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Polar Bear Photo Shoot Safari (7 days)

Entrée Canada

Winnipeg, Canada To Winnipeg, Canada

Valid for Departures Now Through: 14 Nov 2019

Polar Bear Photo Shoot Safari (7 days)

Day 2

Winnipeg, Canada →Seal River, Canada

Day 3

Seal River, Canada

Day 4

Seal River, Canada

Day 5

Seal River, Canada

Day 6

Seal River, Canada→ Winnipeg, Canada

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Winnipeg, MB Canada
The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel Dinner

Arrive in Winnipeg and enjoy a relaxing night—you’ll need your rest for your early morning departure to Churchill. Over an arranged dinner at the hotel, meet your group and your adventure specialist. Accommodations are at The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel in a Deluxe Room.

Day 2
Winnipeg, MB Canada
Seal River, MB Canada
Seal River Heritage Lodge None

A commercial flight will transport you to Churchill, from where you will be flown by helicopter or fixed wing aircraft to the lodge. This exciting flight takes you out over the Churchill River, and then northwest up the rugged Hudson Bay coastline. Keep a sharp eye out for caribou, moose, seals, wolves, and of course polar bears. Accommodations are at Seal River Heritage Lodge.

Day 3
Seal River, MB Canada
Seal River Heritage Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack
The lodge is in a wildly rugged and remote location, and days are designed for the dedicated wildlife photographer willing to spend long hours in the field getting up close and personal with the Arctic wildlife. Accommodations are at Seal River Heritage Lodge.
Day 4
Seal River, MB Canada
Seal River Heritage Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

There are an exceptional number of clear nights for Northern Lights photography. Each evening, enjoy informative lectures, beautiful slide presentations, and conversation around the fire as you download the day’s images. Accommodations are at Seal River Heritage Lodge.

Day 5
Seal River, MB Canada
Seal River Heritage Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Pack extra batteries for your camera! The ground-level photo opportunities for polar bears are further enhanced by the possibility of caribou, moose, Arctic fox, ptarmigan, gyrfalcon, snowy owl and more. Accommodations are at Seal River Heritage Lodge.

Day 6
Seal River, MB Canada
Winnipeg, MB Canada
The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel Dinner

Travel by charter flight back to Churchill—another opportunity for great aerial shots. From there, you will have the opportunity to check out the town of Churchill, in the heart of Polar Bear Country. You will have time to visit this unique frontier community on your own. Stops include the Port, the Eskimo Museum and the Polar Bear Holding Compound. You might also consider a dogsledding experience. Dinner will be provided in a local restaurant before your brief transfer to the airport.

Day 7
Winnipeg, MB Canada
None None

After breakfast in the hotel you will walk across the road to the Winnipeg Airport to board your flight on your scheduled departure. Safe travels!

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Description

This journey has been designed to provide discerning photographers ground level opportunities to shoot polar bears, caribou, Arctic fox and other wildlife in an untrammeled setting. Your photos will truly reflect the beauty of the wildlife and their surroundings. This entire Polar Bear viewing expedition is on foot and in the wild…no large buggies or buses required, this is intimate, eco-friendly and a life-changing experience.

About Us

At Entrée Canada we live for unique travel experiences. The kind of out-of-the-box personalized travel moments that fulfill dreams, tick off bucket lists, and create memories, stories and legends for our guests. Our dedication to meticulously planned journeys has made us a leader in the field, but what feeds our soul is giving our guests what they never dreamed possible. This could be helicopter fishing in a remote glacial-fed river, coming face-to-face with polar bears on the tundra, or witnessing the breathtaking magic of the aurora borealis.

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By: SJS25


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2013

Very pleased with all of our arrangements in Canada
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Outstanding

By: Randy


Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2015

We had some changed due to mechanical issues and Entree did an excellent making all of the changes necessary.
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Friendly service

By: Joanna787


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2016

We had a great trip, and would do it again!
Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael

Lovely

By: Tired


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2017

Absolutely fabulous, great guides....grand time!! Weather even cooperated.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
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Trip to Canada

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

Our experience with Entree Canada was excellent. All of the drivers and cars were very good and the recommended guides were knowledgeable and helpful. They scheduled us on Via Rail Canada from Montreal to Quebec City and the attendants were extremely nice and helpful as were the lady porters. One of our traveling companions lost a hearing aid while on the train and didn't discover it until we reached the hotel, Auberge St. Antoine, who called immediately. The train had departed. Miraculously, the next day Via Rail brought the hearing aid to the hotel. That is really good service. Use Entree Canada if you travel to Canada.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
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Perfect Day

By: Dana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Such a great day! Our two guides (whose names sadly escape me at this moment ) were so kind, knowledgeable , and engaging that they really made our tour a highlight of the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Loni Truitt

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By: Grammy


Reviewed on: 06 Jul 2018

very helpful and immediately available
Travel Advisor:  Sigrid Braeckeveldt
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highly recommend!

By: Canada


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

Our Canadian honeymoon was fantastic. The coordination between our advisor and Entrée was seamless and the excursions planned based on their recommendations were unforgettable! We will be returning to Canada and would utilize Entrée's services again!
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Cowell

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By: PF


Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2018

Entree Canada was great. There was a contact at the airport waiting for us to help get the trip started on the right foot. We loved all the guides they recommended for us - they fun and knowledgable, and took us to places both on and off the beaten path. Entree checked in with us during the trip as well to make sure that everything was running smoothly which was a nice touch.
Travel Advisor:  Meredith Broder

Honeymoon in the Canadian Rockies

By: James


Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2018

Entree Canada was a great partner with our travel agent to make our Honeymoon a trip we will never forget. In each leg of our trip, we felt like we were being taken care of and that they would only provide us the best. The seamless travel experience made for some exceptional first few days as a married couple and thankful for all they did to help us make those memories.
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