South Georgian Bay
Collingwood • The Blue Mountains • Wasaga Beach
South Georgian Bay’s relationship to the waterways runs as deep as history, dating back to the lives of the First Nation’s people who navigated our waterways. We have it all — including the World’s Longest Freshwater Beach at Wasaga Beach. Visit the Blue Mountains for the best rock ledge beaches around, complete with million year-old fossils. Whether you’re canoeing the tranquil waters of the Beaver River or conquering the mighty waves in Georgian Bay, the region offers something for every level of paddler and swimmer. So grab your life vest and jump into your canoe or kayak and explore. Or just put on your swim suit, jump into the Bay and relax on our incredible beaches!
Ski Blue Mountain
The Niagara Escarpment is recognized as one of the world's most unique and natural wonders and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in February 1980. It reaches its highest point in South Georgian Bay at Osler Bluff and soars 510 meters (1625 ft) above sea level. The Bruce Trail is Canada's oldest marked footpath and crosses Ontario from Niagara region through to Tobermory along the Niagara Escarpment. Our Escarpment area encompasses a rich mosaic of forests, ferns, recreation areas, scenic views, cliffs, streams, wetlands, rolling hills, waterfalls, wildlife habitats, historic sites, villages and towns. Enjoyed year round with an abundance of fun winter activities including …..
Scenic Caves Nordic Adventure
Indulge & relax at Scandinave Spa
Snow caving with Free Spirit Tours
Winter activities at Highlands Nordic
Ski 3 Pass
Enjoy the region’s best Cross Country Skiing with the pass for Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Highlands Nordic and Wasaga Nordic. 3 days of fun at 3 Nordic locations.
Go Snowmobiling or Dog Sledding in South Georgian Bay
A moonlight sleigh ride - Whinny Acres
Shoreline towns and villages
Our historic shoreline towns share a spectacular natural setting with outstanding views, exceptional recreation and diverse cultural life. Historic downtown Collingwood is ideally situated near the beautiful waters of Georgian Bay, the Niagara Escarpment and the world’s longest freshwater beach and has more than 375 shops, services, food shops and unique restaurants. You’ll find restaurants, shopping, events and a host of entertaining activities in the charming villages of Meaford, Thornbury, Clarksburg, Craigleith, Creemore, Wasaga Beach and at the Village at the base of Blue Mountain.
Hailed as one of the premier beach destinations in Canada, Wasaga Beach has been welcoming visitors for over a century. Stroll the beautiful shores of Nottawasaga Bay and its 14 kilometers of white sand beach and enjoy the panoramic mountain views across the Bay. The longest fresh-water beach in the world, enjoyed by thousands every summer, attracts Nordic skiers and snowmobilers when the snow flies. In the winter, the Dunes area of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park provides a spectacular 800 hectare backdrop to 30 kilometres of cross-country ski trails. Ski through a mixed forest of oaks and towering pines and see a variety of birds and mammals on groomed and track set trails. Wasaga Beach is a well known destination for snowmobilers in Ontario with 159 kms of snowmobiling trail, offering fun, exhilaration and to simply enjoy the picturesque winters in Wasaga Beach.
For more information about the South Georgian Bay Region, please go to www.visitsouthgeorgianbay.ca
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