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Prince of Wales Fort

Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
+1 204-675-8863
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History in the making!

The history behind the Fort is amazing to listen to. The parks tour guides are a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Brenda A
Winnipeg, Canada
Great for history buffs

This site is a short kodiak ride across the bay to the fort. If the weather is good and the time... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Dennis M
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

The history behind the Fort is amazing to listen to. The parks tour guides are a wealth of knowledge and you feel that sense of being transported back to that era. To imagine that people stayed there even in the harsh winters is a feat...More

Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This site is a short kodiak ride across the bay to the fort. If the weather is good and the time is right you will also see the bay filled with beluga whales. This historic site gives the history buff a real insight to life...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the basic Churchill sightseeing spots. As you go there to see bears or belugas, this would qualify as crumbs from the cupcake. Nevertheless, it's worth inspecting.

Thank Chingachgook
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Really neat site to visit, very interesting history, beautiful ruins... but lots of bugs!! Worth it, but bring your spray.

Thank Marco M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

As part of the Hudson Bay helicopter ride, we started out with a brief fly over the fort. You could see the multiple cannons and it seemed to be very well restored. We saw our first polar bear of the day on the kelp bed...More

Thank JanetScottB
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our guide was Rhonda and she was super knowledgeable and friendly. She gave us great information on the history of the site and the area and answered everyone's question without a problem!

Thank 476kristeenk
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Touring through the early history of European outposts in the North American continent shows an environment the adventurers adapted to while original inhabitants adapted to their presence. Learning to deal with the conditions of extreme cold show many aspects of the structures, and fireplaces abound....More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very interesting information and scenery while walking along the coast to the Fort- including having to divert the hike- awat from a mother and two yound polar bears!

Thank pw176
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Usually not big on things like this,but the Parks woman giving the tour was really into history & made it interesting. Additional staff rode around on ATVs watching for bears,which from my boat tours I think were probably on the shore just over the rise...worth...More

Thank gingermat
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Interesting history (Pathetic really: took 40 years to build. Yes 40. Took 4 hours to surrender and burn.). Neat guns. Great location for spotting polar bears. Beautiful scenery. Nice Parks Canada staff. Good tours. Must see.

Thank JonnyDub
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Fooder P
I'm looking to eat at RAW in Prince of Wales Fort near Churchill, Canada. Has anyone eaten there, what is the nearest airport, and hotel. What is the food like, what month did you go. Thanks for the information.
1 November 2016|
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Response from alan19542016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I visited in July. Two good places to eat in Churchill are the Tundra Inn Restaurant and Pub, across from the Tundra Inn. Another good place is Gypsy's Bakery. Everything is close together in Churchill, not too far to... More
Satveer K
What is the cost for the boat ride? and hat else is there to see? I am looking to go somewhere just for the day? Would this be a good place to spend a day?
30 July 2016|
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Response from Connie L | Reviewed this property |
We took two different tours, one the fort and estuary and the other the sloth trail. This is the one you go over in zodiac and walk the area and come out the outside of the Fort. I went first week of July, we saw a lot of... More