True North Adventure Bus

By Tourism Sault Ste. Marie

Find your "True North" Experience with Forest The Canoe

Are you looking for adventure? Do you want to witness the fall colours you’ve seen on Instagram? Have you ever wanted to paddle on the largest lake in the world? Then the True North Adventure bus might be for you. 

Experienced tour guides Forest The Canoe are offering all day adventure tours to some of the most beautiful places in Ontario. Paddle the greatest lake and hike to Superior views, explore the autumn colour change by water and land, or find the natural beauty and green spaces right in Sault Ste. Marie.

Choose your Adventure

Four tours are offered, each a truly unique adventure, and a each chance to see and explore a different part of Northern Ontario.

Tours last a full day with pick ups from local hotels in Sault Ste. Marie around 8am, and return around 5pm the same day. Lunch is provided. 

Sault North Adventure

Find the natural beauty and green spaces right in Sault Ste. Marie

Friday, Aug 26th

Friday, Sept 9th

Friday, Sept 16th

North Shore Views

Explore the culturally significant pictographs of the Anishinaabe.

Sunday, Aug 28th

Sunday, Sept 11th


Spirit of Superior

Paddle the greatest lake and hike to Superior views.                   

Saturday, August 27,

Saturday, September 10, 

Tuesday, September 13,

Saturday, September 17,

Saturday, September 24,

Friends of Fall Colours

Explore the autumn colour change by water and land.       

Sunday, September 18,

Friday, September 23,

Sunday, September 25,

Friday, September 30,

Saturday, October 1,

Sunday, October 2,

Friday, October 7,

The True North Adventure Bus

Sit back and enjoy the drive, that’s all you’ll have to do with the True North Adventure Bus. Expert, certified tour guides Ryan and Shana provide informative narration to help you get the most of your experience. Enjoy your day with all the quality equipment and safety information you will need. 

Further Information

What Does It Cost?
A spot on the bus costs $150 a day plus tax, and that includes lunch. The North Shore Views tours, which takes you up to Lake Superior Provincial Park is more, to account for the extra milage. 

What does each day look like?
Each itinerary looks a little different and specifics can be found below: 

Sault North Adventures:
9.30am Pick up at hotels in SSM
10am Hike or Bike at Hiawatha
12.30pm Lunch at Historic Sault Golf Club
2pm St Mary’s River Paddle
4pm Canal District
6pm Return to hotel

North Shore Views:
8am Pick up at hotels in SSM
10am Lake Superior Provincial Park and Agawa Pictographs
1pm Lunch at Beach
3pm Agawa Crafts
5pm Return to hotel

Friends of Fall Colours Itinerary:
9.30am Pick up at hotels in SSM
10.30am Misty Morning Paddle
12.30pm Fish and Chip Lunch
2pm Robertson Cliffs Lookout Hike
5.30pm Trading Post Ice Cream
6.30pm Return to hotel

Spirit of Superior Itinerary:
9am Pick up at hotels in SSM
10.00am Edmund Fitzgerald Lookout Hike
1pm Lunch at The Chicken Shack
2pm Pancake Bay P.P. beach and paddle
6pm Return to hotel