Arctic to the Pacific

Arctic to the Pacific

12 Days / 11 Nights

Price from$24,780

• Incredible wildlife viewing in British Columbia and the Arctic • Aurora watching • Marine tours

Nature lovers will enjoy every minute of this wildlife experience. Encounter majestic polar bears and belugas outside of Churchill at a lodge that maximise ground-level wildlife viewing. Both intimate and thrilling, there is no better way to experience the sheer vastness of the Arctic's flora and fauna than on foot! Afterwards, head to British Columbia's remote West Coast inlets to observe grizzly bears, orca, humpback and Pacific gray whales.

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Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg On the night of your arrival in Winnipeg you will meet your adventure specialist and your group at a welcome dinner.

Day 2: Winnipeg > Seal River Heritage Lodge Early in the morning, fly to Churchill on the Hudson Bay. transfer to your onward flight to fly-in only Seal River Heritage Lodge. The Seal River Estuary is a summer favourite for whales, birds, caribou and polar bears, and they can often be found swimming or basking on the water's edge. Upon arrival you will be introduced to the lodge before your first tour of the coast.

Days 3 - 6: Seal River Heritage Lodge Enjoy your days filled with outdoor activities that will take your breath away! Depending on your interests and the weather you can partake in different activities including marine tours, lectures, Tundra Tracker tours of the coast and aurora watching.

Day 7: Seal River Heritage Lodge > Winnipeg After breakfast, fly back to Churchill, where you will enjoy some time at leisure before your evening flight to Winnipeg.

Day 8: Winnipeg > Vancouver After breakfast you leave Manitoba and take a flight to Vancouver (not included). Upon your arrival, check into a airport hotel.

Day 9: Vancouver > Farewell Harbour Lodge Fly to Port Hardy and transfer to Farewell Harbour Lodge, located in Farewell Harbour on Berry isnad, within the border of the world-renowned Broughton Archipelago Marine Park. After an orientation, enjoy your first marine wildlife excursion.

Days 10 & 11: Farewell Harbour Lodge Over the next few days you will discover this breathtaking environment on two different tours. First, a Glendale Cove River Estuary day trip to observe and photograph resident bald eagles, blue herons and possibly black and grizzly bears. Then, a cruise of the Johnstone Strait - the summer home to playful orca pods - visiting historic Telegraph Cove and the Johnstone Strait Whale Interpretive Centre.

Day 12: Farewell Harbour Lodge > Vancouver After breakfast, choose from a sea kayak excursion, a marine excursion or bear viewing, before returning to Vancouver.

• Tailor-made journey • 11 nights' accommodation • Return transfers and flights to Winnipeg > Seal River Heritage Lodge and Vancouver > Port Hardy > Farewell Harbour Lodge • Sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary • All meals and snacks at the lodges

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2021

4 Star from

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$24,780

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$43,325

Departs

2021 Winnipeg to Vancouver 6, 11, 16, 21, 26, 31 Jul
5, 10, 15 Aug

Vancouver to Winnipeg 12, 17, 22, 27 Jul
1, 6, 11 Aug

Not included

• Flight between Winnipeg and Vancouver • Gratuities • Transfers between airport and downtown in Vancouver • A fuel surcharge will be added at the time of booking and is subject to change