Churchill is one thousand or so kilometres north of Winnipeg. Located on Treaty 5 Territory, the original lands of the Ininiwak, Anish-Ininiwak and Dene and home to Inuit and Métis.
Explore where retreating glaciers etched marks on rocks that are billions of years old. Tour a 300-year-old stone fort established by the Hudson's Bay Company, or take a thrilling dogsled ride to learn about the importance of this mode of transportation for the people of the North.
Admire intricate carvings and other Inuit art and artifacts at the Itsanitaq Museum. Don't be surprised if Churchill surprises you, from hiking through vibrant fireweed to finding a shipwreck or discovering the town's character brought to life in colourful murals.
Churchill is undoubtedly a year-round destination. Autumn is the prime time to see polar bears. Winter offers amazing northern lights viewing, visible here up to 300 nights of the year. Spring is the top season for birdwatching, and in the summer, thousands of beluga whales arrive in the area.
Your first clue Churchill is a place for adventurers is no roads lead here. Coming in by plane or train are the only ways to get to this remote town on the shores of Hudson Bay. Churchill hotels and eco-lodges welcome those seeking once-in-a-lifetime outdoor experiences.