With 60,000 Beluga Whales filling the Hudson Bay and Polar Bears leaving the melting sea ice, summer is an amazing time to visit Churchill! Over the course of this five-day adventure, experienced guides will take you to beautiful wild places that offer the very best opportunities to see the abundant wildlife.

Prices from $6588* per person twin share.


What's Included:

  • 6 nights accommodation at Lazy Bear Lodge, Churchill
  • Roundtrip flights between Winnipeg and Churchill
  • Group transfers between Winnipeg hotel and charter flights to/from Churchill
  • Shuttle service between the airport and lodge upon arrival and departure
  • Naturalist Tour Guide
  • 6-8 hour Hudson Bay Coastal Boat Tour to see Polar Bears and arctic wildlife"
  • 3-4 hour Summer Tundra Tour on Arctic Crawler™
  • 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour to see Beluga Whales in the water and walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort
  • 2-3 hour Cultural and Heritage Tour of the Churchill area, includinghistoric Cape Merry and the Polar Bear Jail
  • Parks Canada Dog Carting Experience
  • Meals: daily breakfast, 5 lunches and 4 dinners included at, or provided to-go by, the Lazy Bear Cafe

    Travel Dates: 11, 15, 19, 23, 31 Jul, 4, 12, 16, 20, 24 Aug 20

    ADD ON: $225 per person for guided kayaking with Beluga Whales

Deal Ends: 15 Nov 2019, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

 

 

Itinerary      
Day 1: Arrival in Winnipeg      
Please make your own transfer arrangements to Winnipeg and check in at Inn at the Forks. Overnight in Winnipeg  
Day 2: Winnipeg - Lazy Bear Lodge, Churchill      
 After breakfast, a group transfer will take you to the charter airport for your flight to Churchill. A Lazy Bear Lodge guide will meet you upon arrival at Churchill Airport and escort you to the lodge where you embark on the Cultural and Heritage Tour, which takes you to Churchill and the surrounding area where you will be exploring various historic sites. These include Cape Merry, an outside tour of the polar bear holding facility, the wreckage of the famous plane, “Miss Piggy”, and many other historic sites that make Churchill the town it is today. Afterwards, check in and meet your hosts for the next five days. This afternoon and during your holiday, you will have free time to independently explore special places in Churchill like the Itsanitaq Museum and the Canada Parks Museum as well as unique shops in town and see the authentic Native Art. You may also inquire with the front desk about optional tours and excursions you may book during your time at the lodge. Breakfast lunch and dinner included. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge
Day 3: Lazy Bear Lodge/Hudson Bay Coastal Boat Tour      
Today you depart on a full-day Hudson Bay Coastal Tour by boat to see the polar bears along the coast of Hudson Bay and other local river estuaries. These magnificent creatures can be seen in these  areas, swimming in the water or cooling off on the rocks. A day of fun and learning is complemented by lunch served on board during the tour. Lunch and dinner included. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge
Day 4: Lazy Bear Lodge/Hudson Coastal Boat Tour  
After breakfast, you take to the waves again on a 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour in search of the ivory-coloured beluga whales. Also included in the excursion is a walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort, giving you a taste of the region’s past days. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge.
Day 5: Lazy Bear Lodge/ Artic Crawler™ Tundra Tour      
Today you may embark on any postponed or optional tours requested that were not able to be taken earlier during your stay due to weather or other factors. Summer Dog Carting is also included in your adventure, which is approximately 3 hours from pick up to drop off, and includes a short experiential ride and a taste of local bannock. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge.
Day 6: Lazy Bear Lodge to Winnipeg      
Following your last delicious breakfast at the Lazy Bear Lodge Café This 3-hour Tundra Tour will allow you to experience the Arctic Crawler™ and take you to explore the beauty of the tundra, the flora and fauna and possibly various wildlife in the comfort of a specially constructed all-terrain vehicle. The lodge shuttle takes you to Churchill Airport for your return flight to Winnipeg. Upon arrival in Winnipeg, Lazy Bear Expeditions will provide a charter bus to the Inn at the Forks in downtown Winnipeg. Breakfast and takeout lunch included. Overnight in Winnipeg.
Day 7: End of Package      
After breakfast, transfer independently from Inn at the Forks to Winnipeg International airport for your return flight. Breakfast included.

 

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