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The Great Spirit Circle Trail

5905 Hwy 540 | M'Chigeeng, Ontario P0P 1G0, Canada
+1 877-710-3211
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Wonderful Medicine Walk

We participated in a Medicine Walk program in July 2016 and it was wonderful. Our guide Craig Fox... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Toronto, Canada
Dreamcatcher Experience

My fiancé, Don and I visited Manitoulin Island on July 4, 2016. It was an experience we will never... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
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The Great Spirit Circle Trail specializes in Authentic Aboriginal Experiences that exhibit the culture and traditions of the Anishinaabe people of the Manitoulin Island – Sagamok Region for independent travellers, families and all group sizes. While visiting, you will be hosted by local Aboriginal people who are proud to share a true reflection of the region from their perspective as the original inhabitants – the Ojibwe, Odawa and the Pottawatomi peoples. Visit our website to view our fantastic experiences, and be prepared for a memory of a lifetime as you Experience the Past, and Enjoy the Present.
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5905 Hwy 540 | M'Chigeeng, Ontario P0P 1G0, Canada
+1 877-710-3211
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We participated in a Medicine Walk program in July 2016 and it was wonderful. Our guide Craig Fox began the experience by including the entire group in a cleansing smudge ceremony. Then, as he gave us cedar tea, he explained the medicinal, ceremonial, and nutritional...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

My fiancé, Don and I visited Manitoulin Island on July 4, 2016. It was an experience we will never forget. Our guide, Craig, was incredible. Not only was he very patient while he showed us how to make the dreamcatchers, but he was also very...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Excellent walk with falcon from the great spirit circle trail. Learnt lots about first nation communities.More

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GSCT2013, Tourism Coordinator at The Great Spirit Circle Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Thank you for your feedback on the Mother Earth Hiking Trail experience. We are glad to hear that you had a good time. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know where improvement is needed so that we may continue to maintain high...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We came to manitoulin for a week long camping trip. Thought we would try 'glamping' for a couple nights until we could figure out our surroundings and where to camp on the island. This place had such great reviews... Looking closer the reviews are for...More

3  Thank Lindswheel
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Booked the Medicine walk/tour not knowing what to expect but were we glad we did. This was the most enthralling and interesting thing I think I have ever done on holiday. Steve (our First nation guide) was captivating. He explained so many things to us...More

1  Thank PRMan1
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Learned many interesting things on Steve's medicine walk. Enjoyed the explanation of the Smudge ceremony, and hearing about different medicines and salves procured from the forest along with some personal stories and experiences. Particularly enjoyed his emphasis on birch trees and their many uses and...More

Thank JoelZToronto
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We took the sunset canoe tour with Steve, Shield and Cass. Steve shared many stories and taught us a great deal about the Native traditions, and told us Anishinabek stories. He introduced us to the Ojibwe language and as a highlight for us he drummed...More

2  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We truly enjoyed the canoe tour led by superb guide Steve. All our family (with 2 kids, 8 and 13 y.o.) greatly enjoyed those few hours spend so close to our mother nature with all its energy and history, and lessons. Our guide Steve with...More

Thank Alexander241
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We booked the 'Traditional Song and Drum' workshop. Our guide Steve was a superb cultural interpreter. We first participated in a smudging ceremony to cleanse our senses. Steve then recounted the story of how the Anishinaabek received the drum and drum songs. He then performed...More

1  Thank hhwagner1
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Took my girls for a dream catcher workshop on a Friday afternoon. It was a very quiet place, I wasn't expecting to have an individual workshop, but that was a nice surprise. Our guide/teacher was a lovely man with a friendly smile and a great...More

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Do you still offer the 2 hour horse riding trip? We are going to manitoulin island in september. Tried to book but got strange reply? Thanks
21 July 2016|
Response from GSCT2013 | Property representative |
Hi , sorry yes we do we have been busy and our season is still in full swing until the middle of October.