Polar Bear Migration Fly-In Safari

Safely see polar bears up-close on this exclusive viewing and photography experience. This safari is specially designed to get you as close to one of the world's most magnificent predators in their natural habitat, offering travelers, and hobby and professional photographers a rare opportunity to safely observe and photograph polar bears at ground level, behind an unobtrusive electric fence. Located in "polar bear alley", the Polar Bear Cabins site is situated directly in the path of polar bears as they search for the first sea ice forming on the bay. The spectacular environment of remote Arctic tundra is sure to leave an unforgettable impression and memories to last a lifetime.

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2019 Departures

14 Oct - 13 Nov

Taxes

Return Flights Winnipeg to Churchill

 

-

$12,799

$640

$2,225

 

-

$23,038

$1,152

$2,225

 

Departs

2019 Departures

Oct 14, 19, 24, 29
Nov 3, 8, 13

 

MAP

 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Winnipeg

Arrive Winnipeg. Spend the night in a boutique hotel attached to the Winnipeg airport

Day 2: Winnipeg > Churchill

Depart for Churchill. Upon arrival, board a private charter plane for a 50-minute flight to the Polar Bear Cabins, along the west coast of Hudson Bay. Enjoy aerial views and keep an eye out for possible sightings of caribou roaming the tundra below!

Days 3-6: Churchill

Spend time observing and photographing polar bears and other Arctic wildlife, including Arctic hare, Arctic fox, pine martens, willow ptarmigan, snowy owls, gyrfalcons and wolverines in the wild, while admiring the stunning natural landscapes. Safely see and photograph polar bears from ground-level within the Polar Bear Cabins complex, from behind an unobtrusive electric fence. Take short treks over the frozen tundra with seasoned Inuit guides who will get you as close to polar bears as safely possible for extraordinary viewing and photography. Delight in the magical Northern Lights at night, conditions permitting.

Day 7: Churchill > Winnipeg

Capture a few last shots in the morning before flying back to Churchill, and then Winnipeg.

Day 8: Winnipeg

Depart for home.

Please note: The above itinerary is intended to be representative only as weather and wildlife conditions play a large role in dictating our daily movements and activities. It is important to have a spirit of flexibility when travelling to any Arctic location.

Accommodation - Polar Bear Cabins

Rustic, remote and accessible by air, our Polar Bear Cabins rest on the western shores of Hudson Bay. These simple cabins are surrounded by an electric fence, offering a comfortable and safe home in the heart of polar bear country. Allowing for a maximum of eight guests, with four guest cabins featuring en suite washrooms with heated showers, and a central dining/lounge cabin, the Polar Bear Cabins create a private and intimate polar bear viewing experience.

Features • Ensuite bathrooms with private, heated showers • on-obtrusive electric fence surrounding the complex • Power provided by onsite generators

Please note: • Maximum 8 people
• A non-refundable deposit of 30% is required prior to booking.
• Full payment is due 150 days prior to departure.

Single Traveler
• If you are a single traveler who requests at time of booking to share accommodations with a fellow traveler of the same gender, we will try to match you. If no match becomes available, a single supplement will not be charged.
• Single accommodation may not always be available on all trips and is not guaranteed.

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Return flights Winnipeg > Churchill
• Fuel surcharges
• Pre/post tour accommodation Winnipeg
• Tips, gratuities, personal expenses
• Travel, medical and evacuation insurance coverage
• Additional costs associated with weather/flight delays and/or layovers including flight changes, additional hotels and meals

Travel Dates:
Specific travel dates apply

*per person share twin

8 days from

$12,799*

Includes

  • Services of Inuit guides and expedition staff
  • Airport transfers in Churchill
  • Private aircraft charter from Churchill to the Polar Bear Cabins
  • 5 Nights in Polar Bear Cabins
  • 2 nights in a Winnipeg airport hotel
  • 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches and snacks, 5 dinners
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