Churchill Town and Tundra Enthusiast

002511B-20

This program offers incredible adventures that bring our guests right into the heart of polar bear country – the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, as we explore the tundra in the Wildlife Management area on our world-famous Tundra Buggies®!

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Highlights
  • Town and Area Tour of Churchill
  • Visit the Polar Bear Holding Facility (polar bear jail)
  • Tundra Buggy® tours searching for polar bears
  • Arctic wildlife such as arctic fox and hares, ptarmigan and snowy owls
  • Dog-sledding excursion
Details
Group Size: 22

2018 Departures:
September: 25
October: 01, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29
November: 01, 02, 04, 05, 07, 10, 11, 14

2018 Prices:
CA$6,499 – twin
CA$7,624 – single

2019 Departures:
October: 01, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29, 30
November: 01, 02, 04, 05, 07, 10, 11, 14

2019 Prices:
CA$6,599 – twin
CA$7,724 – single

As availability on travel programs changes frequently, please contact us for the most up to date availability on the trip you are interested in.

Taxes: 4% PST; 5% GST

Prices are shown in CA$, per person, based on two people sharing a twin room and one person in a single room.  Triple rooms are not available on this program.

Tour Code:
002511B-20

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrive In Winnipeg

Arrive any time today to Winnipeg and check into the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel at the Winnipeg airport. Join the evening meet & greet at the hotel.
Meals: None

Day 2: The Churchill Adventure Begins

You have an early morning flight to Churchill today. On arrival you will enjoy a Churchill Town and Area Tour to get to know the area surrounding the town, with a stop at the Polar Bear Holding Facility. After lunch at a local restaurant you will have a visit to the Churchill Eskimo Museum. Dinner is at a local restaurant along with an evening cultural presentation by a local.
Meals: B, L, D

Day 3: Tundra Buggy® Adventure

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tundra Buggy® launch site where we will board our Tundra Buggy and set off to explore in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Our knowledgeable Tundra Buggy driver will navigate throughout the WMA in search of polar bears and other arctic wildlife. A delicious lunch will be served right out on the tundra. After our first full day, we’ll return to town where you will have some time to explore the town before enjoying dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals: B, L, D

Day 4: Second Tundra Buggy® Adventure

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tundra Buggy® launch site in the morning for the second full-day tour out on the tundra.  Lunch and refreshments will be served on the buggy while our driver seeks out more incredible wildlife viewing experiences. At the end of the day you are transferred back to town for dinner.
Meals: B, L, D

Day 5: Dog Sledding Excursion

Today you will take part in a Dog sled program as well as pay a visit to the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre to learn about the historical significance of Churchill. This evening after dinner you will be transferred to the Churchill airport for your flight south to Winnipeg. Check in to the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel at the Winnipeg airport.
Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: Heading Home

You may depart Winnipeg at your leisure today or choose to add on some days to explore Manitoba’s capital city. We would be happy to quote you to extend your stay and recommend some local sightseeing options.
Meals: None

Included
  • Airfare Winnipeg-Churchill and return
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Winnipeg
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Churchill
  • All transfers in Churchill
  • 2 full day Tundra Buggy® excursions
  • Tour of Parks Canada Interpretive Centre
  • Visit to Eskimo Museum
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • Tour Escort
  • Pre-departure information package
Not Included
  • Airfare from home city to/from Winnipeg
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Additional tours not outlined in itinerary
  • Gratuities
Tour Notes

Special offer: Extend Your Stay in Winnipeg for free on any new bookings made and under deposit on this program by 13 April, 2018. The Winnipeg extension program includes one night of accommodation plus your choice of entry to Assiniboine Park Conservancy’s Journey to Churchill or a Winnipeg Pass, which allows one-time entry into up to eight different Winnipeg attractions. A great opportunity to explore this vibrant, prairie city.

Churchill, Manitoba is known as the polar bear capital of the world.  Immerse yourself in the experience of a northern town and its most famous seasonal residents.  You also have some time to explore the town of Churchill and learn about the area’s fascinating, frontier history.

Like this tour, but a bit short on time?  A 5 day/4 night version of this tour is offered on select dates with a maximum group size of 30.

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