Churchill Wild, Churchill, Manitoba - Dates: June to October
Polar Bear and Beluga Whales Expedition
Venture into the heart of polar bear country
Join the World’s Next Great Safari and take a walk on the wild side deep in the heart of polar bear country!
Meet polar bears face-to-face and swim with beluga whales, all while enjoying world-class service, accommodations and cuisine from the comfort of the only fly-in Polar Bear Eco-Lodges on the planet.
These exclusive locations are part of what makes these safaris the most unique polar bear, beluga whale and northern lights viewing adventures on the planet.
A rare combination of four varied eco-systems, with a southern climate modified by a vast cold ocean, creates conditions where polar bears, black bears and grizzly bears co-exist, where caribou meet moose, and where birds from the Arctic share the skies with their counterparts from the prairies.
A recent inclusion in the prestigious National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, Seal River Heritage Lodge is located 60 km and 30 minutes north of Churchill by plane, deep in the heart of polar bear territory.
The lodge is uniquely designed to be a prime viewing platform for watching these massive bears in their natural habitat. Unequalled fine dining options will leave you satisfied like a well fed polar bear.
Birds, Bears and Belugas takes place at Seal River Heritage Lodge, and combines the thrill of swimming with beluga whales with the adventure of Churchill Wild’s signature “on the ground” polar bear walking safaris.
You will actually walk with polar bears during the summer! Seal River Heritage Lodge is situated in the vast coastal “polar bear waiting room” on the Hudson Bay coast, and the bears provide fantastic viewing opportunities for you as they wile away the summer waiting for the sea ice to return.
Thousands of beluga whales congregate in Hudson Bay each summer and you can actually swim with them! Dry suits and snorkels are available so that you can get up close and personal with these beautiful, gentle giants. Belugas are among the friendliest of whales and are just as curious about people as people are about them.