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We offer clean, comfortable accommodations in spacious cottages. These vacation homes are well spaced amongst mature trees providing freedom and privacy. Each cottage is located on the waterfront with its own private dock and outdoor gas barbecue for those naturally cooked meals.

Inside, standard features include electric heat, electric lights, electric refrigerators and stoves, microwaves, fully equipped kitchens and living rooms or a combination kitchenette/sitting room in the smaller cottages, and 3 piece baths. The bedrooms consist of a variety of double, twin and bunk beds. Each cottage, accommodating from 2 to 6 people, has its own unique character and breathtaking view in a private, secluded setting.  Satellite TV service is available in each cottage and Wifi is accessible near the main lodge.


Canusa Vacations Island

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What is Included

This list has been created to help you with your packing – to ensure you bring the essentials and to help avoid bringing something you don’t need. Use it as a guideline; everyone has different needs. Email us or give us a call if you have any questions about anything on the list or not on the list.

Below is what is supplied in the cottage.
Electric heat, hot and cold running water, electric lights


fridge, stove, oven, microwave oven, table & chairs, sink, cupboards, dish drainer, fire extinguisher, garbage pail & lid, 2 ice cube trays, 2 oven mitts, pot scrubber(s), dish towels, dish cloths, dish detergent


dinner plates, luncheon plates, cereal bowls, cups, drinking glasses, microwave dish & lid, plastic mixing bowls, colander, cutting board, grater, measuring cup, juice pitcher, milk pitcher, teapot


cutlery, barbecue lighter, tongs, can opener, can and bottle piercer, corkscrew, egg lifter, ladle, potato masher, potato peeler, scissors, spatula, large spoon, slotted spoon, measuring spoons, mixing spoons, tongs, whisk, 8 steak knives & block, 8 utility knives & block


pots and pans, bake pan, cast iron fry pan, roast pan, tea kettle, toaster, coffee pot


shower, sink, toilet, vanity mirror, towel bar(s), toilet paper, bath mat, garbage pail


New: We are asking everyone to bring their own bedding. We supply:
bed, mattress covers, pillows, pillow protectors, dresser/nightstand(s), bed lamp(s), mirror(s)

Living Room

sofa and 1 or more chairs, satellite TV, ceiling fan


2 ash trays, broom, dust pan, mop, pail, vaccuum cleaner


dock, outdoor chairs, barbecue, outside garbage pails

What to Bring

You need to bring

Food and drinks
Toiletries for bathroom (soap, shampoo, towels, wash cloths)

You may want to bring


We sell lake maps if needed.

Frequently Asked Questions(Cottages):

1) Do I require a Boating License?

Everyone regardless of age or type of powered recreational vessel operated will need a license. For our boat renters, we can issue you a temporary boating licence that is valid for your stay here.

2) How Can I Communicate Back Home?

Cell phone service is somewhat unreliable on the lake. Please enjoy your vacation off the grid and untethered from the office.

In the event that you wish to contact someone, free high speed internet (wifi) is available near the main lodge (you will need to bring your own portable device).  There is no internet in the cottages at this time.

3) Are Pets Allowed at Canusa?

We are sorry, we have a no pets policy

4) What Are Your Food Shopping Suggestions?

Regarding groceries and meal planning, we have a 4-burner stove, an oven, a microwave, a full-sized fridge with freezer compartment, and a barbecue outside the door. You can do your grocery shopping at home and pick up any perishable items in the town of Temagami at Our Daily Bread grocery store or, in North Bay at Sobey’s right off Highway 11 (about 60 miles before you get to us), or you can do all of your grocery shopping there. For a few items that you may forget, you can go to Boatline Bay Marine (about 2 miles from here by boat), or to Loon Lodge (about 1/2 mile by boat). There is a snack bar / “fast food” restaurant as well at Loon Lodge (open in the summer).