Travel into the heart of polar bear country on this small group tour that stays in an authentic wilderness lodge 60km from civilisation. Each day you will be taken out into the wild to see the Arctic landscapes and wildlife. The surrounding waters are also home to thousands of beluga whales at this time of year.
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Arrive in Winnipeg and make your own way
to The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel by
Lakeview for 1 night. Join your adventure
specialist and group for dinner. (D)
Fly to Churchill and board a chartered flight to
Seal River Heritage Lodge*, where you will
stay for 5 nights. This lodge is located in the
heart of polar bear country, 60km north of
Churchill. The comfortable rooms have
limited facilities but its location on the
Hudson Bay provides the perfect base for
wildlife viewing. Trip to Explore Hudson Bay's
coastline. (B, L, D)
Embark on daily excursions, including at
least two expeditions by Zodiac to view seals,
polar bears, birds and whales. During the
summer, hundreds of belugas gather in the
frigid waters of Hudson Bay to feed. There
will be an opportunity to swim with these
marine mammals in the wild (a dry suit is
provided) and listen to the whale song using
a hydrophone. The excursions are designed
to provide the best chance to experience the
varied flora and fauna of the Arctic. Other trips
include shoreline excursions in a custom-built
vehicle and daily walks on the Arctic tundra.
At the end of each day, informative lectures
will be given. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, fly back to Churchill. There
will be time to visit some of the shops and
exhibits before your flight back to Winnipeg.
Stay overnight at The Grand Winnipeg Airport
Hotel by Lakeview. (B, L, D)
Make your own way to the airport and fly
home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
Facilities are limited at Seal
River Heritage Lodge.
This tour is operated by
Churchill Wild and their cancellation
International flights are
not included with this itinerary. Transfers in
Winnipeg are also not included as the airport is
just a couple of minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Taxis are easy, reliable and affordable
in Canada. For flight and transfer options
and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
YBI2019: 7 Nights