Polar Bear Mother and Newborn Cubs Photo Safari
Witness newborn polar bear cubs emerging from their dens as their mother introduces them to the world.
Immerse yourself in the world’s largest polar bear denning area, adjacent to Wapusk National Park, for a sight rarely seen and available to only a few dozen people per year. This lodge-based polar bear expedition offers a unique opportunity to observe polar bear cubs and their mothers in their natural habitat.
Our rustic, yet comfortable lodge is a refurbished Navy communications base located on top of an old beach ridge about 60km south of Churchill, MB. Canada. With a rare operating permit from Parks Canada, the lodge provides some of the best polar bear viewing at close proximity. You’ll have a chance to get as close as 100 metres from polar bears, while you learn about various aspects of their dens, habits, and life cycle. Other wildlife viewing opportunities include ptarmigan, Arctic foxes, caribou herds and wolves in addition to nighttime viewing of the legendary aurora borealis.
- Be one of only a few hundred in the world to see newborn polar bear cubs emerge from their den.
- Witness shimmering and awe-inspiring northern lights.
- Unique tracked heated vehicles offer unprecedented and comfortable access to polar bear denning habitats.
- Enjoy dogsledding in Churchill, MB.
Includes: 2 nights Winnipeg, 7 nights Lodge, lunch and Dinner in Churchill Day 2, Dogsledding Day 2 in Churchill, Return train ticket from Churchill to Chesnaye. All meals at Lodge
Not Included: Meals in Winnipeg. Any meals en route to/from Lodge. Satellite phone usage, Internet usage extra, Tips/Gratuities, Personal Expenses, Travel and Medical Insurance, Baggage Insurance.
Additional costs associated with weather and/or layovers in Lodge, Churchill or Winnipeg