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Great White Bear Tours

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
866-765-8344
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Ranked #1 of 14 Activities in Churchill
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San Remo, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We booked our trip with Nat Hab because they take 15 people in a Polar Rover that probably seats 30.What a good decision. Great White Bear Tours were extremely professional in their vehicles, their driver, their food and drink and the overall experience of finding bears and watching them in the wild. We saw bears "fighting", sleeping , one running... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Most folks who visit Churchill for Polar Bear season, Sept/Oct, will go out on one of the Tundra bus tours. We chose Great White Bear tours and were very happy with our choice. Friendly, helpful staff. Comfortable bus/buggy. Good bear sightings. The basis of the day out is...you spend a day in a "lifted" bus. 10 ft off the ground,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We spent three days on the tundra with Natural Habitat and Great While Bear Tours. Everything was extremely well organized, from the Irish hot chocolate to the bear viewing. The driver, tour guide, and professional photographer all enhanced the experience of viewing these incredible creatures close up. The emphasis was not simply on seeing the polar bears, but looking for... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had an amazing time in Churchill,Canada traveling through Natural Habitat Adventuires. Amazing Polar bears, artic foxes and even dog mushing. Will do it again. Thanks Melissa and Bill.

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atlanta , georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We booked our trip through Natural Habitat Adventures. They booked the Churchill Inn for our hotel and Great White Bears for our tundra tour. Bill, our driver, did an excellent job of maneuvering around the tundra to ensure we had many opportunities for bear watching. He also served excellent lunches on the rover. Weather cooperated and therefore we saw numerous... More 

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Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We booked the tour via Natural Habitat Adventures. We have seen lots of Polar Bears and we're even able to see a Polar Bear lift.

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have taken six trips with Natural Habitat Adventures, and their polar bear trip with Great White Bear Tours exceeded even their high standard. I took the Photo Tour. We stayed in town and spent three whole days in the Polar Rover plus two half days in a bus in Churchill and vicinity. From the first afternoon, when we saw... More 

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Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Great White Bear Tours knows how to put on a show! Twenty hours on the tundra in a Polar Rover gave us a fantastic up close viewing of many polar bears. Everyone had plenty of room to see these magnificent creatures in warmth and comfort. Our capable driver and knowledgable guide knew where to find the bears so no one... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A lot of people named their review something similar, and it's with good reason. Staying on the Tundra with Natural Habitat Adventures at the Great White Bear Lodge is an incomparable experience. Everyone was so attentive, thoughtful and genuinely nice. Paul, the lodge manager made sure to give me extra hot water bottles and an extra blanket because I'm always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Wonderful trip. It exceeded expectations. Up close and personal to polar bears and arctic fox. Dramatic winter scenery. Good accommodations.

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