Secluded Canadian Fishing & Wilderness Vacation Resort
in Northern Ontario Canada
Where We Are - Our Wilderness Island
Vacation Resort is 206 miles
or 337 km north of Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada. We are the
only resort on the North end of 23 mile/37 km long Lake Wabatongushi,
in the Chapleau Game Preserve, the World's Largest Wildlife Sanctuary.
We are accessible by the famous Algoma Central Railway Wilderness
Passenger Train or by Float Plane from either Sault Ste Marie
or Hawk Junction just outside Wawa.
You can board the train at Sault Ste Marie at 9:20 am and
take a delightful 7 hour jouney into the Canadian Shield through
the Great Lakes hardwood forests,
majestic Agawa Canyon, into the northern Boreal forest, past Hawk
Junction to the Lake Wabatongushi flag stop.
OR Follow the scenic trans
Canada Highway (HWY 17N) along the shore of Lake Superior, from
Sault Ste Marie 142 miles north to Wawa, 12 miles east on Chapleau
Highway 101, then 4 miles north on Highway 547 to Hawk Junction.
Board the train about 3:00 pm and arrive at Lake Wabatongushi
an hour and a half later.
We will meet you at the railway landing and escort you on
the 15 minute boat ride to our island resort in the wilderness.
OR You can also take a float
plane directly to our Wilderness Island Resort from Hawk Junction
or Sault Ste Marie using one of our local Float Plane air services.
Float Planes are especially useful for accommodating tighter schedules
which the Algoma Central Railway's schedule may not be able to
OR For a more interesting trip,
use a float plane and the train to get in and out of our resort.
If you are flying into our area Sault Ste Marie is the closest
airport with a number of commercial flights each day. You can
connect through Toronto from virtually anywhere in the World.
Limousines and rental cars can facilitate your connection with
the Algoma Central Railway's Wilderness Train or Float Plane Services.
Central Railway - Train travel through the wilderness
is unique, comfortable, relaxing and very very scenic. We have
trains in on Thursday, Saturday, Monday and trains out on Friday,
Sunday, Tuesday. If you would like to take the train one way and
a float plane the other, it can be easily arranged.
Air - Hawk Air's float plane base is at Hawk Junction just
outside of Wawa. They will also pick up guests in Sault Ste Marie.
Depending on availability and weather they can fly you in any
time during daylight hours.
Wilderness Island Resort is on Lake Wabatongushi, in the
west corner of the Chapleau Wildlife Preserve, in Northern Algoma
District in Northern Ontario Canada. We are approximately 337
km (206 miles) north of Sault Ste Marie, 67 km (41 miles) North
of Hawk Junction just outside Wawa, and 145 km (90 miles) south
Sault Ste Marie - I75, which bisects the United States terminates
at the international bridge to Sault Ste Marie Ontario. The Trans
Canada Highway 17, can bring you from Eastern or Western Canada
to Sault Ste Marie at the Eastern tip of Lake superior. You can
take a train or float plane from Sault Ste Marie or continue North
on the Trans Canada Highway 17 North to Wawa.
Wawa - The home of the giant Canada Goose sculpture overlooking
the Trans Canada Highway 17. Hawk Junction is 19 km (12 miles)
east of Wawa on Highways 101, then 7 km (4 miles) north on Highway
547. As you approach Hawk Junction, Hawk Lake will be on your
left and you should be able to see the float plane base of Hawk
Air across on the North side of the Lake. If you are going to
catch the train continue on to the end of Highway 547 and the
Algoma Central Railway train depot.
22057 - 44 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste Marie ON Canada P6B 6H4
May - September (705) 884-2215
October - April (705) 946-2010