Small Group Safari

Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

Stay at the wonderful Nanuk Lodge and search for polar bears and their cubs on this Hudson Bay Odyssey safari.

Duration 7 days
Price From $8,743
When Aug - Sep 2019 & 2020
Destination Arctic Canada

Safari Overview

An incredible Arctic safari experience taking to you to a remote area of pristine wilderness by Hudson Bay. Accessed only by private charter plane, Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge is located close to a polar bear denning area increasing the opportunity to see mothers and cubs, and a whole host of other Arctic wildlife including wolves, black bears and moose. Expert guides help you explore the Arctic tundra for incredible wildlife encounters.

What makes this trip extraordinary?

  • On-the-ground encounters with polar bears.
  • Incredible wildlife including wolves, black bears, moose and an abundance of migratory birds.
  • Explore the wildlife-rich coastline of Hudson Bay.
  • Keep your eyes peeled at night for the Northern Lights!

Remote and wild, this is a wonderful chance to see young polar bears in Polar Bear Alley as they wait for the big freeze.

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg and transfer to your centrally located hotel. At 7pm a dinner will be held at the hotel where you will meet your group and adventure specialist. You will need your rest tonight for your early morning departure to Churchill.

Overnight: Arctic Canada D

Day 2

Winnipeg - Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

This morning you’ll depart early to fly to Churchill. Upon arrival in Churchill you take a private charter up to Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Along the way there are spectacular views across Hudson Bay so make sure you have your camera ready. At the lodge, your hosts will provide a tour and show you to your room to get settled. Lunch is served shortly after your arrival, and you will then be given a brief orientation regarding your stay in polar bear country.

Overnight: Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge B, L, D

Days 3-5

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

Over the next three days, enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading out into the wilderness in search of animal activity. If there are bears near the lodge your daily activities may be delayed to take advantage of the photo and observation opportunities.

Overnight: Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge B, L, D

Day 6

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge - Winnipeg

After your last scrumptious breakfast at the lodge it is time to say goodbye to this wondrous place. Board the private charter once more as you transfer back to Churchill. On arrival a local representative will store your bags.

Day 7

Depart Winnipeg

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight home.

Trip Details

Dates and Prices

This is a small group safari departing on set dates. 

2019 Departures  2020 Departures 
Aug 11 - 17 Aug 11 - 17
Aug 15 - 21  Aug 15 - 21 
Aug 27 - Sep 2* Aug 31 - Sep 6
Aug 31 - Sep 6 Sep 4 - 10
Sep 4 - 10 Sep 8 - 14
Sep 8 - 14 Sep 12 - 18
Sep 12 - 18
Sep 16 - 22

Please note that prices exclude international flights.

*This special departure, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, will feature evening presentations by representatives of the Society who will speak about their exciting projects and initiatives, promoting awareness and appreciation of Canada’s vast and diverse geographical landscape.

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