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NCPNG - Canadian Polar Bear Experience

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.

Inclusions

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
Itsanitaq Inuit Museum visit
Northern lights viewing (weather dependent)
Tundra Buggy polar bear excursions (2 days)
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
6
Price From
AUD $9,399
Start Location
Winnipeg, Canada
End Location
Winnipeg, Canada
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery, Polar, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
20 Oct 201825 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,399 
01 Nov 201806 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,399 
20 Oct 201925 Oct 201925AUD $9,399
23 Oct 201928 Oct 201922AUD $9,399
24 Oct 201929 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $9,399 
11 Nov 201916 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $9,399 
ItineraryExpand
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 Itsanitaq Inuit 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 while searching 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.
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.
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.
Day 6 - Winnipeg
Depart at any time.