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Lanark County – Cleaner (Part Time)

Cabin Cleaners (Part Time)

Accepting applications until October 1st, 2021
Starting date: Mid-October/early-November, 2021

Brief Job Summary 

Cabinscape is seeking a reliable and adventurous local cleaner to join our growing hospitality team. You’ll be responsible for maintaining one of our tiny off-grid cabins located on Rideau Valley Conservation land in the Tay Valley. The cleaner should have a keen eye for detail, a friendly and professional demeanor, and a knack for creative problem solving. This job requires 2-4 shifts a week and has a flexible fall 2021 start date.

Duties + Responsibilities

-Ensuring the cabins and property is in tip top order: making beds, cleaning surfaces, sweeping and moping, cleaning and changing toilets, restocking supplies, etc. 
-Willing to drive the Cabinscape ATV and bring in two (20L) jugs of water and gas for generator  
-Bringing home and laundering tea towels and fitted sheets on occasion (you’ll be compensated for this task) 
-Maintaining cabin’s stock/supplies and reporting when supplies are low 
-Performing monthly deep cleans as needed 
-Managing tasks and reports via an online / app interface  

Requirements + Qualifications

-High school diploma or equivalent -Experience in the housekeeping or hospitality industry 
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
-Friendly and hospitable  
-Digitally competent with access to a cell phone 
-Love of the outdoors  
-Experience in off-grid living a bonus! 

Location/Transportation

-Our cabin is located on Rideau Valley Conservation property (but is managed independently from the Conservation authority) 
-Access to your own reliable vehicle is required to get to the parking area. Company ATV (and training on how to use) is provided.

Schedule 

– Available for weekly cleanings / 2-4 shifts a week. (It normally takes 1-2 hours to clean a cabin) 

Compensation + Perks 

-Part-time position; no benefits  
-$50/per shift/cabin in summer, fall and spring. $60/per shift/cabin in the winter months.
-Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full Cabinscape experience.  


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    Cider & Charcuterie Kit

    Cider & Charcuterie Kit

    Available at our Haliburton Forest cabins

    Whether you want to prolong the sweetness of summer or embrace crispy cool fall vibes, settle into your muskoka chair, sip on a locally crafted cider, and enjoy a seasonal selection of fine meats, cheeses and nuts curated specifically for Cabinscape guests. Take a moment to slow down, breathe in the fresh air, and experience the amalgamation of sweet, salty and savory flavors that are sure to have you pining for more.

    This kit is ideal for a pair of hungry Cabinscapers, and features the following inclusions:

    Price is $65 CAD and can be added to bookings until December 2021. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

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    Breakfast in Bed Kit

    Breakfast in Bed Kit

    Available at our Haliburton Forest cabins

    Treat yourself to a slow morning during your Cabinscape adventure and curl up with a cozy cup of coffee and local paper before enjoying a tasty breakfast in bed. With fresh produce and gourmet ingredients from Abbey Gardens, you and your cabin crew will feel fully immersed in the Haliburton lifestyle, all while supporting the local community.

    This kit is ideal for couples and families eager for a delicious stress free morning, and features the following inclusions:

    • A package of freshly ground and locally roasted coffee from County Coffee
    • Abbey Gardens Red Fife Pancake mix
    • Fresh ingredients including a carton of Kawartha Dairy milk and a pair of eggs for your homemade pancakes
    • Four gourmet breakfast sausages from Harley Farms
    • Colour of Wood maple syrup from Minden, Ontario
    • Fresh seasonal fruit
    • A local newspaper to keep up to date on events and activities taking place during your trip

    Price is $52 CAD and can be added to bookings until December 2021. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

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    Self Care Kit

    Self Care Kit

    Available at all Cabinscape cabins.

    Take care of yourself and mother nature by treating yourself to a mini, eco-friendly spa experience from the comfort of your cabin! Curated exclusively for Cabinscape guests by our kitchen and bath partner Harlowe Green, and featuring products handcrafted by talented local artisans, every item in this kit has been handpicked for its quality and use of natural ingredients. With each kit thoughtfully prepared in plastic-free packaging, you can feel guilt-free enjoying these natural remedies that are sure to sooth your skin and your soul after a day exploring the great outdoors.

