Boating / Water Sports -
Boat and water sport rentals are the way to enjoy the beautiful lakes and rivers of Ontario's Bluewater regions. Resorts, marinas and outfitters offer rentals for all sorts of water sports: canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating, paddle boarding, sailing, jet-skiing, motorboating, kiteboarding, windsurfing, parasailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, flyboarding, snorkeling and SCUBA diving. Some facilities also have water trampolines and water slides. Boat charters provide luxurious escapes to the most beautiful places aboard sailing yachts or cruisers equipped with all the comforts of home.
Pinery Provincial Park is located on Lake Huron near Grand Bend, Ontario. It is a natural environment-class Provincial Park created to help preserve Ontario's largest oak savanna and its 9 km. of beach dune ecology. To preserve this habitat, a population control program for White Tailed Deer has been implemented. During the early 1960s, when the value of native savanna was not recognized, large numbers of Red and White Pine trees were planted in the park, displacing the native vegetation. That is also how the park got its name. The Old Ausable Channel is a wide, slow-moving river which flows
Pelee Wings offers Canada’s largest selection of BINOCULARS & SPOTTING SCOPES and we guarantee the best prices in Canada on the 200+ models in stock from top brands like Swarovski * Zeiss * Leica * Nikon * Kowa * Vortex * Pentax * Bushnell * Vanguard & * Minox. Call for expert advice or come by to field test and compare these sports optics outdoors. We offer great pricing on Celestron astronomy telescopes and binoculars. Our full service PADDLESPORTS SHOP offers over 150 models of Kayaks including light touring & sea-kayaks, recreational & fishing models from top
Canadian Yacht Charters offers the ultimate vacation on Lake Huron's scenic North Channel with its fleet of Bareboat Charters, Skippered Cruises, Day Sailing Excursions and Sailing School. It also maintains a full service marina, marine store and rentals of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. The town of Gore Bay also provides additional services and interesting diversions for boating enthusiasts. CYC's immaculate fleet of yachts includes luxury sailboats, catamarans and power cruisers, and are the best equipped boats anywhere. Charters include all navigation equipment and charts, ground
Outdoor recreation is our business. Summer or winter, we invite you to explore the natural beauty of our area. Set in the rugged beauty of the La Cloche Mountain range, Lang Lake Resort has been offering quality vacations for more than 50 years. With an emphasis on service and hospitality, our goal is to ensure an enjoyable and memorable vacation. Fish our main lake system for Lake trout, Walleye, Northern pike, Smallmouth bass, and Largemouth bass. For the more adventurous fisherman, our resort offers quiet back-lake retreats, where Northern pike and Largemouth bass never seem to stop
The Beaver River is designated a Heritage River due to its beautiful scenery and important wetland habitat. A 25-km., 5-hour canoe trip is possible from Kimberley to the Slabtown dam north of Heathcote. The route begins at the Beaver River access point on Grey Road 13 just north of Kimberley. The river meanders through an extensive swamp where wildlife viewing opportunities are outstanding. North of the Epping bridge, the wetlands give way to pastures and orchards where blossoms are spectacular during May and swimming holes are inviting. The river from Slabtown to Clarksburg becomes
Bayfield Lodge is a rustic cottage resort located in Bayfield Inlet with direct access to the magnificent 30,000 Islands where the possibilities for fishing, water sports and exploring are unlimited. The cottages are set among towering pines and flower gardens with a view of the waterfront. They are equipped with heating, full kitchens with cookware, complete bedding and baths; you only need to bring towels and personal items. Our country store sells groceries, fresh produce, baking, cold drinks, brewed coffee, ice, bait, tackle and Kawartha Dairy ice cream. Boat dockage and rentals of
Manitoulin Resort is a friendly, family resort with something for everyone.Guests can choose between deluxe housekeeping cottages or a campingvacation. In the spring, we cater to fishermen who fish for trophy laketrout as soon as the ice leaves the lake. Summer brings families to ourresort to enjoy a memorable vacation; whether in one of our deluxe cottages,or camping amongst the trees, memories are made here. In the fall the paceslows down, and we invite you to see the beautiful fall colours.WHAT TO DO?• Swimming and snorkelling in the crystal clear water of Lake
