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Canada & Alaska - Unique Experiences & Wildlife

These lodges and adventures are in remote and stunning locations, enabling you to truly immerse yourself in the environment& scenery of Canada & Alaska. The country provides an array of wildlife such as Moose , Bear, Orca, Beluga Whales and Polar Bears. You can choose to stay in very unique lodges, or travel in unique ways such as by rail, sail boat, motor boat, helicopter or private air charter which allows you to get up close and personal with the wildlife in their natural habitat. Our most searched and selected unique experience & wildlife options are listed below. You can also refine your search by using the sub region list for more detailed information on each of our preferred accommodations and/or travel options to give you this once in a lifetime experience.

5 Day Polar Bear Expedition

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The Frontiers North Churchill Town & Tundra tour allows guests to spend time getting to know the wondrous charm of the town of Churchill,while also spending plenty of time on the tundra watching majestic polar bears and other Arctic wildlife,in their natural habitat.

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8 Day Ultimate Churchill Summer Adventure

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$4620

With 60,000 beluga whales filling the Hudson Bay and polar bears leaving the pan ice, summer is the perfect time to visit Churchill. Let the experienced guides take you on a jet boat tour of the bay and river estuaries where you’ll see countless beluga whales.

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8 Day Classic Yukon River Canoe Trip

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1715

This classic canoe trip down the Yukon from Carmacks to Dawson City is specially tailored for visitors who like to travel far away from tourist routes. The expedition travels over 320 kilometres on this mighty river, exploring several abandoned settlements such as Hootalinqua and Big Salmon Village. Camps are set up on the gravel and sand banks of the river, where you can enjoy a refreshing bath in the Yukon. Black bears are quite common in the Yukon valley. Watch the ridges of the cliffs along the river to spot the busy mammal. Moose are numerous in the forested foothills, and bald eagles nest along the riverbanks. Special canoe skills are not required.

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9 Day Classic Yukon River Canoe Trip

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1589

This classic canoe trip down the Yukon from Whitehorse to Carmacks is specially tailored for visitors who like to travel far away from tourist routes, following the trail of history. Special canoeing skills are not required.

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Alberta Winter Wonderland

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1019

Explore the Best that the Rockies have to offer in the winter. Experience new adventures every day by joining our fully guided tours and relax at night by the fire while enjoying some outstanding cuisine in the jewels of the Alberta Rockies – Banff and Jasper.

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Best of Yukon & Alaska

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Our most popular luxury tour offers the very best of Alaska and Canada’s Yukon. A classic roundtrip tour through some of North America’s most pristine wilderness landscapes, spectacular scenery communities following ancient wildlife corridors, historic native trading routes and Gold Rush trails. Along the way, you will experience a vast array of impressive mountain ranges, cascading glaciers, Native American culture and unique Gold Rush history. This tour visits three of the North’s national parks, including Yukon’s Kluane, Denali and guests have the option of joining a tour to visit Kenai Fjords National Park.

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Taste of the Arctic Spring

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Revel in an Arctic spring with an array of activities from snowmobiling and dog sledding to ice fishing and igloo building, and experience the traditional Inuit way of life. Travel north to Iqaluit, Nunavut’s capital, from Ottawa on a short three hour flight and experience all that an Arctic spring has to offer. Led by Inuit guides who live and breathe the great outdoors, you’ll develop a deeper appreciation for the Arctic. Your itinerary combines the best of the early spring season and a few of Iqaluit’s top highlights and attractions. Then, after a full day of discovery, relax and keep an eye out for possible northern lights in the evening sky.

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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Mill Creek

Duration: 6 Days (5 nights)

$2875

This summer we will have six, six-day rides, in the Castle Provincial Park and Wildlands area in southwestern Alberta, Canada. Our wilderness base camp, known as “Teepee Town” will be located on Mill Creek, north of the border of Waterton Lakes National Park. Our camp, although “rustic and wilderness,” has private accommodations for individuals, families and friends, in walled tents and native Indian style canvas teepees, complete with raised cots and mattresses. Our hot home cooked meals are served in a large kitchen/dining tent and we have plenty of hot water, washbasins, a hot private outdoor shower, separate mens/ladies washing tents, and dry toilets. The traditional “Doughnut tent” is where we gather in the evenings around the campfire for our traditional “sing-song” with music, entertainment, and educational talks. All this fun while the professional staff look after the food, the horses, and your safety and well being. It is a complete holiday package!

