Lake Superior, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Sleeping Giant Fly n Sail with Shore Lunch

6-7 Hours | $435

Sailing, hiking, flying and a scrumptious fresh fish shore lunch .

  • Iconic
  • Rural
  • Water
  • Active
  • Explorer
  • Family
  • History
  • Sailing
  • Wildlife
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Cultural Immersion
Experience the raw power of Lake Superior as you sail your way towards the legendary Sleeping Giant. Lay anchor in picturesque Sawyers Bay then explore whats left of a turn of the century fishing camp.
Take in the breath taking views of the world’s largest freshwater lake, and enjoy a freshly made fish shore lunch by your hosts.
The exceptional skill of our legendary de Havilland seaplane pilots will amaze you on the Aerial Tour departing or landing right from Sawyers Bay. Enjoy the scenic vistas from above as the plane heads towards rugged Black Bay Peninsula. As you glide over the Grave Yard of Ships reminisce about the days adventures.

Join Sail Superior and Wilderness North for a full day of adventure. Set sail on a leisurely 3 hour cruise to Sawyers Bay 15NM from the city. Experience the raw power of Lake Superior as you make your way towards the legendary Sleeping Giant. Lay anchor in picturesque Sawyers Bay then explore whats left of a turn of the century fishing camp. Take in the breath taking views of the world’s largest freshwater lake, and enjoy a freshly made fish shore lunch by your hosts. On the return the exceptional skill of our legendary de Havilland seaplane pilots will amaze you on the Aerial Tour departing or landing right from Sawyers Bay. Enjoy the scenic vistas from above as the plane heads towards rugged Black Bay Peninsula. As you glide over the Grave Yard of Ships reminisce about the days adventures.

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The Itinerary

3 hours

Sail across the bay of Thunder Bay

Sail up close to the ocean freighters in the bay and across to the iconic Sleeping Giant that rises 1200 feet straight up out of the lake. Lake Superior is called the Everest of fresh water sailing, experience her moods – will it be light winds and smooth sailing, or will the wind pipe up, heel us over until we get splashed with crystal clear water?

1-2 hrs

Trail Walking

Take a trip ashore and explore the boreal forests, maybe a chance encounter with a bear, porcupine, deer, bald eagle or vulture. Return in time to enjoy our famous fresh fish shore lunch.

45 min

Classic de Havilland Seaplane Flight

The return seaplane flight will show you the same beautiful lake but from a very unique perspective. You will see the best of the Canadian wilderness and a voyage on the worlds largest lake. Superior, the inland Sea.

During the Sail

Local and imported cheese tray

Local Thunder Bay made cheese from the renowned Thunder Oak farm mixed in with some of the best imports from the Cheese Encounter are bart of the sailing experience.

Additional Information

Recommended Gear

  • Hiking or trail shoes
  • Wind breaker and fleece
  • Hat and sunblock
  • Bug repellant if you wear shorts on the trail

Included In The Price

Voyage to the Sleeping Giant from the air and water
De Havilland seaplane one way
Big Lake Sailing one way
Fish fry shore lunch
Trail walking in Sibley’s boreal forest
Sleeping Giant park day passes
The best local and imported cheeses

Not Included

This adventure is priced per person however a 4 person minimum is required in order for the trip to proceed.

Departures from Pier 3 Marina Park, Thunder Bay

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Sleeping Giant Fly n Sail with Shore Lunch

Duration
6-7 Hours
Trip Type
  • Iconic
  • Rural
  • Water
  • Active
  • Explorer
  • Family
  • History
  • Sailing
  • Wildlife
  • Physical Rating: 3/5
  • Culture Shock: 1/5
Starting Price
$435
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