The Bayfield River is an excellent, clean tributary for fishing Rainbow trout, especially at its estuary in Bayfield. The riverflats just east of the bridge over Highway 21 is a good place to cast from shore. The harbour at the mouth also has several marina facilities with full services for motorboats and yachts. The river is also an exciting white water route for experienced canoeists and kayakers. It can be paddled from Clinton to Bayfield in a day and there are numerous rapids (maximum Class 2) and a few timber hazards enroute. A low dam is located just above the Clinton Conservation Area
Timberlane Rustic Lodges is a full-service lake resort where you can choose your own private cabin or stay in one of our B&B suites. The lodge is hidden away in a quiet location on Timberlane Bay along the south shore of Lake Manitou on 200 acres of peaceful countryside in Ontario's Great Lakes region. Manitou Lake is a fisherman’s paradise with Pickerel, Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Whitefish, Perch, Pike and several other species available for you to catch. You can set your own island agenda to include fishing, festivals, golf, shopping,
Hope Bay Campground is nestled on the Niagara Escarpment in South Bruce Peninsula. Enjoying nature's beauty has never been easier. Hope Bay offers the perfect cottage alternative, with its spacious seasonal sites and Bruce Trail at our front door. For those wishing adventure, Hope Bay's overnight camping sites are perfect for those summer vacations or weekend getaways. Whether you are camping in a tent or a trailer, we have just the right site for you as well as some trailers for sale. Hope Bay is located on Georgian Bay and has a beautiful shallow sandy beach that is perfect for the entire
Located on beautiful Mindemoya Lake, Pirate's Cove Cottages is the ideal family getaway. With rich scenery and unspoiled, natural beauty, this is the place to unwind! Our luxurious, 2-bedroom cottages include 4-piece bath, cable TV, gas barbecue, wood and electric heat. Enjoy biking, swimming or water sports right from your door. Boat rentals are available for avid anglers. Brookwood Brae Golf Course and its licensed lounge are located directly behind the cottages. Ask about our golf packages.
Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge is located on a 4-square mile island, located on the North and Main Channels of the French River. This is where you will have access to some of the prime fishing waters for walleye, bass, northern pike and musky, all of which may be caught within sight of our resort. From the lodge there are at least 200 miles of shoreline available without a portage. Our Full American Plan Package includes all meals, boat, motor with all required boat equipment, unlimited gas, ice, live bait and services such as daily maid and dock service as well as fish cleaning,
Get Outdoors and Explore! Half-Day Guided ATV Tours on the French River wilderness trails for the ultimate adventure in power sports. Safety instruction and all equipment & snacks provided on the trails. Rental Honda All Terrain Vehicles. Follow us on Facebook
The Saugeen River has gained a reputation as the best family canoe route in Ontario. It has clean water and many idyllic swimming holes. It is navigable for 100 km. from Hanover to its mouth at Southampton and even further upstream when water levels permit. Rapids rarely exceed Class 1 or 2, which makes the river easy to paddle for beginners. Canoe and kayak outfitters are located in Hanover, Walkerton, Paisley and Southampton. The Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority maintains several parks in the watershed and there are numerous access points along the river. For a route map, call
Xtreme Water Sports offers cool fun with its water sport rentals located directly on Grand Bend's beach. Quality, safe, stable, 3 seater SEADOO rentals, SPEED BOAT charter service, wakeboarding, water skiing, kneeboarding, toe surfing, tubing and sunset pleasure cruising! SAILBOAT charters (lessons free!) & FISHING charters. 20' WATER TRAMPOLINE equipped with a launch pad! NEW - FLYBOARDING! Experience the thrill of flying – a must try!! Family fun on the blue water! Specials are offered on weekday mornings
Windmill Lake Wake & Eco Park is a unique, environmentally sustainable outdoor recreation park on Ontario's West Coast. Set in over 200 acres of forest, fields and with a private 40-acre lake, WLW is the perfect setting for all your outdoor fun year-round. Activities include cable wakeboarding, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating, SUP Yoga and much more! We have beginner as well as intermediate/advanced wakeboarding cables, and we are also the first bi-level wake park in Canada. Located only 5 minutes from Bayfield and the beaches of Lake Huron, WLW is also home to
Escape to privacy and comfort at Presqu'ile Cottages on the beautiful French River! We offer year round cottages and community boat rentals. Enjoy fishing, boating, sight-seeing, hiking, camping, canoeing, a safe sandy beach and much more! Follow us on Facebook Guided, wilderness ATV Tours are also available on site.
