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Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure

  • Winnipeg
  • Churchill
  • 5 nights from
  • £4,199 per person
  • Trip Code: 1272

    • Book by 26 August and save £100pp
    • Receive a free case of wine

Holiday Overview

Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure - a superb polar bear watching Canada holiday.

On this amazing Polar Bear Adventure, you’ll explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area and other viewing areas as amazing opportunities arise. Along the way, look for Arctic Fox, Arctic Hare, Camouflaged Ptarmigan and other wildlife. You’ll also have a Dog Mushing Experience (evening or afternoon, weather depending) and a Cultural and Heritage Tour of historic Churchill, Manitoba. After your day’s adventures, you’ll return home to the cosy wood-fire heated log lodge, sumptuous local cuisine at the Lazy Bear Café, and your warm room with comfy beds and all the modern amenities.

Departure Dates 2022 - 

Oct          9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 30

Nov         5, 8, 11

Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure includes:

  • 2 nights accommodations in Winnipeg
  • 3 nights at Lazy Bear Lodge
  • 2x Arctic Crawler Excursions (lunch, snacks and beverage included)
  • Dog Mushing Experience
  • Cultural and Heritage Tour of Churchill area, including historic Cape Merry and an outside tour of the Polar Bear Holding Facility (approx 2-3 hours)
  • Breakfast (5) in Winnipeg and Churchill included
  • Dinner Entree (1) on any night provided by Lazy Bear Café in Churchill
  • Naturalist Tour Guide
  • Shuttle Service between airport and Lodge upon arrival and departure (luggage handling included)
  • Round-trip airfare between Winnipeg and Churchill
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Day 1 - Arrive Winnipeg

Arrive and check into your Winnipeg hotel in the heart of Winnipeg. Meals: None

2

Day 2 - Churchill Adventure Begins

Take a group shuttle to the airport for your flight to Churchill. Check in at the lodge and settle in. Rest of day at your leisure to explore the lodge and area. Meals: Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Lazy Bear Lodge

3

Day 3 - Tundra Tour

Today you will explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA) and other viewing areas on one of our Arctic Crawlers™. Along the way look for arctic fox, arctic hare, camouflaged ptarmigan and other wildlife. After your days adventure return to the lodge to our cosy wood-fire heated lodge and warm room with comfy beds and all the modern amenities. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Featured accommodation

Lazy Bear Lodge

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Day 4 - Cultural Tour and Dog Mushing

The Cultural and Heritage Tour this morning will take you to Churchill and the surrounding areas to explore the various historic sites including Cape Merry, an outside tour of the Polar Bear Jail, the famous plane crash site of ‘Miss Piggy’, and may other historic sites that make Churchill the town it is today. This afternoon will be an opportunity to explore the town on your own. You can visit the Itsanitaq Museum, the Parks Canada Museum, Town Complex, and gift shops with local Inuit art that Churchill has to offer. You’ll also have an evening (or afternoon, weather depending) Dog Mushing experience which includes a 1 mile Dog mushing ride. The ride will be on sleds if there is snow and wheels if there is none or not enough snow. Since the dogs love to run either ride will be exhilarating! Learn how the dogs are trained, plus hear many entertaining stories and enjoy local treats. Return to the authentic Northern Lazy Bear Lodge for your final night in Churchill. Northern Lights make an appearance approximately 300 nights of the year, so if weather permits, there will also be an opportunity to see them. Meals: Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Lazy Bear Lodge

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Day 5 - Tundra Tour then flight to Winnipeg

After your scrumptious breakfast at the Lodge, enjoy your final day in Churchill out on the tundra in the CWMA. Plenty of food will be provided including lunch, snacks and beverages on both tundra excursions. You will learn about the polar bears and 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. Today you will have an opportunity for dinner prior to being shuttled with the group to the airport for your flight back to Winnipeg and to check in at your airport hotel.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

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Day 6 - Departure

After breakfast, check out from your Winnipeg hotel and head onwards at leisure. Meals: Breakfast

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