    This kit is perfect for those looking to decompress during their Cabinscape stay, and features the following inclusions:

    • Clay-based Detox Face Mask handmade by Sisu Naturals in Barrie, Ontario
    • Lemon Ginger Lip Balm handmade by The Willow’s Bark in Peterborough, Ontario
    • Chantilly Body Butter handmade by Birch Babe in Northbrook, Ontario
    • “Take It Easy” lilac, cucumber, and green tea candle hand poured by Shy Wolf in Grey Highlands, Ontario
    • Honey Nougat Milk Chocolate Bar fair trade chocolate bar made in Ontario by the esteemed Galerie au Chocolat
    • A BVOY Travel Journal to guide your thoughts and intentions before, during, and after your trip to help maintain mindfulness, manifest new perspectives and push you outside of your comfort zone while you’re on your adventure
    • Exclusive discounts toward Harlowe Green’s home and body collection

    Price is $67 CAD and can be added to your cart during booking. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

    Available for 2021 reservations.

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    Summer Essentials Kit

    Summer Essentials Kit

    Available at all Cabinscape cabins.

    Whether you are out to soak in the sunshine or take a walk in the wilderness, this simple summer kit developed by Harlowe Green is sure to come in handy during your Cabinscape getaway! Each item in this kit has been carefully curated to provide an environmentally-friendly alternative to the harsh chemicals that protect you from rays and insects. Support local businesses and prepare for your adventure in a natural, gentle way with this trusty summer set.

    This kit will be in your cabin upon your arrival, and comes packaged in a reusable, Canadian made unbleached cotton baggie featuring the following inclusions:

    • SPF30 Mineral Sunscreen – a water-proof, sweat-proof, fragrance-free, reef-safe, and non-greasy formula that defies the boundaries of all other natural mineral sunscreens and prepares you for those sunny lake days
    • After Sun Spray – crafted by Sisu Naturals, this spray provides a natural cooling and calming effect for your skin at the end of a sunshine filled day
    • Repel Insect Spray – handmade by Sisu Naturals, protect yourself from nature’s pests with this natural, aerosol-free formula that is safe for the whole family (above 1 years old)
    • Bug Bite Balm – handmade by Old Soul Soap Company, this Cabinscape team favourite soothes any insect bite without aggravating sensitive skin in a conveniently-sized and composable balm stick
    • Exclusive discounts toward Harlowe Green’s home and body collection

    Price is $60 CAD and can be added to your cart during booking. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

    Available for 2021 reservations.

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    Cabinscape Weddings

    Escape with your closest family and friends for an intimate wedding weekend in the woods with Cabinscape Weddings. In partnership with Joy Events & Co., professional wedding planners, we offer a customizable wilderness wedding experience for small gatherings of up to 16 guests, deep in the forests of Central Frontenac.

    With exclusive access to over 550 acres of sprawling forest that surround our Mason Cabin, you and your guests are in for an unforgettable weekend. Take a swim in the lake, hike the on-site trails, or simply sit together by the bonfire and enjoy your special day. Let our team redefine the “camp wedding” for you, so you can take in everything nature has to offer.

    All Cabinscape Weddings include:

    • A custom ceremony location – whether you prefer a creekside, lakeside, fireside or standing waterfall ceremony, you have the choice to select your special spot to say “I do”
    • Full weekend access to our Mason Cabin for your Bridal Suite – a private space to decompress during a whirlwind wedding weekend
    • Guest lodging at the Sumac Centre and access to the 550 acres of wilderness that surround the property
    • Lake access (watercraft included!), on-site trails and indoor rainout options to ensure you and your guests are able to enjoy every moment of your weekend

    For inquiries and to receive our information package contact bookings@cabinscape.com

    Dates available starting September 10, 2021.