Whether you arrive by land, air or water, Big Tub Harbour Resort is the perfect holiday destination. Discover the wonderful array of activities the resort has to offer. Take one of our kayaks, canoes, pedal boats or stand up paddleboards out to get a closer look at the shipwrecks or perhaps a short stroll to the historic Big Tub Lighthouse. The natural beauty of our shoreline has been preserved, making it the ideal place to relax with a good book or challenge a friend to a game of horseshoes or lawn games. Enjoy great food and drinks on the deck of Bootlegger's Cove Pub. The atmosphere is
We offer clean, comfortable, modern housekeeping cottages from one to three bedrooms, all having a view of the river. All cottages have electric heat and wood stove, hot and cold running water and bathrooms. Each one is equipped with refrigerator, range, bedding, dishes and cutlery, pans, dish towels and satellite T.V. Bath towels are not included. For your convenience, we have in store groceries, tackle, baits and souvenirs. There is a fish cleaning house and freezing facilities for your catch, daily mail delivery, public phone and gas and oil for your boats. Laundromat, restaurant and bar
For a relaxing family setting amongst nature's majesty, come and join us at Fish Tale Cabins & Campground! Located on Wolseley River close to where it flows into the beautiful French River with its miles of scenic water, unpopulated shorelines and excellent fishing. Boat rentals and docking on site. Our housekeeping cabins feature fridge and stove, cooking & eating utensils, 3-piece bathroom, gas BBQ, fire pit and picnic table. Log cabins range in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. Private Trailer & RV sites with beautiful pine trees and rock outcroppings are equipped with hydro, water
Welcome to Uncle Steve’s Park and Cabins on beautiful Lake Manitou! Uncle Steve’s is a small, family friendly resort with a laid back kind of feel. Our aim is to give you a taste of what it is like to live on Manitoulin time! We offer 8 fully equipped housekeeping cabins with all the necessities of home. We also have over 50 seasonal trailer sites. Anglers can test their skills on hard fighting Small Mouth bass, large Lake trout, or catch a nice feed of perch. Those who prefer to just soak up the sun can relax on our sand beach. We offer aluminum boat and motor rentals,
Durham Conservation Area is located within the quiet Town of Durham along the scenic Saugeen River. Like all of Saugeen Conservation’s camping parks, the sites are large, spacious and tucked in amongst mature trees and woodlands. They offer the perfect setting for the ‘real’ camping experience! Durham has over 200 campsites, both serviced and non-serviced. Although the campground is located within town, it is private and quiet offering visitors a secluded location to enjoy their camping experience. Regardless of which site you choose, you’re never far away from the
Situated on 34 acres, along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Wolsey, on Manitoulin Island. We offer 12 clean, secluded housekeeping cabins with 2-piece bathrooms. All cabins have their own fire pit and rental gas BBQ. A central shower house is provided as well as a games room with pool table, TV and library. There is also a sports field for bocci ball, soccer etc., horseshoe pits and walking trails. Winged and 4-legged wildlife abound and can be observed near feeding stations. There is also an onsite beach area, marina, boat and motor rentals, pontoon boat charters and ice hut rentals.
On the Northeast shore of Lake Kagawong. Open and shaded camping sites, some pull through and tent sites. Serviced sites are equipped with water and electrical hook-ups. Centrally located showers, flush toilets, dump station and pump-out available. Completely equipped housekeeping cottage on the lakeshore separate from the camping area. Sandy beach, excellent swimming for children. Good fishing for bass, pike, perch and some pickerel. Boat launch, dockage and motorboats for rent. Bait, ice and convenience foods available in store.
MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME...at Snug Haven Resortamongst the rocks and pines of one of the most beautiful inlets along Georgian Bay, just north of Parry Sound.Snug Haven caters to both family and fishing vacations, and are open all year round. We offer fully equipped private housekeeping cottages, all with a breathtaking view of Georgian Bay. You can expect your cottage to be impeccably clean, comfortable and ready for you to start your holiday. Several cottages have fireplaces for those fall evenings or for relaxing after a long day of fishing. During your stay, enjoy complimentary use of
Journey to the southern shores of Manitoulin Island and bask in the tranquil atmosphere of the scenic South Bay. Situated merely 1 km from the MS Chi-Cheemaun ferry dock, our family operated campground is easily accessible to campers coming to or leaving Manitoulin. Our amazing sunrises and sunsets will be sure to take your breath away. This is your destination for relaxation. Boasting 2,000 feet of waterfront, our shallow sandy swimming area is ideal for all ages. South Baymouth is also renowned for its salmon and trout fishing. We offer accommodations for RV’s and tents from overnight
Muskoka Paddle Shack in Bala can put you in a boat for maximum fun with minimum hassle - and no hidden charges! Take a canoe or kayaking lesson with one of our qualified instructors. Learn skills ranging from how to get in and out of the craft, paddle strokes and safety tips and pointers to help you build your confidence. You have the choice of taking a lesson in a recreational or a tripping canoe, kayak or paddle board and we can help you make that decision. If you have your own boat you are welcome to use it during the lesson. We can do the lesson locally or we can come to your cottage in
The Maitland River is one of the best rivers for bass and Rainbow trout fishing plus salmon at its estuary. The most popular section for anglers is between the Highway 21 bridge and the river mouth. The Maitland offers paddlers a variety of scenic surprises from Wingham where the Middle Maitland joins the North fork all the way to Goderich. Canoeists and kayakers can expect to see nesting Bald eagles, osprey, waterfowl and deer enroute. The river passes the historic Ball's iron bridge and two conservation areas along its course; Wawanosh Park above Auburn and Falls Reserve at Benmiller.
