Prizes

Natural Habitat Adventures is giving away a wildlife photography trip to the winner of each of our Grand Prize Award categories! The People's Choice Winner—voted on by the public—will win a spot on Nat Hab's Classic Polar Bear Photo Adventure in Churchill, Manitoba.  The Experts' Choice Winner—chosen by a panel of expert photographers—will win a spot on Nat Hab's Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure in Alaska's Katmai National Park.

Below, find all the exciting details on each trip!

People's Choice Award:
Classic Polar Bear Photo Adventure

The winner of our People's Choice Award will be headed to Churchill, Manitoba for an immersive photographic journey into the realm of the polar bear, led by an expert photographer-naturalist! This is a 7-day, 6-night trip, valued at $7,900 USD.

Trip Highlights

  • Spend three full days photographing polar bears on the tundra with our expert Photo Expedition Leaders
  • Just 16 guests on vehicles designed for 30-plus passengers means there's plenty of room to position for superb shots
  • Enjoy impressive vehicle features, such as our exclusive steel-mesh outdoor observation deck, for extreme close-ups

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Inclusions:

  • One spot on the 7-day, 6-night Classic Polar Bear Photo Adventure with Natural Habitat Adventures
  • Roundtrip airfare from the United States or Canada to Winnipeg, and roundtrip airfare from Winnipeg to Churchill
  • Accommodations for six nights
  • All meals and non-alcoholic drinks during the trip
  • Use of cold-weather gear including a parka and boots
  • Services of an NHA Photo Expedition Leader and local guides
  • Evening wildlife and cultural presentations
  • All activities and entrance fees
  • Ground transportation to and from the airport

Experts' Choice Award:
Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure

The winner of our Experts' Choice Award will head to Alaska's Katmai National Park for a photography adventure guided by a naturalist and pro photographer during prime time for capturing incredible close-ups of the largest coastal brown bearson the planet. This is an 8-day, 7-night trip, valued at $10,200 USD.

Trip Highlights

  • Photograph giant Alaskan brown bears—the world's largest coastal grizzlies—at very close range, in a truly wild and remote setting 
  • Coastal cruising aboard our private small ship allows unparalleled personal access for photographing bears, as well as magnificent natural landscapes
  • View bears foraging on the beach as we walk on shore in the careful company of our Expedition Leader, and get amazing photos from just feet away!

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Inclusions:

  • One spot on the 8-day, 7-night Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure with Natural Habitat Adventures
  • Roundtrip airfare from the United States or Canada to Kodiak or Homer, Alaska
  • Accommodations for seven nights in a shared twin*
  • All meals and non-alcoholic drinks during the trip
  • Services of an NHA Photography Expedition Leader and local guides
  • All activities and entrance fees
  • Ground transportation to and from the airport

*Single accommodations are not available on this trip. We will plan to match the winner with a roommate. If we are unable to find a roommate match, the winner will not be charged a single supplement fee.

Honorable Mention Awards:
$150 to B&H Photography Store

In addition to the Grand Prize Awards, there will be eight Honorable Mention Awards, each winning a $150 gift card to B&H photography store.
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WWF & Natural Habitat Adventures. Discovering Our Planet Together.

Since 2003, Natural Habitat Adventures has partnered with World Wildlife Fund, the world’s leading environmental conservation organization, to offer conservation travel—sustainable travel that supports the protection of nature and wildlife. NHA has provided more than $2 million to WWF and will continue to give 1 percent of gross sales plus 100,000 annually through 2023 in support of WWF’s mission to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

Learn more about the NHA/WWF partnership.