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Interesting History

Glad we went in the summer so we could go here. Really interesting history and good views of the... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
BigSkyGG
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British Columbia, Canada
It was COLD

The guide made it worth it. GREAT Stories. A ranger (besides the guide) is out with you watching... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
sheldon m
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Glad we went in the summer so we could go here. Really interesting history and good views of the bay.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

The guide made it worth it. GREAT Stories. A ranger (besides the guide) is out with you watching for polar bears (with a rifle). Interesting history. Could see Hudson Bay starting to freeze. The wind was fierce!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheldon m
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

When the English dominated the area, part of their effort included the construction of the fort as well as a battery across the river as part of their defensive strategy. Fortunately the fort was never tested, but it did provide security for this strategic location...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Jill had to step in at short notice to be our guide but did a very good job seeing that it was history she was talking about and her forte is science. A polar bear was on the loose at the time so we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

on our way to the fort I thought this isn't for me but once there found it so interesting especially about the history of fur traders and the fort itself we had an excellant tour guide this was so interesting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lesley D
Reviewed August 30, 2018

If there wouldn't be the possibility of Polar Bears in the area (thats why they send an armed guard on the trip with you), the Fort would just be underwhelming and to young for Europeans...

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

You can only get to the fort by transportation from a local private company -- Parks Canada does not provide transport to or from the fort.The fort, part of Parks Canada, is currently under restoration. The friendly staff provide a interesting look at Canadian fur...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Arrived by tundra buggy to see Prince of Wales Fort and have dinner at the pop up restaurant RAW:Churchill. Fort is very cool. Bear guard to keep us safe. Docent gave great presentation/information on the fort. Dinner at RAW: Churchill was great. Highly recommend a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We were on a boat ride to see some whales and much to our surprise this was an included bonus. It is a good story and the fort is ok, but we were there over an hour and people were getting mad and wanted to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

This was one of our first stops on our town tour of Churchill, on one of the extremely rare full sun and no wind days in town! No costumed guides at this time of year but we still learned quite a lot of the history...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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fooderp
October 31, 2016|
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Response from alan19542016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I visited in July. Two good places to eat in Churchill are the Tundra Inn Restaurant and Pub, across from the Tundra Inn. Another good place is Gypsy's Bakery. Everything is close together in Churchill, not too far to... More
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Response from Connie L | Reviewed this property |
We took two different tours, one the fort and estuary and the other the sloth trail. This is the one you go over in zodiac and walk the area and come out the outside of the Fort. I went first week of July, we saw a lot of... More
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