Churchill , Manitoba, Canada is a small sub-arctic community situated on the banks of the Churchill River, on the shores of Hudson Bay, in the northern region of Manitoba, Canada. The Arctic Tundra and the Hudson Bay are positioned to the north of town. The boreal forest to the south. Underneath Churchill is the Canadian Shield, lichens and permafrost. Churchill is referred to as the, "Polar Bear Capital of the World".
Attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Churchill and the surrounding areas wildlife watching touring, Whale watching, birding (birdwatching), sightseeing, flightseeing, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, hunting, fishing, Northern Lights, flightseeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, dog sledding and snowmobiling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Churchill Manitoba includes the Wapusk National Park, the Akudlik Marsh, the Churchill and Cape Tatnam Wildlife Management Areas, Goose Creek, the Sand Lakes Provincial Park, the Numaykoos Lake Provincial Park and the Caribou River Provincial Park.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Churchill Manitoba includes accommodations (fishing lodges, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, outfitters, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery store, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, internet and transportation services. All transportation to and from Churchill is provided by regional planes, floatplanes and/or train service (rail). The rail service (Hudson Bay Rail) departs only from Winnipeg and takes 2 days to reach Churchill.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Churchill Manitoba includes the Eskimo Museum, the Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site of Canada (accessed by boat or helicopter only), York Factory National Historic Site of Canada, Cape Merry Battery Historic Site of Canada, Boreal Gardens (farm market green houses), and the Churchill Northern Studies Centre.