objects appear much closer.
  • Tripods Are Helpful – The more stable the camera, the better. Use a tripod when possible.
    · Be Alert – Don’t miss your opportunity for a perfect shot during your wildlife tours.
  • Expect Movement – Animals tend to move around a lot. Make sure you leave room in your frame for sudden movements.

Landscape Photography

Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole have much more to feast your eyes on than just animals. Our area also happens to have some of the most beautiful scenery that can be found anywhere in the world. Your tour guide is ready to take you there!

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to get that next big shot or someone looking to snap some amazing nature photography shots for fun, our area offers everything you need. Our tour guide company knows the best places to go to in Jackson, Grand Teton and Yellowstone for landscape photography. We also take frequent comfort breaks which offer plenty of chances to pull your camera out.

Nature Photography Tips

If you’re interested in landscape photography, you’ll want to keep the following tips in mind during your guided tour.

  • Focal Points Are Key – Try including a boulder, a unique tree of something else that will draw the viewer’s eyes where you would like them. Be methodic with your placement as well.
  • Depth with Foregrounds – Depth makes a big difference in landscape photography. In fact, images without depth are often dull and boring. Methodic foreground use is crucial.
  • Capture Movement – Finding ways to capture movement in your landscape photography can add life to your images. Try to catch a tree moving in the wind or a shot of running water.
  • Embrace the Weather – Always be on the lookout for a dramatic shot. Storms, high winds and foggy days can work to your advantage. You don’t need a perfect day to get the perfect picture.

Tips for Travelers

We want your scenic and wildlife tours to be amazing on every level. The last thing we want is for you to forget something important that will take away from your experience. Make sure you keep these things in mind before heading out on your Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park or Jackson hole guided tour.


  • Create a checklist when you pack for your wildlife safari or scenic tour.
  • Know what you want to see in Yellowstone, Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park so your tour guide can make the most out of your wildlife safari.
  • Bring Snacks. Our tour company does not provide food.
  • Know the weather and dress properly for your wildlife safari or scenic tour.
Frequently Asked Questions

Why is a tour guide important?

Tour guides are important for several different reasons, especially when it comes to a wildlife or scenic tour. A tour guide will be able to take you to the best locations while providing you with valuable information that you likely wouldn’t have learned on your own.

Is it against the law to feed wildlife?

In most states, especially on federal land, it is illegal to feed wildlife. The reason being that doing so can lead to wildlife becoming too comfortable with humans which can become unsafe for both humans as well as the animals.

What is ecotourism and why is it important?

Ecotourism is simply tours that are provided to areas that have not been altered by humans. It uses safe practices that protect the environment, have little impact on plants and animals while teaching people about important conservation efforts.
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