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Date: July – August Departures
Host: Locally Guided
Cost: From CA$5,495 per person (plus taxes)
Trip Type: Hosted Small Groups

With 60,000 Beluga Whales filling the Hudson Bay and Polar Bears leaving the melting sea ice, summer is an amazing time to visit Churchill! Over the course of this five-day adventure, our experienced guides will take you to beautiful wild places that offer the very best opportunities to see Polar Bears, Beluga Whales, Arctic Sik Siks, over 200 nesting or migrating bird species, seals, Arctic Hare, Arctic Fox, and more.

Highlights:

  • Experience one of the more remote Polar Bear viewing areas on the west side of Hudson Bay
  • Witness the beautiful Beluga Whales in their natural habitat
  • Hop on a summer Tundra Tour onboard a new-built Arctic Crawler™
  • Accommodation in rustic yet cozy log cabins
  • Expert guides

© Images courtesy of Lazy Bear Expeditions

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1- Arrive in Winnipeg

Arrive at Winnipeg hotel. Free day to explore Winnipeg.

Day 2 - Winnipeg to Lazy Bear Lodge, Churchill

Check-out from Winnipeg hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Churchill. This afternoon, embark on a Cultural and Heritage Tour of the Churchill area, including historic Cape Merry and an outside tour of the Polar Bear Jail (approx. 2-3 hours).

Day 3 - Hudson Bay Coastal Boat Tour

Today you depart on a full-day Hudson Bay Coastal Tour by boat with the opportunity to view the polar bears in their summer environment, swimming and walking around the rocks and wildflowers.

Day 4 - Beluga Whale Boat Tour & Walking Tour of Prince of Wales Fort

After breakfast, you will embark on a 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour in search of the beautiful beluga whales in their natural habitat. You will also go ashore for a walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort. AquaGliding and kayaking with the whales are available as optional extras.

Day 5 - Lazy Bear Lodge

Today you may embark on any optional tours such as Kayaking, AquaGliding™, or dog mushing (on wheels) or spend some time exploring the city on your own. (You also have that extra day provide time in case tours need to be rescheduled due to weather or other factors).

Day 6 - Arctic Crawler™ Tundra Tour / Back to Winnipeg

This morning, depart on a 3-hour Tundra Tundra Tour on a Arctic Crawler™ to view the beautiful landscape (approx. 3 hours). Later that day, you will be transferred to Churchill Airport for your return flight to Winnipeg.

Day 7 - Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Winnipeg airport for your return flight.

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Important note: the itinerary may be subject to change based on weather and other conditions beyond our control.

Includes:

  • Accommodation for 6 nights: 4 nights at the Lazy Bear Lodge and 2 nights in Winnipeg (one pre- and one post-adventure)
  • Shuttle service between the airport and the Hotel/Lodge upon arrival and departure in Winnipeg and Churchill. Luggage handling included in Churchill
  • Roundtrip flights between Winnipeg and Churchill
  • Hudson Bay Coastal Boat tour
  • Beluga Whale Boat/Fort tour
  • Cultural & Heritage tour
  • Summer Arctic Crawler™ tour
  • Naturalist tour guide over the 5 days in Churchill
  • Meals: daily breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner included

Excludes:

  • Flights to & from Winnipeg
  • Meals unless otherwise specified
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel & Personal accident insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Optional excursions (contact us for more details)
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Any increases due to circumstances beyond our control
  • Gratuities
  • Taxes

For a taste of this exciting adventure, check out this video!

 

Departure Dates

  • July 15 – 21, 2021
  • July 23 – 29, 2021
  • July 31 – August 6, 2021
  • August 8 – 14, 2021
  • August 12 – 18, 2021
  • August 16 – 22, 2021
  • August 20 – 26, 2021
  • August 24 – 30, 2021

Cost

Starting/Ending Winnipeg

Price starting at CA$5,495 per person*, based on double occupancy
* Price subject to applicable taxes

Accommodation and tour are subject to availability. Please contact us for more information and pricing based on your dates and customizations.