Churchill (Manitoba Canada) welcomes first cruise ship in over a decade

   July 19, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Churchill MB, a northern Manitoba (Canada) town known as the "polar bear capital of the world," recently experienced a rare event as a cruise ship originating from Greenland made a stop there. According to the town's mayor, Michael Spence, this is the first time in 15 to 20 years that such an event has occurred.

Silver Endeavour is an impressive 10-deck luxury ship with a capacity for 200 passengers. The sight of this beautiful ship docking at the port brought great excitement to the community, and the mayor expressed his delight in witnessing it.

Churchill MB has a strong history as a port community dating back to 1931, and the town is well-prepared to welcome visitors. Silversea, the cruise line operating the Silver Endeavour, has expressed interest in returning next year, indicating more visits from the company in 2024-2025.

As a popular tourism destination, the town takes pride in its international appeal and is fully equipped to provide excellent service and hospitality to tourists. The ship's passengers and crew are expected to spend a day or so exploring Churchill's attractions before continuing their Arctic tour back toward Greenland.