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Prince of Wales Fort

Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
+1 204-675-8863
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Great Dinner at RAW:Churchill inside Fort

Arrived by tundra buggy to see Prince of Wales Fort and have dinner at the pop up restaurant... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
virginian9
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Newport News, Virginia
Great story, but viewing it from the water is enough.

We were on a boat ride to see some whales and much to our surprise this was an included bonus. It... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Lovetotravelfamily4
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
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"fur trade"
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"dressed in period costume"
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"polar bear"
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"brought history to life"
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"walking tour"
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"informative tour"
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"wild flowers"
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Arrived by tundra buggy to see Prince of Wales Fort and have dinner at the pop up restaurant RAW:Churchill. Fort is very cool. Bear guard to keep us safe. Docent gave great presentation/information on the fort. Dinner at RAW: Churchill was great. Highly recommend a...More

Thank virginian9
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were on a boat ride to see some whales and much to our surprise this was an included bonus. It is a good story and the fort is ok, but we were there over an hour and people were getting mad and wanted to...More

Thank Lovetotravelfamily4
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

This was one of our first stops on our town tour of Churchill, on one of the extremely rare full sun and no wind days in town! No costumed guides at this time of year but we still learned quite a lot of the history...More

Thank OliverandLisa
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A walk to the fort is a must, there are people in historical outfits who take you round the fort explaining the history of it.

Thank Avril84
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We reached the Fort on a Zodiac watching the Beluga whales along the way. The fort was built to protect the fur trade run by the Hudson Bay Company. They have an actor portraying Samuel Hearne. He gives the history and demonstrates firing a flint...More

Thank charles6346
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Best part of the visit was " Samuel Hearne". He brought history to life, including shooting the flintlock. He could have expanded on the fur trade routes and the French southern route being a reason the French weren't interested in the north, as well as...More

Thank Lynday147
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Good acting by staff. Dressed in period costume. Interesting history. Renovations underway to preserve the walls of the fort.

Thank Nicole1958
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

You stand at the fort and think about the harsh conditions people endured when this fort was built over many years. There names are etched on a nearby rock. The fort is worth a visit. You also may see a polar bear walking nearby.

Thank Lawrence S
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was very interesting and a great way to learn about Canadian history. Interpretive guide was very interesting and the fact that the facility had been so well maintained was outstanding.

Thank BriggsFancy
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

July 2017 - As part of a 3 hour zodiac boat Beluga whale adventure, our group stopped at the Prince of Wales Fort to hear about the history associated with the Fort. We parked our zodiac boat and followed a park ranger up a long...More

Thank JerryH9905
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Fooder P
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
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Satveer K
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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
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