Wanapitei Chateau

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The Wanapitei Chateau is located where the Red Squirrel River meets Lake Temagami — an area of breathtaking beauty across the bridge from Camp Wanapitei. Historically a hunting and fishing lodge, the Chateau continues to be a favorite spot for nature enthusiasts (including hunters and anglers), families looking for a summer vacation, and parents of current Wanapitei campers.  Additionally, the lodge is a fantastic launching point for a wilderness canoe trip in Temagami and a decadent way to finish a wilderness canoe trip.

The lodge has 9 rooms ranging from double occupancy (double bed or single beds) to dormitory-style with four beds.  Many rooms have their own private balconies overlooking Lake Temagami.  Linens and towels are supplied.


Beautiful, wide wrap-around porches and balconies provide a delightful way to experience relaxing and communing with family and friends. Flush toilets and shower facilities are available for all guests (including those who choose to camp in a tent).  The main floor is equipped with large, comfortable couches and chairs, tables for board games and puzzles, and open space for gathering with friends. A grand staircase leads to the second-floor living area and bedrooms.

Incredible Food

The Chateau chef is hired for their ability to produce beautiful meals. The compliments have been numerous over the past few years. The Chateau food is fantastic.  We cater to special diets if we know about them in advance!

Hike to the Red Squirrel Falls

Hike to the Red Squirrel from the Wanapitei Chateau


Wanapitei’s Lake Temagami location has played host to a number of conferences over the years, including the Ontario Environmental Network and the UN World Commission on Forestry and Sustainable Development.


There is no better way to learn together, relax and connect than the Wanapitei Chateau in Temagami.  Contact us to discuss your next retreat.

Family Camp

The Camp Wanapitei Family Camp takes place in-part at the Chateau. An amazing way to go to camp with your family and stay in a beautiful historic lodge at the same time!  Check out our Family Camp page for more information.

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For accommodations between July 1 and August 25, please complete this booking form.

For our annual Harvest Weekend celebration, happening August 26-28, please complete this booking form.