The Nottawasaga River is a scenic canoe route that is navigable from Willow Creek, a 1-hour paddle above Edenvale to Wasaga Beach. The river has phenomenal scenery along serpentine channels that cut through high banks and sand dunes. It also flows through the Minesing Wetland Conservation Area, one of Southern Ontario's largest swamps that is a haven for wildlife viewing. Fishing is best at Jacks Lake or the Oxbow or Montgomery Rapids in spring and fall when trout and salmon swim up the river. Edenvale Park has a picnic area and boat launch located at the bridge on Highway 26. Klondike Sports
J&G Marina looks after all your boating needs in Birch Island and McGregor Bay, one of the best fishing areas in Ontario. We have dockage, boat launching, water taxi and delivery service, marine supplies, boat storage and repairs by a licensed mechanic. The variety store includes a post office, garbage and recycling depot, ice and bottled water.
Killarney Mountain Lodge is a rustic resort located on the shore of northern Georgian Bay. You’ll feel at home the moment you enter, with a welcoming long-serving staff, a log burning fireplace and knotty pine décor. Situated in Killarney, Ontario, our Lodge offers a casual dining room restaurant featuring tasty, local Canadian foods, complimented by a selection of many fine wines. Unwind in one of our cozy chalets, cabins, lodge rooms or suites with old-fashioned duvet covered beds. Complimentary wireless Internet and parking is available throughout the lodge. Amenities
Wolseley Lodge has waterfront cabins for fishing, boat rentals, fly-in or family vacation rental as well as overnight Bed & Breakfast rooms and optional Meal Plans. We also offer Kevlar canoe rentals and trip shuttles. It's morning time and the echo of loons singing out can be heard across the picture painted dawn. As the sun rises for another adventurous day at Wolseley Lodge you will find many things to do at Ontario's premier fishing destination. Fish, swim, hike or canoe - our area offers it all. Established in 1928, Wolseley Lodge has a long tradition of great outdoor tourism. It
The Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre lets visitors discover the secrets of wetlands with the help of staff naturalists. Look for life in the water with guided canoe excursions or the marsh from accessible floating boardwalks and an observation tower. Enjoy the grace of the magnificent Trumpeter Swans, North America’s largest waterfowl. Hike, bike or ski the trail system or visit the exhibit hall to find out more about the ecosystem or browse through the displays of books and gifts. The centre also features environment themed events and workshops for all ages. Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
"WHERE EVERY DAY IS A SATURDAY" Housekeeping, waterfront cottage/cabin rentals, 30-amp trailer sites, campground sites. Pet friendly, People friendly - Warning! No grumpy people allowed! Our hiking trail takes you across our property and through the forested hills of Honora Bay. Our prized location stands over quick drying limestone that almost always has a breeze off the water, which keeps the mosquitoes away. Black flies are practically non existent. At some 350 acres with 3800 feet of rocky Manitoulin shoreline, Silver Birches is a big place. We have 18 well spaced, one, two and
Killarney Provincial Park, the jewel of Ontario's wilderness parks, is accessible via Highway 637, Highway 6 at Charlton Lake near Willisville or Lake Panache via Road 10. The stunning La Cloche Mountains contain lakes that are famous for their azure colour and clarity. Some are so lucid that their bottoms can be seen many fathoms below. Hiking trails provide access to interior lakes and ethereal, quartz ridges with panoramic vistas from the Silhouette Trail and Silver Peak, the highest point in the park. Backcountry campsites are limited and must be reserved in advance. Paddlers entering the
We have range of two and three-bedroom cottages fully equipped with all the facilities. Each cottage comes complete with pots and pans, cutlery and there's a barbecue on the porch. Just bring your own bedding and you' re ready to settle in! We even have a "Bunkie" for a quick overnight stay. Cottages and Bunkies are cleaned and sanitized after each visit, so rest assured, you will have a pleasant stay. Rowboat and canoe rental is available for islands and untouched shorelines which are only a paddle away and waiting to be explored. Boat rentals are available on a daily rate. We
