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The Tundra Buggy Adventure - Day Tours

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An official Tundra Buggy® Adventure is the best and safest way to view the majestic polar bear in its natural environment and is an ideal tour option if you are planning your own travel and accommodations in Churchill. Tundra Buggy Day Tours include...more
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124 Kelsey Blvd, Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Great Canadian Tours flew us into Churchill from Calgary on a one day tour. We left Calgary at 6 am and arriving at Churchill, old school buses met and transported us to the tundra buggy loading site. Climbing the school bus stairs and the 6-8...More

23  Thank tonka922
Tundra12, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at The Tundra Buggy Adventure - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2014

Hi tonka922, Thank you for your incredible and thorough review! A lot of our guests aren't quite sure what to expect when they come to Churchill for the first time and especially aren'y sure what's in store for them on a Tundra Buggy. You've laid...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We were totally excited thinking the Tundra Buggy was our best chance to see polar bears in the summer. We saw no bears and no foxes and ran into people in town that had done the buggy in days earlier that also complained of no...More

17  Thank marqual
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spending two days on a Tundra Buggy looking for polar bears was fun. The vehicles are safe, warm and ideal for photography. Our driver was informed guide, spotter and waiter. Waiter! Serving warming soups and choice of sandwiches. And the bear sightings were excellent.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was amazing two day on the tundra buggy. Our driver/guide Kevin Burke was great, her spotted the bears and other animals that we would have never seen. His care handling the buggy was great. We saw lots of bears up close, the bears act...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is a once in a lifetime experience. We were fortunate to eat lunch while watching bears the two days on the tour. Mr. Cook was extremely knowledgeable and personable. His wife grew up in Churchill and spoke to us, then sold us her art...More

Thank 794nancyh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

when we went to Churchill Canada we were not quite in bear season but we did see Polar Bears so so good this company was very good to deal with the driver very knowledgable we had such a good day we would recommend this companyMore

Thank Lesley D
Frontiers N, Marketing at The Tundra Buggy Adventure - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Lesley, Our Tundra Buggy drivers are very knowledgeable. They have years of experience and so many stories to share! We are so happy you were able to see polar bears! The colours on the tundra are changing so they are becoming a bit easier...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We took the tundra buggy to look for polar bears. We didn’t see bears but we saw cranes a bald eagle a moose and a caribou. Mart our driver and guide was very knowledgeable and did his best to find polar bears. He served lunch...More

Thank healinghands7
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a fantastic day tour on the Tundra Buggy through Frontiers North Adventures. It was a summer tour, which means it can be difficult to see polar bears - keep that in mind if you go in the summer, as obviously these aren't captive...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

If you are keen on seeing polar bears, the summer tour is probably not for you. Not just because you will likely not see them, but also because the guide will likely not make too much of an effort to. We were surprised by this,...More

Thank Philiptravels
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This adventure topped them all. Comfortable buggies. Knowledge and interesting guides. Amazing opportunities to get up close not only with polar bears, but foxes, various birds, including snowy owls. Beautiful landscapes. Highly recommend.

4  Thank 53Maryd123
Frontiers N, Communications Coordinator at The Tundra Buggy Adventure - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad you had a great time in Churchill with us. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again sometime soon. Taylor

Reviewed 3 January 2018

I did not expect the tundra to be so beautiful in the summer or so rich with wildlife. Flowers, caribou, polar bears, birds, too numerous to count and too various to remember. But I will never forget the arctic tern with a chick popping unexpectedly...More

Thank M P
Frontiers N, Communications Coordinator at The Tundra Buggy Adventure - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello M P, Thank you for your thoughtful and descriptive review. Jim Baldwin is a great Tundra Buggy Driver and his knowledge of bird species is outstanding! He's also very funny, "Buggy 9, Buggy 9." We are glad you had such a great summer experience...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

i did the last tour of the season in nov. while our driver was amazing and did everything possible for us to try and see a bear (acknowledging the bears dont come on demand, being wild animals), we didnt see any bears. in hindsight i...More

2  Thank heathertate2017
Tundra12, Marketing & Communications at The Tundra Buggy Adventure - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi heathertate2017, Thank you for your detailed review of your Tundra Buggy day tour. You are correct, our Tundra Buggy drivers are great and do everything in their power to give our guests the best experience possible, but sometimes weather or wildlife don't cooperate the...More

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988carlm
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Response from skibumFernie | Reviewed this property |
If you are a pilot would you not contact the airport?
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Doug W
29 December 2016|
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Response from Frontiers N | Property representative |
Hi Kate, We do not release our Tundra Buggy day tour dates until later in the year which can make scheduling around hotel availability, and train schedule a bit more difficult. Tour #63 on our website called Churchill Town... More
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Anastaciahausen
3 November 2016|
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Response from Frontiers N | Property representative |
Hi Anastacia, Each of our Tundra Buggies are outfitted with a flushing toilet, similar to one you'd find in a RV or camping trailer. Thanks Taylor
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