Tour 3: Lion’s Head to Cape Croker

View of Cove Island Lighthouse

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Start your tour at Cape Croker. Take this journey through the First Nations territory to a secluded lighthouse on Georgian Bay. Detour down Park Road to Cape Croker Indian Park. The Niagara Escarpment as its backdrop, this gorgeous campground features nature trails, a boardwalk and canoe rentals. At its entrance, Sydney Bay Store and Cafe includes Indian Tacos, bannock and Ojibway crafts. Be sure to have your lunch over looking Sydney Bay.

Avid Explorer? Check out Greig’s Cave and take a hike through 3.5km of rugged forest trails and explore 10 ancient limestone caves. Head north to Lion’s Head. It’s a great place to complete your tour. The setting is gorgeous on the turquoise water of Isthmus Bay. There’s a lovely sand beach, quaint lodging as well as a few dining options to suit your taste.

On Saturday mornings check out the Farmers’ Market where you can purchase a  wide range of local products. There is also a Bayside Astronomy Program at the marina Friday and Saturday nights where you can learn all about the night sky.