Winter Skies: Aurora & Astronomy in Churchill

Tour Details

Tour Dates

2019 Tour Dates:

January 31 – February 05


February 28 – March 05


Churchill Package Price:

$1,639.00 + GST = $1,720.95

Via Rail rates to Churchill:

Seat only: $217.35
Upper Berth: $512.40
Lower Berth: $604.80
Cabin: $774.90
*All meals included in Berth or Cabin pricing

Calm Air return flight to Winnipeg:


*Please note Rail & Flight pricing are subject to availability

Deposit and Payment Schedule:

  • A $300.00 non-refundable deposit per person is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

Whats Included

– 5 Nights accommodation at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre

– All Local transfers

– Breakfast, lunches and dinners provided on site

– Workshops, Lectures & Presentations

– Tours & Activities in Churchill

Whats Not Included

– Alcoholic beverages

– Accommodation in Winnipeg

– Transport to and from Winnipeg

Tour Documents / Booking

Winter Skies Sample Itinerary

Northern Light Booking form

Northern Lights waiver form


About The Churchill Northern Studies Centre: 

Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit field station focused on research and education in the sub-arctic and is located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba.

They provide accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. They also facilitate learning programs throughout the year for non-credit learning vacations, university credit courses, and youth programming. They host conferences focused on Northern issues and offer day tours of our LEED Silver facility, local ecology, and the historic Rocket Range.


During your stay in Churchill the Activities are the following:

– Nightly Sky watch

– Workshops, Lectures & Presentations relating to Northern Research (Aurora/Northern Lights, Cosmic Connections and Culture)

– Snowmobile  Excursions

– Churchill Town & Area Tour

– Itsanitaq Museum

–Parks Canada Interpretive Centre

– Dog Sledding

Tour Media

Photo Gallery (click to enlarge)

  • Studies Centre Guest Photo
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  • CNSC-1
  • Studies Centre dorm rooms - Guest Photo