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Home Adventure Travel Ideas Activities Wildlife Polar Bears in Churchill, Manitoba

Polar Bears in Churchill, Manitoba

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Polar Bears Express
Catch the rail to Churchill, Manitoba


View Polar Bear in the wild, a special treat for the family.Polar Bear Express...  Come late September, catch the Hudson Bay line of VIA Rail Canada in Winnipeg and take the 1,050 mile trek through scenic landscapes coupled with magnificent fall colors to Churchill, Manitoba--polar bear capitol of the world.  
    Hundreds of polar bear summer along Hudson Bay’s southern shore, hunting for seals and fish and making maternity dens near Churchill.  View them best in October before the winter freeze as they gather in the few remaining open waters around Churchill.  
    You also can explore the arctic tundra and venture into the vast Boreal forest--see caribou, Arctic fox, Red fox, Arctic hare, lemmings, Snowy owl, gyrfalcon and ptarmigan.  From the thrill of a dog sled ride to the inspiring Northern Lights--this land is rich in natural and cultural beauty.  
    International Wildlife Adventures and Churchill Nature Tours offer Polar Bear Tours.
     For a truly off the beaten path adventure, arrange with VIA Rail, custom drop-off and pickup points along the many routes through Canada’s wilderness. Also, VIA will carry bulky outdoor equipment, from bikes to canoes.  

http://www.viarail.ca
Manitoba Tourism (800) 665-0040 http://www.gov.mb.ca/

 

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