Killarney Mountain Lodge

Welcome to Killarney Mountain Lodge, a full-service resort overlooking the Georgian Bay. With extensive accommodation, dining, and outdoor recreational options, Killarney Mountain Resort is an excellent destination for visitors looking for a cozy retreat after a day of adventure in the Ontario wilderness.

Located in the town of Killarney in the Sudbury district of Ontario, Killarney Mountain Lodge sits on the northern shore of Georgian Bay. It’s approximately a 1.5 hour drive from central Sudbury. A unique feature of the lodge–and the town of Killarney as well–is that it is located near high-traffic waterways that have been in use for centuries, making it possible to be reached by boat. Visitors can also choose to fly into nearby Killarney Municipal Airport.

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Exterior front of main log cabin at dusk

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Killarney Mountain Lodge has been a fixture on the Georgian Bay shores for over 45 years. Visitors will enjoy its expansive views of the Georgian Bay, as well as the distant sparkling quartzite peaks of the La Cloche mountains. Adventurers can traipse the many nearby hiking trails, paddle across the lakes and rivers, go sailing, or throw a line or two and watch the sunset over the bay. There is also an abundance of activities to do indoors, as Killarney Mountain Resort also has a heated swimming pool, sauna, indoor fire pits and tennis courts.

Visitors can rest well in any of Killarney Mountain Lodge’s various accommodations, from dorm-style rooms for the economic adventurer, to sunlit lodge rooms ideal for romantic weekends, to private, pet-friendly cabins that can fit entire families.

Looking for a taste of local cuisine? Visitors have the option to select a resort meal plan covering meals for the entire duration of their stay. For an a la carte experience, visitors can sit down in Killarney Mountain Lodge’s many in-house restaurants, grills, and cafes. Enjoy expertly-crafted dinners, steaks and wine selections at the Ranch House, or dine in the traditional chalet setting of the Main Dining Room surrounded by art by Killarney’s local painters. Enjoy a drink or have a light meal in the cozy Great Room with its supple leather sofas and giant stone fireplace, or enjoy a night out with dancing and live music at the Carousel Lounge.

In the mood for a classic barbecue? Killarney Mountain Lodge hosts an outdoor barbecue during summers where in-house chefs prepare freshly caught fish, hand-cut fries and homemade coleslaw right on the deck overlooking the Killarney channel. Aching for a warm cup of coffee and a sweet treat to munch on as you enjoy the view? Drop by Curds n’ Whey, a cafe serving freshly baked goodies with hot and cold drinks alike, with its own scenic waterfront patio.

Ready to set off on an adventure? Killarney Mountain Lodge has its own marina where visitors can rent boats, go on wilderness tours and cruises, or spend their days fishing. Visitors looking for more land-based adventures can explore the beautiful wilderness surrounding the resort by going through a nearby forest in search of the lighthouse, which offers a stunning view of Manitoulin Island and boats moving over the bay or go birdwatching along the 6.9-km George Island Trail loop.

The convenient location of Killarney Mountain Lodge makes it an ideal jump-off point to explore the historic town of Killarney, as well as the many stunning nature reserves in the area. Visitors can take a 10-minute drive to the famous Killarney Provincial Park and its untouched wilderness, or take a ferry to nearby George Island. Learn about Killarney’s fur trading origins at the Killarney Centennial Museum, or retrace the steps and paddle the same routes as First Nations people, settlers, and voyagers did at the French River Provincial Park. Visitors can also feed their post-adventure appetite with delicious pizza, burgers, and classic Canadian poutine at Aunt Bea’s Corner Kitchen or sample Killarney’s world-famous fish and chips at Herbert Fisheries.