Canada is one of the only places in the world where you can see polar bears in the wild. The tundra buggies take you out over the ice and right up to the bears. Getting nose-to-nose with the world's largest land predator is an experience you won't forget in a hurry!
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Canada is one of the best – and only – places in the world where you can view majestic polar bears safely in their natural environment. Seeing polar bears in Canada is one for the bucket list, and to see them you’ll need to head North. A trip to remote Arctic Canada is like no other. An expedition to see Churchill’s polar bears isn’t your average holiday but it’s easier than you think and will offer a hugely rewarding experience that is unlike anything else out there. The iconic Tundra Buggies rumble out over the frozen landscape on giant wheels, offering a lofty perch for the best views. It’s not uncommon for polar bears to come right up to the vehicles! Your friends won’t believe the photos.
Our small group polar bear tours take you straight into the communities of Iqaluit, Nunavut and Churchill, Manitoba. Local guides and local people will give you a true insight into the unique customs and cultures, so you can get a real understanding of life in the true north of Canada. This beautiful part of the world allows you to seek out animals that you’d very rarely have the chance to see anywhere else. As well as polar bears, Churchill in Manitoba is home to Arctic foxes, snowshoe hares and the ghostly beluga whale. The Hudson Bay area is teeming with life, and the tundra is guaranteed to offer a completely new and beautiful landscape.
With spectacular frozen landscapes, beluga whales and wildlife like arctic foxes, a holiday in Arctic Canada has even more beyond polar bears
Thanks to its location so far north in Arctic Canada, Churchill is one of the best places to spot the Northern Lights. You can combine your polar bear watching holiday with an aurora tour too. As the polar bears gather in October and November, it’s the right time of year for those dark skies and the start of the Northern Lights season.
Polar bears aren’t the only incredible animals here. Pure white Arctic foxes prowl the tundra, their fluffy white coats glistening in the low sun.
Churchill is a world-renowned hotspot for bird watching. There are 250+ species here, from snowy owls to tundra swans to peregrine falcons.
This region is a hotspot for majestic grey wolves. If you’d like to expand your wildlife watching further, head out on a tour and join the pack
The Hudson Bay seas are fantastic for marine life. Otters, walruses, whales, ringed seals, bearded seals and harbour seals all live here.
The other major draw to the Hudson Bay area is its abundance of beluga whales. Some 60,000 of them congregate here to feed every year. The ethereal whales come during the summer, while the best time to spot the polar bears is in winter. However, it is possible to see them both on a tour of the tundra.