Here Is Your Quickest and Most Direct Travel Option To The Polar Bear Capital Of The World - Churchill Manitoba, Located On The Southwestern Coast of Hudson Bay. No Layovers / No Plane Changes Along The Way - Just One Quick Stop To Clear Canadian Customs - And Then Non Stop To Churchill, Arriving That Afternoon.
We can arrange flight departures from virtually any major airport throughout the USA. Our primary departure city however is Chicago departing at 7 am and flying non stop to Thunder Bay Ontario where you will clear Canadian Customs. After clearing Canadian Customs you will fly non stop 750 air miles north to Churchill arriving by 1 pm.
You will be flying in the speed and pressurized comfort of a modern Turbine powered Pilatus PC12 aircraft which has a service ceiling of 30,000 ft and a cruise speed of over 300 mph The Pilatus PC12 has a standard seating capacity of 9 passengers. However, for these missions, the aircraft has been reconfigured for just 6 seats to ensure maximum leg room and comfort for each passenger.
Upon arrival at the Churchill Airport, ground transportation will take you directly to your hotel / lodge for check in and a brief orientation from your local guide and tour operator.
When you want to reward key employees or high value clients with a quick weekend getaway or if you are searching for a new and unique team building venue - you want to minimize travel time and maximize destination time.
If a quick weekend or 3 day midweek trip is what you are looking for - what could possibly be better than taking the Canadian Polar Bear Express from Chicago to Churchill Manitoba with a return Sunday or Monday evening?
You can schedule your trip for as many days as you like. But no matter how long you stay - a trip to the Polar Bear Capital of The World will be a highly appreciated and never to be forgotten once in a lifetime experience.
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The activities you choose will depend on the time of year you plan to visit as well as the amount of time you plan to spend in the area. Activities should always be booked well in advance of your arrival and we suggest direct communications with your guide and outfitter prior to booking your trip to ensure you have a full understaning of what to expect. We provide links to Outfitters / Guides and Tour Operators For Each Adventure Category Listed Below.
This is what 90% of the visitors come for - to see Polar Bears up close and personal and in the wild!
The peak times for Polar Bear viewing in the Churchill area is the later part of October through November. It is the most popular time for visitors coming to Churchill, so if you plan to visit during this time period, you need to make reservations well in advance to ensure accommodations.
You can also see Polar Bears in the summer months, but it requires travelling by boat along the Hudson Bay Coast to regions further from Churchill.
To Learn More About Churchill Polar Bear Tours and Tour Opertors - Watch The Following Videos.
If you prefer to avoid the snow and frigid temperatures of October and November - plan a visit to Churchill between July and August. But be warned - there's no guarantee you won't see snow falling at this time of the year either. This however is the peak time to view the more than 58,000 Beluga Whales that congregate along the Hudson Bay coastline as well as the Churchill and Seal estuaries for feeding and breeding.
You have several choices when it comes to getting up close and personal with the Beluga Whales. You can spend a few hours kayaking amongst the whales, you can take a group boat tour or if you have a real spirit for adventure, you can put on a wetsuit and a snorkel mask and float in and amongst the Beluga Whales.
To Learn More About Churchill Beluga Whale Tours and Tour Operators - Watch The Following Videos
From July through September you can plan a half day or a full day sea kayak adventure. Whether you choose a one day or just a few hours of kayaking, your will find it to be an exhilerating experience as you glide across the open water of Hudson Bay and the Churchill River amongst the hundreds of Beluga Whales that populate the area waters. You can do this all within site of the town of Churchill.
To Learn More About Churchill Kayak Adventures - Watch The Following Videos
If you have never witnessed a dazzling display of the Aurora Borealis - The Northern Lights, you will find it to be an awe inspiring experience and Churchill is one of the best places on earth to enjoy this magical light show. The best time to visit is from January through March. Best of all, there is no admission fee - you simply stand outside under the clear night sky and allow yourself to be mesmerized by the continual ribbons of coloured lights as they swirl across the night sky.
This phenomenon actually begin 60 to 250 miles high in the earth's atmosphere and occur when charged particles from the sun become trapped in the earth's magnetic field causing them to glow intensly in a spectacular display across the Arctic sky.
To Learn More About The Northern Lights In Churchill - Watch The Following Videos
Churchill has some great dog sledding trails and no matter what time of the year you visit - you can usually experience the excitement of energenic dog teams pulling you over the tundra and through the woods.
In the summer months, after the snow has all gone, you can still enjoy a dog sledding adventure. Specially designed sleds with wheels allow the dogs to pull you quickly and comfortably over many of the same trails used in the winter months.
To Learn More About Churchill Dog Sledding Adventures - Watch The Following Videos
There is a wide variety of accommodations available in Churchill. If however, you are planning a trip during the peak Polar Bear Viewing Season - October - November, you will need to make reservations well in advance. Many facilities are booked a year or more in advance.
One of the most unique options in Churchill accommodations are the specially designed tundra vehicles that are modified into overnight accommodation facilties. Several vehicles are linked together, much like a train and include a dining facility, washroom facility and sleeping facility.
This entire facility is positioned in prime Polar Bear viewing areas and remains on site during the peak season allowing visitors to spend two or three days and nights with the bears.
To Learn More About Churchill Hotels / Lodges and On-Site Tundra Hotels - Watch The Following Videos
European Departures If you are travelling from a European Country, we suggest you book your overseas flight into Toronto, Ontario and we will provide a quote for a direct flight to Churchill from Toronto.
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