Manitoulin Island is the largest fresh water island in the world. It is situated on the northern edge of Lake Huron. Being part of the Niagara Escarpment there are some spectacular scenic lookouts on the island..
An angler, hunter, or nature lover’s paradise, a boater’s dream. Recognized internationally for the abundance of wild life, natural beauty and excellent sailing conditions.
The island has a permanent population of about 11000 people. At 2,766 square kilometers in size it is 5 times larger than Toronto with less than 0.5% the population.
There are some restaurants and shops to be found on the island but the main reason for coming here is to enjoy nature or get away from it all.
The area has been the retreat of people who like privacy for a long time. Take President Franklin D. Roosevelt, or Al Capone, for example, when they wanted to get away this is one of the places they chose to come to.
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