    Available at these cabins:

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    Cabin Cocktail Kits

    Cabin Cocktail Kits

    Available exclusively at our Mica, Ember, Juniper, Joni & Mason cabins

    Cabins and cocktails are an undeniably perfect pair, and we are thrilled to partner with local distillery Top Shelf Distillers to bring custom cocktail kits right to your cabin! Enjoy a Canadian classic, The Caeser, or get adventurous and try the seasonal offerings curated by the professional mixologists at Top Shelf (or all of them!). Whatever you choose these hand crafted cocktail kits are sure to be a highlight of your trip!

    These craft cocktail kits are perfect for two guests and will be waiting for you upon your arrival to the cabin. Each kit will feature the respective inclusions listed below.

    Classic Canadian Caeser

    Available for reservations year round

    • 375mL of Top Shelf vodka
    • 50mL of Top Shelf lemongrass bitters
    • 1L of Singers Spicy caesar mix
    • 50g packet of Cured Spice Co. caesar rimmer
    • 150mLFire Kitty hot sauce
    • Two Black Sombrero sausages
    • Recipe card and video tutorial

    A La Mule

    Available for fall & winter reservations

    • 200mL of Top Shelf Apple Pie moonshine
    • 50mL of Top Shelf aromatic bitters
    • Two bottles of Premium ginger beer
    • Two fresh limes
    • Four sprigs of fresh rosemary for garnish
    • Recipe card and video tutorial

    Juniper Rose Bush

    Available for fall reservations

    • 375mL of Top Shelf gin
    • 50mL of Top Shelf orange bitters
    • Two bottles of County Bounty Rose Hibiscus Hops soda
    • One fresh lemon
    • Four dehydrated lemon garnishes
    • 50mL of Top Shelf hand sanitizer
    • Top Shelf black reusable tote bag to take home
    • Recipe card and video tutorial

    Price for each kit is $60CAD and can be added to your cart during booking. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

    Available at these cabins:

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    Haliburton – Cleaners (Part Time)

    Cabin Cleaners (Part Time)

    Accepting applications until August 23rd, 2021
    Starting date: September, 2021

    Brief Job Summary 

    Cabinscape is seeking reliable and adventurous local cleaners to join our growing hospitality team. You’ll be responsible for maintaining a handful of our tiny off-grid cabins located on Kennisis Lake and Redstone Lake. You’ll have a keen eye for detail, a friendly and professional demeanour, and a knack for creative problem solving. This job requires 2-4 shifts a week to start with the potential for more shifts in the fall months and as we open more cabins.  Starting September 2021.  

    Duties + Responsibilities

    -Ensuring the cabins and property is in tip top order: making beds, cleaning surfaces, sweeping and moping, cleaning and changing toilets, restocking supplies, etc. 
    -Willing to carry/drive in two (20L) jugs of water and gas for generator  
    -Bringing home and laundering tea towels and fitted sheets on occasion (you’ll be compensated for this task) 
    -Maintaining cabin’s stock/supplies and reporting when supplies are low 
    -Performing monthly deep cleans as needed 
    -Managing tasks and reports via an online / app interface  

    Requirements + Qualifications

    -High school diploma or equivalent -Experience in the housekeeping or hospitality industry 
    -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
    -Friendly and hospitable  
    -Digitally competent with access to a cell phone 
    -Love of the outdoors  
    -Experience in off-grid living a bonus! 

    Location/Transportation

    -Our cabins are located on Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve property (but are managed independently from the Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve) 
    -Access to your own reliable vehicle is required. AWD/4WD required to access cabins.

    Schedule 

    – Available for weekly cleanings / 2-4 shifts a week. (It normally takes 1-2 hours to clean a cabin) 

    Compensation + Perks 

    -Part-time position; no benefits  
    -$50/per shift/cabin in summer, fall and spring. $60/per shift/cabin in the winter months.
    -Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full Cabinscape experience.  


