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Nights Under the Lights in Churchill

This award-winning experience will put you in the Boreal Forest in Canada's North directly under the Auroral Oval!
Cross seeing the Northern Lights off your bucket list on this incredible Aurora viewing tour in Northern Manitoba. You'll experience unforgettable adventures and create lasting memories! Churchill, otherwise known as "The Polar Bear Capital of the World", is situated perfectly under the Auroral Oval, meaning the Aurora Borealis is visible 300 days of the year. In the winter, long nights and colder temperatures create an optimal viewing experience. The dancing lights in the dark sky will take your breath away
6 Days: from $5450/person CAD
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Our Nights Under Lights package operates in the peak of Churchills Aurora season. During the days enjoy dog sledding, snowshoe tours, going to the Parks Canada centre for a presentation on what life was like during the Hudson Bay Company era. Visiting Churchills historic and interesting sites such as Miss Piggy, the Polar Bear Jail and the Cape Merry battery which built by the Hudson Bay company to help protect the river and fort against invading French warships in the 1700's.

At night join us at our Award Winning Nights Under Lights location which gives you a dark sky, away from ambient light for optimal aurora photography and viewing. Our spot is tucked away in the trees, warm and spacious, allowing people a comfortable break from the cold inside our beautiful yurt when needed. Sit around the wood stove with some refreshments and snacks in comfort in between Aurora activity, listen to stories from local indigenous speakers and listen our for the Aurora Gong. We also have snowshoe trails for evening excursions through the boreal forest under the northern lights, and many foreground options for photos.

Day 1: Arrive in Winnipeg
Arrive in Winnipeg and check into the Grand Winnipeg Hotel for the evening.

Day 2: Fly to Churchill
Your guide will pick you up, check you in to you hotel in Churchill and then take you on a Town and Area tour to get your bearings and learn a little about the history and culture of our northern town. In the evening join us at our award winning location for your first night of aurora!

Days 3 and 4: Explore Churchill
Sleep in after long nights then during the afternoons enjoy various day activities like dog sledding, snow shoeing, visits to museums etc and then spend your evenings with us enjoying the warmth of the fire and viewing and photographing the northern lights!

Day 5: Return to Winnipeg
Fly back to Winnipeg and wind down at the Grand Winnipeg Hotel for one more night of your holiday

Day 6: Departure
Head home at your leisure!



  • Round trip airfare between Winnipeg and Churchill
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Winnipeg
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Churchill
  • Meals: Breakfasts in Winnipeg, Lunches and Dinners in Churchill (the hotel units have kitchens to allow for guests own breakfasts while in Churchill)
  • 3 Evenings at an Award-winning Nights Under Lights Aurora location, enjoying the warmth and comfort of a modern yurt
  • Daily afternoon activities include:
    • Cultural presentations
    • Dog Sledding
    • Town and Area tour
    • Daytime Snowshoe hike (weather dependent)
  • Beautiful nighttime walks and snowshoe treks under the Aurora in the boreal forest
  • Taxes

Not Included

  • Winter clothing (rentals available)
  • Meals other than stated
  • Alcohol
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
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Primary Location

Churchill, Manitoba


2025: January 30-4, February 20-25, March 20-25

Pricing Details

  • Rates are based on double occupancy
  • This tour is subject to availability at time of booking
  • A 20% non-refundable deposit is required
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Optional Extras

  • Transportation to and from Winnipeg
  • Additional nights in Winnipeg
  • Winter Clothing Rental

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