Our most popular sailing charter, the Welcome Island Excursion, now available…View Details
Stamina to be sailing for up to 6 hours, possible waves in excess of 3 ft, for short periods. Moving in and around the sailboat. Disembarking into a dingy to get to shore. Hiking on moderate to advanced trails.
$1195.00 per group of up to 6 persons.
8:00 AM to 7:30 PM 11.5hrs
*longer excursions see “Details”
Max 6 persons for day trips, 5 persons for overnight excursions
(unless staying ashore in the lighthouse)
13% HST not included
Sailing Lake Superior’s Canadian shore is an Ontario Signature Experience! Sail east of the city out across the Bay of Thunder, and around the other side of the Sleeping Giant, the large landmass at the end of the Sibley peninsula. The Sleeping Giant is an icon and mascot to Thunder Bay. The Giant resembles an extraordinarily large person lying on their back, toes extended and arm folded across the chest. Known as Nanabijou to the local Anishinaabe, this giant was turned to stone when the secret location of the old silver mine now known as Silver Islet was disclosed to the white men. The Sibley Peninsula contains a unique red sandstone sedimentary rock formation that dates back 1.5 billion years. At Thunder Cape, the very tip of the Sibley Peninsula, there is a migratory bird observatory open to visitation. Trails up to the top of the Giant offer spectacular views of the surrounding area.
Beyond the Giant lie the open waters of Lake Superior, and the lighthouses that once where vital in helping seafarers navigate the Big Lake.
Experience the crystal clear waters and magnificent vistas of the world’s largest freshwater lake. Sail out past cliffs 1000 feet above the water, end your days adventure at Porphyry Point Light house were you can take an interpretive tour of the lighthouse first established in 1873. The recently refurbished lighthouse keeper’s residence is now available for overnight accommodation. Here is a direct link to the lighthouse organization “Go to the lighthouse Link” We take you there they take care of you there!
Each excursion is unique, as Lake Superior always has something to say about what you will see and which direction you will take. Always an abundance of wind for sailing but rarely the same direction or force.
Take an extended excursion with an overnight on the boat in Sawyers Bay at the base of the 1000ft Giant. Or book a two night trip that then moves on to Thompson Island or the Sleeping Giant.
|Guided by a seasoned captain.||Included|
|Generous provisions aboard.||Upon request $30/person/day|
|Day and a Half 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM+1||$1795.00|
|Two Day 4:00 PM - 1:30 PM+2||$2495:00|
|Overnight in the lighthouse||$150 double bed.* see policies|
|Monday||Daily by request|
|Tuesday||Daily by request|
|Wednesday||Daily by request|
|Thursday||Daily by request|
|Friday||Daily by request|
|Saturday||Daily by request|
|Sunday||Daily by request|
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Island visiting is under the direction and care of the Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior, a non profit organization dedicated to the preservation of our Heritage light-stations. Please be advised that certain restrictions and conditions may apply for the use and exploration of the light station. Supplemental day use fees may be requested. Please click for up to date information on CLLS regulations