All pre-tours take place starting Sunday, June 7 and ending Tuesday, June 9, 2020, unless otherwise specified.

We are currently investigating the possibility of offering bus transportation from Toronto to Sudbury. For those not able to take advantage of this, please make arrangements to arrive anytime Sunday, June 9, 2020; mid-afternoon is recommended. Shuttle service will be provided between Sudbury International Airport and the Holiday Inn in Sudbury for pre-tour departures.

Low – I can undertake light activity such as walking with a slight incline, leisurely cycling along a mainly flat route, and whale watching in an open vessel.
Moderate – I can walk/run five kilometres, I can walk up six flights of stairs, I can cycle 10 kilometres and I am comfortable kayaking for an hour.
High – I regularly engage in sports such as long-distance running, weight training, mountain biking, hiking steep inclines and/or competitive team sports like soccer or hockey.
Extreme – I regularly engage in extreme adventure sports such as rock climbing, kite surfing, triathlons and marathons.

1 . Tour #1: Manitoulin Island • Indigenous Culture & Hiking

Host Hotel - Manitoulin Hotel & Conference Centre

Indigenous life and legend meld with European history on Manitoulin Island, the world’s largest freshwater island. Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture while visiting many iconic Manitoulin attractions including Perivale Art Gallery, Holy Cross Church and Ruins, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Cup & Saucer and Bridal Veil Falls.

Group Size: 12
Minimum Fitness Level: Moderate

2 . Tour #2: Killarney Mountain Lodge • Resort & Outdoor Activities

Host Hotel: Killarney Mountain Lodge

Nestled in the heart of the Ontario wilderness, KML’s  full service resort offers a unique experience for those who desire exploration and retreat; complete with resort programming through high-end amenities including pool, sauna and traditional chalet game pavilion,  guided hikes and waterfront activities...where rustic simplicity meets quiet luxury.

Group Size: 12
Minimum Fitness Level: Moderate

3 . Tour #3: French River • Fishing Resort

Host Hotel: Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge, Worsley Lake & Bears Den

The French River has been a favourite among outdoor enthusiasts keen on fishing, paddling, backcountry camping and relaxing.  Rated as one of the top Walleye fishing destinations with massive sized small mouth bass, musky and northern pike. French River resorts offer outstanding hospitality and top-notch service in a wilderness setting that is nothing short of awe-inspiring. You’ll soon realize why fishing on the French is one of the most memorable experiences you’ll ever have. 

Group Size: 8
Minimum Fitness Level: Moderate

4 . Tour #4: North Bay •  Urban & Outdoors

Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, North Bay

Built along the shores of Lake Nipissing, North Bay offers plenty of activities all year round. Enjoy relaxing cruise on the Chief Commanda II, quench your thirst at Gateway City Brewing, and end with dinner overlooking the beautiful sunset on Lake Nipissing.  Your North Bay experience will also include a foraging adventure on the Laurentian Escarpment, a hike at Duchesnay Falls, a horseback trail ride and kayaking experience on the Mattawa River. 

Group Size: 8
Minimum Fitness Level: High

5 . Tour #5: The Lake Temiskaming Tour • Culture, Culinary & Scenery

Host Hotel: TBC

The Lake Temiskaming Tour is a unique cross-border tourism initiative between Quebec and Ontario. With a focus on promoting sites , attractions, local foods and events all around Lake Temiskaming this tourism circuit is a trip without boundaries showcasing the regions’ Francophone, Anglophone and Algonquin cultures. Whether you come by motorcycles, with your family or in a canoe, a unique experience awaits you on the Lakes Temiskaming Tour!

Group Size: 4
Minimum Fitness Level: Moderate

6 . Tour #6: Highway 11 RV Tour •  RV Touring

Host Hotel: Finlayson Provincial Park & Wild Exodus Glamping

RV Tour of Highway 11 including stops in North Bay, Temagami, Temiskaming Shores, Cochrane and Timmins.  First leg of the drive will be to North Bay for Fondue with a View by operator Off the Beaten Track who will guide you on this unique journey as you overlook some spectacular views surrounding North Bay. Carry on to Lake Temagami for your overnight at Finlayson Point Provincial Park. Wake up and continue your journey on Highway 11 through to Cobalt, Haileybury and New Liskeard to discover northeastern mining history, millionaires’ row, Hardy Boys novelist and some of the best beaches in the Northeast. Lunch on the waterfront before carrying on to Timmins for an overnight glamping experience at WildExodus campground.

Group Size: 6 (Two per RV)
Minimum Fitness Level: Moderate

7 . Tour #7: Ontario Provincial Parks • Yurt Camping, Hiking, Dark Sky Preserve, Group of Seven

Host Hotel: Killarney Provincial Park

Killarney Provincial Park is considered the crown jewel of the Ontario park system and is one of the most popular hiking and paddling destinations in Ontario. This iconic 645 square kilometre wilderness landscape will showcase the wild Georgian Bay Coast of pink granite; the La Cloche Mountains' white quartzite ridges and over 50 exceptionally clear sapphire lakes. The area has long captivated artists including The Group of Seven’s A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael, and A.J. Casson. In 2018, Killarney became the first provincial park in Ontario to achieve dark sky preserve status. Discovery programs at Killarney include stargazing at one of the two research grade observatories in the park, guided hikes, special events and artist / astronomer in residence programs. This experience will showcase the natural scenic beauty of the region, provide a glimpse of the cultural history of the area and offer hands-on star gazing opportunities in a dark sky preserve.

Group Size: 6-12 (with double occupancy of 12)
Minimum Fitness Level: Moderate to High