Back in the Polar Bear Capital of the World for the start of aurora season and the buzz around town is that a bear was spotted on the Churchill River about 20 min away from town! This occurrence sends us a strong reminder to always be aware of polar bears! Discover Churchill reported on this sighting.
These phenomenal four aurora shots were taken by Alex De Vries – Magnifico at Discover Churchill are out in the polar bear denning area in Wapusk National Park. Wat’chee Lodge is the premier location to see polar bears emerging from their winter dens. Although Alex wasn’t fortunate enough to observe polar bears near their dens this trip, he was with some awesome photographers from around the world. They all were lucky to be bathed in these incredible northern lights in the cold, crisp northern skies! Enjoy!
These three shots by Alex De Vries – Magnifico at Discover Churchill document the magnificence of Churchill’s Spectacular northern lights. The official season is coming up but one can view the aurora borealis almost any time of the year with the right conditions! Of course if your a Churchillian like Alex, you have incredible opportunities to capture spectacular aurora images year round. Enjoy!
There’s nothing more awe-inspiring and beautiful in Churchill than the annual Churchill River ice break – up in the spring. This image by Discover Churchill with the sunset flowing across the ice floes is an amazing shot! Looking forward to all the life springing up across the bountiful tundra and waters of Churchill.
Here are some final retrospective aurora shots from Alex De Vries – Magnifico at Discover Churchill. These astonishing images of northern lights were taken over the last couple of weeks of Natural Habitat Adventures’ northern lights season. Alex has been a reliable source of incredible northern lights pics over the years and this season has been no exception. Another season is in the books with nearly all travelers seeing phenomenal aurora displays over multiple nights. Can’t wait for Churchill Summer adventures to get underway! Enjoy!