Your Churchill travel experience should take advantage of its reputation as the ‘Polar Bear Capital of the World'. Set off in a tundra buggy or stay at a wilderness lodge to watch their passage to seal hunting grounds in the winter. You'll also get an opportunity to see cubs at the world's largest polar bear maternity denning area in Wapusk National Park.
Watch beluga whales travel along Churchill River seeking warmer waters in winter or join the crowds to spot the many migrating birds or those nesting in the Arctic tundra. Enthusiasts should keep watch at Akudlik Marsh to see the rare Ross's Gull.
Explore the history of the Hudson's Bay Company that was established in 1670. Visit their old York Factory headquarters and trading posts near Churchill. Or take a guided tour around historical sites that tell the story of the fur trading company's power struggle against the French.