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Our Story
Wikwemikong Tourism offers an array of authentic Indigenous experiences that reflect the cultural lifestyles and traditions of the Anishnaabek people of the Three Fires Confederacy – Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatomi. As Manitoulin Island's largest First Nation community and Canada's only officially recognized Unceded Indian Reserve, we welcome you to delve into our rich culture and history through our nature based and cultural tourism experiences. Our guides will take you on a journey through time as you learn of the legends of our people while exploring the vast lands and waters of Wiikwemkoong.

Daily Experiences run from June to September, call our tourist specialists to book your next cultural
adventure.


School Group Tours

School 1  drum and song

 We invite you to take part in a school group tour to embark on an educational experience with Wikwemikong Tourism. We offer customizable itineraries for school groups plus their chaperones with options between one and multi-day programs to accommodate your time frame and financial capacities. All group tours include a dedicated step-on guide who acts as your host and contact for the duration of your stay.

Teaching Lodge  school 4

 

 

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Bebamikwe 

Bebamikawe Making Footprints
Embark on an interpretive hike through the Bebamikawe Memorial Trail leading to stunning views along the Niagara Escarpment. Manitoulin is known as being one of the most plant diverse areas in North America and we have designed our hiking trail to flow through this diverse ecological habitat. While taking part on this tour, you will experience:

• First Class Trail system with scenic hiking routes, complete with educational signage;
• Replicas of lodges and hunting shelters depicting how our woodland ancestors used to        live;
• How Anishnaabek people harvest plants for edibility and medicinal purposes;

Our knowledgeable guide will connect you with nature by showing you the uses and science behind the teachings. Walk away with a new way of thinking, understanding and
appreciation of our culture; experience our territory through the lens of our ancestors. 

Bebamikawe Making Footprints
Duration: 4 hrs


Cost: $50.00 Adults / $45.00 Elders/*Students

Available: June - September

Includes: Water

Minimum (2) - 24 hr advanced booking • *Must present student card upon arrival 

    

 

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 unceded journey   Unceded Journey
  

Through our Unceded Journey Tour, experience the history of Odawa Mnis (Manitoulin Island), and Wiikwemkoong—Canada's only officially recognized Unceded Indian Reserve. Our guide will take you to four historic sites to view plaques and monuments that tell the history of Manitoulin Island. This educational experience will share the 1836 and 1862 treaties of Manitoulin Island, intrigue you with the local lore and legend of Zhibzhii the underwater spirit,
and take you back in time to the now infamous "Manitoulin Incident".

View Historic Sites and Craft Shop Unceded Journey 2

Duration: 3 hrs

Cost: $35.00 Adults / $30.00 Elders/*Students

Available: June - September

Includes: Water

Minimum (2) - 24 hr advanced booking • *Must present student card upon arrival

 

 

 

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canoe tour 

PBay of the Beaveraddle the canoe route of our ancestors and experience the history of the Wiikwemkoong fishing islands. This tour departs from Meeshkodewaang (Prairie Point), located on the northern shores of Wiikwemkoong, leading you to the fishing islands along beautiful Lake Huron. This tour will follow the shoreline of Prairie Point through the sheltered Wiikwemkoong fishing islands overlooking the Lachloche Mountain range. Your guide will captivate you with local legends and historical facts while you take in the picturesque scenery. Explore our historic islands and learn about the diverse plants that we harvest for usefulness, edibility, and medicinal purposes. This adventure will follow the canoe route of our ancestors to the 17th century Iroquois battle site at Skulls Point and end at Meeshkodewaang (Prairie Point).

bay of the Beaver
(Cancellations will be made in the event of incliment weather)

 

Duration: Half Day

Cost: $85.00 Adult / $75.00 Elders/*Students

Available: June - September

Includes: Water, Fruit & Nutrition Bars

Minimum (2) - 24 hr advanced booking • *Must present student card upon arrival

 

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Sunset Canoe TourSunset Canoe

Departing Meeshkodewaang (Prairie Point) you will paddle along the shoreline while enjoying the scenery at dusk.
While on the water our guide will share information about the local plant and water life, ecology, and stories about the area. 
Your experience includes a tobacco teaching and an opportunity to practice what you learn with a tobacco offering. Complete your route in time to witness the beauty of the setting sun - epangishmook. Upon your return to the mainland enjoy time around the open fire with an assortment of teas, and more sharing and storytelling. The Sunset Canoe Tour honours our waterways, plant life, medicines, and all of creation. 

(Cancellation will be made in the event of inclement weather)

Duration: 2.5 hrs

Cost: $65.00 Adult / $55.00 Elders/*Student

Includes: Water, nutrition bars and hot tea

Available: June through September

Minimum (2) - 24 hr advanced booking • *Must present student card upon arrival

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Dewegan 

This intimate experience teaches you about Anishnaabek songs and drum teachings. It includes an exhilarating hand drum performance and an opportunity to participate! Beat the drum and learn the different styles of songs that can be heard throughout Turtle Island (North America).

Drum and Dance

Duration: 2 hrs

Cost: $45.00 Adult / $40.00 Elders/*Student

Available: June through September

Minimum (2) - 24 hr advanced booking • *Must present student card upon arrival

 

 

 

 


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 Seven Grandfathers

Seven GrandfathersImmerse yourself in a cultural activity guided by the Seven Grandfather Teachings. Listen to one of our oldest teachings and the lessons within as you create your very own piece of art. Expect to be surrounded by the beauty and sounds of nture in a sheltered outdoor environment.

Duration: 2 hrs

Cost: $60.00 Adult / $55.00 Elders/*Students

Includes: Art Supplies

Available: June through September

Minimum (2) - 24 hr advanced booking • *Must present student card upon arrival

 

 

 

 
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Tour Packages

 

Dewegan PGP

Nimkat
This intimate experience teaches you about Anishnaabek songs and drum teachings. It includes an exhilarating hand drum performance, and an opportunity to participate! Beat the drum and learn the different styles of songs that can be heard throughout Turtle Island (North America).

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $45.00 Adult / $40.00 Elders & *Students

Available: See website for scheduled times

Minimum (6) - Maximum (10) - 48 hour advance booking • *Must present valid Student Card upon arrival

 

Point Grondine Park 


 

Making Footprints


Making Footprints
This educational tour focuses on the Anishnaabek use of plants, their edibility and medicinal purposes. Our knowledgeable guides have absorbed the ways of our people, they will connect you with nature by showing you the traditional uses, and sciences behind the teachings. Our guides teach the real, proven and definite side of plant based medicine, not the mystical.

Duration: 4 hours

Cost: $50.00 Adult / $45.00 Elders & *Students

Includes: Water & Snack

Available: See website for scheduled times

Minimum (6) - Maximum (10) - 48 hour advance booking • *Must present valid student card upon arrival 

 

 Point Grondine Park


 

 

To Book Call: 705-859-3477

or email: inquiries@wikwemikong.ca