ACTIVITIES and EVENTS

At Bayside Resort we have something for everyone, whether you’re here for business or for a seasonal retreat we have your interests covered…

Things to do for Nature Lovers and Outdoor Enthusiasts:

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Listen to the loons and wolves, just kidding, there are no wolves nearby!!
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Go out fishing – numerous freshwater fish species can be caught in this lake – fish from shore or rent a boat. Local experienced fishing guides also available
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Bird watch – many waterfowl species and birds of prey frequent the area
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Walk to rocky shoreline in search of fossils and other interesting rocks
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Take a hike about the hillside where beautiful mature cedar and birch trees line the embankment
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Take a short hike up to the scenic Lookout situated just kiddy corner to cabins
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Sit outside at night and star gaze or admire night lights across bay from local lighthouse and small town of Manitowaning
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Head out to local walking/hiking trails for seclusion with nature


Things to do for Couples:

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Celebrate your time away together
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Stay indoors and get creative
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Take a canoe trip along shoreline of Manitowaning Bay.  Lifejackets are provided on-site
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Pack a picnic hamper and escape – pick a spot along rocky shoreline and enjoy the sunset
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Enjoy your cold sunset drinks at our water dock
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Sunbathe, read a book or just relax


Things to do for Groups:

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Meeting space available for 10-20 people (Cabin #2) with 9ft. screen and projector
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Book a fishing charter with local experienced fishing guide(s)
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Book a pontoon boating excursions – beautiful sights to be seen and enjoyed – packages available
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Book an ATV excursion – local ATV trails abound
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Go snowshoeing along lake or cross country skiing – contact Manitoulin Ski Club for updates on local groomed trails
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In late January, February and March go ice fishing – lake ice gets to over 2 ft. thick – bring your auger(s)
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Book tee-time at nearby Rainbow Ridge Golf Course or go to driving range
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Enjoy a bonfire at the waterfront fire pit – much seating available (lg. Adirondack chairs/benches)


Things to do for Families:

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Head outdoors and enjoy a lakefront bonfire with some weenies and marshmallows. Firewood provided for all guests on-site
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BBQ until your bellies are content – propane provided with individual BBQ’s at each cabin
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And for those who are more energetic take a run or bike ride towards Manitowaing where there are minor inclines or for more of a challenge head towards the Wikwemikong village for steeper inclines.  Adult sized bikes are available on site for guests use
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Explore what rest of Manitoulin Island has to offer – binder of informational brochures and listings available in each cabin – visit numerous galleries, unique shops, restaurants and community events
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And if you still have some energy left after all that, feel free to clean up the entire cabin – broom, mop, pail and cleaning supplies are readily available in the washroom closet


Things to do for the Kiddies:

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Go swimming in the crystal clear waters of Manitowaning Bay
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Use 4-person paddleboat
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Build sand castles at sandy beachfront – beachfront has many children’s toys to play with including buckets and shovels
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Set up a obstacle course/relay track at beachfront
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Race up and down resort laneway with your bikes from home
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Play soccer, beach volleyball or street hockey – sporting activities provided on site


Things to do when you don’t want to do anything:

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Sleep in – the place has much peace and quiet
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Watch a movie on satellite t.v. and unwind
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Cozy up to the fireplace inside of your cabin
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Enjoy your private patio area situated adjacent to your cabin
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Sit and watch the gorgeous colorful sunsets over Manitowaning Bay while seated at your cabin front
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Order in from a local restaurant – delivery available