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Polar Bears in Churchill Tundra Buggy Lodge - Adventurer Level

4 nights

The most rewarding way to experience the polar bears of Churchill is to immerse yourself in their environment; from the moment you wake up, throughout the day and into the endless winter nights! The best way to do this is staying at The Tundra Buggy Lodge.

This unique lodge is moved to Polar Bear Point in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (WMA) for most of October and November. The lodge which has five units connected by outdoor decks provides guests with the best opportunity to view and photograph polar bears.


Book a 2017 Churchill Adventure between April 1-30 and receive $100 Buggy Bucks per person to be used at the Fifty-Eight North store in Churchill.

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The Breakdown

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Day 1

Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg and overnight

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Day 2

Winnipeg to Tundra Buggy Lodge

Early morning departure from Winnipeg. You'll have some free time in Churchill before being transferred to the Tundra Buggy Launch mid afternoon. Board the Tundra Buggy and begin the trek to the Lodge, meandering along the tundra. Providing opportunity to view, photograph, and learn about Polar Bears, other arctic wildlife and the environment. Arrive Tundra Buggy Lodge for your first overnight stay. 

Interpretive-Guided Tundra Buggy Adventure: The best way to experience an intimate encounter with a wild polar bear is on an authentic Tundra Buggy. All of our Tundra Buggies are furnished with dual-pane frost-free windows and contain propane heating systems that closely resemble a cozy fireplace, with real flame (behind glass). Each day, we depart early and board our world famous Tundra Buggies looking for polar bears and other wildlife out on the tundra. You will enjoy picnic style lunches and refreshments while you are bear watching.

2 nights Tundra Buggy Lodge in Churchill

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Day 3

After breakfast, depart the lodge by Buggy, spending the day on the tundra in search of wildlife.

Overnight Tundra Buggy Lodge.  

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Day 4

Tundra Buggy Lodge to Churchill

After breakfast, the group will depart the lodge, participating on the last Tundra Buggy expedition, meandering slowly along the way. Upon arrival at launch, you will be transferred directly to the airport. Evening flight back to Winnipeg. Overnight airport hotel and end of tour after morning hotel check out.

1 night in Winnipeg.

 

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The View

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We are here to make sure we tailor-make your holiday to suit your specific requirements and our friendly, knowledgeable staff are all ready to help.

 

Booking your holiday with us doesn't end when we send your confirmation out to you, either. Talk to us about adding excursions or room upgrades or even restaurant recommendations; we are here to offer advice all the way up to your departure date. Even when you have left the UK, we are still here to help. For example if your flight that we have booked is delayed or cancelled due to ash cloud, strike, etc, it is down to us to re-arrange your travel. We will do everything we can to make sure your holiday runs smoothly. And better still, we are fully bonded with ATOL and ABTA, so your money is completely protected.

Dates

The trips run from the middle of October until the middle of November - ask us for exact dates.

Prices start from £2,575 per person

 

 

Tundra Buggy Lodge

 

The Churchill Wildlife Management Area is a protected area where the core concentration and greatest numbers of polar bears congregate . At the lodge there is a utility car, a dining car to enjoy the home cooked meals, a lounge car to mingle and enjoy slide presentations and two bunkhouses.


The bunkhouses each sleep 19 guests and are upper and lower berths. There are two washrooms and one shower per bunkhouse. Each berth has a window for viewing (polar bears), all bedding (blankets, sheets, pillows), towels and washclothes, a plug for recharging batteries and a shelf for storage.


There is also a back observation deck to view polar bears, other Arctic wildlife and weather permitting the Northern Lights.

 

 

About Frontiers North

Frontiers North are totally committed to the fragile environment of the sub-Arctic had have over 30 years of experience taking guests out on the tundra to view and photograph polar bears in their natural environment.

 

Frontiers North are a Platinum Level sponsor of Polar Bears International (PBI).
What does this mean to you?
A PBI representative will be on the Tundra Buggy. These representatives are qualified polar bear experts, many from zoos. They conduct lectures during your adventure about seeing polar bears, their environment and habits. Frontier North's guests have told us that this is a highlight of their holiday.

Please telephone your polar bear expert on 020 8776 8709. We can then discuss how long you want to be away, where you would like to stay, and your level of interest.

 

 

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