The Holmes family have proudly maintained this breathtaking vacation spot for more than 30 years, and you will find their beloved resort has grown in harmony with the rugged woodland setting that surrounds it.

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Discover the magic of Manitoulin as a guest at Black Rock Resort, which is located on the shores of South Bay in the heart of Manitoulin, the world's largest fresh water island. 


As a guest of Black Rock Resort you are perfectly situated to explore this 'Jewel of the Great Lakes', and take in the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of this magnificent northern vacationland.

Goose in flight
Every amenity for a great vacation.  At Black Rock you will find we have not overlooked the many ways we can make your holiday as convenient as possible.  Within steps of your cabin you will find complete laundry facilities, boat and motor rentals, sheltered habour with ample docking, lifejackets, tackle and bait, fish cleaning station and sauna.
At Black Rock Resort there is lots to do.  Whether sunbathing on our groomed, sandy beach with the current best-seller or casting for the catch of the day.  Black Rock Resort offers an enjoyable holiday pastime for every family member.
Fabulous fishing right at your doorstep for bass, pike, lake trout, salmon, perch, splake and whitefish. Swimming and snorkeling in the sparkling clean water of South Bay.  Large groomed playing field and equipped children's play area with horseshoe pitch.  Enjoy a crackling bonfire while taking in the beauty of the northern night sky.
Breathtaking cliff views with trails and fields of wild flowers to please the hiker and photographer.   Cyclists will enjoy Manitoulin's quiet roads through picturesque woodland settings.
In winter, hardier guests can enjoy the groomed cross-country and snowmobile trails located less than ten minutes away.  Ice fishing is popular on nearby Lake Manitou and ice hut rentals are available.  Black Rock Road is open year round, and our cottages are fully winterized.

Although we love animals, to ensure a restful stay for all our guests we ask that you
please do not bring family pets to the resort.