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Lazy Bear Expeditions, Ultimate Bears and Belugas Summer Adventure

7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 5,782

MODERATE | TAILOR MADE: With 60,000 Beluga Whales filling Hudson Bay and Polar Bears leaving the melting sea ice, summer is an amazing time to visit Churchill! Experienced guides will take you to beautiful wild places that offer the very best opportunities to see an amazing range of wildlife. Beautiful Arctic Crawlers™ let you experience the vast expanse of the tundra with its magnificent flora and fauna, but also enjoy the Hudson Bay coastline aboard the only Arctic touring vessel with underwater viewing. This is the only trip that takes you to where the Polar Bears are during the summer.

Please refer to the itinerary for a detailed description of this trip.

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7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 5,782

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Day 1

Arrive in Winnipeg

On arrival in Winnipeg, make your own way to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure to relax or explore Winnipeg.

Overnight Winnipeg.


Duration1 Night
Day 2

Winnipeg to Lazy Bear Lodge, Churchill

After breakfast, a group transfer will take you to the airport for your flight to Churchill. A Lazy Bear Lodge guide will meet you upon arrival at Churchill Airport and escort you to the lodge where you embark on the Cultural and Heritage Tour, which takes you to Churchill and the surrounding area where you will be exploring various historic sites. These include Cape Merry, an outside tour of the polar bear holding facility, the wreckage of the famous plane, “Miss Piggy”, and many other historic sites that make Churchill the town it is today. Afterwards, check in and meet your hosts for the next five days. This afternoon and during your holiday, you will have a limited amount of free time to independently explore Churchill. You may also inquire at the front desk about optional tours and excursions you may book during your time at the lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

Overnight Lazy Bear Lodge

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration4 Nights
Day 3

Lazy Bear Lodge - Hudson Bay Coastal Tour

Today you depart on a full-day Hudson Bay Coastal Tour on the new flagship ‘Matonabee’, the only arctic cruising vessel with underwater viewing windows. You’ll have the opportunity to view the polar bears along the coast of Hudson Bay and other local river estuaries. These magnificent creatures can be seen in these areas, swimming in the water or cooling off on the rocks. A day of fun and learning is complemented by lunch served on board during the tour. Breakfast, takeaway lunch and dinner included.

Overnight Lazy Bear Lodge

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Lazy Bear Lodge - Beluga Whale Boat Tour

After breakfast, you take to the waves again on a 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour in search of the ivory-coloured beluga whales. Also included in the excursion is a walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort, giving you a taste of the region’s past days. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Overnight Lazy Bear Lodge

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5

Lazy Bear Lodge – Day at Leisure

Today you may embark on any postponed or optional tours requested that were not able to be taken earlier during your stay due to weather or other factors. Or perhaps independently visit some sites like the Itsanitaq Museum and the Canada Parks Museum as well as unique shops in town and see the authentic Native Art. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Overnight Lazy Bear Lodge

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6

Lazy Bear Lodge - Arctic Crawler™ Tundra Tour – Lodge to Winnipeg

Following your last delicious breakfast at the Lazy Bear Lodge Café, this 3-hour Tundra Tour will allow you to experience the Arctic Crawler™ and take you to explore the beauty of the tundra, the flora and fauna and possibly various wildlife in the comfort of a specially constructed all-terrain vehicle. The lodge shuttle takes you to Churchill Airport for your return flight to Winnipeg. Upon arrival in Winnipeg, you will transfer to Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel. Breakfast included.

Overnight Winnipeg

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration1 Night
Day 7

Depart Winnipeg

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer independently to Winnipeg International airport for your return flight, unless you plan to extend your stay. Breakfast included. 

Meal Plan Breakfast

Other Information


July 10, 14, 18, 22, 30
August 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23


  • 2 nights moderate accommodation in Winnipeg
  • 4 nights moderate accommodation in Churchill
  • Round-trip flights between Winnipeg and Churchill
  • Group transfers between Winnipeg hotel and flights to/from Churchill
  • Shuttle service between Churchill airport and lodge upon arrival and departure
  • Luggage handling in Churchill
  • Guide Services in Churchill
  • Shared 2-3 hour Cultural and Heritage Tour of the Churchill area, including historic Cape Merry and the Polar Bear Jail
  • Shared 6-8 hour Hudson Bay Coastal Tour on the new flagship ‘Matonabee’, the only arctic cruising vessel with underwater viewing windows, with the opportunity to view Polar Bears and arctic wildlife
  • Shared 3-hour Beluga Whale Boat Tour/ Fort Tour to see Beluga Whales in the water and walking tour of the historic Prince of Wales Fort (based on availability)
  • Shared 3-4 hour Summer Tundra Tour on Arctic Crawler™
  • Breakfast in Winnipeg
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Lazy Bear Café (vegetarian substitute available)
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST


  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes not mentioned
  • Entrances fees to sites not explicitly listed as included
  • Transfers not mentioned
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request.

23 Aug 2024
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