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

Accessibility Features

Accessible beach access routes

One or more beach routes with firm and stable surface provides access to the edge of the sand. All slopes, ramps, handrails and boardwalks comply with the technical requirements of  Ontario's accessibility laws. 

Wheelchair accessible

Unobstructed path through public  hallways that are wide enough to allow  people using wheelchairs and other  mobility devices to move easily through  the building. 

Universal washroom

Separate, individual washroom with  adequate manoeuvring room for mobility  devices. Includes grab bars, transfer  space, accessible door latch, accessible  sink with knee clearance, easy-to-use  faucets and adult change table. 

Support persons welcome

Support persons are welcome to provide  services or assistance with  communication, mobility, personal care,  medical needs or access to facilities.  Please check with the organization about  entry fees, if applicable.

Service animals welcome

Service animal can be identified by visual  indicators (guide dog or other animal  wearing a vest/harness); or  documentation available from a  regulated health professional to confirm  the animal is required due to a disability. 

Easy access electrical outlets

At least one electrical outlet within easy  reach has clear floor space in front for  charging an electric mobility device.

Accessible drop-off location

Passenger drop-off is available by an  accessible entrance. 

Accessible seating

Reserved space with a clear view of the  event/activity for someone who is seated,  good sound quality, and adequate  manoeuvring room for a mobility device.

Accessible restaurant

Accessible entrance; adequate  manoeuvring room; accessible washroom  nearby. Tables with removable chairs and  adequate knee clearance.  Cafeteria/buffet counters reachable for  mobility device users. 

Accessible parking

At least one identified, reserved parking  space with a safe, clearly marked  accessible route from the designated  parking area to an accessible building  entrance.

Accessible hotel bedroom

Adapted room with adequate clear floor  space around all room fixtures, (i.e. bed,  closet) for people using mobility devices:  bed at proper height for a transfer and  clearance under bed to slide in a portable  lift. 

Accessible hotel bathroom

Accessible tub or roll-in shower; transfer  bench, grab bars, handheld showerhead.  Toilet grab bars, manoeuvring room by  toilet; accessible door handle/lock; sink  with knee clearance; lever or automatic  faucets for bath/sink.

Accessible entrances/exits

A sufficiently wide, hard surfaced,  unobstructed path, no steps or equipped  with ramp connecting to a public  entrance or exit and identified by signage.  Automatic door openers, adequate  manoeuvring room in front of door.

More about Killarney Mountain Lodge

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.

Last updated: August 18, 2023

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