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The Ultimate Birding Weekend

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Experience a one-of-a-kind birding experience like no other! There is not only plenty of bird watching, but food and drinks as well. Enjoy this 2 night event in Long Point Eco Adventures wilderness accommodations which includes an intro to birding welcome feast, 2 morning bird watching sessions, and 2 dinners which include wine and beer!

Long Point Eco Adventures has partnered with Robin Tapley and the Canadian Adventure Expeditions to host this unique event. Robin helped institute the Mushroom Foray event at Long Point Eco Adventures (now a Canadian Signature Experience) and is a professor at Fanshawe College's Adventure Expeditions and Interpretive Leadership program. He is a photographer, astronomer, and guide and will create a birding weekend you will not soon forget!

Dates: May 31 - June 2, 2019


Arrival at Long Point Eco Adventures
6:00 pm - Wine and Dine at the Burning Kiln Winery
Enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the beauty of the vineyard!

6:00 am - Continental Breakfast
Enjoy a quick breakfast before the group heads out for some early morning bird watching
6:30-10:30 am - Birding Watching around Norfolk with guide Robin Tapley
11:00 am - Brunch at Long Point Eco Adventures
6:00 pm - Dinner at Long Point Eco Adventures 
Let our Chef's prepare you a delicious meal paired with a glass of wine or a pint of beer. Our Marshview Patio overlooks the Turkey Point Marsh which will provide a mesmorizing view for this tasty meal.

6:00 am - Continental Breakfast
Enjoy a quick breakfast before the group heads out for some early morning bird watching
6:30-10:00 am - Bird Watching around Norfolk with guide Robin Tapley
Depart at Leisure

Book this vacation package for 1-3 people and stay in our Wilderness Pods!


1 Person: $395.50 +HST

2 People: $485.50 +HST

3 People: $624.50 +HST

Nature Photography Workshop

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 Join local photographer and naturalist Leanne Gauthier-Helmer for an afternoon where subjects such as composition, lighting, location and techniques will be discussed in order to enhance your skills behind the lens.

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Smugglers Run Trail Race


Long Point Eco-Adventures is excited for the 5th annual smuggler's run Trail Race taking place on Sunday July 8th, 2018!

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and register for much more than a race. Begin overlooking the Turkey Point Marsh and inner bay of Long Point, before looping through one of Southern Ontario's largest Carolinian forests. A scenic, yet challenging 6k, 12k or 18k distance available. Bring the whole family! There will be a 1k Treasure Trail Dash for the kids to kick off the day. 

The award presentations and the after party will continue in the brand new Marshview Pavilion at Long Point Eco-Adventures shortly after the results come in!

Only a couple hours from Toronto you can come down just for the run- or stay for the weekend and explore Ontario's South Coast! Along with the Smuggler's Run Trail Race and Burning Kiln Winery, you can enjoy zipline tours, mountain biking, axe throwing, fishing, kayaking, hiking, star gazing and more at Long Point Eco-Adventures, plus the charm of the surrounding rural communities and the great beaches. 

Not only will you enjoy the beauty of nature in Long Point Eco-Adventure's 37 acre preserve alongside the St. William's Conservation Area, you will also receive:

  • LPEA Sunglasses
  • Smuggler's Run "Woodallions" upon crossing the finish line
  • A complimentary glass of award winning wine from Burning Kiln during during after party
  • A beef Brisket Sandwich and fries, or a hearty vegetarian salad
  • Awards for the top 3 runners in each age/gender category
  • FREE Race Photos via email
  • A 25% DISCOUNT off the incredible Zipline & Canopy Tour!

Register today and receive our early bird pricing- registration fees will increase on June 1st. 

For more information, call 1-877-743-8687 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Mushroom Foray

Join us for a culinary adventure of mushroom hunting, wine pairing, and culinary delights, September 21st! Overnight and Day adventures are available!

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