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Adventure Tours mean extreme fun in Ontario's Bluewater regions! Experienced guides can lead you on ATV (all terrain vehicle) wilderness tours or horseback trail rides through stunning scenery. Extreme sports challenges include high or low ropes courses, air-bag jumps, rock climbing or caving excursions, mountain roller coaster or zipline rides and paintball ranges for the ultimate team sport of stealth and surprise.
Metcalfe Rock is a popular escarpment climb at the west side of Kolapore Uplands Nature Reserve. Numerous climbing routes exist along the limestone cliffs that range from easy (Peanut Butter, Pick-Pocket) to intermediate (Mother of Jam, White of Spring) to advanced (Jam, El Camino, Anvil Rock) in difficulty. Belay anchors are fixed above the cliffs to prevent damage to trees along the edge. Professional rock climbing and caving outfitting and lessons are available from adventure tour guides such as Free Spirit Tours - 705-444-3622. The Metcalfe Crevice Caves feature narrow passageways,
Bruce’s Caves are named after a hermit who once inhabited them at 502098 County Road 1 east of Oxenden. Follow the Bruce's Caves Road to the parking lot where a short trail leads to the caves. Sea caves are flanked by rock pillars and mossy cliffs festooned by unusual ferns. Hikers can clamber through huge archways and hidden tunnels that were eroded from the escarpment over 10,000 years ago when glacial melt waters raised the Great Lakes levels to that height.
The famous Bruce Trail follows Moore Street to the east bluff and leads up to the top of the escarpment through the Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Reserve, providing panoramic views of the bay. This area contains the largest concentration of glacial potholes in Ontario and it has many challenging rock faces that are favourites among climbers. The potholes are huge cylinders that were bored into the rock by stones caught in whirlpools during the Ice Age meltdown. Hikers can climb into and through some of the potholes that have open walls. The region also boasts the province’s
The best way to experience the breathtaking scenery and wildlife of Manitoulin Island is from the back of a horse! Honora Bay Riding Stable offers a Northern Ontario horseback adventure you won't soon forget; pony rides, summer day camps, various trail rides and overnight excursions on trails through the surrounding forests and hilltop fields along the Niagara Escarpment: Daily Trail Rides: depart 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30, 3:30 & 5:30 pm Renegades Trail: 1-hour, easy family ride over rugged hills with scenic views. The Bank Robber: 1-hour, limited availability for experienced riders
Nature, history, scenery and memorable adventures await the whole family at the most varied natural playground in Ontario. Scenic Caves Nature Adventures Explore a self-guided trail of caves, caverns and crevices carved out 10,000 years ago by glacial ice, and savour the breathtaking lookouts from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment, set in one of Canada’s sixteen UNESCO biosphere reserves. Learn about the First Nations’ Huron Petun tribe as you discover the mysterious places and hidden natural fortress which sheltered the native people from their enemies. Venture over
The Cup & Saucer Trail is located 18 km. west of Little Current at the junction of Highway 540 and Bidwell Road. The lower trail follows the saucer, or base of the bluff while the higher trail leads around the cup at the top of the escarpment. Several trail routes vary between 3.8 and 12 km. loops. The most challenging Adventure Trail encounters steep ledges and a rock chimney that has split off the main cliff face. The highest point on the island, at 352 metres above sea level, has views of the bays and surrounding countryside that are breath taking, especially during the autumn colour
Muskoka Paddle Shack in Bala can put you in a boat for maximum fun with minimum hassle - and no hidden charges! Take a canoe or kayaking lesson with one of our qualified instructors. Learn skills ranging from how to get in and out of the craft, paddle strokes and safety tips and pointers to help you build your confidence. You have the choice of taking a lesson in a recreational or a tripping canoe, kayak or paddle board and we can help you make that decision. If you have your own boat you are welcome to use it during the lesson. We can do the lesson locally or we can come to your cottage in
Located just off Highway 6, only 15 minutes from the South Baymouth ferry terminal. Trail rides through the beautiful countryside leave daily at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm & 4 pm. Ride to beautiful Lake Manitou for a sauna, swim and lunch. Enjoy romantic, horse drawn buggy rides through our scenic bush trails. Children will enjoy the pony rides and time spent with the rabbits, kittens, chickens, alpacas and ponies in the petting zoo. Visitors will love our miniature, "Wild West" themed buildings. Bunky cabins, tipi camping and a fire pit are also available.
Get Outdoors and Explore! Half-Day Guided ATV Tours on the French River wilderness trails for the ultimate adventure in power sports. Safety instruction and all equipment & snacks provided on the trails. Rental Honda All Terrain Vehicles. Follow us on Facebook
Walk with the squirrels and fly with the birds! The Eco Adventure Tour at Scenic Caves is a natural experience like no other. Explore the beauty and wildlife of the picturesque forest valley set in one of Canada’s eighteen designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserves as you become one with the habitat. Throughout the tour, knowledgeable guides deliver interesting information about the history, geology and the unique ecology of the Niagara Escarpment. Your three-hour guided adventure begins with gear outfitting (all provided for you), an introduction to your guides and your
Escape to privacy and comfort at Presqu'ile Cottages on the beautiful French River! We offer year round cottages and community boat rentals. Enjoy fishing, boating, sight-seeing, hiking, camping, canoeing, a safe sandy beach and much more! Follow us on Facebook Guided, wilderness ATV Tours are also available on site.
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