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9 vehicles for viewing polar bears

There’s more than one way to see a polar bear. In fact, you’ll probably be surprised by just how many options are available. If encountering a polar bear in Churchill – at very a safe distance, of course – is one of those things on your bucket list of activities, here are nine vehicles that will get

Where to find a wild polar bear in a Winnipeg alley

Wolseley is one of the most unique areas in Winnipeg to walk around in, both during the summer and winter months. The neighbourhood, architecture and the murals are what make this area of the city so unique. However, there is a beautiful new addition to the area and it’s something that will

Churchill Wild’s culinary legacy

When you speak of Churchill and polar bears, then it’s probably this image that comes to mind: And you would be right–Churchill is, in fact, the polar bear capital of the world and home to the world’s most accessible polar bear population. From the months of about July-November, you can witness

Mind-blowing moments from my Churchill summer safari

“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

Fly away to northern Manitoba this summer

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.

36 amazing facts about polar bears

Did you know that polar bears are actually black? Or that they can eat 100 pounds of blubber in just one sitting? Not just stars in Coca Cola commercials, polar bears are fascinating creatures; it’s no wonder they’re known as the ‘Lord of the Arctic’ in some parts of the world. These 1500 pound

The wheels on the tundra vehicle go round and round

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