Polar bear tours - Churchill Canada polar bears

Churchill Polar Bear Express - Tundra Buggy Lodge

5

days

starting from US $3,216per person

Star Rating 5

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This package is perfect for those with an adventurous spirit but time and budget constraints. Stay outside the town of Churchill at the Tundra Buggy Lodge, where you are around the polar bears day and night. With a slightly larger group, a multi-talented staff member acts as your Buggy driver and host at the Tundra Buggy Lodge.

Churchill Polar Bear Express - Tundra Buggy Lodge  – Map A Tundra Buggy has views of the bright green northern lights illuminating the night sky A lone polar bear wanders past the Tundra Buggy Lodge in Churchill A polar bear mother cuddles with her two cubs A polar bear walks along the rocky shoreline of the Hudson Bay A curious young polar bear climbs up on the Tundra Buggy in Churchill An Inukshuk stands by the Hudson Bay coast
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Trip at a glance

Arrive Winnipeg
Churchill
Tundra Buggy Tours & activities
Departs Winnipeg

Itinerary

Day 1 – Winnipeg Arrival
Today you will arrive independently in Winnipeg, where the day is yours to explore. Consider visiting the Manitoba Museum, which has nine galleries displaying historical artifacts, or the Royal Canadian Mint to learn about Canadian coins, or strolling down to the Forks, a funky market which is one of the city’s most popular gathering places. Overnight in Winnipeg.

Day 2 – Winnipeg to Churchill
Fly from Winnipeg to Churchill this morning. Enjoy some time at leisure in Churchill and in the afternoon, transfer to the Tundra Buggy launch and climb aboard a specially designed vehicle to head out into the tundra. Keep your eyes peeled for polar bear sightings as you cross the tundra on the way to the lodge. Overnight at the Tundra Buggy Lodge.

Day 3 – Bear Viewing
Following breakfast at the lodge, board a Tundra Buggy and spend the day out searching for wildlife – polar bears gather here in the hundreds. This is why you’ve come to Churchill, so be sure to have your camera ready! Overnight at the Tundra Buggy Lodge.

Day 4 – Churchill to Winnipeg
After breakfast, depart the Lodge and spend the day in a Tundra Buggy. This afternoon you return to Launch and transfer to Churchill. You have some time to explore Churchill before being transferred to the airport for an evening flight to Winnipeg. Overnight in Winnipeg.

Day 5 – Winnipeg Departure
Depart Winnipeg at your leisure.

What we love about this trip

Close-up polar bear encounters day and night

Spectacular photo opportunities from the Tundra Buggy

Exciting day activities

This trip is popular - book early!

What Clients Say

It was a success

It was a success

Star Rating 5

The trip was just amazing. I travelled with the oldest and youngest participants - husband 82 and grandson 10 - and both enjoyed it and took between the two of them about 400 photographs. The guides, staff and all the people looking after us were knowledgeable, friendly and fun to be with. It was... read more

What's Included

Here are the things to look forward to on this trip...

Inclusions:
• October 15th departure includes 2 nights aboard VIA Rail from Winnipeg to Churchill and return flight from Churchill to Winnipeg

• October 19th and 21st departures include 2 nights at the Tundra Buggy Lodge and 2 Tundra Buggy day trips

All tours include:
• Interpretive transfer to the Tundra Buggy Launch
• Meals at the lodge

 

Not Included

• Gratuities
• 9% Taxes (5% GST and 4% PST)
• Travel & medical insurance, trip cancellation insurance
• Winter clothing rental (can be arranged, please don’t hesitate to ask)

 

 

Customize this trip a little, or a lot...

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Work with us to personalize this trip by adding some amazing side trips & activities, like...

• Enjoy extra nights in Winnipeg before or after your polar bear tour
• Make this a truly epic bear tour, and combine your polar bear trip with a grizzly viewing tour
• Take the train from Toronto or Vancouver to Winnipeg

Accommodation Options

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options. Please call us for the full list or advice on how to customize your experience.

Four Points By Sheraton Winnipeg - Hotel exteriorFour Points By Sheraton Winnipeg - Hotel guest roomFour Points By Sheraton Winnipeg - King guest roomFour Points By Sheraton Winnipeg - Dining roomFour Points By Sheraton Winnipeg - Cafe and bar

Four Points By Sheraton Winnipeg

An example of our Comfort accommodations

Conveniently located adjacent to the Winnipeg International Airport, Four Points by Sheraton offers a number of complimentary amenities that will make your stay as comfortable as home. Enjoy free coffee and bottled water, high speed internet and a 24 hour fitness center.

Tundra Buggy Lodge - Lodge exteriorTundra Buggy Lodge - Cozy sleeping quartersTundra Buggy Lodge - Dining on the LodgeTundra Buggy Lodge - Guest loungeTundra Buggy Lodge - Northern lights over the Tundra Buggy

Tundra Buggy Lodge

An example of our Wilderness Lodge accommodations

The Tundra Buggy Lodge is a truly unique experience where guests can wake up to the site of polar bears wandering past their window. Climb aboard and immerse yourself in the arctic wildlife on your doorstep, all the while enjoying warm, comfortable accommodation and delicious home cooked meals.

 

Prices & Dates

Trip Start Dates - 2017
October 14, 18, 20, 22, 24

Notes for 2017 trips
** October 14th date has an option to add 2 nights Via Rail from Winnipeg to Churchill

Additional price notes:
• Prices are per person based on two people sharing, please ask for single, triple, and child prices


Tundra Buggy Lodge Tour
from US $4,299to US $4,643per person

This once in a lifetime Polar Bear Safari takes you to the Canadian Arctic. Enjoy cozy accommodations right onboard the Tundra Buggy Lodge, watching Polar Bears at all hours. Once day breaks, you’ll head out to explore the tundra further.

Tundra Buggy Lodge Tour with VIA Rail
from US $4,749to US $5,129per person

This once in a lifetime Polar Bear Safari takes you to the Canadian Arctic. Enjoy cozy accommodations right onboard the Tundra Buggy Lodge, watching Polar Bears at all hours. Once day breaks, you’ll head out to explore the tundra further.

Not Included

• Gratuities
• 9% Taxes (5% GST and 4% PST)
• Travel & medical insurance, trip cancellation insurance
• Winter clothing rental (can be arranged, please don’t hesitate to ask)

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Star Rating 5
September 27, 2007

The trip was just amazing. I travelled with the oldest and youngest participants - husband 82 and grandson 10 - and both enjoyed it and took between the two of them about 400 photographs. The guides, staff and all the people looking... read more after us were knowledgeable, friendly and fun to be with. It was a success.

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