Canadian Polar Bear Experience
Winnipeg to Winnipeg
6 days from €6,499
Imagine watching polar bears in the wild alongside a naturalist expert from Polar Bears International, one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to protecting these amazing animals. The opportunity is yours on this six-day adventure in the vast wilderness of the Canadian Arctic. Sit down to a picnic on the tundra and opt to go dogsledding through the region’s breathtaking landscapes on a one-of-a-kind wildlife adventure.
Day 1: Winnipeg
Arrive at any time. Meet your CEO for a welcome dinner and group meeting.
Day 2: Winnipeg/Churchill
Catch an early morning flight to Churchill. Upon arrival, enjoy a town and area historical tour including Cape Merry, the Port of Churchill, and Manitoba Conservation’s Polar Bear Holding Facility. After, visit the renowned Eskimo Museum which features one of the best collections of Inuit art and artifacts. Later in the evening, set out on a drive through the remote landscape to view the Northern lights (weather dependent).
Day 3: Churchill
Set out on a full day excursion to enjoy polar bear viewing by Tundra Buggy with a local/expert guide. Take in the majestic arctic landscape, and search for polar bears, arctic fox, and ptarmigan. Enjoy a full picnic lunch on the tundra. This evening, join representatives from Polar Bears International (PBI) for a private cocktail reception. PBI is the world’s leading polar bear conservation group – dedicated to saving polar bears by saving their habitat. Their focus is on research, education, and stewardship.
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives Polar Bear Conservation Event
Breakfast | Lunch
Day 4: Churchill
Enjoy a free morning to visit some of the local shops or opt to take a dog sledding excursion or helicopter flight. After lunch, visit the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre for an educational presentation about the National Park Service and its history in the Churchill area. This evening, enjoy an informal talk with a local from Churchill who will talk about what life is like living in a far north, remote Canadian town.
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives Parks Canada Experience|National Geographic Journeys Exclusives Far-North Local Life Talk
Breakfast | Lunch
Day 5: Churchill/Winnipeg
Enjoy a second excursion in the tundra in search of polar bears and northern wildlife. We are joined by a species expert from Polar Bears International who will share their expertise on polar bears and their habitat. In the evening, fly back to Winnipeg for our final night.
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives Polar Bear Drive
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 6: Winnipeg
Depart at any time.
6 days Winnipeg to Winnipeg
- National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Polar Bear Conservation Event, Churchill
- National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Parks Canada Experience, Churchill
- National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Far-North Local Life Talk, Churchill
- National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Polar Bear Drive, Churchill
- Churchill historical tour
- Eskimo Museum visit
- Northern lights viewing (weather dependent)
- Tundra Buggy polar bear excursions (2 days)
- All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Flights not included but if you need flights we can help!
Is this for me?
Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
Service Level: Upgraded
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
Physical Rating: 2 – Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 25
Age requirement: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
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