Welcome to Errington's Wilderness Island Resort
We are Al and Doris Errington. We are pictured here
with our son Devin and daughter Morgan. Our family has provided
quality wilderness recreation since 1975. We operate our resort
on a small group of neighboring islands easily accessible via
the famous ALGOMA CENTRAL RAILWAY or float plane. Lake Wabatongushi,
which covers over 10,000 acres, has some 70 uninhabited islands,
many streams and rivers, thousands of acres of adjacent wet lands
and miles of nature trails. Since it is the second largest lake
in the World's Largest Wildlife Preserve sightings of wildlife
such as Moose, Black Bear, Loons and Bald Eagles, to name a few
are numerous. The only hunting allowed since 1925, inside the
over 3,000 square mile CHAPLEAU GAME PRESERVE, is with a camera.
There is also EXCELLENT FISHING for Walleye, Northern Pike, Perch
and Whitefish. WILDERNESS ISLAND RESORT - ROUGH IT IN VELVET!
Very comfortable accommodations, fine dining and courteous service
on a 10 acre island. American Plan and Housekeeping packages available.
All accommodations are roomy and comfortable with 3 or 4 piece
Excerpts from articles about resort and
Ontario Canada Ministry of Tourism: "The
World's Largest Game Preserve isn't in Africa" - "moose
roam free on two million acres of natural beauty at Chapleau Game
Preserve, where the only shooting is with a camera"
STAR: "For an intimate wildlife experience, Errington's
Wilderness Islands is the place to go...At Errington's it seems
that animals sense they're out of danger and are quite approachable.
Loons, an elusive waterbird, actually surface within ten feet
of the boat and remain long enough for one to notice the red in
their eyes. Moose casually look up from a feeding
spot, then dip their heads back into the water to uproot water
& MAIL: "The sights are simply wild at Errington's
resort" "To birders it is heaven, with eagles and ospreys,
but those who want to see moose and bears won't be disappointed.
And you can also fish."
Barron's Outdoor Guide: "Ontario's
All Aboard Angling" "Lake wabatongushi itself is located
in the world's largest wildlife sanctuary, the 2 million acre
Chapleau Crown Game Preserve, which accounts for our having seen
bear, moose and other game every day of our week long stay."
"18-POUND NORTHERN" "The fishing was great too,
and we took pike (up to 18 pounds) on the fly in the shallow bays
and walleye from the depths, trolling crankbaits or deep jigging
with jig-and-grub combos."
The Best of Ontario by Mary Macpherson:
"Errington's Wilderness Islands" "The setting provided
a perfect backdrop for the wilderness experience" "Algoma
Central Railway" "One of the most spectacular train
excursions in North America is on the Algoma Central Railway"
"Chapleau Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary" "The
opportunities for viewing and photographing wildlife is exceptional"
DISPATCH: "All Aboard Anglers" "While fishing
for Northern Pike and Walleye is the major lure at Errington's,
simply watching the wildlife is becoming more popular each season.
Moose, bears, loons and eagles are a few of the more popular species
spotted there." "As for the dining arrangements, lodge
guests enjoy an American Plan, while cabin guests may choose that
or prepare their own meal. (My recommendation: Opt for the wonderful
home-style meals.)" "we shared the lodge with a contingent
of Audubon Society members, who added so many species to their
"life list" that they re-booked space for summer before
their week was half-completed"
Milwaukee Journal - August 24, 1986: "Moose
and more in the Ontario Forest" "surrounded by hundreds
of square miles of northern Ontario pine forests. A 23 mile long
lake bulging with walleye and northern pike is at his doorstep.
Moose feed regularly in the bay behind his lodge, and grouse fight
for possession of the footbridge that connects two of his three
islands in the northern corner of the lake.
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22057 - 44 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste Marie ON Canada P6B 6H4
May - September (705) 884-2215
October - April (705) 946-2010