As you paddle your kayak amid playful pods of Beluga whales and watch polar bears stalk their prey on the rugged coastline of Hudson Bay, you’ll be forced to pinch yourself to believe it's not all a wonderful dream.
Summer in Canada’s arctic Manitoba region is a time of action and renewal. Polar bears hunt on the shores of Hudson Bay and feed heartily in preparation for the coming winter; thousands of playful Beluga whales gather in the pristine waters; the tundra is alive with wild flowers, abundant birdlife and prowling wolves; and the Aurora Borealis illuminates the evening sky. Explore the beautiful town of Winnipeg and take a scenic charter flight to Churchill where you’ll be driven to your luxury wilderness lodge. Here you’ll kayak – and even swim – where pods of Beluga whales congregate in the Churchill River; hike across the vast tundra where you’ll encounter polar bears; explore river estuaries alive with abundant arctic wildlife; and discover the historic Cape Merry where you’ll visit the ‘Polar Bear Jail’ where bears who have wandered too close to town are temporarily held before being released back into the wild.
An experienced team of local guides, pilots, drivers and nature experts on this small group tour will reveal the majesty of one of the last great untouched wilderness areas in the world from every angle. Your expert guides will answer your questions, point out breathtaking photo opportunities and lead you to secret vantage points all while ensuing your safety in this wild environment. You’ll find that your accommodation, on the other hand, is far from wild as you enjoy comfortable lodgings located deep within the remote wilderness.
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Join your included shuttle service to Winnipeg airport.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport welcomes you. Ideally located minutes from Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport and within the Winnipeg Airport Industrial Park, you will find this suite hotel in Winnipeg, Canada offers the services and amenities that business and leisure travelers have come to expect from Hilton Hotels and Resorts. Hilton Suites offers 160 guest rooms and 12 meeting rooms allowing us to accommodate most every need. Conveniently located close to all major arteries, Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport hotel is the place to meet. The Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport hotel welcomes your dog or cat, as we are one of the few pet friendly Winnipeg hotels.
Join your included shuttle service from your hotel to Winnipeg Airport.
Take a charter flight between Winnipeg and Churchill this morning. Flight time is approximately 2 hours.
Join your included airport shuttle service to the Lazy Bear Lodge where you will begin your polar bear adventures.
The Lazy Bear Lodge is located on Churchill's main street, Kelsey Boulevard, and offers the friendliest accommodations in Churchill, Manitoba, complete with handcrafted log buildings and the personal service of a family-owned lodge. The Lazy Bear Lodge offers rustic charm of the 1800's but is the newest and most modern facility in Churchill, with the charming Lazy Bear Cafe serving up indigenous, American, and European dishes. Eat fireside and enjoy homemade northern cuisine like their Pan Fried Arctic Char and Caribou Pepper Steak. Relax by the authentic stone fireplace or step out on the rear viewing deck to admire the northern lights, arctic foxes and the occasional dogsledder.
Thousands of beluga whales descend upon Churchill every summer. A Beluga Whale Tour through Lazy Bear Lodge is the perfect way to experience these amazing creatures. You’ll have opportunities to swim and kayak among the beluga whales and an experienced guide to take you to where they congregate. You will rendezvous with the whales on the Churchill River and into the Hudson Bay as they feed on schools of capelin, arctic char, brook trout and cisco white fish.You’ll also experience other tundra wildlife attractions such as birds, wild flowers, arctic hare, arctic foxes and the northern lights. A Cultural and Heritage Tour takes you to historic Cape Merry, where the Churchill River spills into the bay, and several short hikes along the coastline. Visit the historic stone Prince of Wales Fort, built in the 1700s, and see the polar bear jail where polar bears who wander into town are incarcerated.
Enjoy another day out in the Tundra as you explore the area. Spend four to six hours tour of the Hudson Bay/Seal River and/or other river estuaries and islands in search of beluga whales, polar bears and other arctic wildlife
Enjoy the day as you are accompanied by a Local Guide to discover the rich local culture and heritage. This tour will take you to historic Cape Merry, where the Churchill River spills into the bay, and several sites and short hikes along the coastline. It has a wealth of history and natural beauty you won't want to miss. You will visit the Polar Bear Jail where polar bears who get too close to town are kept before their release.
Join your included shuttle service to Curchill airport.
Join your charter flight between Churchill and Winnipeg. Flight time is approximately 2 hours.
Join your included shuttle service from Winnipeg Airport to your hotel.
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December 19, 2011
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December 19, 2011
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