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- 3.25 hour experience (total time for guided and free time portions)
- 11:50am-12:10pm guided
- 12:10pm-12:40pm lunch included
- 12:40pm-2:30pm guided
- 2:30-3:30 free time unguided at choice point of interest
- all on-island transportation included
Pre-booking a minimum of 1 day in advance required.
Walk off the ferry and check in at Pelee Island Adventures, located an easy 1 minute walk from the ferry terminal in the Tour Information Centre adjacent to Stone House 1891 restaurant.
Tour starts at 11:50am at Stone House 1891.
Guided portion of the tour ends at 2:30pm when you are dropped off at your choice of west side attractions. See description to the right
The Island & the Butterfly
All Inclusive Experience
This half day adventure on Pelee Island showcases many of the island’s top attractions, includes a light lunch and all your on-island transportation. Making it easy to leave your car on the mainland and just walk on the ferry! Just walk off the ferry, turn right and your adventure begins after checking in at the Pelee Island Adventures office adjacent to the Stone House 1891 restaurant.
(you can also bring your own vehicle and enjoy this experience if you wish)
Your Island and the Butterfly Experience includes:
Arrive / Revive Stone House 1891 Tour and Tasting
Historic tour and tasting of craft beer made with Pelee Island ingredients
Lunch at Stone House 1891
Voted best island dining on Lake Erie, U.S & Canada!
Ride on Dolley the Trolley**
Tour up the island’s west side of the island to the Butterfly Sanctuary and Teaching Garden
Butterfly Discovery Tour
A fun and fascinating look into the incredible world of butterflies. In the garden we can search for eggs, discover the growing caterpillars hidden under leaves and see the magic transformation from resting chrysalis to the emerging butterfly! Follow them as their wings expand and become ready for their maiden flight. Each tour is uniquely different in which stages that will be experienced.
Free Time ! After the Butterfly Discovery tour, approximately 2:30pm we will drop you off of at your choice of one of these west side attractions. There you can continue your island experience for as long as you wish, or for a little less than an hour if you are catching the early 4pm ferry back to the mainland:
(average walking distance in minutes to ferry terminal)
Pelee Island Winery (6-10)
Shop, Taste or Tour at your discretion while visiting the largest private estate winery in Canada.
Pelee Island Heritage Centre (1)
Established in 1988, this museum houses a superb collection of island treasures with a focus on Pelee Island’s human and natural history.
Pelee Island Coneheads (1)
Family owned business since 2005 serving hand-scooped ice cream, milkshakes, floats, hot dogs and sausages.
One of a Kind Pelee (1)
Hosting more than a dozen island artisans with their unique one of a kind island made creations.
Stone House 1891 (1-2)
Sip refreshing cold or frozen drink on the deck or outdoor game patio; pick up some Vin Villa or Stone House 1891 apparel, gourmet chocolate or; order some to-go food for enjoying on your ferry ride home.
Note: We suggest walk-on passengers be at the ferry terminal by 3:30pm to catch the 4pm ferry or 7:30pm if you are catching the 8pm ferry back to the mainland.
** Pelee Island Adventures reservist the right to substitute alternate vehicle for Dolly the Trolley due to conditions, #guests, etc.
Maximum number of people: 12 (for larger private groups or groups that would like to enjoy the experience on a day not shown, email [email protected])
- $99*: Adults(19+)
- $89*: Seniors(65+)
- $79*: Teenagers(13-18)
- $59*: Kids 8-12
- Those under 19 and non-drinkers receive gourmet chocolate medallions:
- *plus tax, $2 p.p. booking fee & 15% gratuity: