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Polar Bears in Canada

Summer Polar Bear Photo Safari

2021 LAND ARRANGEMENTS: $14,995.00 per person sharing double/twin
2021 Departure Dates: August 20, 24

2022 LAND ARRANGEMENTS: $14,995.00 per person sharing double/twin
2022 Departure Dates: August 20, 24

AIR ARRANGEMENTS: To be advised…
USA/Winnipeg/USA

Trip Highlights:

  • Fly-in wilderness lodge accommodations
  • On the ground walking tours with the area wildlife including polar bears – opportunity to meet the great white bears at eye level
  • Keep our use of motorized vehicles to a minimum – people power!
  • Small group departures – 16 guests per departure
  • High number of actual wildlife viewing time

Winnipeg
1 night, The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel

DAY 1: Arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba (international flights to be arranged). On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Winnipeg

A significant stop on the Trans-Canada trek, Winnipeg offers everything and more of a true destination city, so be sure to stay and enjoy a bit of the Manitoba capital’s culture, history, nature and renowned fringe-theatre productions. There’s something for everyone: gallery-hopping in the historic Exchange District, tours of the Canadian Mint, getting up-close and personal with Bison at FortWhyte Alive, star-gazing at the Manitoba Museum Planetarium, browsing St Norbert Farmers’ Market, walking the city’s signature trail ‘The Loop’, or enjoying ‘glow-in-the-dark mini-golf’ at U-Puttz Amusement Centre.

Accommodation

The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel

Situated steps away from the Winnipeg Airport Terminal, The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel is a boutique hotel offering accommodation in 101 guest rooms and suites each featuring a 46” Smart TV, free Wi-Fi, a Keurig coffee machine with complimentary Starbucks coffee pods, a mini-fridge, in-room safe, complimentary Vivreau water in a designer glass bottle, and spa-style bathrooms.

Onsite dining options include the Blue Marble Restaurant & Lounge featuring a menu designed around locally produced products, and the Café Grand featuring the world’s first Starbucks Auto-Barista. Other facilities include a concierge, valet service, and a fully-equipped fitness centre,

Standard Room
Included: Half Board


Churchill
4 nights, Seal River Heritage Lodge

DAY 2: The next morning you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your scheduled charter flight to Churchill. On arrival you will be transferred to your lodge. After lunch you will be

Churchill

If a subarctic holiday involving the chance to see polar bears and beluga whales grabs your fancy, then head off to Churchill, northern Manitoba. Situated on the west shore of Hudson Bay, the town has more than a few once-in-a-lifetime surprises in store. It is one of the top three places in the world to see the luminescent swirls and streaks of the northern lights; you can view polar bears ambling along the coastal ice from a tundra buggy; and sail out on the Churchill River to marvel at and hear the sweet sounds of beluga whales aka ‘sea canaries’. For the adventurous, there’s snorkelling and kayaking, for nature lovers plenty of bird and animal life, and for foodies the chance to taste of traditional Arctic char.

Accommodation

Seal River Heritage Lodge

Seal River Heritage Lodge is ideally situated on the shores of Hudson Bay near the Seal River estuary, where thousands of Beluga whales gather every summer. The lodge is home to birds, bears and Belugas adventure a Canadian signature experience that takes place in July and August, as well as to the Polar Bear Photo Safari in October and November, and the Arctic Safari in September. Seal River Heritage Lodge maximizes ground level polar bear and wildlife viewing and offers spectacular coastal views of Hudson Bay via nature trails, a lodge viewing tower and expansive picture windows.

Standard Room
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Activities


Churchill
4 nights, Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

Churchill

If a subarctic holiday involving the chance to see polar bears and beluga whales grabs your fancy, then head off to Churchill, northern Manitoba. Situated on the west shore of Hudson Bay, the town has more than a few once-in-a-lifetime surprises in store. It is one of the top three places in the world to see the luminescent swirls and streaks of the northern lights; you can view polar bears ambling along the coastal ice from a tundra buggy; and sail out on the Churchill River to marvel at and hear the sweet sounds of beluga whales aka ‘sea canaries’. For the adventurous, there’s snorkelling and kayaking, for nature lovers plenty of bird and animal life, and for foodies the chance to taste of traditional Arctic char.

Accommodation

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge is located 250 km southeast of Churchill, Manitoba on the Hudson Bay coast, near the historic York Factory. Nanuk’s star attractions are polar bears, overwhelming in the abundance of bears and other wildlife in the area. The remoteness of Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge provides guests with exclusive access to a pristine wilderness area. The lodge is also strategically located in close proximity to significant polar bear denning activity. The lodge’s lounge and dining area feature panoramic views of Hudson Bay and offer a warm fireplace for added ambiance. Heated private guest rooms with en suite bathrooms are cozy, wild and comfortable.

Standard Room
Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Activities


Winnipeg
1 night, The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel

Winnipeg

A significant stop on the Trans-Canada trek, Winnipeg offers everything and more of a true destination city, so be sure to stay and enjoy a bit of the Manitoba capital’s culture, history, nature and renowned fringe-theatre productions. There’s something for everyone: gallery-hopping in the historic Exchange District, tours of the Canadian Mint, getting up-close and personal with Bison at FortWhyte Alive, star-gazing at the Manitoba Museum Planetarium, browsing St Norbert Farmers’ Market, walking the city’s signature trail ‘The Loop’, or enjoying ‘glow-in-the-dark mini-golf’ at U-Puttz Amusement Centre.

Accommodation

The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel

Situated steps away from the Winnipeg Airport Terminal, The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel is a boutique hotel offering accommodation in 101 guest rooms and suites each featuring a 46” Smart TV, free Wi-Fi, a Keurig coffee machine with complimentary Starbucks coffee pods, a mini-fridge, in-room safe, complimentary Vivreau water in a designer glass bottle, and spa-style bathrooms.

Onsite dining options include the Blue Marble Restaurant & Lounge featuring a menu designed around locally produced products, and the Café Grand featuring the world’s first Starbucks Auto-Barista. Other facilities include a concierge, valet service, and a fully-equipped fitness centre,

Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner