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Week of Snowmobiling
on Manitoulin

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Package Pricing

Availability Dates

Package Duration

Package Details

Package Participants

Package Suitability

What's Included

Bring it with you

Available options

Term & Conditions
Snowmobile winter vacation on Manitoulin Island Ontario Canada

Brief Description:

Self-guided week for snowmobiling on the snowmobile trail system of Manitoulin Island, Northern Ontario, Canada

Package Pricing:

Off-Season:      $ 600 CAD + 13% HST ($120/person)
Ferry Season:   $ 800 CAD + 13% HST ($160/person)
Prime Season:   $ 1,000 CAD + 13% HST ($200/person)

for week, for up to 5 persons

For more than 5 people, extra persons are $20 (off-season), $25 (Ferry Season), or $30 (Prime Season) per night per person.

Children under 5 yrs. old are free.

Manitoulin trail riding past winter deer yard, Northern Ontario Canada

Manitoulin trail past deer wintering yards, hundreds of deer in one giant herd.

Availability Dates:

This snowmobiling package is available every winter week between:

January 1  till    April 30 inclusive

and every winter week between:

Oct. 15    till    Dec. 31 inclusive

subject to prior booking of this and other weekend packages, and snow conditions.

Winter ice scape on Manitoulin snowmobile trail, Ontario Canada
Winter icescape on the snowmobile trails of Manitoulin


7 nights, 8 days of Manitoulin snowmobiling

Saturday 2:00 PM till following Saturday 11:00 AM

Volunteers grooming the Manitoulin snowmobile trail system in Northern Ontario Grooming the snowmobile trails on Manitoulin Island, Ontario Canada

Details about the Package:

This Ontario Outdoor Adventure Package is for accommodations and support services during your week of snowmobiling on Manitoulin.  Manitoulin is famous for its snowmobiling trail system throughout the island, and makes a great winter getaway. Black's Bay Lodge is located on the Providence Bay leg of Manitoulin's snowmobile trail system.  Manitoulin snowmobile trail system connects to the snowmobile trails at Spanish in the North-West, and Whitefish Falls (Espanola) in the North-East.

Package Participants:

Minimum 1 person

Maximum 8 persons (due to available sleeping accommodations in the cottage where you will be staying).

Participants should be trained in safe snowmobile riding, basic maintenance, and winter survival skills (in case of breakdown or accident).  Of course, proper winter attire is a must.

Manitoulin snowmoble trails, connections to Spanish, Whitefish Falls, and Espanola, Northern Ontario, Canada

Map of Manitoulin snowmobile trails.  Click on image for full size view.

Package Suitability:

This package is designed for small groups and families.  The package is ideal for couples, or parents with children 8 yrs. old and above.

Children above the age of 8 will generally be able to fully participate in the recommended activities.

What's Included?

  • Lodging for up to 12 persons at BBL's waterfront cottage
  • Self-guided itinerary (describes trails, stops, food & fuel depots, and recommended activities at BBL and surrounding area for interesting trails and special snow events, cost of activities IS NOT included in package price).
  • Map of Manitoulin snowmobile trail systems for use during your stay
Crossing the North Channel ice between Manitoulin Island and Spanish ON, Trail D105

Crossing the North Channel ice between Manitoulin and Spanish, Trail # D105

Bring it with you

  • Manitoulin Snowmobile Trail Permit ($35 for 1 day, $100 for 7 days, $230 for season).  OFSC permits must be purchased prior to going on Manitoulin trail system (Zero tolerance & stiff fine for riding without permit).
  • Your favorite compass (compasses are available at BBL for your use during the weekend)
  • GPS is optional, but recommended
  • Food and clothing
  • Sleeping bag or bedding (blankets, sheets, pillowcase), BBL supplies 6 double beds with foam mattresses
  • Personal toiletries, etc.

Available options & customization:

  • Also available as a weekend package
  • Manitoulin snowmobiling trail permit (OFSC)
  • Local Manitoulin snowmobiling experts are available for personalized instruction, expert trail guiding, and assistance in your snowmobiling vacation (subject to availability and prior booking).
  • Add-ons for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, animal observing, ice fishing, cycling, bird watching, and many others.  See BBL's website for further information on Manitoulin activities.
For more information, E-mail BBL Book your Week of Snowmobiling on Manitoulin Vacation Package

Term & Conditions:

Package requires at least one responsible adult, 25 years or older, in attendance. Children participants must have the prior written permission of their parent or legal guardian. Participation and cottage rental are subject to BBL's approval of your rental application, and your signing of liability waiver & indemnification agreement. Rental deposit of $500 CAD is due with submission of package application, and becomes your Damage Security Deposit. Payment of full package price is due 3 months prior to the start date of the package, or upon acceptance of application; whichever is last to occur. Damage Security Deposit for cottage rental is fully refunded within 2 weeks after end of package (assuming no damage or loss identified by post-package inspection). You are recommended to obtain cancelation insurance, as there is no cancelation nor refund for booked vacation periods.

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