Small Group Safari

Polar Bear Photo Safari

A 7-day specialist-led polar bear safari based from Seal River Heritage Lodge. Look out for bears, moose, caribou, seals and the Northern Lights.

Duration 7 days
Price From $10,493
When Oct - Nov 2019 & 2020
Destination Arctic Canada

Safari Overview

Your launch pad for this polar adventure is the industrial town of Winnipeg. From here you catch two onward flights to access the remote region of Seal River Heritage Lodge. This unique location provides access to some spectacular wildlife sightings with the King of the Arctic being an obvious highlight. With informative presentations throughout your stay, you depart a few days later an expert on the wildlife of the north (with hopefully a few sightings under your belt as well)!

What makes this trip extraordinary?

  • Spend long hours in the field, getting up close to Arctic wildlife.
  • Opportunity for ground level photography with polar bears.
  • Try dog sledding and take a helicopter charter.

A polar bear and photography focussed safari; come back with some stunning mementos of your journey!.

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg and relax in preparation for your early morning flight to Churchill tomorrow. This evening you will meet the group and your adventure specialist at dinner (about 6pm) and let the anticipation build for your polar bear safari…

Overnight: Arctic Canada D

Day 2

Winnipeg - Seal River Heritage Lodge

You will be met on arrival in Churchill by an adventure expert and provided with an orientation to the tour including a clothing checklist to put your mind at ease and make sure you haven’t forgotten anything.

Overnight: Seal River Heritage Lodge B, L, D

Days 3-5

Seal River Heritage Lodge

Seal River Heritage Lodge is in a wildly rugged and remote location catering to the dedicated wildlife photographer willing to spend long hours in the field, getting up close and personal with the Arctic wildlife. Once in a lifetime opportunities here include photography at ground level with polar bears and other wildlife, all with the stunning Arctic landscapes as the backdrop.

Overnight: Seal River Heritage Lodge B, L, D

Day 6

Seal River Heritage Lodge - Winnipeg

The morning is yours to capture a few more snaps and say your goodbyes before you pack for your flight back to Churchill. You will exit via aerial tour for a second chance at some final photographs. Arrive back into Churchill where your bags will be stored for you until your flight back to Winnipeg later in the day. You are then free to wander, explore and wine and dine in this frontier community at your leisure.

Overnight: Arctic Canada B, L, D

Day 7

Depart Winnipeg

Today you will catch your international flight back home, or you can connect with other itineraries that start in the area. Please contact us for more details.

Trip Details

Dates and Prices

This is a small group safari departing on set dates.

2019 Departures 2020 Departures
Oct 21 - 27 Oct 21 - 27
Oct 25 - 31 Oct 25 - 31*
Nov 2 - 8 Oct 29 - Nov 4
Nov 10 - 16 Nov 2 - 8
Nov 14 - 20 Nov 10 - 16
Nov 14 - 20

*With photo leader Robert Postma.

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