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Wikwemikong Tourism


2018 Indigenous
Tourism Award

2017 Tourism Champion

Experience Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

The largest Anishinabek community on Manitoulin Island

Located on the eastern peninsula, Wiikwemkoong is home to the people of Three Fires Confederacy: an alliance of the Ojibwa, Odawa and Pottawatomi nations. Wiikwemkoong celebrates its community spirit through several cultural events that draw visitors from all walks of life. Wiikwemkoong is host to the annual cultural festival, fall fair, ice fishing derby, traditional pow-wow, and authentic Indigenous theatre as presented by De-ba-jeh-mu-jig theatre group. 
Indulge in the vast picturesque wilderness that surrounds Manitoulin’s largest community through one of our many private and community operated tourism services. Our large land base offers plenty of opportunity for wilderness exploration at your own pace while enjoying the culture and traditions of the Anishinabek people.

Experience Wiikwemkoong

Our Story. Through Our Lens.

Accommodations
Accommodations
Accommodations
Arts & Theatre
Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Recreation
Points of Interest
Points of Interest

Vision

To build a foundation for sustainable tourism development that will position Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory as a four season destination.

Mission

To develop quality market ready products and services that will support the growth of the local tourism industry.

Tourism Strategy

Wikwemikong Tourism is a department of the Enaadmaagehjik (WDC) and is responsible for community tourism development guided by the Wikwemikong Tourism Strategy.

  • Tourism Infrastructure

  • Marketing / Branding

  • Product Development

  • Human Resource Development

  • Premier Events

  • Diversified Own Source Revenue

Cultural Tours

Wiikwemkoong Tourism offers an array of authentic Indigenous experiences that reflect the cultural lifestyles and traditions of the Anishinabek people of the Three Fires Confederacy – Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatomi. As Manitoulin Island’s largest First Nation community and Canada’s only officially recognized Unceded Indigenous Territory, we welcome you to delve into our rich culture and history through our nature based and cultural tours.

Dewegan Drum & Song Pic

Our guides will take you on a journey through time as you learn of the legends of our people while exploring the vast lands and waters of  Wiikwemkoong. Wiikwemkoong Tourism can also create a customized itinerary for your group, providing experiential learning. Itineraries can range from one to multi-day trips, assisting with meals, lodging, and transportation needs.

To learn more, please contact Wikwemikong Tourism.

Tourism Information Centre

Tourist Information Centre

Located at the Small Business Centre, the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) serves as our centralized visitor centre and the launching point to your authentic Indigenous experience.

Canoe Rentals

Rentals

The Tourist Information Centre (TIC) offers bike and canoe rentals from June to September.

Bicycle Rentals

Full Day: $40.00
Half Day: $20.00

Canoe Rentals

Full Day: $50.00
Half Day: $30.00

Wiikwemkoong Tourism Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Browse our gift shop or shop online for authentic handcrafted Anishnaabek art, crafts and jewellery. Our gift shop is open year round.

Member Associations

Northeastern Ontario