MANITOBA’S BIG FIVE SAFARI
Manitoba’s Big Five Safari is a nod to the incredible array of mega-fauna that populate the forests, tundra and rivers of this beautiful province. Experience the spectacular wildlife of Manitoba with an adventure from the dense forests of Riding Mountain National Park to the colourful tundra of Churchill.
- Riding Mountain National Park
- Parks Canada Bison Enclosure
- Wildlife safaris in the park to look for deer, moose and black bears
- Sub-arctic frontier town of Churchill
- Tundra Buggy adventure
AT A GLANCE
DAY 1: WELCOME TO MONTRÉAL
Begin your journey in Winnipeg, the geographic center of North America. In your free time, explore Fort Whyte, a 640 Acre cement factory turned nature preserve. Take your time exploring different ecological areas and visit the interpretive centre to get an understanding of the history of the area. If art is more of your thing, check out the WAG and its Inuit Art Gallery, the Qaumajuq.
DAY 2: RIDING MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Wildlife Safari In Riding Mountain National Park
Travel to Riding Mountain National Park where the bold boreal forest, expanses of meadows and lakes, lofty heights and deep gorges of the Manitoba Escarpment are home to moose, black bears, and a captive bison herd and more.
Take an introductory tour of the park, and participate in an evening wildlife safari.
|Tour: Wildlife Safari In Riding Mountain National Park|
DAY 3: GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH
Bison Enclosure with Parks Canada
Explore more opportunities for wildlife viewing with a guided drive, and enjoy an Interpretive bison enclosure presentation by Parks Canada. Visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre and explore the town of Wasagaming.
|Tour: Bison Enclosure with Parks Canada|
DAY 4: PARK SAFARI
Safari Drive Through Riding Mountain National Park
Begin the day with an early morning wildlife drive. Bid farewell to Riding Mountain and return to Winnipeg, where you will prepare for the next leg of your journey
|Tour: Safari Drive Through Riding Mountain National Park|
DAY 5: CHURCHILL ADVENTURE BEGINS
Fly to Churchill and Explore the City
Board an early morning flight to Churchill today. On arrival check into your hotel and spend some time exploring with a pre-arranged Churchill Town and Area Tour. Visit the Eskimo Museum and Parks Canada Visitor Centre. Complete your first day with a Beluga Whales and Prince of Wales Fort boat tour.
|Tour: Fly to Churchill and Explore the City|
DAY 6: ANIMALS – LAND AND SEA
Beluga Zodiac Tour
A fun day today as you’ll go on a Beluga Zodiac Tour and a Dog Cart excursion, where you get to meet the sled dogs.
|Tour: Beluga Zodiac Tour|
DAY 7: TUNDRA BUGGY™ ADVENTURE
Tundra Buggy™ Adventure
A Tundra Buggy™ Adventure today, to enjoy the expanse of tundra and hopefully spot some wildlife and birds. Lunch is served right on the Tundra Buggy™. Enjoy dinner in town and catch an evening flight back to Winnipeg.
|Tour: Tundra Buggy™ Adventure|
DAY 8: SAY GOODBYE TO THE NORTH
Fly back to Winnipeg to spend a few optional days exploring Manitoba’s capital city, Canada’s Gateway to the West.
From CA$7,149 – twin / From CA$8,399
Taxes: 4% PST; 5% GST
Prices are “starting from” rates, shown in CA$, per person based on two people sharing a twin room or one person in a single room.
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