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Friday, August 01, 2014

TEN FUN THINGS TO DO ON GB

1/ Fathom Five National Marine Park ... more than 20 shipwrecks in this marine park. Tobermory (519) 596 2233

2/ Georgian Bay Airways ... you have to see Georgian bay from the air at least once – fly to Henry’s for Pickerel lunch. Parry Sound 1 800 786 1704

3/ Bridal Veil Falls ... hike to a beautiful cascading water fall. Kagawong (705) 368 3021


4/ Topaz Lake ... boat down Baie Fine fiord to the Pool anchorage, and hike up the mountain to Topaz Lake for a swim in crystal clear topaz coloured water. From Killarney (705) 287 2242

5/ Flower Pot Island ... glass bottom boat tour and see shipwrecks and sea stacks. Tobermory 1 800 268 3838

6/ Cup and Saucer Trail ... hike to spectacular bluff. Rockville (705) 368 0321

7/ Wingfield Basin ... boat in and check out the restored lighthouse and view from bluffs. Near Tobermory

8/ Ojibway Club ... visit this historic former resort and now private club by boat. Near Pointe Au Baril (705) 366 5085

9/ SS Keewatin ... tour this spectacular 1907 Titanic era steamship. Port McNicoll 1 855 533 9284

10/ Sportsman’s Inn ... sit on their docks and watch the circus of cruising boats go by – watch a “boat in” movie from your boat and tune the sound in on your VHF. Killarney (705) 287 9990

Bonus: Hope Island (see beach pic) ... go midweek late in the season and you can run down the beautiful sand beach buck naked and scream your head off and no one will care ... not that I’d do that but I’m sure someone will! Near Christian Island on your chart

Bonus x 2: Beacon Bay Marina track down Captain Ron (see Ron pic) at the marina ... bring some refreshments (Tequila works) and settle in for a night of yarn spinning, crazy stories and soon to be famous sayings like “it may be legal but it’s not right”

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