Kingdom of the Ice Bear!

Cultural Explorations

This popular tour provides two full days viewing the iconic polar bears in their natural habitat, while discovering the fascinating culture and history of Manitoba’s north. Nestled on the shores of Hudson Bay, Churchill is home to the “King of the Arctic” each fall. Welcome to the Polar Bear capital of the world!


View the Polar Bears in their natural habitat aboard a Tundra vehicle, Expert Naturalist Guides are your hosts for this epic experience, Enjoy a private catered dinner in the Manitoba Museum, Experience dog sledding in Churchill’s Boreal Forest


  • Round-trip airfare from Winnipeg to Churchill
  • 2 nights accommodation Winnipeg
  • 3 nights accommodation Churchill
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome reception in Winnipeg at the Manitoba Museum including dinner
  • Welcome dinner in Churchill including a presentation from your naturalist
  • 2 full-day Tundra vehicle tours including lunch
  • Cultural/historical tour of Churchill
  • Dog-sledding expedition in Churchill
  • Farewell dinner in Churchill
  • Services of an experienced naturalist guide
  • Services of a tour manger throughout the itinerary
  • Comprehensive pre-departure materials


  • Day 1  Arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Day 2  Flight to Churchill
  • Day 3  Welcome to the Kingdom of the Ice Bear! Observations from the Tundra vehicle
  • Day 4  Discover Churchill
  • Day 5  Polar Bear observation on the Tundra
  • Day 6  Depart Churchill

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