This journey has been designed to provide discerning photographers ground level opportunities to shoot polar bears, caribou, Arctic fox and other wildlife in an untrammeled setting. Your photos will truly reflect the beauty of the wildlife and their surroundings. This entire Polar Bear viewing expedition is on foot and in the wild…no large buggies or buses required, this is intimate, eco-friendly and a life-changing experience. Polish your lens and have extra batteries ready!
*Please note the price listed is an estimate, based on availability of room types and all service providers.
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The Entrée Difference
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Polar bear watching is best done naturally, and nowhere does it better than Churchill Wild’s collection of luxury ecolodges way out in the arctic tundra. A short flight from nearby Churchill, venture beyond the Arctic Circle to a location where unforgettable polar bear watching experiences are never far away. Polar bears can be spotted in this area of Manitoba from July to September, and Churchill Wild is located deep in bear territory. This haven is kitted out with what can be considered true luxuries this far north, including a map library, a satellite phone and some of the heartiest fare in Northern Canada. Whether you’re relaxing by a roaring fire in the lounge or peering at the Northern Lights from the viewing deck, your time at the lodge is sure to be filled with comfort and contentment. The lodge’s expansive windows look out on the Manitoban tundra, and you’ll often have visitors. It’s common for polar bears to come right up to the windows for a closer look at what’s going on – they’re curious creatures! It’s at times like these where cameras are a must-bring. The lodge has it’s own penned-in area where you’re free to roam, no bears can get in here, but you may still get up close and personal. Another highlight at the lodge is the opportunity for viewing the Northern Lights. The team offers a gentle wake-up call if the lights show-up, so have your camera fully charged in preparation. Walking is the preferred method of exploring the surrounding landscape, and your experienced guides will take you to all the best polar bear and wildlife haunts. Nearby Churchill has many fun activities including exploring an ancient fort and visiting the Eskimo Museum. Viewing cute beluga whales of nearby Hudson Bay is another highlight in the area. For a polar bear viewing experience like no other, this journey is a must-see.