Georgian Bay Coastal Route

Explore the rugged landscapes, heritage and history of the charming communities, wilderness parks and islands in and around Georgian Bay!
Explore the rich heritage and history in and around Georgian Bay! Visit Manitoulin Island, canoe and walk the forest trails with local Aboriginal guides. See famous shipwrecks, ride the MS Chi-Cheemaun Ferry or tour the North Channel on a guided cruise. Visit Sudbury´s famous underground museum - Dynamic Earth. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Killarney, the French River and the surrounding wilderness. Learn about the French explorers at Ste. Marie among the Hurons in Midland!
9 Days
Off The Beaten Path
Self-Guided
Private

Primary Location

Georgian Bay, Ontario

Departures

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Included:

  • This is a pre-designed itinerary. At Omega Tours, we are specialists in creating unique experiences in Canada, due to a personal and direct relationship with our local partners

Not Included:

  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • This is a sample itinerary - the exact program is tailored to the preferences of the group and weather conditions
  • The itinerary can also be travelled in reverse

Optional Extras:

  • This pre-designed itinerary can be booked as is or be completely customized to your tastes. You can change details like upgrading accommodation or adding extra nights and excursions to suit your budget, interests and needs!

Itinerary

DAY 1: TORONTO TO FRENCH RIVER

Drive north from Toronto to Parry Sound on Georgian Bay. Tour the 30,000 islands on the Island Queen. From Parry Sound, continue to French River. Overnight at Crane´s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge.

DAY 2: FRENCH RIVER PROVINCIAL PARK

The French River Visitor Centre tells the stories of this historic waterway in the "Voices of the River" exhibit hall. Hike the Recollet Falls trail along the river gorge. Drive along scenic Highway 69 to the Town of Killarney. Overnight at the iconic Killarney Mountain Lodge.

DAY 3: KILLARNEY PROVINCIAL PARK

Visit Killarney Provincial Park. With its quartzite ridge tops, turquoise lakes and pristine forests teeming with plant and animal life, it is known as the crown jewel of the Ontario Parks system. Stop at the Visitor Centre where friendly volunteers will assist you with planning your hike. Swim, play tennis, canoe or relax at Killarney Mountain Lodge. Overnight at Killarney Mountain Lodge.

DAY 4: KILLARNEY TO SUDBURY

Visit the town of Killarney and hike the Lighthouse Trail to the Killarney East Lighthouse - a historical landmark. Travel to Sudbury along Highway 69, past pristine forests and rivers. Tour Dynamic Earth - an underground mining museum; visit Science North. Overnight in Sudbury.

DAY 5: SUDBURY TO MANITOULIN ISLAND

Travel through the La Cloche Mountains across the Little Current 104-year-old swing bridge. Learn about Aboriginal culture and history on an afternoon adventure with the Great Spirit Circle Trail. Overnight at the Manitoulin Hotel.

DAY 6: MANITOULIN ISLAND

Explore the North Channel, islands and nearby points on a cruise. Participate in a cultural learning experience. Or tour the island, visit charming communities, and stop at the Meldrum Bay Inn for lunch and spectacular views. Overnight at the Meldrum Bay Inn, or return to Little Current.

DAY 7: MANITOULIN ISLAND TO TOBERMORY

Board the MS Chi-Cheemaun Ferry for a scenic trip across Georgian Bay to Tobermory, at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula. Explore the town of Tobermory Tour shipwrecks; visit Flowerpot Island aboard a glass-bottom boat. Overnight in Tobermory.

DAY 8: TOBERMORY TO BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT

Head southeast towards Collingwood Blue Mountain, with stops in communities and towns along the route. Arrive at Blue Mountain Resort, on the Niagara Escarpment overlooking Georgian Bay. Cycle, hike or bike the many trails, golf, or explore the village. Overnight at Blue Mountain Resort.

DAY 9: BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT TO TORONTO

Visit Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. Try the treetop walk, zipline eco-adventure tour, and explore the ancient caves. Stop in Collingwood for lunch. Drive from Collingwood to Toronto.


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