INTRODUCING OUR TEAM
COVER: Photo © Alex de Vries-Magnifico
While the belugas are the main attraction, the people who get you there are of upmost importance. Churchill is a remote community and our team has detailed knowledge of the land and sea here. We are friendly and welcoming while taking your safety and the safety of the belugas very seriously.
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Didier is third generation Churchillian and has a love for the outdoors and is passionate for the environment. He enjoys carpentry, exploring the land and new adventures.
I’m Nickia McIvor and I have been raised in Churchill my whole life. I’m 17 years old and I love to do stuff on the land and make art in my free time.
My name is Faith Botelho, I was raised in Churchill, MB. I love the outdoors and watching the wildlife here in Churchill.
Julie has always had a strong love of the north, especially through her background in architecture and arctic research. She grew up racing kayaking and is thrilled to be out on the water in Churchill sharing her passion with others.
Owner/operator of “SUP North”, she fell in love with Churchill in 2012. Combining her passion for the whales, the water and active living, she introduced paddleboarding to the Churchill River.
Your friendly transportation to see everything there is to see. “Going out of the way to make things happen is my only way. Churchill is my second home.”
Born and raised in Winnipeg, Chelsey is here for the summer looking for a northern adventure. Chelsey loves the outdoors, wildlife, and travelling and is excited to combine these passions while working in Churchill.
An avid outdoors person, Chris spends his days traversing across Manitoba introducing new people to the outdoors. Professional photographer and writer, he enjoys all things relating to nature.
I’m a local Cree from York Factory first nation born and raised in Churchill that has been guiding for 17 years. I am looking forward to helping out and meeting you this summer.
Jocelyn works on the front line entertaining beluga whales all summer. Instead of toys, she uses kayaks, zodiacs and snorkelers. It’s a hard job, but someone’s gotta do it!
Born and raised in Churchill, Tiffany loves to embrace every aspect of mother nature. Whether it’s photography, berry picking, exploring or navigating the Churchill Estuary, she likes to do it all.
He is a 3rd generation Churchillian and Captain of the one and only SEA NORTH II vessel. His favourite memories to date are rare Orca sightings in 2012 and 2014.
Alex is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys the beauty of nature.
His hard work ethic is easily demonstrated in his building and restoring projects. When he is not at school, he spends his summers in Churchill working for Sea North Tours.
I grew up in Northern Ontario and have a love for the outdoors and wildlife. I enjoy playing the guitar, baseball and I am excited meeting new people. Let’s strap on our gear and go see some belugas.
Born in Churchill, she’s a friendly face at our sales desk. As well as being a local tour guide, she volunteers her time as a firefighter and auxiliary coast guard. Fluent in French she can help in either of our official languages!
Since moving to Churchill in 2010, Lindsay has been leading whale tours on the Hudson Bay. A lover of the outdoors, she enjoys cruising on her ATV and watching belugas playing under the gorgeous Churchill sunsets.
I came to Churchill in 1988 and have been a guide for wildlife, flora and landscapes for over 30 years. I worked 25 years with Parks Canada. The majority of my career with Parks was as a Park Warden. Recently I have moved back to Churchill to live the dream.
An avid photographer and local gallery owner, Alex has been with Sea North Tours since 2013. His love and overall knowledge of the town of Churchill and its surrounding wildlife radiate from him with every tour.