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Snow Train From Edmonton to Jasper

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights)

$699

Travel to one of the most pristine ski destinations in the heart of the Canadian Rockies onboard Via Rail’s Snow Train while viewing the most spectacular scenery on the planet.

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6 Day Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$5580

Prepare to be wowed! You will spend two full days on the Tundra tracking along the coastline and in our touring-permit zone of the Wildlife Management Area. Each day you’ll explore the amazing Hudson Bay coastline observing the majestic Polar Bear up close and personal. Along the way, look for Arctic Fox, Arctic Hare, Camouflaged Ptarmigan and other wildlife. You’ll also have a Dog Mushing Experience (evening) and a Culture and Heritage Tour of historic Churchill, Manitoba. After your day’s adventures, you’ll return home to our cozy wood-fire heated log lodge, sumptuous local cuisine at our Lazy Bear Café, and your warm room with comfy beds and all the modern amenities.

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7 Day Ultimate Arctic Summer Adventure

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)

$4400

The Ultimate Arctic Summer Adventure combines five days of unforgettable wildlife with the cozy comfort of the Lazy Bear Lodge.With 60,000 beluga whales filling the Hudson Bay and polar bears leaving the pan ice, July and August is the perfect time to visit Churchill. You will go on a jet boat tour where you will see countless beluga whales and visit the Prince of Wales Fort. Your Hudson Bay Coastal Tour will focus on going out to view polar bears in their summer environment on the rocks and swimming in the water. You can add on additional tours to kayak and snorkel with the beautiful beluga whales. On land, you will go on a summer Arctic Crawler™ tundra tour as well as a town and area tour to see the historic sites of Churchill. After the adventure, you can then wind down in the serenity of the Lazy Bear Lodge.Lazy Bear Expeditions offers the most unique summer Arctic adventure to view both the friendly beluga whales and the mighty polar bears.

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9 Day Arctic Safari

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)

$12995

The Arctic Safari takes place in Canada’s last remaining wilderness — from the great tundra plains known as The Barren Lands, through “The Land of Little Sticks” and finally down to the rugged Hudson Bay coastline, home of the mighty polar bears. The Arctic Safari is a wildlife encounter second to none, with endless photo opportunities and experiences. You’ll cover up to 20,000 square km of the wildest regions in the Arctic, home to wolves, caribou, moose, three species of bears (polar, black and grizzly), Arctic and colored fox, wolverine, beaver, pine marten and a myriad of bird life.

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6 Day North Seal River Eco-Adventure

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$7495

This tailor made package encompasses a full range of options to experience the North Seal River regions wildlife, flora and fauna, geologic attractions, history and activities.

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8 Day Birds, Bears & Belugas

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$11295

Birds, Bears and Belugas takes place at Seal River Heritage Lodge, and combines the thrill of swimming with beluga whales in July and August with the adventure of Churchill Wild’s signature “on the ground” polar bear walking safaris.

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9 Day Arctic Discovery

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)

$10995

The Arctic Discovery is your immersion into one of the planet’s last untameable wilderness areas: the Canadian Arctic. Your stay at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge — a member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World — boasts unrivaled access to polar bears, their denning areas and coastal habitat. Similar to our Hudson Bay Odyssey (see video below), but with the addition of two days exploring the port of Churchill and kayaking with beluga whales, the diverse and abundant wildlife on this safari combined with untouched terrain, make the Arctic Discovery one of our most loved trips.

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6 Day Belugas, Bears & Blooms Enthusiast

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$4699

Experience summer in Canada’s North on an incredible wildlife adventure in Churchill, Manitoba. During July and August, thousands of beluga whales migrate into the Churchill River and the surrounding landscape erupts into colourful blooms. Enjoy the fresh summer air and dip your toes in the Arctic Ocean! Visit Churchill’s eclectic shops, enjoy local and regional cuisine, and learn about the culture and history of the area on a tour of Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site. Get up close with playful and curious beluga whales on a boat tour in the river estuary. Then, explore the Churchill Wildlife Management Area on a Tundra Buggy® excursion – you may even get to see the first of the summer polar bears!

