The Great Ice Bear Adventure

Resort: The Great Ice Bear Adventure
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Canada
Price From: £8895.00

Overview

This tour provides a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to see and photograph polar
bears in the wild. Accommodation is in a
remote lodge situated 30km from Churchill,
surrounded by the natural habitat of many
Arctic creatures including polar bears,
caribou, Arctic and red foxes, Arctic hares,
wolves and moose as well as a number of bird
species such as snowy owls, ptarmigans and
gyrfalcons along the Hudson Bay coastline.

Itinerary

Day 1: Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg and make your own way
to the Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel by
Lakeview for 1 night. This evening, join your
adventure specialist and the rest of the group
for dinner. (D)

Day 2: Fly to Dymond Lake Ecolodge via
Churchill

Fly to Churchill and then join a chartered
fixed-wing flight to Dymond Lake Ecolodge
where you will stay for 3 nights. The lodge is
located 30km west of Churchill on the Hudson
Bay. With such a remote location, it provides
superb wildlife spotting opportunities, with
an abundance of polar bears in the area.
Enjoy a hike along the rugged coastline and
an interpretive slideshow featuring wildlife of
Hudson Bay. (B, L, D)

Days 3-4: Dymond Lake Ecolodge

After breakfast, take morning walking tours
for polar bear viewing and photograph
opportunities. You will be guided by
knowledgeable tour leaders. Lunch is served
in the lodge, which has large picture windows;
you can sometimes see inquisitive polar bears
roaming nearby. Evening meals are around the central fireplace and your guiding team
will give lectures and presentations. During the
night, you may be woken if one of the night
watchmen spots a visit from a polar bear or
displays of the northern lights. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Fly to Churchill

After breakfast, fly to Churchill where you will
have free time to explore or take optional dog
sledding or helicopter excursions. Dinner at
one of the local restaurants. Stay 1 night in
Churchill. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Tundra Buggy Fly to Winnipeg

This morning, travel across the tundra in a
Tundra Buggy for more polar bear viewing.
Evening flight to Winnipeg and stay overnight
at the Grand Hotel Winnipeg Airport Hotel by
Lakeview. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Onward travel

Make your way to the airport this morning and
fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)

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