Seek the thrill of adventure in Churchill, Manitoba... and see the astonishing Prince of Wales Fort built 250 years ago on the bare, windswept coast of Hudson Bay. Get a real sense of a fur trader’s life in the subarctic at this massive stone outpost. Hop on a boat to the fort and experience unforgettable whale watching en route – more than 3,000 beluga whales gather in the Churchill River in July and August.
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Parks Canada Visitor Centre in Churchill
P.O. Box 127 (1 Mantayo Seepee Meskanow)
Churchill MB R0B 0E0
Hours of operation
Prince of Wales Fort
Open July to August
Cape Merry Battery
Open June to mid-November
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Wapusk National Park
A vast subarctic wilderness of tundra and boreal forest, Wapusk protects one of the world’s largest known polar bear maternity denning areas, as well as more than 200 bird species, caribou, wolverine, arctic hare and foxes.
York Factory National Historic Site
Perched incongruously amid vast tundra wilderness, York Factory was the Hudson’s Bay Company’s major trading and administration centre for centuries. Its grounds and grand Depot, filled with artifacts, provide profound insights into a pivotal period in Canada’s founding days.