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6 Day Churchill Town & Tundra Enthusiast

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$6499

This Churchill adventure, led by an Interpretive Guide, allows you to experience the excitement of polar bear viewing from a world-famous Tundra Buggy®, as well as enjoy the eclectic charm of this unique Northern town. The hotel-based Churchill Town and Tundra Enthusiast includes full-day Tundra Buggy safaris in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area – where polar bears await the freezing of the Hudson Bay – but also has ample time spent in town, offering the opportunity to discover Churchill’s personality by exploring unique shops, family-run restaurants boasting delicious regional cuisine, and cultural museums that portray the historical importance of the area. This adventure is ideal for guests who want to experience the wondrous charm of the town of Churchill while also spending days in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, viewing Churchill’s incredible polar bears.

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8 Day Frontiers North’s Big Five Safari

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$6649

The Big Five Safari is a nod to the incredible array of mega fauna that populate the beautiful province of Manitoba. The journey begins in Winnipeg, the geographic centre of North America. From here, travel overland to the beautiful boreal forests and sloping meadows of Riding Mountain National Park, where you will take daily wildlife safaris in search of moose, black bears and bison. After enjoying the landscape of Manitoba’s southern plains, travel north to the tundra town of Churchill, where you will seek out polar bears and beluga whales. Board a Tundra Buggy® and travel overland into the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, where polar bear populations are highest. Then float along the Churchill River with melodic beluga whales by boat.

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7 Day Tundra Buggy Lodge at Polar Bear Point Enthusiast

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)

$8349

Frontiers North’s Tundra Buggy® Lodge, located in the heart of polar bear country, offers a unique, immersive experience where guests can fall asleep and wake up with polar bears right outside their window, and, on a clear night, the Northern Lights dance above, unhindered by town lights. The Lodge consists of two sleeping units, a lounge with Internet access and a dining unit where guests can share stories and enjoy delicious regional cuisine. Evenings at the Lodge include presentations from Polar Bears International representatives. Daily Tundra Buggy excursions, led by a knowledgeable guide, allow guests to explore the area beyond the Lodge and give plenty of photography opportunities.

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Alaska

Alaska offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences unrivaled by any other destination in the world. Known as America’s “Last Frontier”, Alaska is home to some of the largest national parks and forests in the U.S. The rugged wilderness, breathtaking views, and wild adventures will entice you to return and experience something new each time. From world-class fishing, to endless outdoor activities year-around, to viewing wildlife first-hand in its natural habitat, there is something for everyone in the family in Alaska.

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Alberta

Alberta is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth, as vast as it is varied in landscape and experiences. Filled with unique activities, urban charms and cultural jewels. Dazzling peaks, ancient glaciers, turquoise lakes and Banff and Jasper national parks define Alberta’s iconic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Along the province’s southern rolling foothills, visitors can discover the rich culture of First Nations communities. To the east, the red-hued Canadian Badlands where dinosaur adventures abound. This province is more than just a place to visit; it is a place to truly experience.

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British Columbia

British Columbia is the kingdom of abundance. Where glaciated mountains stand over an unruly Pacific. Rainforests wrap cities. Nature shapes culture. The wild breathing life back into the wild within. This abundant, nurturing landscape has sustained ancient societies for 10,000 years. And today, some of those settlements have grown into cities that cling to the edge of wilderness, and won’t let go. People visit and live in BC to be within arm’s reach of nature’s richness. To ski world-renowned resorts, surf Pacific swells, swim in clear mountain lakes, hike to a glacier and back in a day. And all that activity breathes energy into British Columbia's culture of hospitality.

