Excursions aboard the Grace Anne II offer a myriad of daytime recreational activities to excite and engage you and your guests with something available for every interest, skill and group size.
Some of the activities that you can enjoy include:
FLY-IN FISHING (additional charges for trips less that 4 days)
TRAP RANGE / CLAYPIGEON SHOOTING
DEER HUNTING (additional charges apply)
DUCK AND GOOSE HUNTING (additional charges apply)
HIKING AND NATURE TRAILS
Active nature-lovers will appreciate the network of hiking trails offered by the southern tip of Big Narrows Island and the Western Peninsula. These trails will put you hand in hand with the nature that surrounds.
HOT TUB AND SAUNA
Relax and enjoy the serenity of the wilderness from the beautiful, outdoor cedar hot tub and sauna located at the Grace Anne II Lodge, an all-inclusive hunting resort that offers all access to the guests of the Grace Anne II. Situated on a 100 acre island, Grace Anne II Lodge is the only privately owned property on the island. This 40-acre hunting lodge has many amenities awaiting the guests of the Grace Anne II to utilize during their voyage, please check their website for additional details.
Each day affords you the opportunity to cruise among the 14,600 islands that make up Lake of the Woods. For many clients the serenity of the lake is the most sought after activity on the lake.
KAYAKING / CANOEING
Recreation staff will provide guided and independent kayak or canoe adventures in and around the many secluded bays and channels of Big Narrows Island. This is perhaps the best way to experience the serene beauty of surrounding waterways, offering a quiet getaway for reflection and relaxation.
There is nothing more refreshing on a hot day than taking a plunge into cool waters. Go back to the days of swimming off the dock of a summer home by taking the leap straight from the deck of the Grace Anne II. The temperature of the water is perfect for swimming, water-skiing, and knee boarding throughout the summer. Recreation staff provides coaching if required or requested.
GUIDED ECO, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND NATURE TOURS (additional charges apply)
Full or half-day guided photography and nature tours are available for those who would like to get a closer view of their surroundings. There is always something new to see, as Lake of the Woods is abundant with wildlife and rich foliage. Tours given by local nature writer and humorist, Phil Burke, have often been the highlight of the trip for past guests. Burke will captivate you with his intense love for, and unique commentary on, the sensational surroundings of Lake of the Woods. Also available for more detailed educational outings is a provincially certified biologist who will provide in-depth information on any wilderness topic you desire. Our focus is to help you see and understand more during your eco adventure, not only will you discover something new, you will revitalize your sense of wonder as you gain insight into the ways of the Lake of the Woods.