During October and November in Manitoba, all eyes turn north to Churchill. The sleepy frontier town (pop. 900) along the shores of Hudson Bay swells in population, transforming into a hot spot for wildlife-seeking travellers geared up to witness the annual migration of polar bears onto the sea ice.
Wildlife enthusiasts know that Manitoba is one of the most magical places in the world to visit in the autumn months. And it's not for the wicked fall foliage. 1000 kilometres north of capital city Winnipeg lies the northern port town of Churchill, made famous by its annual congregation of polar
Manitoba has a lot of water. Like a lot. There are over 100,000 lakes and waterways in this province. What better way to enjoy all this watery goodness than from a boat? Here is a variety of options to get you on a boat this summer.
Header photo by: Katie Goldie A trip to the northern town of Churchill, Manitoba is not the easiest trip in the world. It can be expensive. There are limited transportation options...and even more limited seasons. But guess what? A visit to this very special region is absolutely worth your trouble.
« Bienvenue à Churchill. Si vous saisissez l’essentiel, je n’aurai pas à vous l’expliquer. Sinon, je vais devoir tenter de le faire. » Notre guide de Lazy Bear Expeditions est Jason, un photographe de la faune qui porte la barbiche et a la peau tannée par le vent et le soleil. Il est accueillant et
“Welcome to Churchill. Either you’ll get it, and I won’t have to explain it to you. Or you don’t get it, and I’m not going to bother explaining it to you.” Our Lazy Bear Expeditions guide Jason – a goateed, sun/wind-kissed wildlife photographer – is an affable straight shooter who sets our
Header photo by Gage Fletcher Thinking about a once-in-a-lifetime vacation that takes you off the beaten path? Point your compass north to explore some of Manitoba’s greatest northern destinations. A flight with Calm Air means you can spend less time travelling and more time exploring these gems.
Oubliez l’idée que l’endroit où l’on séjourne durant les vacances n’a pas d’importance. C’est totalement faux, surtout si vous voulez vraiment vous reposer après une journée bien remplie. Le Nord du Manitoba est particulièrement impressionnant en ce qui concerne les hôtels cinq étoiles qui reçoivent
I once referred to a tundra vehicle — those iconic white machines that transport wildlife lovers across the tundra to watch polar bears — as a school bus on steroids. So in honour of Polar Bear Week, here’s a lesson on what it’s like to view polar bears from a tundra vehicle in Churchill. The wheels
Your next summer vacation is Found in Canada, and more specifically, in the best province ever. Okay, we might be a bit biased, but Manitoba is home to polar bears, beluga whales and 100,000 lakes. If that doesn’t entice you enough, our summers are also filled to the brim with festivals, fishing