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Four ways to travel to see the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba

This year may well be the year when we are travelling in Canada and explore our wonderful country. And what better way to do it than to tick off one of those classic Canadian bucket list adventures - travelling to experience the polar bears and other Arctic wildlife and perhaps see the Northern Lights, in Churchill, Manitoba.

Here are four ways to travel to see the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba.

For the townie - a hotel in Churchill with Tundra Buggy day trips

Five nights (fly in) or seven nights (train), from CA$6,799

Travel by train or plane to Churchill, Manitoba, and stay in a hotel. Use it as a base to spend at least two days on Tundra Buggy safaris in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA), where polar bears await the freezing of the Hudson Bay. Specially designed for the northern landscape, Tundra Buggies are all-terrain vehicles that take guests to the best locations in the Churchill area to safely experience wildlife and the phenomenal northern lights. These tours include lodging and transportation with a mix of cultural and wildlife or northern lights viewing activities built in.

Need more information? Contact us and quote tour code FN-CTTE

Get remote - a fly-in lodge

7 days from CA$11,995

Escape town and fly from Churchill to one of the remote Arctic lodges, thus giving you opportunities to see polar bears from a variety of locations. View them is from one of the nature trails, the lodge’s viewing tower, or right from the lodge picture windows. You may also see Arctic fox, Arctic hare, wolves and moose, along with numerous bird species such as snowy owls, ptarmigan and gyrfalcons. In addition to wildlife viewing at the Lodge, highlights include a Tundry Buggy tour and often northern lights shows.

Need more information? Contact us and quote tour code CW-GIBA

In the midst of the action - the tundra buggy lodge

6 days from CA$7,249

Tundra Buggy Lodge offers a unique, immersive experience where, when conditions are right, you can view the dance of the northern lights from the rooftop observation deck and fall asleep with polar bears right outside your window. Daily Tundra Buggy excursions take you beyond the lodge for plenty of photography opportunities. Evenings at the lodge can be just as memorable, with delectable, regional dishes created by your private lodge chef and ample time to swap stories with other guests and enjoy regional cuisine.

Need more information? Contact us and quote tour code FN-TBLO

For photographers - NatGeo Unique Lodges of the World

7 days from CA$12,995

Nanuk Polar Bear and Seal River Heritage Lodges are National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, located on the shoreline of Hudson Bay. They provide discerning photographers with the opportunity to experience rare ground-level polar bear photography in a pristine, untouched wilderness environment. Wildly rugged and remote, these lodges allow photographers the opportunity to dedicate long days in the field getting close to Arctic wildlife in search of the perfect shot. The ground-level photo opportunities for polar bears are further enhanced by the possibility of moose, wolves Arctic fox, ptarmigan, gyrfalcon, snowy owls and more.

Need more information? Contact us and quote tour code FN-TBLO


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