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Manitoulin Cycling Adventures – Book Your Alvar Treasure Ride (5 Day Ride, 4 Night Lakeside Stay)

Manitoulin Island is so quiet you can hear the wings of passing birds. Cyclists across North America have come to love our often silent, serenely beautiful country roads. Everything moves at such a leisurely pace on Manitoulin that locals call it "Island Time". With 100 inland lakes and over 800 kilometres of cycling routes, come see for yourself why Manitoulin is one of the best loved cycling destinations in Ontario. If you're planning a cycle tour adventure, there's no better place than Manitoulin. We've got fascinating marine and geological history, natural alvars, art galleries including lots of great First Nations art, one-of-a-kind Mom and Pop shops, plentiful locally produced food and drink, and much more.

 

Short Route Adventure (298 km, 55 –70 km per day)

AVAILABLE DATES FERRY DETAILS
June 18-22 Departure from Tobermory, 11:20 AM. Return departure from South Baymouth June 22, 5:50 PM
September 3-7 Departure from Tobermory, 11:20 AM. Return departure from South Baymouth September 7, 3:50 PM

 

Day 1, 58 km: South Baymouth Ferry Dock, Kicking Mule Ranch support stop, Visit the Old ferry and lighthouse in Manitowaning, arrive at lakeside Lodge overnight stay.

Day 2, 60 km: You will visit a Soap factory, an Alpaca Farm, see the old Batmans Mill in Sheguindah, and rolling along pastoral countryside roads will bring you to Mindemoya’s lake side cottages.

Day 3, 67 km: We will visit Bridal Veil Falls, taste local chocolate, see the sculpture trail and experience the splendid view of the North Channel. After a stop at the war memorials, we return to the cottage.

Day 4, 57 km: Hear details about Alvars, visit both the Perivale and Mutchmor Galleries, walk on the sand beach and boardwalk in Providence Bay return to your cottage.

Day 5, 56 km: See sculpture and carvings, stop at the Neon Raven Gallery, visit the Fisheries. return to the Ferry dock. 

 


Long Route Adventure (432 km, 70 – 100 km per day)

AVAILABLE DATES FERRY DETAILS
June 25-29 Departure from Tobermory, 11:20 AM. Return departure from South Baymouth June 29, 5:50 PM
September 10-14 Departure from Tobermory, 8:50 AM. Return departure from South Baymouth September 14, 3:50 PM

 

Day 1, 68 km: South Baymouth Ferry Dock, Manitowaning support stop, Ten Mile Point Gallery, Georgian Bay and the North Channel vista, visit the Soap factory, Batmans Old Mill and arrive at Lakeside Lodge.

Day 2, 99 km: Manitowaning Old ferry and Lighthouse,  Kicking Mule Ranch, Fish hatchery, 100 year old General Store, view Treasure Island while circling Lake Mindemoya to your cottage.

Day 3, 100 km: See sculpture and carvings, stop at the Neon Raven Gallery and Lillian’s museum, on to Bridal Veil Falls, taste local chocolate, see part of the sculpture trail. Sample local Beer and food.

Return to cottage through Spring Bay.

Day 4, 93 km: see old stone silo and the leaning house of Manitoulin, visit Lavender and Linen, Perivale Gallery, hear details about the Alvars and stop at the war memorial before returning to the cottage.

Day 5, 73 km: visit Providence Bay’s Mutchmor Gallery, boardwalk and sand beach. Through the hamlets of Mindemoya to Sandfield, Tehkummah back to the Ferry dock.

 

 


Price:

$1,030 + HST = $1,163.90 (double occupancy)

$1,245 + HST = $1,406.85 (single occupancy, space limited)

 

lncludes:

  • 5 days, 4 nights stay in Lakeside Lodge & Cottages for 4, (Double occupancy) shared bath
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 4 dinners (Alcohol excluded)
  • Luggage shuttle
  • Pick-up, if you experience mechanical failure
  • Manitoulin lsland & La Cloche Mountains Cycling Routes & Road Map
  • Museum Fees
  • Ferry Passage for you & your bicycle to and from Manitoulin Island. (Automobile excluded)
  • Free Parking in Tobermory or South Baymouth (for our guests arriving by automobile)
  • 10% meal gratuity

Schedule: Welcome at the South Baymouth ferry terminal. We shuttle your well-marked luggage to your accommodations. Provide you with a daily itinerary, a Manitoulin Island Cycling route and Road map and make sure you get to where you need to be (please be sure to bring at least one inner-tube and a tire with you that fits your bicycle). Your luggage will be at the Ferry terminal in South Baymouth for your departure. 

 

Experience Level: Manitoulin has gentle hills and not too much elevation on most routes chosen for these particular packages. Feeling comfortable with on road riding is needed.  

Bike rentals available at: www.sportsrentals.ca in Toronto

 

Payment & Cancellation Policy: 50% minimum deposit required. Final payment deadline is 35 days before your cycling holiday begins. $125 is non-refundable in the event of cancellation before the final payment deadline. No refunds after the final payment deadline.

 

Make Cheques payable to: “OK Cycle and Adventure Tours lnc. in Trust”

 

Electronic banking available: 3.5% surcharge for Visa and MC and AMEX payments*. Receipt will be acknowledged by email.*please email katherine@okcycletours.com to request credit card form.

 




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