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Churchill Northern Studies Centre

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Address: Launch Road, Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 204-675-2307
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The splendor of the tundra

The Lords of the Arctic program through the Studies Center....amazing. Entire week was a joy...meeting folks from abroad, delectable cuisine, thought provoking talks and tours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lake City, Minnesota
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Lake City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Lords of the Arctic program through the Studies Center....amazing. Entire week was a joy...meeting folks from abroad, delectable cuisine, thought provoking talks and tours that help one to look outside the box. Rupert was an excellent scholar of bears and the changing environment....a delight to listen to and explore the area. I encourage all to seek this and other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic educational facility. Really neat look out point and lots of neat information including an aquarium featuring some of the aquatic species found in the bay.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First night with Natural Habitat, we went out to Northern Studies Center and heard Dr. Leanne speak about the numerous projects they are working on and how it relates to the area. We also saw the aquarium and interesting aquatic life (who would have guessed anemones in the Hudson Bay) My sister got to see the first bear while viewing... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This program surpassed my expectations. Rupert's bear knowledge, specifically, polar bears, is amazing. His lectures and explanations are thorough. He speaks in understandable terms and is passionate about preservation and conservation. The Centre staff are great hosts and tour guides. Safety is always a priority. Sleep quality of the accommodation is good. Meals are balanced and sufficient. There is a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only visited the centre we didn't stay, but if I ever get to go back to Churchill I will. It's a great place with amazing staff and fabulous instructors, everyone was friendly, super knowledgable and very passionate about the centres purposes and the enjoyment of the visitors. We chatted with several visitors who came from all parts of the... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful place to stay with a pre-arranged group. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The beds were comfortable. The food was good and plentiful. The advantage to staying outside of town was being close to the bears and being able to see the Northern Lights!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found nothing to complain about in this lovely hotel. The breakfast was very nice and the bedding was so wonderful we ordered a similar comforter as soon as we got home. The staff was also very attentive and accommodating

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Mission, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

October 11-18, 2016 I participated in the Lords of the Arctic program at the CNSC. It was an amazing experience hosted by true professionals passionate about the climate and its effects on the wildlife and ecosystems of Hudson Bay Canada. I met amazing like minded people who I am honoured to now call friends. The Science team in Churchill are... More 

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Fritz Creek, Alaska
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From reading the reviews here, we were very disappointed that there was no one around to tell us about the place. There is no sign outside inviting you in, nothing. We entered only because we read reviews here. They were ready to take our money, though, in the Gift Shop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool, very interesting, very ice and down to earth people, saw polar bears , got a lot of useful info about the arctic ecology, nice group of people in this week, very comfortable place, if You do not want five star hotel but direct experience Absolutely recommendable !!!!

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