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Address: Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
Phone Number: 204 675 8863
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Great spot to see the Beluga whale

Driving to the Fort we spotted a Snowy owl sitting on the Manitoba Millennium monument. Te owl accommodated everyone that wanted to take a photo. Walking around the area I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Michele O
Clifton, New Jersey
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the tour from the cape through the natural area to the fort. The walk is quite interesting because you see the names and the dates of the people that landed here a long time ago. Life was very challenging for them. I particularly enjoyed the scenery out there. It was beautiful. The fort itself is very uninspiring, although... More 

Thank Tigerman777
Clifton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving to the Fort we spotted a Snowy owl sitting on the Manitoba Millennium monument. Te owl accommodated everyone that wanted to take a photo. Walking around the area I spotted a red fox which was really exciting. A few minutes later I spotted a few beluga whales less than 10 m from the shore. Unlike most whales these guys... More 

Thank Michele O
Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Cape Merry is across from the Prince of Wales Dirty, on the Churchill side of the river. The wind comes whistling off the Hudson Bay, so wrap up if you go there during the winter months! The Parks Canada staff are on site every so often, but there's washrooms and there's some interesting info on site. Watch your footing if... More 

Thank frazad
Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Was a combo tour that included the visit to the Fort. It was a guided tour and we were taken there by boat with an on-site guide. Interesting and the guide was well informed. It is a bit of a walk from the shore to the fort but the pace was easy and relaxing.

Thank Tana708
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105 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We took a great guided tour of the fort which we enjoyed very much. I've always wanted to visit Fort Prince of Wales, and I wasn't disappointed. We were there in the evening, and viewed a wonderful sunset over the fort. Keep in mind that this fort isn't completely restored like Lower Fort Garry in Winnipeg or Old Fort William... More 

1 Thank Paul U
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The fort is an important part of Churchill's history. The guides were very knowledgeable. The fort has been partially restored but still provides a perspective of what the area was like in the 1700s. We toured it as part of a package with Sea North Tours. Certainly worth seeing.

Thank Lynntravels83
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I didn't know about the fort before arriving in Churchill. It was included in my whale watching tour and should not be missed. You have to cross the Churchill River by boat to get there. The fort's history is very interesting - and also quite humorous. If visiting in summer, take in the wonderful tundra on the pathway from the... More 

1 Thank Allan L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

If you are in Churchill definitely go on a tour of the Prince of Wales Fort. The Parcs Canada guides did a great job explaining the history of the area and the fort! Excellent place with fabulous 18th century views intact!

1 Thank cookchic
Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Yes, you do need to get here by boat and yes there is a lot of walking involved....but it is worth the visit. History was never so interesting and the tour guide brought history to life for us.

1 Thank Barb B
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The history of the Prince of Wales Fort is interesting, but there is not much left, except the stone walls and the cannons. Again, interesting history, but spectacular location.

Thank aawchoo c

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