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This tour provides a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to see and photograph polar
bears in the wild. Accommodation is in a
remote lodge situated 30km from Churchill,
surrounded by the natural habitat of many
Arctic creatures including polar bears,
caribou, Arctic and red foxes, Arctic hares,
wolves and moose as well as a number of bird
species such as snowy owls, ptarmigans and
gyrfalcons along the Hudson Bay coastline.
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Arrive in Winnipeg and make your own way
to the Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel by
Lakeview for 1 night. This evening, join your
adventure specialist and the rest of the group
for dinner. (D)
Fly to Churchill and then join a chartered
fixed-wing flight to Dymond Lake Ecolodge
where you will stay for 3 nights. The lodge is
located 30km west of Churchill on the Hudson
Bay. With such a remote location, it provides
superb wildlife spotting opportunities, with
an abundance of polar bears in the area.
Enjoy a hike along the rugged coastline and
an interpretive slideshow featuring wildlife of
Hudson Bay. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, take morning walking tours
for polar bear viewing and photograph
opportunities. You will be guided by
knowledgeable tour leaders. Lunch is served
in the lodge, which has large picture windows;
you can sometimes see inquisitive polar bears
roaming nearby. Evening meals are around the central fireplace and your guiding team
will give lectures and presentations. During the
night, you may be woken if one of the night
watchmen spots a visit from a polar bear or
displays of the northern lights. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, fly to Churchill where you will
have free time to explore or take optional dog
sledding or helicopter excursions. Dinner at
one of the local restaurants. Stay 1 night in
Churchill. (B, L, D)
This morning, travel across the tundra in a
Tundra Buggy™ for more polar bear viewing.
Evening flight to Winnipeg and stay overnight
at the Grand Hotel Winnipeg Airport Hotel by
Lakeview. (B, L, D)
Make your way to the airport this morning 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.
This tour is operated by Churchill
Wild and their cancellation conditions apply.
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 tour consultant.
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.
YIB2019: 6 Nights