Churchill, Prince of Wales Fort’s main entry point, is 1,400 kilometres (870 miles) northeast of Winnipeg. Several commercial companies offer boat transport to the fort, as well as service to Cape Merry. Parks Canada does not provide transportation.

Services and information

How to get here

Find out how to get to Churchill by train or plane, and to Prince of Wales Fort by licensed tour operators.

Hours of operation

Prince of Wales Fort, Cape Merry and visitor centre hours of operation.


Seasonal and local weather, and trends.

Facilities and services

Learn more about tours at Prince of Wales Fort and the Parks Canada Visitor Centre in Churchill.


Daily visitor fees, guided walks or special interpretive programs and more. Free admission for youth.

How to get here

How to get here


Parks Canada’s Visitor Centre in Churchill
P.O. Box 127 (1 Mantayo Seepee Meskanow)
Churchill MB R0B 0E0


To Churchill

By rail: VIA Rail has regular train service to the nearest train station, Churchill Heritage Train Station, Churchill, Manitoba. Learn more about VIA Rail service

By air: Calm Air International provides scheduled direct flights to Churchill from Winnipeg. For more information and flight bookings, visit the Calm Air International website:

To Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site

Prince of Wales Fort, Sloop Cove and Cape Merry are all readily accessible by local transportation from Churchill, Manitoba.

In Churchill, several commercial companies offer boat transport to Prince of Wales Fort, as well as bus transport and vehicle rentals to Cape Merry. Parks Canada does not provide transportation to the site.

Facilities and services

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