Iceberg Inn

Eco-Tourism & Outfitting

Experience Amazing Nature

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excursion begins from Churchill

CAD 2999 per person

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

The adventure start at churchill

The Churchill River is the only place in the world where you can get up close and personal with beluga whales in the Arctic. Every summer, about 4,000 beluga whales travel to the Churchill River to feed, mate and give birth.

Town and area Tour

Angela will warmly welcome you at the Churchill VIA Rail train station to start the first day of the Beluga 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.

On each night of the trip, Angela will lead the team to look for the wonderful Northern Lights if the weather is permitted and will provide free photos as souvenirs.

Sunset Beluga whale watching

**Tide and Weather Permitted**

During the golden twilight, Brendan 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.

Tundra Buggy Day Tour

A Summer Tundra Buggy® Day Tour is one of the best ways to experience the magnificent ecosystems surrounding Churchill. With the most special permits to access the trail network in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, explore the tundra while your driver provides interpretation about the colourful flora, amazing fauna and incredible history of this unique sub-arctic environment. Experience the summer scenery and scan the landscape for arctic fox, arctic hare, caribou and the first polar bears to return from their annual hunt on the sea ice. Churchill is also an incredible destination for bird lovers, with over 200 different species migrating through the area each summer

Northern lights workshop

**Weather Permitted**

Under clear summer skies, you can watch the colorful artistry of the aurora borealis light up the pitch-black nights.

Our Leader, Angela Mak will lead the team to look for the wonderful Northern Lights in Churchill and will provide free photos as souvenirs.

eyes to eyes experience

The Photo tour is led by Angela Mak – Group members traveling in a 4×4 14 seats mini bus will have plenty of outdoor exploration time, After Breakfast at SeaPort Hotel, 4 hours photo tour is starting, visit Cape Merry Batters, Miss piggy plane wreck, Polar bear jail, MV Ithaca, visit the rocket research range, Golf Ball, launch road (possible to view polar bears and other wildlife)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 4 - Kayaking/ paddle boarding

**Tides and Weather Permitted**

After enjoying a full breakfast at the Seaport Hotel, a 3-hour kayaking or paddle boarding will follow.

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 5 - Helicopter ride

**Weather Permitted**

8:00 am in the morning, After Full Breakfast at seaport Hotel, Hudson Bay helicopter tour is departing at 9:00 am, An unforgettable 45 min flight across the taiga, tundra, and the boreal forest take you into the realm of the polar bear. Rarely seen polar bears up to 15oo lb rest and test their strength while patiently waiting for the sea ice to form. Further inland you may see females with their playful cubs.

Along the way, you may see moose, caribou, seal, arctic fox, and many more of the diverse creatures that inhabit this pristine wilderness.

This Helicopter ride requires three guests to travel together.

leaving Churchill

As you say farewell to this world-class adventure, we hope you have found some wonderful souvenirs, experienced our town’s cultural scenery and the entire photography journey will give you memories for a lifetime.

The home to beluga journey is completed and returns you to your warm homes.

Train station Drop-off at 6:30 pm

Full Board Package Deal

All meals are included at Seaport Hotel for 4 days Full Breakfast and 2 course fine Dinner

Accommodation at iceberg inn

4 nights accommodation, Queen or Twin Room at iceberg inn

Transportation

VIA Rail Train Station shuttle service for pickup and drop off is included.

204-675-2228

info@iceberginn.ca

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