Trees silhouetted against the northern lights filled sky, reflected in the glass like ice.
Churchill Northern Studies Centre
Winter Skies: Aurora and Astronomy in Churchill

Winter Skies: Aurora and Astronomy in Churchill

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking subarctic skies. Located directly beneath the aurora oval, Churchill, Manitoba is the best place on Earth to view the Aurora Borealis. You can marvel at the aurora from the comfort of the CNSC’s heated viewing dome by night and explore the Churchill area by day.

Northern lights dancing and swirling over a snowy forest.

Package includes:

  • Dorm style accommodation for up to 4 people
  • Dogsledding at Wapusk Adventures
  • Snowmobile excursion
  • Town/area tour of Churchill
  • Churchill Rocket Range tour
  • Cultural presentation
  • Daily lectures from astronomy specialist
  • Pick up and drop off from Churchill airport or train station
  • All meals included besides one lunch at your own expense

Package availability dates:
Feb. 25 - Mar. 2, 2022

Price: $2,669.00

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Be Safe In Churchill

To ensure the safety of visitors and residents in Churchill, operators comply with all health regulations and have put a number of procedures in place.

Please note:

  • It is required that all guests and staff be fully immunized with a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination for at least two weeks prior to their scheduled departure.
  • All guests must carry physical proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination on their person for the duration of their tour, as they may be required to present it on check-in at various stages of their trip. Acceptable proof of vaccination includes physical, printed or electronic vaccination records and/or cards. It is highly recommended that guests carry a physical copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record. If the guest cannot provide proof, they may be denied participation and/or boarding.
  • All travellers returning to the United States are required to produce a negative COVID -19 pre departure test result. This specimen must be collected during the three days preceding their flight’s departure. Manitoba companies providing testing and travel documentation include BioScision Diagnostics, Canadian Travel Clinics, and Star Drug Testing.
  • Wear Your Mask: Where sufficient physical distancing may not be possible, it will be mandatory for guests to wear a mask for certain portions of the trip, including but not limited to at airports and train stations, in-transit and on excursions. It is the guest’s responsibility to provide their own mask for the duration of the trip.
  • Operators have implemented enhanced cleaning of vehicles and accommodations, and provide access to hand sanitizer and handwashing stations Please refer to each individual business for a complete list of their COVID-19 policies.
Manitoba COVID-19 Updates, Stay safe, travel safe.