Manitoulin Island

Discover The Legends Of The Great Spirit Island



Trip Overview

Activity:Hiking
Category:Classic
Location:Manitoulin Island
Duration (Days):1
Duration (Nights):1
Guided/Self Guided:Guided
Nearest Town To Trip Start:Little Current
Nearest Major Airport:Sudbury
Travel Time From Airport:2 hour drive
Accommodation:Hotel
Meals Included:Yes
International Flights Included:No
Price Per Person From:£96

Trip Details

Sit upon a 280ft high bluff with a 180 degree panoramic view overlooking the “Island of the Great Spirit”.

As interpreted by your Aboriginal guide, learn of the different local plant life used by First Nations People for edible, practical and medicinal purposes, and take in local legends and historical facts of Manitoulin.

For the more adventurous, participants have an option of being guided through the notorious “adventure trail” atop the bluffs. Hiking, climbing and crawling in, under and through a variety of rocks, caves, side trails and wooden ladders. Length of Tour 2.5 – 3hrs


How To Join The Trip

There are several options to get to the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre on Manitoulin Island. Please note there is no air service, train service, or bus service to the island or on the island therefore we strongly recommend the rental of a vehicle for your stay on the island. Fly into Sudbury and rent a vehicle and drive 2 hours. OR Fly into Toronto, rent a vehicle and drive 6 hours on scenic highways to the island in Little Current via a historic swing bridge that opens every hour on the hour to allow for boat traffic. Alternatively you can drive 3.5 hours to Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula from Toronto and catch the ChiCheemaun Ferry Service to South Baymouth. The ChiCheemaun Ferry carries vehicles and passengers and sails 4 times per day during the summer season and 2 times daily during the off season.


Dates

This package is available from May and September. Other First Nations adventures such as a canoe heritage tour, crafts, drumming, horseback and teepee adventure, etc. are also available.


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NOTE: prices may vary based on exchange rate.