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Duration

6 Days 5 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

18 people

Languages

English

About this tour

🐻 Embark on the Ultimate Canadian Wildlife Adventure in Churchill, Polar Bear Capital of the World.

Join our exclusive six-day small group tour and witness the majestic Polar bears, the largest bears and top predators of the Arctic. Get up close and personal with these incredible creatures on two full-day excursions aboard our specially-designed Tundra Buggy, as we explore the stunning subarctic landscape in search of wildlife wonders.

🛷 Experience the thrill of a dog sled ride and immerse yourself in the local culture as you spend an evening with a knowledgeable trapper, hearing captivating tales of life in the north. Learn firsthand from species experts about the challenges Polar bears face in a warming climate.

📸 This is a once-in-a-lifetime journey that few have the opportunity to experience. Don’t miss the chance to witness Polar bears in their natural habitat and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 8th, June 2024

Highlights

  • 🐾 Explore the award-winning Journey to Churchill exhibit.
  • 🍸 Indulge in an exclusive cocktail reception in the underwater viewing tunnels, where polar bears and seals swim overhead.
  • 👩‍🔬 Engage in a private tour of Polar Bears International House with a species expert.
  • 🌿 Embark on two full days of arctic wilderness tours in your private Tundra buggy, in search of polar bears, arctic fox, ptarmigan, and other subarctic wildlife.
  • 🛷 Experience the thrill of a dog sled excursion with a local expert
  • 🔥 Immerse yourself in the north's vibrant culture during an evening with a local trapper, as he shares captivating tales.

Included/Excluded

  • 1 night accommodation at Fairmont Winnipeg ★★★★✩ in a Fairmont Room
  • 3 nights accommodation in Churchill at Aurora Inn ★★★ or similar
  • 1 night accommodation at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Hotel ★★★★✩ in a Guest Room
  • Group welcome drink and tour briefing
  • Private guided tour of the Journey to Churchill exhibit at Assiniboine Conservation Park
  • Exclusive cocktail reception in the underwater viewing tunnels at Gateway to the Arctic
  • Exclusive welcome dinner held at the Aurora Borealis Theatre, Assiniboine Conservation Park
  • Return charter flights from Winnipeg to Churchill
  • Two full day excursions on a private Tundra Buggy, accompanied by a species expert on the second day
  • Churchill town tour
  • Cultural presentation by a local trapper
  • Visit to the Parks Canada Visitor Centre
  • Private tour of Polar Bear International House, hosted by a species expert
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Hosted by a local interpretive guide
  • Small Group Travel – maximum 18 guests

Itinerary

You’ll be welcomed on arrival at the airport by your local host and transferred to the Fairmont, Winnipeg’s premier hotel. Meet your fellow adventurers over a welcome drink in the Lounge, where your host will brief you on the upcoming activities. Your adventure begins at the Assiniboine Park Conservancy for a private guided tour of the award-winning ‘Journey to Churchill’ exhibit, the most comprehensive northern species exhibit of its kind in the world. Afterwards, enjoy a private cocktail reception in the Gateway to the Arctic, where you are afforded the rare opportunity to observe polar bears and seals swimming below the surface of the water, from underwater viewing tunnels. Enjoy a special welcome dinner held at the Aurora Borealis Theatre before returning to the hotel. Overnight: Fairmont Winnipeg Meals: Canapes and dinner

After an early morning breakfast, transfer to a private hangar for your chartered flight from Winnipeg to Churchill, located on the shores of Hudson Bay. On arrival, enjoy a tour of the area visiting local and historical points of interest such as Cape Merry, Manitoba Conservation’s Polar Bear Holding Facility and the Inukshuk at town beach, weather permitting. Step back in time at the Parks Canada Visitor Centre while viewing detailed wildlife dioramas and learning the remarkable history of the fur trade. View a series of videos on the history, culture and wildlife of the area. This afternoon is free to explore Churchill or perhaps take an optional one-hour helicopter excursion. Enjoy an exclusive tour of Polar Bears International (PBI) House and learn about polar bear conservation and research from a PBI species experts, before dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight: Tundra Inn Churchill or similar Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Enjoy an early morning breakfast in town before departing for the first full-day Tundra Buggy® adventure. Explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA) in search of polar bears, arctic fox, ptarmigan and other subarctic wildlife. Venturing on a network of established trails, the Tundra Buggy takes you to the best locations in the CWMA to view and photograph the subarctic tundra. A delicious picnic lunch will be served on board the Tundra Buggy as you watch and photograph the wildlife. Return to Churchill this evening for a hearty dinner at a local restaurant. Afterwards, hear stories from a local trapper on life in the north through the four distinct and beautiful seasons of Churchill before returning to the hotel. Overnight: Tundra Inn Churchill or similar Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, travel beyond the town limits to Churchill’s boreal forest to enjoy an interpretive program paired with a thrilling dog sled excursion. Hosted by a local Churchill resident and dog sledding expert, learn about the traditional and modern Métis lifestyle as well as the history associated with dog sledding. Get to know your team of dogs before embarking on a mile long sled ride through the beautiful boreal forest. Afterwards, return to town for lunch. Tonight, after dinner at a local restaurant spend a free evening to explore Churchill’s authentic shops, enjoy a beer at the local pub, or relax at the hotel. Overnight: Tundra Inn Churchill or similar Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, enjoy an intimate encounter with a wild polar bear from your private Tundra Buggy on the final full-day adventure. You’ll be accompanied by a Polar Bears International species expert who will impart their knowledge of polar bears and their habitat. After a day exploring the tundra, transfer directly to Churchill Airport for an evening flight to Winnipeg. A light meal will be served on board. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight: Hilton Winnipeg Airport Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Farewell your fellow travellers over breakfast, before transferring to Winnipeg Airport where your Ultimate Polar Bear Discovery tour concludes. Meals: Breakfast

Durations

6 Days 5 Nights

Languages

English

Frequently asked questions

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Tour's Location

Canada, North America
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Owner

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