WHY LONG POINT?

#1 – A Very Special Place On Earth!

Consisting of over 26,600 hectares it’s hard to imagine this pristine landscape still exists in Southern Ontario. Designated a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve: Long Point sticks out 42km’s into the middle of Lake Erie and is the worlds largest freshwater sand-spit unaccessible to the public!

#2 – A Short Drive Away!

Experience world-class birding, remote beaches and step back in time on the tip of Long Point Ontario. Situated less than 2 hours south west of Toronto & 1.5 hours south east of London; Long Point is known by many as a birding mecca!

#3 – World Biosphere Reserve!

In 1982, Long Point National Wildlife Area was recognized as a wetland of international significance under the Ramsar Convention. It was designated as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1986 and is a protected landscape.

WHY CHOOSE US?

#1 – It’s All About the Experience!

Whether it’s the excitement of ride out, the beauty & awe of sinking your feet into the sand whilst standing on the tip, the world-class birding or just simply going back in time with your guide and learning the rich history, we guarantee a one-of-a-kind experience you’ll never regret!

#2 - Photos are included!

You read that right! Here at Long Point Tours we aim to give you the best and most enjoyable experience we can! We believe that you’ll have a memorable  time with us and we want to send you home with those memories! Our guides are excellent at taking the right photo’s at the right places to maximize your experience! Photo’s taken go directly to your email after the tour is complete!

#3 – Fun For The Whole Family

 At Long Point Tours we offer a number of great things to do for everybody! 3 hour expeditions to the tip of Long Point, Bird Watching Tours, “Foodie” Taste of Norfolk Tours, Killman Zoo “home of the Big Cats and Horse and Wagon Tours, Winery Experiences, Craft Beer Experiences, Corporate Group Outings, Guided Hikes and Special Events Spring, Summer and Fall!

 

 

Trip to the Tip of Long Point 2018

 

Tours Run Daily at 10:00am June to September 2018 

 

REGULAR PRICES: $109/Adult | $75 ages 17 and under | Children under 4 are free (must be under parent/guardian supervision and provide they’re own lifejacket) – please call for arrangements

Go where roads can’t take you. This 3-hour tour takes you deep into the UNESCO world biosphere reserve and all the way out to the tip of Long Point. Learn the stories and the rich history that encompass this legendary sand spit.

  • On tour we make a number of educational stops at historical locations and teach you all about Long Point’s rich history (you actually get get to see)!
  • Get off at the tip of Long Point, see the lighthouse and take in the stunning views. During the summer don’t forget to bring your swimmers and beachwear as the waters are warm and sandy beaches are long and inviting.
  • This tour truly makes you feel like your going back in time. The remote beaches resemble that of a Caribbean Island, there are no roads, no development, only the lake and rolling sand dunes.
  • We recommend you stand on the very tip of the giant sand spit and experience the splash pool effect caused by the 2 currents that meet, the same currents that continue to build Long Point.
  • Click on tour details for more info. Call 1-(877)-884-3566 or book NOW online!
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    DETAILS

    PLEASE BE ADVISED: NEW LOCATION @ THE SECOND SANDBAR RESTAURANT (45 CEDAR DR, TURKEY POINT ONTARIO) | These tours run daily from June to October. 2pm tour available on weekends From July to Labour Day. Please meet your guide 30 minutes before the tour begins. Youth & senior pricing is available (ages 17 and under) ~ A GREAT GIFT IDEA!

    Prices; Adults $109/person | NEW ~ Youth $75/person

    Current 2pm tour dates in May (please call to book)

    Parking and washrooms facilities are available at this location, however there are no washroom facilities while on tour. You will be expected to sign a waiver upon arrival. A full orientation on safety will be given before boarding the vessel.

    Please remember to dress for the weather. Guests can also expect a “wet landing”, rubber boots or sandals & shorts are recommended. While on tour weather & wind conditions can vary, on occasion participants can expect to get sprayed or splashed by water due to wind and wave conditions.

    For other booking times please call us or visit our booth during the operating season (June through to Sept)

    Click here for directions

    To inquire about other start times or GROUP DISCOUNTS please call us at 1-(877)-884-3566

    Please be advised, on occasion tours depart from an alternate location due to weather conditions. Long Point Tours will inform you ahead of time via phone or email.

    Please check your messages the night before for any potential changes in departure location. 

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Birding Shuttles to the tip of Long Point

Shuttles May 2018 | 6:30am start 

REGULAR PRICES: $119/person | A portion of the fees go to the Long Point Bird Observatory.

