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Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway
Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway

Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure 3 Day, 2 Night Getaway

From earth to table, enjoy what the land has to offer. Experience a culinary adventure getaway in the Carolinian forest. Taste the bounty of the land with a meal prepared by a local chef using mushrooms collected on your journey.

Take a break from the usual hotel experience with an adventure that includes Wilderness Suite Accommodation, Daytime Zipline & Canopy Tour, Stargazing at Long Point Observatory, Guided Mushroom Foray in the Carolinian Forest, Continental Breakfasts, and Dinners at Burning Kiln Winery and Normandale Century Inn.

Long Point Eco Adventures provides luxury tent accommodations which are not only unique to the Long Point area, but to Ontario! Our Wilderness Suite's design is purely Canadian with inspiration taken from one of Long Point Eco Adventures owners' experience in Africa climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

Wilderness Suites will provide the comforts of home with views, sounds and sensations seldom, if ever, experienced elsewhere in the world! Tastefully furnished to create an authentic and relaxed atmosphere, the decor has been picked to match with local tastes and history.

Overlooking the amazing view of Long Point Bay, you can do as much or as little as you want but we hope you don't just stay in bed! Come and experience the comfort of home in the heart of the wilderness in Norfolk County, Ontario Canada.

Wilderness Suites Features:

  • Smoke Free Environment
  • 8 King bed suites
  • 7 double Queen bed suites
  • Flush toilet and outdoor shower in each tent
  • WiFi access
  • Hot and cold water
  • Bar fridge
  • Security safe
  • In room coffee/tea service
  • Private deck
  • Hydro outlets

Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure 3 Day, 2 Night Getaway Experience Pricing

** Availability: September 19th - 21st, 2014.
$428.50 + HST per person, based on double occupancy   Gift Certificate Code: GLPWMF-14

Experience Location

Location(s): Turkey Point (near Port Dover)
Specific location details including contact information, map and directions will be provided at the time of booking a date for the Experience.

Things to Remember

A Waiver of Liability must be read and signed prior to participation in the activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Are the dinners included in the price?
A. Yes, although alcohol is not. For the dinner at Normandale Century Inn, dinner is based on an $80 credit on the A La Carte menu.

Other Important Information

The Wilderness Mushroom Foray Adventure Getaway is a civilized 3 day, 2 night adventure combining popular tours and Wilderness Suites luxury tent accommodations.

Sample Itinerary (please note that the itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions):

Day 1:

4:00pm: Check In

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Dinner at the Burning Kiln Winery.** Walk over to this beautiful winery and dinner, complete with views of the vineyard.

8:30pm - 10:30pm: Stargazing at the Long Point Eco-Adventure Centre. Join our staff for an amazing evening under the stars. Discovering nebulas, constellations and the planets, our 16” state-of-the-art Schmidt Cassegrain Meade Telescope will allow us to uncover the mysteries of the night sky.


Day 2:

8:30am: Continental Breakfast. Provided in the Kambuka tent

9:30am: Foray check-in at Long Point Eco-Adventures' Welcome Centre


10:00am: Introduction to the Mysterious World of Mushrooms. Participants will learn various picking techniques and how to identify species in the field using a detailed checklist which will be provided for each participant to bring home.

10:45am: Mushroom Foray in the Carolinian Forest. Guided by knowledgable mycologists, participants will walk along the trails of the Carolinian forest in search of a variety of edible mushrooms.

1:00pm: Examining Specimens. Under the watchful eye of mycologists, participants will gather to separate and identify the variety of species of mushrooms collected during the foray.

1:30pm: From the Forest to the Fork. Executive Chef Heather Pond will introduce the culinary adventure of wild and cultivated mushrooms specialties paired with the finest selection of award-winning wines from the Burning Kiln Winery.

3:00pm: Session Wrap-Up. Participants have the opportunity to speak with the professionals on different techniques that were used during the program. All three experts would be happy to discuss individual opportunities for people as they go home to their different areas.

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Dinner at Normandale Century Inn.** Drive down to this gorgeous hamlet and experience a taste of Norfolk County inside this popular B&B.

 

Day 3:

7:00-10:00am: Continental Breakfast

10:00am: Check Out of Wilderness Suite

10:00am-12:30pm: Daytime Zipline & Canopy Tour.
Glide through the Carolinian forest over native plant, animal, and bird life on our world-class ziplines. Your adventure is guided by two fun and knowledgable guides. Historical and ecological narratives are included. 

 

** Alcohol is not included.

Spectators Allowed? No

Other Restrictions

Once a date has been booked for this Experience re-bookings more than 48 hours in advance will be charged a 25% re-booking fee. Re-bookings with less than 48 hours notice prior to check in will not be accepted.
 
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