Activities

With so much to experience at Killarney Mountain Lodge, there is an activity or adventure for each and every guest. Whether you’ve come to relax and retreat or hike and explore, Killarney Mountain Lodge is sure to provide a completely unique, full-service Canadian Wilderness resort experience with some incredible Killarney activities.  

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Guests sailing

Explore the Waterfront

Host to some of North America’s most beautiful yachts that grace our waterways while touring the Great Lakes, Killarney Mountain Lodge’s full service marina is a popular dockage destination for local, national and international boat owners. The Waterfront is also a draw for guests and travellers who are interested in exploring the breathtaking Killarney Channel during their stay. Offering boat rentals, guided cruises, competitive docking rates and the convenience of a Boathouse Store, the Waterfront is a cornerstone of Killarney Mountain Lodge.

Couple kayaking on the water

Guided Sunset Paddle

Join our activity coordinator for a guided paddle through the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay. Learn about the history of the area as you kayak through Killarney’s peaceful waters and watch the sun set over the white-tipped La Cloche mountains.

Pair of women canoeing in Killarney

Canoe Clinic

Good technique makes a big difference in the water. The Resort’s canoe instructor teaches proper paddling/stroke technique and boat entry and exit. Basic canoe procedure is followed by a short excursion to the west side of George Island.

Lighthouse on a hill

Lighthouse Hike

Beginning at Killarney Mountain Lodge, the Morning Lighthouse Hike takes you through dense forest, over pink granite rocks and along the rugged Georgian Bay coastline to the lighthouse. Providing a stunning view, the Lighthouse looks out over the bay, Manitoulin Island and the boat traffic moving in and out of the Killarney Channel.

Guests enjoying hike along Killarney waterfront

Hike the Park

Embrace your Killarney adventure! Take in some of the most beautiful vistas the region has to offer on a hike through Killarney Provincial Park. Explore the thick forest trails that surround the Chikanishing River. Venture to places untouched by modern life. For a more challenging hike, consider climbing the infamous Crack Trail.

Oil painting of Killarney cliffside

Trivia Night

Test your wit and knowledge at Killarney Mountain Lodge’s popular Trivia Night! Open to all guests and staff, Trivia Night is known to inspire friendly competition that always ends in a good laugh. Prove your skills and take home one of our coveted Killarney Trivia Prizes!

Family with paintings of lighthouse

Painting Party

Killarney is a painter’s paradise. Not far from Killarney Mountain Lodge, members of the Group of Seven painted some of their most famous works. Local artists Danielle Gardner and Pierre Sabourin take you through the artistic process step by step as they instruct you from start to final stroke.

Games room with pool table and shuffleboard

Games and Tournaments

Are you up for a little competition? Inquire with our reception desk to find out what games are in play on any given day. There’s shuffle board, bocce ball, bingo by the pool and more. If you’re into tennis, we’ve got rackets and balls ready and waiting for you at our front reception desk.

Guests enjoying an oudoor fishfry

Family Fish Fry

A true Killarney treat! On the rocks overlooking the Killarney channel, guests and staff gather in the open air to prepare and serve delicious freshly-caught whitefish, crispy hand-cut fries and homemade slaw.

Live music around an open bonfire

Live Music

Join in the vibrant Killarney nightlife with a visit to the Resort’s famous Carousel Lounge. Listen to live music, enjoy fine wine, craft beer and delicious contemporary Canadian cuisine. Sing, dance and be merry! For information on themed events, contact the reception desk or consult the Event Calendar.

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