Visit Churchill, known as the "Polar Bear Capital of the World" on this hotel-based adventure. Travel on board the world-famous Tundra Buggy to view these magnificant animals in their natural environment. You will also experience the eclectic charm of this unique Northern town.   

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Travel into the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, one of the best locations in the world to view polar bears in the wild.

Experienced tour leaders and passionate adventurers who are knowledgeable about the tundra ecosystem and the wildlife.

Spend plenty of time watching the majestic Polar Bears, and other arctic wildlife, in their natural environment.

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Churchill Town & Tundra

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Day 1

Winnipeg

Upon your arrival into Winnipeg, check into your airport hotel.

Day 2

Winnipeg - Churchill

After a very early breakfast with your Interpretive Guide at your hotel, the tour group boards a warm bus for the short ride to the private hangar from where the plane will depart for Churchill. The flight is two
and a half hours. Upon arrival, head straight out on a Churchill and area tour, which comprises of an exploratory drive past various points of interest in and surrounding Churchill. Stop briefly at Manitoba Conservation's Polar
Bear Holding Facility to get out and take photos. Take a break for lunch and enjoy a warm, home-cooked meal at one of Churchill's family-run restaurants.

After lunch stop off at Polar Bears International House where you receive a short talk from a Polar Bear International Ambassador, who teaches you about Polar Bears, Polar Bears research, climate change and
more.  Also tour the Interpretive Centre and learn how to support Polar Bear efforts!  Next up is the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. Here, you see in-depth displays that reveal the remarkable history of Churchill through wildlife dioramas and exhibits that portray the history of the fur trade in the area.

Then head to our hotel where you have a chance to freshen up before enjoying a wonderful dinner with your group and Interpretive Guide. (B/L/D).

Day 3

Churchill

It's your first day on a Tundra Buggy adventure! After breakfast the group is picked up right from the hotel and transferred out to the Tundra Buggy Dock where your board the Tundra Buggy. After a safety speech from the Tundra Buggy Driver, hit the trails and travel into the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA)!

Your Tundra Buggy Driver navigates the bumpy trails of the CWMA in search of polar bears and other subarctic wildlife while our Interpretive Guide shares interesting facts about the area's geology and history. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch right on the Tundra Buggy as you watch and photograph wildlife.

At the end of an incredible first day on the tundra, return to town for a warm dinner with your group. Our final activity of the day is an cultural presentation by a local trapper who shares this way of life in the north through the four distinct and beautiful seasons of Churchill. (B/L/D)

Day 4

Churchill

The second day in Churchill is all about northern culture. The first excursion of the day is a dog sledding program with local dog musher Dave Daley of Wapusk Adventures. Dave regales us with his incredible dog sledding stories, introduces you to his dog pack and then takes your group on a mile-long dog sled ride through the boreal forest. Then head back to town for lunch. After lunch head over to the Itsanitaq Museum, which is home to an enormous collection of Inuit artefacts honouring Churchill's Indigenous culture and history. (B/L/D).

Day 5

Churchill - Winnipeg

Today enjoy another Tundra Buggy adventure! Similar to the first one, you are picked up at the hotel after breakfast and transferred to the Tundra Buggy Dock. There is no need for a safety speech today, so set out right away to search for polar bears. It is another great day on the tundra, full of extraordinary wildlife and photography opportunities. Once again enjoy a light lunch on the Tundra Buggy.

As your day comes to an end, so does your time in Churchill. You are transferred back to the Churchill airport for your return flight to Winnipeg. Upon arrival in Winnipeg check in to your Winnipeg Hotel. The night is yours to do as you wish. (B/L/D).

Day 6

Winnipeg

Your amazing journey comes to an end today. Check out of your hotel for your onward plans.

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