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      Bass Fishing on Big Rideau

      Bass Fishing on Big Rideau

      Available exclusively at our Ember, Mica & Juniper cabins

      Whether you are a new or seasoned angler, this is the perfect experience for folks who are looking for a day out on the water – taking on the challenge of catching the biggest bass! Your adventure will begin as you meet your guide and depart from the docks of Murphy’s Point Provincial Park. You’ll step aboard a brand new fully-equipped 22-foot fishing boat, and set off for an enjoyable day of exploring the lake in search of largemouth and smallmouth bass.

      Professional angler Ashley Rae will be your guide for the day. She’ll show you the ropes of fishing, providing you with the chance to learn everything from how to cast, how to use various techniques and lures, and how to locate fish. Catch-and-release is highly encouraged to help ensure the future sustainability of this fishery. Whether you want to sit back and relax, or learn as much as possible – the choice is yours.

      This full-day fishing adventure can last between 5 to 8 hours depending on your interest. A nutritious lunch from culinary staple Picnic Perth, and all fishing and safety equipment are included in this experience. You’ll just need to ensure you dress appropriately for the weather, bring sunglasses (for eye protection), and have your fishing license with you. If you wish, your guide will snap professional quality images throughout the day to document your adventure.

      Price is $605 CAD for two guests. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

      Available for reservations from June 19 to September 30, 2021.

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      Wine in the Wilderness Kit

      Wine in the Wilderness Kit

      Available exclusively at our Mica, Ember, Juniper, Joni & Mason cabins

      Is there anything better than enjoying a glass of wine after a long day adventuring? How about two, or three? With our Wine in the Wilderness Kit, you can watch the sunset, isolated in the middle of a tranquil forest, while enjoying a curated tasting experience from our local partner, Grange Winery.

      This tasting kit for two will be waiting for you upon your arrival to the cabin, and will feature the following inclusions:

      • Two sets of 4 x 1oz seasonal wine samples from Grange Winery’s unique collection
      • A bottle of the winemaker’s selected ‘best of the season’
      • Two keepsake monogramed tasting glasses
      • Tasting notes, winemakers musing & technical info on all the wines to learn as you drink
      • The story of the Grange, a family run winery and Prince Edward County favourite
      • Exclusive discounts towards future bottle purchases

      Price is $100CAD and must be added to your cart during booking. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

      Available for 2021 reservations.

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      Happy Cabinscaper Kit

      Happy Cabinscaper Kit

      Available exclusively at our Lanark County & Haliburton Forest cabins

      This is a call to all outdoor enthusiasts, young and old, who want to make the most out of their Cabinscape experience! With all inclusions waiting for you upon your arrival, you will have everything you need to take your campfire game to the next level.

      The Haliburton Forest kit features the following items:

      The Lanark County kit features the following items:

      Price is $100CAD (or $50CAD without trail toques) and can be added to bookings until December 2021 For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

      Available at these cabins:

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      Celebration Package

      Celebration Package

      Available exclusively at our Mica, Ember, Juniper & Mason cabins

      Are you celebrating a special occasion during your Cabinscape stay, and want a memory that will last for years to come? Then this package is for you! We’ve partnered with local photographers from Love & Exposure Photography to capture your memories in our picturesque, woodsy landscape.

      Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, commemorating an anniversary, have planned a surprise engagement, or love the idea of gifting your partner a set of lifestyle shots with your family, this package is sure to make your time at Cabinscape even more special.

      Valued at over $650CAD, this package is an incredible deal thanks to our local partners, and features the following inclusions, delivered straight to your cabin:

      • A full lifestyle photoshoot with a career photographer from Love & Exposure Photography and access to an entire digital gallery of at least 50 professionally edited photos from the shoot (sneak peek delivered to you via email within a week, and full gallery delivered within 30 days
      • A bottle of County Cremant ‘Citrine’ sparkling wine and two keepsake glasses from Grange Winery, a family run winery and Prince Edward County favourite
      • A basket of hand crafted chocolates, baked goods and sweets prepared by a local chocolatier from Perth Chocolate Works
      • And a seasonal bouquet of premium cut flowers & keepsake vase courtesy of Apropos Flowers in Perth

      Price is $550CAD and must be added to your cart during booking for eligible dates. For inquiries contact bookings@cabinscape.com

      Available for 2021 reservations.

