7 Day Lazy Bear Expeditions, Ultimate Artic Summer Adventure, Belugas and Polar Bears
With 60,000 Beluga Whales filling the Hudson Bay and Polar Bears leaving the melting sea ice, summer is an amazing time to visit Churchill! Over the course of this adventure, experienced guides will take you to beautiful wild places that offer the very best opportunities to see Polar Bears, Beluga Whales, Arctic Sik Siks, over 200 nesting or migrating bird species, seals, Arctic Hare, Arctic Fox, and more.
- 7 Day Lazy Bear Expeditions, Ultimate Artic Summer Adventure, Belugas and Polar Bears^ including:
- Pre and post accommodation at the Grand Winnipeg Airport hotel ★★★★ in a Standard Room
- 4 nights at Lazy Bear Lodge in a Standard Room
- Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
- 6-8 hour Hudson Bay Coastal Boat Tour with the opportunity to view Polar Bears and arctic wildlife
- 3-4 hour Summer Tundra Tour on Arctic Crawler™
- 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour/Fort Tour to see Beluga Whales in the water and walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort
- 3 hour Cultural and Heritage Tour of the Churchill area, including historic Cape Merry and the Polar Bear Jail
- Taxi voucher for transfer between Winnipeg Airport and hotel on arrival day
- Return group transfers between Winnipeg hotel and flights to Churchill
- Return flight from Winnipeg to churchill
DAY 1: ARRIVE WINNIPEG
Using the taxi voucher emailed to you prior to travel, take a taxi from Winnipeg Airport to Inn at the Forks and check in. Overnight in Winnipeg.
DAY 2: WINNIPEG - LAZY BEAR LODGE, CHURCHILL
After breakfast, a group transfer will take you to the airport for your flight to Churchill. A Lazy Bear Lodge guide will meet you upon arrival at Churchill Airport and escort you to the lodge where you embark on the Cultural and Heritage Tour, which takes you to churchill and the surrounding area where you will be exploring various historic sites. These include Cape Merry, an outside tour of the polar bear holding facility, the wreckage of the famous plane, “Miss Piggy”, and many other historic sites that make Churchill the town it is today. Afterwards, check in and meet your hosts for the next five days. This afternoon and during your holiday, you will have a limited amount of free time to independently explore Churchill. You may also inquire with the front desk about optional tours and excursions you may book during your time at the lodge. Breakfast and dinner included. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge.
DAY 3: LAZY BEAR LODGE, CHURCHILL | Hudson Bay Coastal Boat tour
Today you depart on a full-day Hudson Bay Coastal Tour by boat with the opportunity to view the polar bears along the coast of Hudson Bay and other local river estuaries. These magnificent creatures can be seen in these areas, swimming in the water or cooling off on the rocks. A day of fun and learning is complemented by lunch served on board during the tour. Breakfast and takeaway lunch included. Overnight at Lazy
DAY 4: LAZY BEAR LODGE, CHURCHILL | Beluga Whale Boat tour
After breakfast, you take to the waves again on a 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour in search of the ivory-coloured beluga whales. Also included in the excursion is a walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort, giving you a taste of the region’s past days. Breakfast included. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge.
DAY 5: LAZY BEAR LODGE, CHURCHILL | Optional tour - Free time
Today you may embark on any postponed or optional tours requested that were not able to be taken earlier during your stay due to weather or other factors. Or perhaps independently visit some sites like the Itsanitaq Museum and the Canada Parks Museum as well as unique shops in town and see the authentic Native Art. Breakfast included. Overnight at Lazy Bear Lodge.
DAY 6: LAZY BEAR LODGE, CHURCHILL - WINNIPEG
Following your last delicious breakfast at the Lazy Bear Lodge Café This 3-hour Tundra Tour will allow you to experience the Arctic Crawler™ and take you to explore the beauty of the tundra, the flora and fauna and possibly various wildlife in the comfort of a specially constructed all-terrain vehicle. The lodge shuttle takes you to Churchill Airport for your return flight to Winnipeg. Upon arrival in Winnipeg, Lazy Bear Expeditions will provide a charter bus to Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel. Breakfast included. Overnight in Winnipeg.
DAY 7: WINNIPEG
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer independently to Winnipeg International airport for your return flight. Breakfast included.
10 Jul - 23 Aug 22.
31 Mar 23,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
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