The Bruce Trail is Canada's oldest and longest marked footpath, measuring over 890 km from Niagara to Tobermory, following the magnificent Niagara Escarpment - a UNESCO World Biosphere reserve. This 10-day self-guided itinerary covers what many hikers claim to be the most spectacular section of the trail: The final stage (or beginning, depending on how you look at it) from Wiarton to Tobermory, covering the Bruce Peninsula from end to end. Each day on the trail affords endless outstanding coastal views perched high atop cliffs and along rocky beaches, looking out across the crystal-clear turquoise waters of Georgian Bay. You will swear that you are exploring Caribbean shorelines as opposed to the Canadian Great Lakes! With limited accommodation options, we've carefully selected a handful of inns located within walking distance to the trail, and have combined these cozy stays with a friendly transfer service. Your luggage is transferred as well, leaving you free to enjoy the trail with only a light day pack.
Day 1: Transfer from Owen Sound to Wiarton. Optional afternoon hike.
Day 2: Walk from Jones Bluff to Hope Bay (19.7 km, 7 hrs)
Day 3: Walk from Hope Bay to Rush Cove (14 km, 5 hrs)
Day 4: Lion's Head Loop (16.8 km, 7 hrs)
Day 5: Walk Cape Chin South to Lion's Head (16.5 km, 6 hrs)
Day 6: Walk Cape Chin to Dyer's Bay (11 - 20 km, 4 - 7 hrs)
Day 7: Explore Bruce Peninsula National Park (Minimum 8 km, 3 hrs)
Day 8: Walk from Bruce Peninsula National Park to Tobermory (21 km, 8 hrs)
Day 9: Day trip to Flower Pot Island
Day 10: Tour ends with a transfer to Owen Sound.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners
- 9 nights in a combination of inns, B&Bs and hotels, generally with private facilities, on a twin share basis
- Detailed route notes and maps (1 package per 2 hikers)
- Luggage transfers (1 piece per person)
- Return transfers from Owen Sound and to/from trail heads, where listed in itinerary
- SPOT satellite transponder for use on the trail
- Glass-bottom boat to/from Flower Pot Island on Day 9
- $50 donation to the Bruce Trail Conservancy
- Applicable taxes.
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M17202 offers a range of self guided and small group adventures in Canada, from coast to coast to coast! Experience different landscapes and communities at handlebar level, hike rugged sections of the Trans Canada Trail, and explore the dramatic mountain trails. With a growing selection of adventures drawing upon the...
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