  • Long Point Peninsula attracts over 390 different species of bird each year; it is the longest freshwater sand spit in the world and a main North American flyway for 1000’s of migrating birds. May is usually the best time of year to see this bottleneck of warblers & songbirds!
  • Get up early and take our zodiac tour boat to the to Tip of Long Point as the sun is rising. Bring your binoculars and add to that life birding list.
  • The expedition begins at our shop in Turkey Point where you will meet your guide/boat captain. At 6:30am depart from the marina and cross Long Point Bay all the way to the tip (approximately 20 to 30 min’s). We encourage clients to have their binoculars & scopes ready as we often see large rafts of ducks & shorebirds along the way.
  • Once Clients arrive on the tip they have access to a pristine environment that abounds with a wide diversity of migrating birds, an opportunity to meet & greet the staff/volunteers at the Long Point Bird Observatory Tip Research Station and be provided bottled water click on tour details for more info. Please call to book 1-(877)-884-3566 or book online!
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    DETAILS

    PLEASE BE ADVISED: NEW LOCATION @ THE SECOND SANDBAR RESTAURANT (45 CEDAR DR, TURKEY POINT ONTARIO) | 5.5-hour expeditions run daily during the month of May. Please meet your guide 30 minutes before the tour begins (45 minutes before sunrise).

    Parking and washrooms facilities are available at this location, however there are no washroom facilities while on tour. You will be expected to sign a waiver upon arrival. A full orientation on safety will be given before boarding the vessel.

    Please remember to dress for the weather. Guests can also expect a “wet landing”, rubber boots or sandals & shorts are recommended. While on tour weather & wind conditions can vary, on occasion participants can expect to get sprayed or splashed by water due to wind and wave conditions.

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    To inquire about other start times or GROUP DISCOUNTS please call us at 1-(877)-884-3566

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BUS TOUR JUNE 30th

ADVENTURE DAY TOUR | “THE GREATEST ADVENTURES ARE IN NORFOLK COUNTY” 

 

PRICE: Adults: $129.00, Seniors $109.00, Children $64.50

  • Enjoy a worry free day at the Largest Big Cat Sanctuary in Canada
  • Lunch at the Sandbar On the Beach Restaurant (voted one of the best in Norfolk County)
  • Followed by a leisurely one hour boat Cruise with Captain Garrett Reid – a guide extraordinaire, naturalist exploring the Lake Erie Shoreline for birds, wildlife, Lake Erie’s mysteries and rich (sometimes dark) history!
  • Garrett will narrate all the legends and lore of Long Point on your tour. Stop at “Bank Swallow” Hotel and learn why Lake Erie is home to the largest nest colonies in the world!
  • BE SURE TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THE BALD EAGLES and other birds of prey!
  • Departure Locations are listed below in the “details”
  • TO BOOK: book online (click on June 30th) or call Group Tour Manager Gerry at 1-(226)-567-0047. If you have any question email him at gerryduncan@gmail.com
  • reach out to us on facebook www.facebook.com/longpointtours/
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    DETAILS

    Ever tour includes free photos, zoo visit, Lunch, One Boat Tour and a stop at the Cider Keg to pick-up a complementary snack and information package to go home with.

    This tour leaves from a series of different locations. Departure times, itinerary and locations are as follows: 2 Pick-up locations at Guelph Go at 8:25am then Burlington Go Station (Aldershot) at 9:35am.

    Tour arrives at Killman Zoo for 10am, Departing for Turkey Point at 11:30am. Once arriving in Turkey Point Lunch is served at The Sandbar On the Beach Restaurant around 12:30pm. At 1:30pm Group A goes on the Boat Tours and Group B to Burning Kiln Winery for tasting and vineyard tour. At 2:30pm The Groups switch getting ready to leave Turkey Point for 3:30pm to the Cider Keg for the last stop before departing home at 4:15pm.

    The first Drop off is Burlington Go Station at 5:30pm and finally Guelph Go at 6:30pm

    Washrooms facilities are available at this location, however there are no washroom facilities while on tour. You will be expected to sign a waiver upon arrival. A full orientation on safety will be given before boarding the vessel.

    Again please remember to dress for the weather. While on tour weather & wind conditions can vary, on occasion participants can expect to get sprayed or splashed by water due to wind and wave conditions.

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Long Point Photo Tours

 

Wildlife Shoots, Sunset Shoots, Beach Walks, Birding and More! 

 

  • We have a passion for nature and wildlife photography and we take great care to provide our guests with the opportunity to take great photographs. Our guides are experienced and have spent many years honing their bush skills and strive to leave a Zero footprint. We take great care of our environment and we feed and salt at appropriate times through out the year. Our blinds are stragtically placed for maximum traffic on 300 acres of private property that allows no hunting. .

 

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Catch a bounty of fish while experiencing all Long Point Country has to offer. Along the way learn some of its legends and lore!

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