Hide Away Lodge is located in a beautiful setting 2 km from the village of Kagawong in a sheltered bay on the North Channel of Lake Huron. The lodge and cottages face east with a breath-taking view of the Channel and La Cloche mountains in the distance. Sunrises are incredible! This tranquil setting is sure to relax you and provide a sense of rejuvenation. Our family-run lodge is a perfect place to bring your family for an enjoyable vacation. Accommodations range in size from one-bedroom cottages to three-bedroom suites – all of which are fully housekeeping. All cottages/suites have a
Kincardine has an extensive beachfront along Lake Huron where visitors can enjoy picnicking, water sports, fishing and viewing the manicured flower gardens along the Sunset Promenade and at Dunsmoor Park rock garden. The Station beach is a favourite spot for windsurfing since the shoreline produces good sized waves during windy weather. The promenade has a boardwalk and gazebo for strolling and admiring the famous Lake Huron sunsets, while north of the harbour, Lover's Lane provides intimate surroundings for romantic walks along the beach. Children can romp in the Rotary playground located at
Located on beautiful Lake Mindemoya, Island Spring Cottages and Bed & Breakfast is the relaxation centre of Manitoulin Island. All of our cabins face our clean, sandy bay where kids and adults can have a great time swimming and at the end of each day, look out of their windows at one of the most spectacular sunsets that they will ever see. We are a quiet, family oriented resort located about 1.5 km north of the village of Mindemoya on the Ketchankookem Trail – popular for walking and bicycling. Groceries, shopping, laundromat, restaurants, fuel and hospital are all only a 5-minute
Island Adventure Outfitters & Sport Rentals is centrally located on beautiful Manitoulin Island. We service and are insured on all Island lakes including Lake Huron. We offer a variety of water toy rentals and sales from our new retail location that will open in July: Paddle Boards, Seadoo's, Canoes, Kayaks, Hot Tub rentals, Bikes, specialty plastic Adirondack chairs and patio sets, awesome rustic home decor and basically everything you will need to have fun and explore the Island! Reservations are recommended as summer is a busy time on the Island! *Delivery fees apply depending on
Sauble Falls Provincial Park marks a series of limestone ledges that form Sauble Falls. On hot days, people often wade in the pools and cool off under the cascades. The park has a playground, campsites and a visitor centre that displays the history and ecology of the area. Trails lead through lush forest along scenic dunes with lookouts over the river. High sand dunes are also located north of the falls on the parkway, where children love to tumble down their slopes. The remnant of the water flume that once powered a pioneer saw mill, is visible on the north side of the falls. It is a pretty
Beautiful, unspoiled – yet accessible, the French River Provincial Waterway Park is best described as a 105-km. long series of island dotted lakes, connected by falls and rapids. Look over your shoulder as you portage around a rapid – you may sense the spirits of past French Canadian voyageurs traversing this first water highway to the west. Such a place is Recollet Falls, which may be reached by a 1.5-km. trail from the Park Visitor Centre at Hwy 69. The falls has a nice picnic spot with an impressive view on the edge of the thunderous cataract. Other rapids like Devil’s
Village of Bayfield Marina, located at the mouth of the Bayfield River, is voted one of the nicest marine facilities on Lake Huron's eastern shoreline. The marina is within convenient walking access to Bayfield's beach, numerous shops and restaurants. Fully stocked Marine Store and boat repairs available simply across the river. The Bayfield River is also an excellent spot for Rainbow trout fishing.
The Mill Pond provides pedalboat or kayak rentals or catch and release trout fishing in the Village at Blue Mountain. Junior naturalists can also dip-net the pond shallows to discover what creatures live there. All the fun on the water can be observed from the dock while enjoying the sun and refreshments. Plunge! Aquatic Centre is inspired by the ultimate cottage dock design with all the amenities of a water park. Visitors can enjoy year round indoor and outdoor heated pools, a water playground, hot tubs, rope swings, sun decks and water slides - all with a gorgeous view of Blue Mountain.
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