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Manitoba

There is no experience quite like Manitoba. There is nothing like feeling your heart race as a polar bear strides silently mere metres away. Nowhere else holds the absolute calm of Manitoba’s many fly-in fishing lodges. Nothing thrills like immersing yourself in the different worlds that Winnipeg, our capital city has to offer. Here, our many cultures are ready to welcome you. Canada’s heart beats here. Let yours beat with it.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s three unique coastlines, miles of untouched nature and panoramic views will capture hearts and camera lenses, alike. The bustling cities and charming villages each adorn unique culture and authentic cuisine. The infectious Acadian “joie de vivre” gets toes tapping. The Bay of Fundy is home to multiple UNESCO biosphere reserves and the highest tides in the world. These are best experienced at the famous Hopewell Rocks; where you can walk the ocean floor and 6 hours later, kayak the tides that have risen over four stories high.

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Newfoundland Tours

Newfoundland Tour Packages explore the most easterly edge of North America. Newfoundland and Labrador is where the sun rises first and where Vikings landed over 1,000 years ago. This place is home to the oldest settlement and the oldest city in North America, but is the youngest province of Canada. A vast land, with a relatively small population, Newfoundland and Labrador has some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Here, you can immerse yourself in wilderness solitude one day and embrace a vibrant culture at the cutting edge of the contemporary western world the next.

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Northwest Territories

Create a Magical Northern Adventure in the Northwest Territories. View awesome displays of Northern Lights at midnight in autumn and winter. Fish for world class trophies on one of our super-sized lakes in the long days of northern summer. Or you could drive across the Arctic Circle to the amazing Mackenzie Delta, on the Dempster Highway.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is home to stunning natural beauty, an exciting and diverse culture, a rich heritage and breathtaking experiences. With iconic sites such as Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Halifax Citadel, Halifax’s star-shaped fortress, the Cape Breton Highland’s Skyline Trail, located along the Cabot Trail and our newest UNESCO Site, the Landscape of Grand Pré, in the Annapolis Valley, there is no shortage of world-class attractions to explore.

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Ontario

The breathtaking four-seasonal palette of Ontario's vast wilderness, endless forests and abundant wildlife, awaits. Whether you want to reconvene with nature or lose yourself in the excitement of the most multiculturally diverse and socially cohesive region on Earth, you've come to the right place. Let Ontario surprise you with the striking beauty of her scenery and welcome you with the warmth of her people.

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is one of Canada's premier vacation destinations and a truly unique location for visitors. The coastline offers some of the most stunning vistas in the world. The rolling green hills and scenic farmland keep visitors’ cameras busy as they explore unspoiled beauty. Whether it’s a relaxing day on the beach, a sea kayaking adventure, a round of golf, or an evening at the theatre there is something for everyone. Once visitors have worked up an appetite, local cuisine is everywhere. Visitors can enjoy the bounty of the land or impossibly fresh lobsters, oysters, and mussels at cafés and restaurants throughout the island.

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Quebec

Discover Québec ... an immense province that occupies the northeastern-most corner of North America, unique for its history, language and culture. A place of freedom and creativity at the crossroads of the Old and the New World, where tradition and innovation combine with a contagious energy and joie de vivre! Discover an exceptional destination, four distinct seasons, an incredible natural heritage, an enriching human experience. Multi-faceted geography, diverse landscapes, vegetation and climate, and a rich history spanning five centuries, from colonial regime to the present-day challenge of maintaining the cultural vitality of this unique culture in North America!

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one big, beautiful place. Land and sky are ever-present influences. Nature is always in your backyard. Overhead, dramatic “Living Skies” command attention. Sunsets reveal colours rarely seen. Brilliant sunshine prolongs summer days and warms the chill of winter. Night skies (some of the darkest in North America) showcase the infinite wonders of the cosmos. The hospitality here is second-to-none. Visitors are immediately made to feel like part of the community, like a member of the family. No matter what part of Saskatchewan you choose to explore, no matter how long you decide to stay, the essence of this place will make a memorable impression.

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Yukon

Canada’s Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land filled with Klondike Gold Rush history, pristine wilderness and natural phenomena, like the midnight sun and the northern lights. The territory is also blessed with teeming wildlife, mighty heritage rivers, and a unique arts and culture that speak to the people who are drawn by the spirit of the north. Home of Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan, this magical territory offers a larger than life experience to its visitors.

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