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Wildlife & Safari
Must See Events
North America
Jul - Aug

Visit the edges of the Arctic Circle and experience amazing Churchill on the banks of Hudson Bay, home to polar bears and some 60,000 Beluga Whales.  During the summer months, the Polar Bears leave the pack ice as it melts, making this the perfect time to visit. Let experienced guides take you on a jet boat tour of the Bay and river estuaries where you’ll see countless Beluga Whales and see Polar Bears in their summer environment, lazing on the on the rocks and swimming in the cool water.

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  • Polar Bears
  • Beluga Whales
  • Winnipeg
  • Churchill

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  • Day 1
    UK to Winnipeg

    Travel from the UK to Winnipeg – most flights will be with Air Canada via Montreal or Toronto. Upon arrival in Winnipeg, take the complimentary shuttle from Winnipeg International Airport to the hotel for a restful evening.

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    Accommodation
    Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites
  • Day 2
    Winnipeg to Churchill

    After breakfast, board the shuttle to the airport for a morning flight to Churchill.  Meet guides from Lazy Bear Lodge upon arrival the airport and travel to the lodge for check in. Meet the friendly guides who will be hosts for the next five days.

    This afternoon there is free time to explore special places in Churchill like the Eskimo Museum and the Canada Parks Museum as well as unique shops in town and see the authentic Native Art.

    Includes - breakfast

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    Accommodation
    Lazy Bear Lodge
  • Day 3
    Hudson Bay Coastal Boat Tour

    After breakfast 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.

    Includes - breakfast and lunch

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Lazy Bear Lodge
  • Day 4
    Beluga Whale Boat Tour

    After breakfast, 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.

    Includes - breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Lazy Bear Lodge
  • Day 5
    Arctic Crawler™ Tundra Tour

    This three hour Tundra Tour offers the chance to experience the Arctic Crawler™ as it explores the beauty of the tundra, the flora and fauna and possibly various wildlife in the comfort of a specially constructed all-terrain vehicle.

    Includes - breakfast

    Highlights
    Accommodation
    Lazy Bear Lodge
  • Day 6
    Churchill to Winnipeg

    Following breakfast at the Lazy Bear Lodge Café, 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. Afterwards, take the hotel shuttle to Churchill Airport for the return flight to Winnipeg. Upon arrival in Winnipeg, Lazy Bear Lodge will provide a charter bus to a hotel in downtown Winnipeg.

    Includes - breakfast

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    Accommodation
    Inn At The Forks
  • Days 7 - 8
    Final Day

    Return flights to the UK will operate overnight, so a final day will give you a little time to explore Winnipeg before taking the complimentary taxi ride back to the airport.  From there you can head home as included in the price or maybe extend your time in Canada heading on to Vancouver or the Rockies in the West or stopping over in Ontario or Quebec in the East.
     
    Includes - breakfast

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Winnipeg

Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites

‘Comfortable and Convenient’

Situated only moments from the airport, and close by to downtown, the hotel is ideally-located. For even more convenience, the hotel also offers complimentary airport shuttle service. Each room and suite features modern amenities such as complimentary internet access, while Deluxe Suites come with access to the Executive Lounge. The all-day dining venue Bistro 1800 offers gourmet cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Churchill

Lazy Bear Lodge

‘Comfortable and Cosy Base’

This authentic lodge offers a warm and welcoming retreat after your day on the look-out for bears. There is a restaurant with coffee and tea, free WiFi throughout, and comfortable and inviting accommodation. Cuisine includes indigenous food such as braised peppered elk, arctic char and Manitoba bison.

Winnipeg

Inn At The Forks


‘Historical Site, Gym, Spa’

Inn at the Forks is in Winnipeg at a historical site where the Red and Assinboine rivers meet. Rooms feature varying views of The Forks or downtown city and there is a spa and wellness centre as well as a gym onsite. The restaurant serves Canadian cuisine and has a brunch menu at the weekend.

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This trip includes

All accommodation as listed
International flights in economy
Internal flight between Winnipeg and Churchill
Airport transfers
Hudson Bay Coastal Boat Tour
Arctic Crawler Tundra tour
Beluga Whale viewing boat tour
One complimentary dinner at Lazy Bear Lodge Cafe

This trip excludes

Meals unless otherwise stated

Tour operates on select dates during July and August

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