Polar Bear Adventure

Join us for a trip of a lifetime – to the heart of polar bear country! Liz Larsen, Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s Director of Conservation, will be leading a small group on a journey to the Arctic to explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, one of the best places in the world to get an up-close look at polar bears!


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For more information about this trip call 801.584.1754 or email the Zoo’s Director of Conservation, Liz Larsen.  ONLY TWO SPOTS LEFT!

 

Program Includes: 

  • Two nights accommodations in Winnipeg
  • Return air transportation from Winnipeg to Churchill
  • Three nights accommodations in Churchill
  • Churchill Town and Area Tour
  • Itsanitaq Museum
  • Cultural presentation
  • Two full-day guided Tundra Buggy Adventures
  • Polar Bears International species expert aboard the Tundra Buggy, exclusive to Frontiers North Adventures
  • Evening cocktail reception and presentation hosted by PBI
  • All meals as indicated
  • All transfers as indicated
  • Led by a Frontiers North Adventures Interpretive Guide

Also included are these unique benefits: 

  • A unique opportunity to meet Hogle Zoo’s polar bears – Hope and Nora – and their keepers.
  • A pre-trip, expedition-themed event at Hogle Zoo, including food and a lecture.
  • A pre-trip seminar with your fellow passengers.
  • A signed copy of books by leading polar bear experts.
  • A FREE family membership to Hogle Zoo or renewal.

An experienced traveler to this area, Liz brings her insider’s perspective to the unique wildlife and the area – she looks forward to sharing her passion for the Arctic with you and for you to see first-hand the work the Zoo is doing to save wildlife. For more information, contact Liz at llarsen@hoglezoo.org.

Dates: November 4-9, 2018

Cost: $6,119 CAD (approximately $4,890 US) Per Person, Double Occupancy

For more information call (801) 584-1754.

ITINERARY:

November 4
Salt Lake City / Winnipeg

Guests will arrive into Winnipeg by their own arrangements and check in for the evening at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, conveniently located at the Winnipeg International Airport. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner where guests will meet their Frontiers North Interpretive Guide to review the itinerary and ask any questions. Overnight in Winnipeg. 

November 5 (B,L,D)
Winnipeg/Churchill

After breakfast, we depart on an early morning flight from Winnipeg to Churchill. Upon arrival we will set out for a Churchill and Area Tour which will take the group past local and historical points of interest such as Cape Merry National Historic Site, the Inukshuk at Town Beach, and Manitoba Conservation’s Polar Bear Holding Facility (weather permitting).

After lunch, the group will explore the Itsanitaq Museum which houses one of Canada’s finest collections of Inuit carvings, kayaks and artifacts dating from pre-Dorset, Dorset, Thule, and modern Inuit times. Later, tuck into dinner at a local restuarant. Overnight in Churchill.

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Churchill/On the Tundra

After breakfast, the group will depart for a full-day Tundra Buggy® Adventure exploring the tundra in search of polar bears and other arctic wildlife. A picnic-style lunch will be served directly on the Tundra Buggy and a Polar Bears International species expert will join guests on board for an in-depth discussion on polar bears and their habitat.

After dinner at a local restaurant, guests will join a Polar Bears International species expert for an evening wine and cheese reception and presentation. Overnight in Churchill.

November 7  (B,L,D)

On the Tundra

This morning after breakfast, guests will have some free time to explore the town’s souvenir shops or join an optional acitvity, such as dog sledding or a sightseeing helicopter tour (at additional cost).

After lunch, the group will visit the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre for an educational presentation about the history of the Churchill area. In the evening after dinner, guests will enjoy a cultural presentation on the history, culture and wildlife of the area. Overnight in Churchill.

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November 8  (B,L,D)

On the Tundra/Winnipeg

After breakfast, the group will depart for their final full-day Tundra Buggy Adventure to continue their search for polar bears, arctic fox, snowy owls and other wildlife. Guests will then be transferred to the Churchill airport for an evening flight back to Winnipeg, with dinner served aloft. Guests will check in and spend the night at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Overnight in Winnipeg.

November 9 (B)

Winnipeg/Salt Lake City

After breakfast, guests may depart Winnipeg at their leisure.


INDIVIDUAL GUEST TERMS & CONDITIONS 

DEPOSIT: $750 CAD per person, due at time of booking

Reservations must be accompanied by the guests’ full name.

FULL PAYMENT: Due 120 days prior to departure. (July 7, 2018)

In the event that reservations must be cancelled, refunds will be made according to the following schedule:

As many advance logistical arrangements have been made prior to the operation of these trips, we must adhere to the cancellation policies. We strongly suggest guests purchase trip cancellation insurance.

* All prices, inclusions and dates may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.


For more information about this trip call 801.584.1754 or email the Zoo’s Director of Conservation, Liz Larsen.

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