Experience a birding trip like no other in Manitoba’s northern region. World-renowned as a birding and wildlife hotspot, Churchill is a much-sought destination for discerning travellers. From taiga to tundra habitat, northern Manitoba delivers an adventure that stands apart from the rest.
Add to your Manitoba Birding Adventure
Take advantage of your Northern Manitoba birding location to enjoy other exceptional activities. Consider these suggestions:
- Travel back to the heart of the fur trade era and the namesake Hudson’s Bay Company at one of Churchill’s many impressive National Historic Sites, including Prince of Wales Fort, Sloop Cove, Cape Merry and York Factory.
- Saunter through the diverse and eclectic collection at the Eskimo Museum in Churchill. Browse through the internationally recognized assortment of Inuit carvings and artifacts.
- Check out the wreck of the M/V Ithaca that sits at the western tip of Bird Cove near Churchill. Mystery shrouds the exact details of this shipwreck that eerily disappears during swirling mists and high tide.
- Peer at the gushing froth of Pisew Falls where the Grass River narrows through a gorge. Find your favourite vantage point on one of the observation platforms.
- Feel ambitious? Hike the 22-kilometre (return) backcountry trail from Pisew Falls to view Kwasitchewan Falls, Manitoba’s highest.
- Get fun and funky at the Sam Waller Museum in The Pas. This unusual collection ranges from local historic artifacts to bizarre curiosities of nature (stuffed and mounted).