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Date: October – November Departures – ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT FOR 2020!
Host: Locally Guided
Cost: From CA$6,153 per person (plus taxes)
Trip Type: Hosted Small Groups

You will have an amazing experience on Arctic Crawler™ as you explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area and the Hudson Bay Coastline observing the majestic Polar Bear and other wildlife. The bears are curious and far from shy, which can lead to incredible up close and personal experiences when they approach the Crawlers! Be brought back in time as you explore the history and beauty of Churchill and the surrounding area and partake in a fun dog mushing excursion in the evening perhaps under the Northern Lights!

Highlights:

  • Spend two days on the tundra onboard new-built Arctic Crawler™
  • Observe the Polar Bear up close and personal
  • Embark on a Heritage tour of Churchill area
  • Enjoy a dog mushing experience and learn how the dogs are trained
  • 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. Check in and meet your hosts before resting up for your days of adventure ahead.

Day 3 - Arctic Crawler™ Tundra Tour

Today board your Arctic Crawler™ Tundra vehicle, for Polar Bear viewing out on the tundra in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area. You will have ample opportunity to explore the area where the polar bears wait for the winter icepack to freeze on the Hudson Bay. Curious and far from shy, the bears will sometimes come right alongside the vehicles to sneak a peek at their visitors. 

Day 4 - Heritage Tour of the Churchill / Dog Mushing Experience

Today 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). In the evening, take a ride by an excited team of Huskies in the Northern Boreal Forest. Learn about how the dogs are trained plus hear many entertaining stories.

Day 5 - Arctic Crawler™ Tundra Tour / Back to Winnipeg

This morning, board the Arctic Crawler™ for a final visit to the kings of the north! Later that day, you will be transferred to Churchill Airport for your return flight to Winnipeg.

Day 6 - 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 5 nights: 3 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
  • Two Arctic Crawler™ excursions in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area
  • Cultural and Heritage Tour
  • Dog Mushing experience
  • Naturalist Tour Guide over the 4 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)
  • 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

  • October 25  30, 2020
  • October 30 – November 4, 2020
  • October 9 – 14, 2021
  • October 12 – 17, 2021
  • October 15 – 20, 2021
  • October 18 – 23, 2021
  • October 21 – 26, 2021
  • November 8 – 13, 2021
  • November 11- 16, 2021

Only a few spots left for our 2020 departures, contact us for more details!

Cost

Starting/Ending Winnipeg

  • Price starting at CA$6,153 per person*, based on double occupancy for 2020 Departures
  • Price starting at CA$6,495 per person*, based on double occupancy for 2021 Departures

* Prices subject to applicable taxes

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