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Agawa Canyon & Manitoulin Island Through the large windows of our coaches, the beauty of the region will unfold and you will experience the same rugged landscapes that inspired the Group of Seven to create some of Canada’s most notable landscape art. As the train winds its way through this immense land, a GPS triggered commentary, available in six languages, will tell you about upcoming points of interest and share some of the rich history of the region with stories of the Ojibway, fur traders, explorers and entrepreneurs that pioneered this vast wilderness and called it home.
Agawa Canyon & Manitoulin Island
Through the large windows of our coaches, the beauty of the region will unfold and you will experience the same rugged landscapes that inspired the Group of Seven to create some of Canada’s most notable landscape art. As the train winds its way through this immense land, a GPS triggered commentary, available in six languages, will tell you about upcoming points of interest and share some of the rich history of the region with stories of the Ojibway, fur traders, explorers and entrepreneurs that pioneered this vast wilderness and called it home.
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|8:00 am||Depart from Kingston and we’ll pick up our travelling companions along the way. Regular stops will be made en route for stretching, coffee, and lunch. Our destination tonight is Sudbury, where we overnight at the Radisson Sudbury, Phone (705) 675-1123. Relax this evening at the indoor pool or hot tub and enjoy dinner on your own.|
|Depart hotel for Science North. Science North maintains the second largest science centre in Canada: Science North, featuring an IMAX®. This morning we will enjoy the IMAX presentation of Mysteries of the Great Lakes, before allowing you some free time to explore on your own. Lunch will be on your own at the centre’s cafeteria before resuming our journey across Northern Ontario towards Sault Ste Marie. Upon arrival we will check in to our hotel, Delta, Sault Ste Marie Waterfront, Phone (705) 949-0611. Located in beautiful downtown Sault Ste. Marie, this hotel boasts a restaurant/lounge, as well as an indoor pool, sauna & fitness centre for your enjoyment. Our guestrooms feature 2 double beds, in-room coffee maker and TV. Giving you time to relax and freshen up, the remainder of the evening is free to explore and enjoy the hotel facilities. Dinner tonight is on your own.|
|Departing early, we head to Algoma Central Railway where we will be welcomed aboard one of the most spectacular train excursions in North America, the Agawa Canyon Tour Train! We will be travelling 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, crossing towering trestles, along pristine Northern lakes and rivers, through the awesome granite rock formations and mixed forests of the Canadian Shield. Breakfast this morning is provided on the train.|
|12:00 pm||Just when you thought you’d seen it all, we coast 500 feet down to the floor of the Agawa Canyon where you have an hour and a half to experience the rugged beauty up close. Enjoy the scenic hiking trails, cascading waterfalls and speckled trout feeding in one of the pools or an invigorating climb to the breathtaking Canyon Lookout. If you are looking for something a little more relaxing you can visit the Souvenir Car or pull up a bench and watch the Agawa River flow by. Lunch this afternoon is provided on the train.|
|1:30 pm||Once again we board the Agawa Canyon Train and take the beautiful ride back to Sault Ste. Marie.|
|6:00 pm||We will depart for the hotel where you are free to relax and enjoy the facilities. Dinner tonight is on your own.|
|After a continental breakfast at the hotel, we depart Sault Ste. Marie traveling to the very scenic Manitoulin Island. We will stop at South Baymouth on the island, where there is a winding boardwalk as well as number of shops and places to get lunch. Lunch is on your own. After lunch, we will board the Chi-Cheemaun ferry for our 2 hour transport to Tobermory at the Bruce Peninsula. Once we reach Tobermory we will have an included dinner. Our final destination tonight is Owen Sound. Upon arrival we check-in to our hotel, Best Western Inn on the Bay in Owen Sound, Phone (519) 371-9200. This hotel features a restaurant and lounge plus an indoor pool & hot tub. The remainder of the evening is free for you to relax.|
|After continental breakfast at the hotel, we depart on the final leg of our journey, travelling through Collingwood, Barrie & Toronto. We expect an evening arrival home.|
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PRICE PER PERSON
• A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking
• The balance is due 60 days prior to departure
• Refunds are not available within 45 days of travel
• For the comfort of fellow travelers, kindly refrain from using scented products
• Must have valid passport to travel across the border
• Tipping for driver and tour director is voluntary
• Please note that cancellation and travel insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
|8:00 am||Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)|
|8:30 am||Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot|
|9:00 am||Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)|
|9:30 am||Depart Brighton Exit 509 Carpool Lot Telephone Rd|
Located downtown, Radisson Hotel Sudbury is part of the Rainbow Centre shopping and entertainment complex. We’re also within strolling distance of sports and performing-arts venues like Sudbury Community Arena. Need a break from your busy schedule? Swim a few laps in our large indoor pool with natural light streaming in from the leafy courtyard, or get your endorphins pumping in our fitness center. Guests also receive free access to the Rainbow Center’s World Gym.
As the city’s only waterfront full-service hotel, Delta Hotels Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront invites you to explore downtown while soaking up sweeping views of St. Mary’s River. You’ll have unbeatable access to the city’s business district, as well as Gateway Casinos, GFL Memorial Gardens and Algoma University. When hunger strikes, head to View Restaurant for a variety of menu items in a stylish setting. At the end of the day, revel in relaxation in our elegant pet-friendly rooms. With plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, oversized windows boasting city or water views and attentive room service, our accommodations allow you to unwind while savoring style and substance. Hosting a social or professional event? Our hotel features 13 versatile meeting spaces to bring your conference or dream wedding to life. Don’t forget to stay active at our fitness center and indoor pool. Whatever brings you to Canada, discover a seamless travel experience at Delta Hotels Sault Ste. Marie.
Who says you can’t enjoy all of the beauty of Mother Nature and the convenience of local shops and restaurants at the same Owen Sound hotel? This Best Western Inn on the Bay hotel gives guests no shortage of pampering along with a fantastic location right on the shore of the Georgian Bay. Owen Sound is located where the Niagara Escarpment meets Georgian Bay so stunning views and fresh air are standard here. We’re less than 10 minutes away from three beautiful waterfalls with hiking trails, so outdoor lovers and photographers have struck gold. This is one Bruce Peninsula hotel that never disappoints.
BEFORE YOU GO
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
- Portage of 1 large suite case per person, you may also bring 1 carry-on per person
- Please keep all medication with your person not in luggage
- Cancellation and Medical insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
- Insurance is available through Maple Leaf, please call to inquire today!
- There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
- Tipping for tour director and driver is voluntary depending on quality of service