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Manitoba Northern Lights Safari at Ganglers Lodge

Length

7 days / 6 nights

Hotel type

Remote Lodge

Nights of viewing

4 nights

Where it goes

When to go

August - September

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Exclusive aurora viewing in Manitoba

Travel to North Seal River Lodge for a once-in-a-lifetime Northern Lights experience. As soon as you land on the sandy runway, you’re greeted safari-style by guides and ATVs — a reminder that you’re over 965 kilometres (600 miles) from Winnipeg. Each day at the lodge is packed with adventure! Discover the unique landscape of subarctic Manitoba and marvel at the Northern Lights as they appear in the night sky.

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View the aurora borealis

Northern Lights viewing at Ganglers Lodge is a spectacular experience. Watch as the colours of the lights are reflected in Egenolf Lake.

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What’s Included

Lodge accommodation
Guided Northern Lights viewing experiences
Unique guided activities such as hiking, cultural tours and more
Return flights between Winnipeg and North Seal River Lodge
Electronic travel documentation package
Personalized Fresh Tracks Canada customer service support

Frequently Asked Questions

Gangler's North Seal River Lodge is in a remote, subarctic area of northern Manitoba. The fly-in lodge is surrounded by 5 million acres of land with over 12 rivers and 100 lakes. It is 60 miles south of the treeline and Nunavut border, and 640 air miles north of Winnipeg.

Our vacations are not typically escorted. You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary but rather have the freedom of independent travel.

This allows you, with the help of our travel experts, to personalize your trip to suit your interests, timeframe, and budget. We’ll guide you through the process and provide the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities tailored to your taste.

An exception to this is our Northern Lights vacations in Churchill. These are hosted trips. On these trips, you will be with the same group for each day of your trip and have a daily activity schedule. A local guide will be with you and almost all meals are included.

Either winter or fall is the best season for viewing the Northern Lights in Canada. During these seasons, there are extended periods of darkness.

The Northern Lights are most commonly a greenish-yellow hue, though they can appear pink, red, blue and even violet.

You can photograph the Northern Lights, but you will need a tripod and preferably a DSLR camera where you can control the shutter speed. A wide angle lens is also recommended to capture their full scope.

As Northern Lights viewing experiences take place at night, there is plenty of time in the day for other activities. Tour and activity options depend on the season and the location. In the winter, go dogsledding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling or ice fishing. In the fall, go hiking, wildlife viewing, and sightseeing. There are opportunities to learn about local culture and history too.

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Ganglers North Seal River Lodge

Ganglers North Seal River Lodge sits on the shores of Egenolf Lake, surrounded by over 5 million acres of exclusive land filled with lakes, eskers, and wildlife. A maximum of 26 guests stay here per trip, making it a very intimate experience. The main lodge is where you relax, socialize, and enjoy meals, while private log cabins (one bedroom or two bedroom) offer you a comfortable sleep.

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Spend time in Winnipeg

Spend time in Winnipeg

Spend more time in Winnipeg at the beginning or end of your trip and discover this city's hidden gems. Highlights include the Assiniboine Park Zoo (and its 'Journey to Churchill'), the Museum of Human Rights, the Royal Canadian Mint, and the Inuit Art Centre — the first of its kind in the world.

Explore Rockies by train

Explore Rockies by train

Want to experience even more of Canada? Add a train journey from Vancouver to Winnipeg — depart from the West Coast, travel through the stunning Canadian Rockies and take in the jaw-dropping alpine views.

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