Iceberg Inn

Eco-Tourism & Outfitting

Experience Amazing Nature

MidLightSunJun20-24

MidNight Sun/ ice floe Photography Workshop

The adventure start at Churchill

Churchill is a small town with only 800 residents in Manitoba, Canada.

Although Churchill is a popular travel destination in the world, there are no roads that lead here.

Therefore all tourists and supplies must be transported by air or train.

Air travel to Churchill is run by Calm Air International. Depart every week Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 9:30 am, It takes about 2 hours to fly from Winnipeg (YWG) – Churchill(YYQ)

One-way flight ticket        CAD 864.37 per person

Another option is to enjoy the 45 hours journey by VIA Rail Canada, Depart every week Sunday and Tuesday at noon from Winnipeg to Churchill.

One-way Economy class ticket – CAD 242 per person

One-way Sleeper Class ticket – CAD 602 per person

Tuesday, June 20- 24th, 2023

CAD1999 Per Person

June is an amazing time to visit Churchill!

Belugas Whales are roaming in the Hudson Bay. In this 5 days scientific research expedition, Brendan McEwan will lead Most Coveted Small-Group to see Floe Ice and Beluga Whales, on another two days, Angela Mak will carry on In search of hawks and falcons like the Gyrfalcon and Peregrine Falcon. Snowy Owls, King Eider and common Eider, Tundra Swans, terns and gulls, harlequin ducks and the rare Ross’s Gull. Over 250+ Species. over 200 nesting or migrating bird species, seals, Arctic Hares, Arctic Foxes and more.

Day 1 - Town tour

Our staff will warmly welcome you at 9 a.m. at the Churchill VIA Rail Train Station to start the first day of the Photography tour.

A two-hour town tour begins after check-in with a fascinating visit to the ‘Eskimo’ Itsanitaq Museum followed by the Polar Bear International research facility and Park Canada Visitors Center, also Learn about the lives of local residents and experience local customs.

Day 2 - Zodiac Exploration

**Weather Permitted**

8 a.m. in the morning, After enjoying a full breakfast at the seaport hotel, SeaNorth Tour will cruise up and down their zodiac and lead you in search of the curious beluga whales and icefloe in the Churchill River. 

The actual departure time needs to be finalized according to the weather and tide conditions of the day and will be notified two hours before departure on the day.

Day 3 - ice floe/ Whale watching

**Weather Permitted**

8 a.m. in the morning, After enjoying a full breakfast at the seaport hotel, Brandon McEwan will cruise up and down his boat and lead you in search of the curious beluga whales in the Churchill River. 

The actual departure time needs to be finalized according to the weather and tide conditions of the day and will be notified two hours before departure on the day.

Day 4 - Churchill photo tour

At 8 a.m. in the morning,  after a full breakfast at the seaport hotel, The Photo Tour will start at 9 a.m. our tour leader- Angela Mak will lead the Group members traveling in a 14 seats 4×4 tourist Bus will have plenty of outdoor exploration time, visit Cape Merry Batters, Miss piggy plane wreck, Polar bear jail, MV Ithaca, the rocket research range, Golf Ball, launch road, greatly increases the chances of catching various rare wild animals such as polar bears, arctic snow foxes, hares, and snowy owls.
Our leader will take photos during the journey to your souvenirs.

Day 5 - Migrating bird Viewing

At 8 a.m. in the morning,  after a full breakfast at the seaport hotel, The Photo Tour will start at 9 a.m. our tour leader- Angela Mak will lead the Group members traveling in a 14 seats 4×4 tourist Bus will have plenty of outdoor exploration time, we explore all of Churchill’s coastal roads and hidden trails in search of  hawks and falcons, like the Gyrfalcon and Peregrine Falcon. Snowy Owls, King Eider and common Eider, Tundra Swans, terns and gulls, harlequin ducks and the rare Ross’s Gull. Over 250+ Species. over 200 nesting or migrating bird species.

Our leader will take photos during the journey to your souvenirs.

VIA Rail Train Station or Airport drop off

Custom Churchill Operator

Brendan McEwan

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  • Brendan McEwan is a born and raised Churchillian who spends the majority of his summer on the water. 
  • Beluga Whales / ice floe tour – Weather permitted

Tour Leader

Angela Mak

Professional Wildlife Photographer

  • Anglea will offer free advice on photography techniques.
  • Angela will look for the opportunity of spotting the special Arctic wildlife.
  • Midnight Sun/ Northern light Photography work shop – Weather permitted

Attractions

  • Cape Merry Battery
  • Marina and Observation Tower
  • Miss Piggy
  • Polar Bear Compound
  • Goose Creek Road
  • Golf Balls
  • Rocket research Center
  • Akudlik Marsh
  • Bird Cove / Launch Road
  • Twin Lakes
  • Hudson Bay Port
  • Park Canada Visitor Center

Historical Sites Tour Agenda

  • The excursion is led by experienced photographer, Angela Mak.  cruising in her 4×4 mini buggy visit all of Churchill’s fascinating local historical sites including Cape Merry Batters, Miss piggy plane wreck, Polar bear jail, the MV Ithaca shipwreck, member will have a break at the Northern study center and continue to visit the rocket research range, abandoned ‘Golf Ball’ radar station, and launch road, where it is sometimes possible to view polar bears and other Arctic wildlife.

Attractions

  • Cape Merry Battery
  • Marina and Observation Tower
  • Miss Piggy
  • Polar Bear Compound
  • Goose Creek Road
  • Golf Balls
  • Rocket research Center
  • Akudlik Marsh
  • Bird Cove / Launch Road
  • Twin Lakes

Included in our tour costs

  • 2 hours town tour by Angela Mak on the first day
  • 2 hours Zodiac tour on the second day
  • 2 hours boat tour by Brandon McEwan on the third day
  • 4 hours photo tour by Angela Mak on the fourth day
  • 4 hours birding tour by Angela Mak on the fifth day
  • 2 hours Mid-night sun/ Aurora workshop by Angela Mak
  • All meals in Churchill ( Breakfast and Dinner)
  • All transportation in Churchill
  • All Tutor fee – Photography workshop

Phone: 204-675-2228 email: info@iceberginn.ca

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