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Destination: The Northern Lights in Canada

Northern Lights and the Wildlife of Northern Manitoba

Journey to the great Canadian North for a once-in-a-lifetime eco-adventure highlighted by four nights at an outstanding wilderness lodge run by a family of outfitters with a proven record of providing guests with the area's finest outdoor activities. In the evenings, bundle up and venture out under the stars to observe the northern lights.

Tour map for Northern Lights and the Wildlife of Northern Manitoba


– Experience true Canadian hospitality at Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge in Northern Manitoba—an exclusive property renowned for its extraordinary service that is situated approximately 200 miles from the nearest road and accessible only by air. This stretch of untouched water and wilderness—spanning over 7,200 square miles—features 12 river systems that merge to form more than 100 lakes as well as the North Seal River.

– Relish pristine viewing of the northern lights in September that will leave you breathless.

– Set out on a full-day wildlife spotting excursion (by air and by land) during the annual caribou migration—where wolves, bears, bald and golden eagles, wolverines, and scavengers follow this traveling ecosystem.

– Admire the geologically rare landscape sculpted thousands of years ago by retreating glaciers that left meandrous formations of gravel and sand called eskers.

– At the lodge, choose from a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, birding, lake tours, and fishing.

– Enjoy guided tours and lectures led by local naturalists—including resident biologist, Dr. Brian Kotak, and First Nations guides—specializing in the region's geology, geography, flora and fauna, and indigenous communities.

– Participate in educational presentations covering diverse subjects of regional interest. 

What's Included

  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Winnipeg and 4 nights accommodations at Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge
  • Round-trip airfare between Winnipeg and Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge
  • 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners
  • Full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader and local experts
  • All activities listed on the 6-day itinerary (unless noted otherwise)
  • All excursion transportation
  • Gratuities to Orbridge Expedition Leader, local guides, drivers, and wait staff for included meals
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times