Churchill Town and Tundra Experience
• Churchill Wildlife Management Area • Dog Sledding
This Churchill hotel-based adventure allows you to experience the excitement of polar bear viewing from an official Tundra Buggy, as well as enjoy the eclectic charm of this unique northern town.
Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg Upon arrival into Winnipeg, please make your own way to your accommodation. Evening meet and greet hosted by your interpretive guide
Day 2: Winnipeg > Churchill Depart on an early morning flight to Churchill. Upon arrival into Churchill, commence on your Churchill Town and Area Tour including the Manitoba Conservation's Polar Bear Holding facility. After lunch stop at Churchill's famous Itsanitag Museum which is home to an enormous collection of Inuit artefacts. Leaving the museum, transfer to your hotel. This evening enjoy a cultural presentation presented by a local trapper who shares this way of life in the north through the four distinct and beautiful seasons of Churchill.
Day 3: Churchill This morning after breakfast, transfer to the Tundra Buggy Dock and board your Tundra Buggy to head to the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA). in search of polar bears and other Arctic wildlife. Your Interpretive guide will talk about the area's geology and history. A picnic lunch will be served on the Tundra Buggy. Return to your hotel at the end of the day.
Day 4: Churchill Experience another great day on the tundra in search of polar bears and other wildlife, along with many photo opportunities.
Day 5: Churchill > Winnipeg Your first excursion today is a dog sledding programme with a local dog musher. Hear the incredible dog sledding stories, and meet the dog pack and experience a mile-line dog sled ride through the Boreal forest. Returning to town and onto the Parks Canada Visitor Centre, which has an in depth display that reveals the remarkable history of Churchill through wildlife dioramas and exhibits that portray the history of the fur trade. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Winnipeg.
Day 6: Depart Winnipeg Depart Winnipeg at leisure.
• Small group journey (max. 22 people) • Interpretive guide • 2 nights' accommodation in Winnipeg • 3 nights' accommodation in Churchill • Flight Winnipeg > Churchill > Winnipeg • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners • Churchill activities and entrance fees • Two full days on the Tundra Buggy • Dog sledding excursion
Pricing (per person) $NZD
25 Sep - 13 Nov
2021 25 Sep - 13 Nov