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      Haliburton Adventures

      Haliburton Adventures

      Available exclusively at our Haliburton Forest cabins

      Whether you are burning to learn something new or want to explore every corner of the Haliburton Highlands, we have partnered with local guides at Yours Outdoors to bring exclusive adventure experiences to Cabinscape guests. Browse below to learn more about our seasonal offerings.

      Autumn 2021

      Available for October & November reservations
      Scenic Fall Colors Guided Hike

      Explore the incredible fall colours of the Haliburton Highlands on this exclusive hike through Haliburton Forest to what locals and travelers alike rave as the best lookout in the County! On this guided tour, you’ll have
      the privilege of wandering through the wilderness with a trained naturalist, who will identify birds, trees, plants, and animals along your journey.

      Cost: $144/2 people + HST

      Mushrooms & Wild Edibles Tour (October only)

      Learn about the ins & outs of wild edibles with a knowledgeable guide, who will explore the property around your cabin and provide in-depth knowledge and information about medicinal plants and trees. Wild teas will be available for the journey to keep your hands and bellies warm!

      Cost: $435/2 people + HST

      Rock Climbing in the Highlands

      While the hiking is great in the Highlands, why not take the most direct route to the top with an introduction to rock climbing! Never rock climbed before? No problem! Let us get you outdoors and out into nature to reach new heights. We are pleased to offer rock climbing in partnership with
      experienced instructors, who will set you up with all the necessary equipment, teach you the basics of climbing and guide your fun and safe climb.

      No belaying experience required, participants will be belayed by guide.

      Cost: $300/2 people + HST

      Winter 2022

      Available for December, January, February & March reservations
      Ice Climbing

      A half day adventure geared towards getting a taste of what this sport has to offer. No experience, no problem, you will learn the basics and get in your first swings! You’ll learn safety first, have a short lesson, then lots of climbing! Lorne Foisy of Elements Guiding will be your guide and instructor at the West Shore climbing site; a short drive from Haliburton Forest.

      Cost: $410.00 + tax (for two people)

      Additional Guest Cost: $145.00 + tax

      Ice Fishing

      With over 100 lakes and healthy fish populations Haliburton Forest is the perfect ice fishing destination for the adventurous angler. You will travel by snowmobile to one or more remote lakes to catch lake trout, brookies and rainbows.

      A professional guide will work with you to plan an adventure of a lifetime including what species to target, what lakes to visit and what routes to take. You will have the option of a half day or a full day adventure. The full day adventure includes a hearty and nutritious hot lunch prepared and served directly on the ice, providing a great opportunity to sit back and take in the surroundings as well as the energy to get through a full day out in the elements. If all goes well the lunch may feature the fish you have caught that morning!

      Cost: $660.00 + tax (for two people)

      Additional Guest Cost: $30.00 + tax

      X-Country Skiing

      Skiing is a quiet way of exploring the natural wonders of winter. Come glide into winter with this half day introduction to cross country skiing. If you are new to x-country skiing, we will teach you the basics in either skate or classic style and guide you along scenic trails that are suited to your level of ability. If you have skied before let us help you refine your technique and take you through some rugged and beautiful terrain. You will find your stride under the guidance of an expert ski instructor. The Haliburton Highlands is known as one of Ontario’s best x-country ski destinations, and boasts more than 100 km of groomed nordic trails.

      This experience is offered in cooperation with the Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trails Association, and is suitable for beginners as well as those looking to improve their technique.

      Bring your own skis or rent them with us.

      Cost: $190.00 + tax (for two people & rentals)

      Additional Guest Cost: $70.00 + tax

      Canadian Maple Tour (March & April 2022)

      Join the team at Esson Creek Maple for private and unique sugar-ing experience in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands! This family run maple operation shares their love of minerals and nature with their passion for making syrup by hosting a guided tour of their farm and facilities located near Wilberforce, ON.

