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Big Five Safari Wildlife viewing in Manitoba

7 nights

The ultimate wildlife adventure

For unforgettable experiences in Canada's north, our Big Five Safari holiday takes in Canada's own big five in the wildlife world; moose, black bear, bison, beluga whale and polar bear.

Starting in Winnipeg and travelling overland to Riding Mountain National Park, over 1,100 square miles of rolling hills and valleys which are home to moose, black bears and a captive bison herd, as well as hundreds of bird species, wolves and elk. From here, the journey continues north to Churchill in search of the Lords of the Arctic, the mighty polar bear, and the canaries of the sea, beluga whales.

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Day 1

Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg. You will have an evening overview and meet and greet with your guide for the...

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Day 2

Winnipeg to Riding Mountain National Park

After breakfast, depart Winnipeg for Riding Mountain National Park. In the afternoon, enjoy an es...

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Day 3

Riding Mountain National Park

Wildlife activities will begin at first light; your morning safari will provide the opportunity t...

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Day 4

Riding Mountain National Park to Churchill

After breakfast, you will leave the park for departure to Winnipeg where you will stop for lunch....

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Day 5

Churchill

Breakfast today will be at a restaurant in Churchill and afterwards you will embark on a Roads an...

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Day 6

Churchill

After breakfast today, you will depart on a morning zodiac tour in search of Beluga whales. In th...

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Day 7

Churchill to Winnipeg

Your last day is spent on a full day Tundra Buggy adventure. Out on the tundra, you'll enjoy a BB...

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Day 8

Winnipeg

You will have some free time in Winnipeg before your flight back to the UK....

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Day 1

Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg. You will have an evening overview and meet and greet with your guide for the next few days.

Overnight in Winnipeg.

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Day 2

Winnipeg to Riding Mountain National Park

After breakfast, depart Winnipeg for Riding Mountain National Park. In the afternoon, enjoy an escorted tour of the Parks Canada Centre before the first safari that evening. This will be the first chance to search for moose, black bear and bison. Time will also be spent exploring Riding Mountain National Park and its surrounding areas.

Overnight at Elkhorn Resort.

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Day 3

Riding Mountain National Park

Wildlife activities will begin at first light; your morning safari will provide the opportunity to spot bison, black bear, moose, elk, deer and other wildlife.

The afternoon is yours to relax at the resort or explore the surrounding area. In the evening, you will enjoy a dinner cruise aboard The Martese.

Overnight at Elkhorn Resort.

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Day 4

Riding Mountain National Park to Churchill

After breakfast, you will leave the park for departure to Winnipeg where you will stop for lunch. After lunch, you will fly to Churchill where dinner will be followed by an evening Parks Canada presentation.

Overnight in Churchill

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Day 5

Churchill

Breakfast today will be at a restaurant in Churchill and afterwards you will embark on a Roads and Trails programme for the rest of the morning. After lunch in Churchill, the afternoon will be spent on a Beluga Whale boat tour that includes a stop at the historic Prince of Whales fort.

Dinner and overnight in Churchill.

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Day 6

Churchill

After breakfast today, you will depart on a morning zodiac tour in search of Beluga whales. In the afternoon, you will take part in a dog carti ride through the northern boreal forest to learn about this traditional part of northern culture.

Overnight in Churchill.

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Day 7

Churchill to Winnipeg

Your last day is spent on a full day Tundra Buggy adventure. Out on the tundra, you'll enjoy a BBQ lunch while searching the horizon for the majestic polar bear. Dinner will be in Churchill before flying back to Winnipeg.

Overnight in Winnipeg.

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Day 8

Winnipeg

You will have some free time in Winnipeg before your flight back to the UK.

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