Holiday: Heaven On Earth

Episode 9 - Churchill

Sarah Siese journeyed to the small town of Churchill in northern Canada to witness polar bears making their way towards the freshly frozen waters of Hudson Bay.

Episode 9 - Churchill

Hotels

Standard double rooms in Churchill cost around £120 per night, based on travel in October:

Tundra Inn from £73 per night
Bear Country Inn from £120 per night
The Aurora Inn from £132 per night

Prices correct as of 10 March 2012. (www.booking.com and www.expedia.co.uk)

Tundra Buggy Lodge

If you want to get on that Tundra Buggy Lodge and wake up to see the polar bears in the morning, package deals start from £2,359 per person for a 4-day, 3-night package. This includes return flights from Winnipeg to Churchill, and one night's accommodation on the tundra buggy. (Frontier Canada)

A Churchill Town and Tundra Polar Bear Adventure with Frontiers North starts at $2,449 (£1,594) per person. This includes hotel accommodation, flights to Churchill from Winnipeg and Tundra Buggy Adventure. Dog sledding can be added for $90 (£58) per person. It does not cover international flights London to Winnipeg.

Flights

Flights to Churchill via Winnipeg range from £720 - £980 (or more) per person.

Prices correct as of 6 December 2011 (www.expedia.co.uk)

Activities

Tundra Buggy

$399 (£260) per person

Dog sledding

$90 (£58) per person