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 Manitoulin Island is one of the places they chose to come to.
Vacation Rental Cottages
Eagle View Cottage, Lake Kagawong
4 Bedroom, Lakeside Manitoulin Cottage.
Sleep up to 10 people
Full kitchen (with dishwasher), washer/dryer, fire place, 2 bathrooms, satellite TV, XBox.
Over 300′ of private waterfront.
White Pine Vista Cottage, Lake Kagawong
3 Bedroom, Lakeside Cottage Rental.
Sleep up to 8 people.
Full kitchen (with dishwasher), washer/dryer, 2 bathrooms, satellite TV, large TV, Xbox.
Over 600′ of private lakefront.
The cottages, by Car, are Approximately:
- 7 hours from Ottawa
- 6.5 hours from Toronto
- 6.5 hours from Kitchener/Waterloo
- 2 hours from Sudbury
- 8 hours from Buffalo
- 9.5 hours from Detroit