Whew! It was a busy and bustling 2016 at Churchill Wild for polar bears, wolves, wildlife, lodge upgrades and adventures.
A big thank you goes out to all our guests and the staff, photographers, photo leaders and media who sent us photos or posted about their experiences online. You know none of this works without you, and your generous sharing continued to attract guests from around the world to our lodges. If we’ve missed a photo you think should be included in the album please let us know. There were thousands to choose from!
Your efforts and kind words of recommendation were greatly appreciated, and thanks to you, every year at Churchill Wild seems to be even better than the previous. We’re really looking forward to the upcoming season and we hope you are too.
Wishing everyone a warm and prosperous 2017! See you in the New Year!
Polar bear walks towards us at Seal River. Robert Postma.
New fireplace at Seal River Heritage Lodge.
Love you Mom. Rimma Aronov.
Full moon rising behind curtain of northern lights at Seal River Heritage Lodge. NANPA Award winner. Jim Heupel.
2016 Cat Train Crew
Wolves on guard at Nanuk. Steve Shellenberg.
Wolf at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Ian Johnson.
Polar bears in the mist at Nanuk. Steve Schellenberg.
Polar bear hunting beluga whales at Seal River. Jayne Shepherd.
Lone wolf in sunlight. Steve Levi.
Arctic Safari tents under the Northern Lights. Jad Davenport.
New lounge at Seal River Heritage Lodge.
Majesty. Skip Kask.
Beluga whales at Seal River.
Polar bear poses. The Nature Junkies.
Black paws at Seal River. Ian Johnson.
National Geographical Society guests on Arctic Discovery at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. George Kourounis.
Cranberry Cake with Warm Butter Sauce. Shel Zolkewich. Ian McCausland.
Watchful eyes at Nanuk. Rod Hunt.
Black bear at Nanuk. Jad Davenport.
Here I come. Terry Webb.
Blueberries & Polar Bears Cookbooks.
The lady and the polar bear. Courtney Horwood.
Fire On Ice. Grand Prize winner. Weather Channel photo Contest. Greg Gulbransen. Seal River Heritage Lodge.
Wolf warning at Nanuk. Ian Johnson.
Big bear at Nanuk. Julie Steelman.
Northern Lights over Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Skip Kask.
Wolf warning at Seal River. Robert Postma.
Triple cuddle threat. Ian Johnson.
It happens. Andrew Lasken.
Stalking at Seal River. Derek Kyostia.
Polar between ice rocks at Seal River. Ian Johnson.
Visit with a polar bear. Jad Davenport.
Conversation at Nanuk. Steve Weeber.
At peace. Steve Levi.
Hunting for belugas at Seal River. Jayne Shepherd.
Wolf at Nanuk. Charles Glatzer.
Emotion. Robert Postma.
Trip Advisor 2016 Certificate Of Excellence.
Mom and cubs at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Michael Poliza.
Young polar bear in the willows at Nanuk. Steve Schellenberg.
First bears for guests at Seal River Heritage Lodge.
Mom and cubs on the shore at Seal River. Jad Davenport.
The Nature Junkies at Dymond Lake.
Cuddles. Rimma Aranov.
Virginia Huang on Great Ice Bear Adventure at Dymond Lake EcoLodge.