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Wild Canada: Belugas & Bears 2021


8 days from $6,795 per person

Limited to 18 guests

Set out on a summer wildlife adventure through Canada’s remote and stunningly scenic northern frontier — a wild kingdom of ocean and tundra harboring whales, polar bears and the enduring legacy of the Hudson Bay fur trappers.

A&K Advantages

  • Embark on a coastal excursion on magnificent Hudson Bay in search of polar bears in their summer habitat
  • Float among friendly, playful beluga whales at the mouth of the Churchill River and listen for their distinctive chirping, for an unforgettable wilderness experience
  • Learn to capture amazing images with instruction from an expert wildlife photographer
  • Meet a local dog musher and his pack for a sled ride along a nearby forest trail
  • Step back in time at FortWhyte, where you see imposing American bison up close, paddle a canoe once used by fur trappers and witness the daily routines of early prairie settlers
  • Explore the Churchill Northern Studies Center, an independent, non-profit field station devoted to peaceful scientific research, on a site once used for missile testing
  • Join members a local community for an exclusive session in the indiginous craft of charcoal wildlife drawing

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Winnipeg, Canada
Day 2
Winnipeg | Wildlife Encounters
Day 3
Churchill | Mighty Bears & Sled Dogs
Day 4
Hudson Bay | Plying Hudson Bay
Day 5
Churchill | Indigenous Craft Session
Day 6
Churchill | Belugas Up Close
Day 7
Winnipeg | Subarctic Wonders
Day 8
Depart Winnipeg


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