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Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent two and a half days in a Great White Bear Tundra Buggy. It was very nice, very comfortable and very well done. Our drive was excellent and there was good communication between drivers regarding bear sightings. Everyone had a window seat and lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sandyfSanDiego
Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled with NatHab and used the Great White Bear polar rover. We each got a row of two seats, so being inside is super comfortable. Lisa, our driver with the eagle eyes, navigated the tundra road to perfection and even raced to the location...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank k15_s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Seeing polar bears in the wild is something I have wanted to do since I first about Churchill Manitoba and the bear migrations that took place there. This year, my husband and I finally went. It was with no exaggeration, the experience of a lifetime....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Genevieve M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used Great White Bear Tours when we were on the Nat Hab Polar Bear tour. The rovers were very comfortable, the driver were extremely friendly and had excellent spotting skills. We had Lisa 1 day & Michael for 2 days and they made sure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The key to these tours is excellent guiding. Our guide, Justin, was extremely knowledgeable about the history, flora, and fauna, and anything else. The Tundra buggy was a wonderful way to travel. We were kept in good order with coffee and hot chocolate snacks and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tonypose
GWBT, Public Relations Manager at Great White Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tonypose, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience with us in Churchill and enjoyed your time abroad our Polar Rover. While our Polar Rovers can comfortably fit 30 guests we choose to leave spaces available...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Stewart for 2 days and he worked hard to get us sighrs of bears Be prepared for some bumpy rides, my back suffered a bit Provides coffee & biscuit, and very pleasant lunch in nearly 8 hours on tundraMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jacqui3744
GWBT, Public Relations Manager at Great White Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi jacqui3744, Thank you for your review and I am are sorry to hear about your back. Stewart has been with the company for many years and has a wealth of knowledge as well as a keen eye for wildlife. The trail system we follow...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way to see polar bears. They are not always right next to the vehicle but you get great viewing. We say about a dozen over two days. Some wishing 200 feet, some binocular distance.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheldon m
GWBT, Public Relations Manager at Great White Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sheldon, Thank you for your review and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time aboard one of our Polar Rovers. We thank you for being one of our bear season guests and hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

We travelled with NatHab and used the Great White Bear Tundra Buggies. The drivers are amazing, in that they respect the habitat and environment, never leaving the designated roads to view the polar bears.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annemlopez46
GWBT, Public Relations Manager at Great White Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Anne. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time aboard our Polar Rovers and saw how much care we take in our work. Our staff are trained to provide the best experience for guests while ensuring that the...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We flew up for a quick trip. This isn't a budget friendly activity and we picked prime season (November 1) for pretty much guaranteed viewing...so we decided to chance it with 1 day on the polar rover. The booking process was easy (we booked directly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Naomi E
GWBT, Public Relations Manager at Great White Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your detailed review Naomi. We are happy to hear that you saw 12 bears on your day trip and one so close up. Our Polar Rovers do follow a trail system throughout the Churchill Wildlife Management Area which ensures optimal polar bear...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We stayed in the lodge on the tundra and everything exceeded expectations. The cabins were small, but larger than I had expected, and well insulated from cold and sounds. The expeditions leaders from Nat Hab were outstanding. Very experienced and knowledgeable. The food was amazing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elisabet R
GWBT, Public Relations Manager at Great White Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Elisabet! We appreciate your review of our lodge and are happy that you had a wonderful trip. The lodge is a very unique place to stay and many people are surprised at the food and comfort provided aboard such a...More

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fizzeo
February 19, 2018|
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Response from GWBT | Property representative |
Hello fizzeo, If you have any further questions about our tours please visit our website or contact our office. Our staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help with booking. Dorota
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julieday12
February 11, 2018|
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Hello, We do the Polar Bear day tours every season starting in October thru to November every year. All the dates and prices are listed on our web site. This year the price is $472.50 Canadian per person per tour
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Mari9
May 21, 2017|
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Yes they all have 1 washroom with a flushable toilet
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