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Lazy Bear Expeditions and Lodge offers 2-6 night tours of Churchill, Manitoba. Find out about our Ultimate Polar Bear Tours, our Beluga encounters, and Arctic Adventures.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
313 Kelsey Blvd, Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
+1 866-687-2327
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Visited Churchill in Oct 2018 and stayed at the Lazy Bear Lodge. Good hotel, facilities and restaurant and staff are very friendly/helpful. Hotel walls are a bit thin so you can hear everything from the next room(s) but OK (unless one of the group gets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

I took a tour led by Orbridge Tours who used Lazy Bear Expeditions our if Lazy Bear Lodge for their local guide and excursions. I thought they were great. Our guide was a local woman, Jed, whose first hand experiences added to everything we did....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

We are not long back from Churchill and can't find enough words to thank the Lazy Bear guys for a fantastic trip! Everything from start to finish was brilliant. The lodge was beautiful and so cosy, the restaurant was lovely (never had a bad meal)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

When we decided we wanted to tour Churchill, we spent some time researching the options. Other places had reservations about accommodating my mobility limitations, but I discussed it with the people at Lazy Bear and they were happy to accommodate me. I had to climb...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This has been on my Mum’s bucket list for a long time, so we finally went! We booked our trip with Michelle who was so helpful, and we were able to request disability accommodations for my Mom, a first floor room due to her bad...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AngieK517
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This was a trip I had wanted to take for many years. I called the previous year to make the reservations and asked about whether we would really see polar bears up close and was told it was highly likely but they are wild animals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This was supposed to be a once in a lifetime experience that turned into a total flop. The trip should have not gone ahead as there were no bears to see and last bear tours knew it why else offer free helicopter rides up the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LazyBearExpeditions, Manager at Lazy Bear Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dorothy, thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review of our expedition. As we mentioned in our response to your review of our lodge, we use historical data to predict the amount of animal activity guests can expect to see. During...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

The folks at Lazy Bear Lodge/Expeditions were excellent at providing my family a true vacation that will never be forgotten. While my wife made the arrangements and decided on Lazy Bear based on other reviews, I've got to say that everything was truly perfect and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Rockyk36
LazyBearExpeditions, Manager at Lazy Bear Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you for your comments. Our guides love showing all that Churchill has to offer!

Reviewed 15 November 2018

My husband and I with another couple travelled to Churchill late August 2018 to experience the Artic wildlife in hopes of seeing beluga whales that fill the Hudson Bay and to observe the majestic polar bears. The trip did not disappoint! We had an incredible...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LazyBearExpeditions, Manager at Lazy Bear Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us this summer! Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 14 November 2018

They charge top dollar for the experience of seeing polar bears but they don't care about their customers. They require 100% of the trip paid 1 year in advance with no ability to get a refund. When we arrived we waited 45 min outside on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Daniel P
LazyBearExpeditions, Manager at Lazy Bear Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Daniel, thank you for your feedback. We think it's important to clarify our standard payment plan is 50% paid at the time of booking, and 50% paid 90 days prior to arrival. This helps us plan appropriately for your stay in our limited space....More

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Response from Daniel P | Reviewed this property |
Saw many bears! We were there from Oct 30-Nov 2. Great experience the bay was just beginning to freeze and the bears were very easy to see near the shore line.
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Response from Hilary0169 | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid-August, and we saw everything we hoped to and more. We still talk about it all the time.
29 November 2018|
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Response from glennm921 | Reviewed this property |
If you go with a tour group that runs about six days starting in Winnipeg, a charter flight to Churchill, a couple of days on the tundra looking for bears, and a dog sled ride, expect to spend around $7,000 per person double... More