A young polar bear stands on a rock with its mother in the background.
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Plan your polar bear adventure in
Churchill, Manitoba
Churchill | Treaty 5

2021 Polar Bear Packages

Find your heart in Churchill, Manitoba this winter.

Known as the "polar bear capital of the world", Churchill is a destination that adventurers dream about. Make your dream a reality now as peak polar bear viewing season is just around the corner. Tour companies and hotels have procedures in place to ensure your safety as you enjoy one of the most special wildlife encounters in the world. If you have ever thought about visiting Churchill to see polar bears in their natural habitat, now is the time to make your wish come true.

Packages available as "Day Trips", "Churchill Only", and "Churchill + Transportation".

Day Trips

Frontiers North Adventures

One Day Polar Bear Adventure

Do you dream of seeing polar bears in the wild? They're closer than you think! Prices start at $1,799.

Heartland Tours

Churchill Polar Bear Adventure Day Tours

Looking for an all inclusive polar bear day tour from Winnipeg? Get up close and personal on this day tour. Prices start at $1,898.

Churchill Only Packages

Churchill Northern Studies Centre

Lords of the Arctic

Looking for an all inclusive polar bear day tour from Winnipeg? Get up close and personal on this day tour. Prices start at $4,659.

Lazy Bear Expeditions

Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure

Get up North and personal with the mighty polar bears in their natural habitat! Prices start at $5,695.

Churchill + Transportation Packages

Rail Travel Tours

Hudson Bay Buggies & Bears

Round-trip from Winnipeg this seven day, six night tour will have visitors riding the rails in style. Prices start at $4,095.

Great White Bear

Classic Polar Bear Adventure

Meet the "King of the Arctic"! This tour is an expertly guided small-group adventure. Prices start at $8,830.

Churchill Wild

Great Ice Bear Adventure

This all-inclusive experience is one of the most diverse wildlife viewing packages offered anywhere in the world. Prices start at $12,495.

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.
A visit to Manitoba means travelling through Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territory and through communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. It encompasses the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis.