An estimated 57,000 beluga whales live in the western Hudson Bay region, spending summers in the Seal, Churchill and Nelson River estuaries.
Northern lights are so strong in Churchill, they can be seen even in the summer when the sun barely sets.
Belugas can grow up to 14′ long and maybe weigh around 2000 lbs.
Beluga whales will swim right along side your zodiac tour.
Fog can roll in quickly where the Churchill River meets the cold waters of Hudson Bay.
Belugas can be seen swimming in pods of 6-20 animals, often segregated by sex.
Almost thirty grain ships visit Churchill each year between July and November.
View from the Churchill River Flats, a recreation retreat for many Churchillians.
Polar bears are back in the Churchill area by early July, keep your eyes open.
Snorkelling with beluga whales has fast become one of Churchill’s top attractions. It is a truly amazing experience.
Images courtesy of Alex de Vries – www.alexdevriesphotography.com
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