      Each tour will begin with a leisurely hike through the forested trails that constitute the Sugarbush while your guide shares their expert knowledge on maple production, species diversity in the area, local minerals and the incredible connection between them all.  The hike will bring guests to the Sugarhouse, where there will be a tour of the production process, and the tour conclude with a maple treat of “Sugar on Snow”. 

      Each adult guest will receive a bottle of Esson Creek Maple syrup as a gift to take home.  This personal tour is approximately 60 – 90 minutes and adheres to Health Regulations with respect to COVID-19 safety protocols.  

      Cost: $99/couple OR $130/family (maximum of 2 adult, 2 children) + HST

      Spring 2022

      Available for April, May & June reservations
      Canadian Maple Tour (March & April 2022)

      Join the team at Esson Creek Maple for private and unique sugar-ing experience in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands! This family run maple operation shares their love of minerals and nature with their passion for making syrup by hosting a guided tour of their farm and facilities located near Wilberforce, ON.

      Each tour will begin with a leisurely hike through the forested trails that constitute the Sugarbush while your guide shares their expert knowledge on maple production, species diversity in the area, local minerals and the incredible connection between them all.  The hike will bring guests to the Sugarhouse, where there will be a tour of the production process, and the tour conclude with a maple treat of “Sugar on Snow”. 

      Each adult guest will receive a bottle of Esson Creek Maple syrup as a gift to take home.  This personal tour is approximately 60 – 90 minutes and adheres to Health Regulations with respect to COVID-19 safety protocols.  

      Cost: $99/couple OR $130/family (maximum of 2 adult, 2 children) + HST

      Highland Minerals – Guided Hike

      The Haliburton Highlands is an area known for its rich biodiversity, but what lies underneath? Enjoy a guided hike through a Sugarbush with local experts from Esson Creek Maple as you explore the rare mineral deposits and untouched geological anomalies hidden just beneath the forest floor.

      Each tour is approximately 3.5 hours and features a brief geological history review, a tour of the minerals on property, as well as a discussion about indicator plants and the connection between the minerals and maple syrup.  Finish your tour with a sample of Esson Creek Maple syrup – a perfect compliment to the beautiful setting. 

      The hike takes place on well maintained forest trails which include hills and valleys, and adheres to Health Regulations with respect to COVID19 safety protocols. 

      Cost: $99/couple OR $130/family (maximum of 2 adult, 2 children) + HST

      Summer 2021

      Available for July, August & September reservations
      Canoe Excursion

      Paddling a canoe is a truly Canadian experience. In this half day introduction you will learn the basics – strokes, techniques, and safety – and go for a shoreline paddle to practice your new found skills. Suitable for beginners and those looking to improve under the guidance of an expert certified instructor. Bring your cabin canoe (waterfront cabins only) or rent one.

      This experience includes an expert certified leader, 3 hours of instruction and paddling, a canoe, paddles, and PFD (if required).

      Cost: $198/2 people + HST

      Highland Minerals – Guided Hike

      The Haliburton Highlands is an area known for its rich biodiversity, but what lies underneath? Enjoy a guided hike through a Sugarbush with local experts from Esson Creek Maple as you explore the rare mineral deposits and untouched geological anomalies hidden just beneath the forest floor.

      Each tour is approximately 3.5 hours and features a brief geological history review, a tour of the minerals on property, as well as a discussion about indicator plants and the connection between the minerals and maple syrup.  Finish your tour with a sample of Esson Creek Maple syrup – a perfect compliment to the beautiful setting. 

      The hike takes place on well maintained forest trails which include hills and valleys, and adheres to Health Regulations with respect to COVID19 safety protocols. 

      Cost: $99/couple OR $130/family (maximum of 2 adult, 2 children) + HST

      Mushrooms & Wild Edibles Tour (August & September only)

      Learn about the ins & outs of wild edibles with a knowledgeable guide, who will explore the property around your cabin and provide in-depth knowledge and information about medicinal plants and trees. Wild teas will be available for the journey to keep your hands and bellies warm!

      Cost: $435/2 people + HST

      Available at these cabins: