Manitoulin Island is a great place to visit if you and your family are people who love to get outdoors and be active. Even though it is quite a small area there are plenty of fun activities to get out and do. Here are the best things to do on Manitoulin Island.
Manitoulin Island is full of beautiful lakes that you can take a boat out on. Enjoying a day out boating with your friends or family can make for some amazing, great memories. Even if you don’t have a boat yourself you could, book a tour, or rent a boat.
Manitoulin Island is one of the best destinations for a fishing trip. With a plethora of lakes to choose where you want to fish from. You can explore this beautiful island and try out different fishing spots until you find your favorite.
If you want to have a boat fishing experience you could always rent a fishing boat from Island Time Boat Rentals for as little as $300/day.
Once again, Manitoulin Island has so many beautiful lakes you can check out, and while checking them out you might be interested in trying out some water sports! Maybe you want to spend the day waterskiing while being towed by a boat, have an exciting time jet skiing, or take it a bit slower and go paddleboarding or kneeboarding. There are so many ways you can enjoy the lakes of Manitoulin Island.
Visit a Lighthouse
Manitoulin Island has multiple beautiful lighthouses you can go check out. You could just visit one or make a day trip to visit a couple and go lighthouse chasings. Some of the top recommended lighthouses to visit on Manitoulin Island are South Baymouth Range Lighthouse, Strawberry Island Lighthouse, and Little Current Lighthouse.
Manitoulin Island is an awesome place to get outside for a hike in nature. There a multiple beautiful trails that allow you to really soak in the natural beauty that Manitoulin Island for to offer. I recommend getting the AllTrails app to see which trails are close to you, as well as their lengths and difficulty. Some of the best trails on Manitoulin Island are Cup and Saucer Trail, M’chigeeng Hiking Trail, and South Baymouth Lookout Trail. Remember if you’re going hiking on a trail, let someone know where you’re going and when they can expect your return. Also, bring water and emergency supplies.
Go to the Beach
Although Manitoulin Island is not by the ocean there are still some beautiful lake beaches. While visiting Manitoulin Island check out Providence Bay Beach, it’s a lovely sandy beach on Lake Huron and it’s known for being one of the best beaches in Northern Ontario.