What is there to do besides fishing? We are glad you asked! There are many activities that will be sure to keep the most avid outdoor enthusiast entertained for days. Immerse yourself in nature and explore unspoiled wilderness and unparalleled beauty combined with the exceptional comfort we provide. Make Mar Mac Lodge your home away from home as you explore the beauty that Esnagi Lake has to offer. Enjoy the amazing scenery, view wildlife, explore the lake’s beaches and spend some time on land on one of the nearby trails. Don’t forget to bring your camera!


Imagine paddling a remote northern Ontario lake without having to bring a canoe full of supplies for making your own shelter and cooking your own meals. We will point you towards the best places to canoe, kayak and SUP with high success rates of seeing wildlife. The possibilities for exploration are endless.

Our wilderness adventure vacations, the Boreal Escape Package  and the Great Northern Get-Away Package, come with one 16ft Paluski Passage Canoe for every two adults. For those who have their own canoes, kayaks, or paddle boards they can be easily transported to the lodge by Via Rail for a fee.  Inflatable SUPS are easy to bring in and out by float plane.

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Explore the boreal forest on foot! We can point you to trails of interest. Many lead to other, smaller bodies of water.


Esnagi is famous for its scenery, its sunsets and its wildlife. Our guests have the chance of seeing moose, bear, lynx, fox, hare, a multitude of water fowl, herons, eagles, loons and even beavers, otters, mink, muskrats and more!

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Swimming and Beaches

While many guests enjoy a quick dip in the lake right off our dock, there are also several beaches to visit on the lake where you can swim, sun bathe, picnic and explore.

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