Wasaga Beach

Travel Guide
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park showing a beach

Vacation in a town on the southern banks of Lake Huron that is renowned for its long freshwater beach, skiing, hiking and history.

Lying on the southern shores of Lake Huron’s Georgian Bay is the pretty and outdoor adventure-loving town of Wasaga Beach. It is where you will find valleys, wetlands, a forested park and one of the longest freshwater beaches.

Visit Wasaga Beach, a large Blue Flag beach that stretches for approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers). Swim, sunbathe, go Jet Skiing and windsurfing and picnic on the white sands. On Tuesday evenings during July and August attend free jazz concerts. At the eastern end of the beach, find Beach Drive, a vibrant area of waterfront bars, cafés and restaurants.

The beach is part of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, a pine-oak forested park that also features 18 miles (30 kilometers) of trails that are ideal for hiking and biking. Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy spotting deer and endangered birds, among other fauna. In the winter months, come here for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Venture deeper into the park by renting a kayak and exploring the 20-mile (32-kilometer) Nottawasaga Canoe Route. The Nottawasaga River weaves through picturesque valleys and wetlands where you might see beavers, herons and swans.

During your tour of the park, learn about local history at the Nancy Island Historic Site. Enjoy theatrical performances, watch the video presentation and take part in cannon-firing exhibitions to discover more about HMS Nancy, a British ship that served in the War of 1812.

Treat the children to an afternoon at Elmvale Jungle Zoo where there are more than 300 animals including lions, lemurs, jaguars and giraffes. For even more animal experiences, go to Rounds Ranch, a working farm in nearby Elmvale.

Wasaga Beach has a year-round schedule of cultural events. Among the highlights are June’s Kite Fest, September’s Wasaga Beach Blues Festival and the Christmas parade.

Wasaga Beach is less than a 2-hour drive from Toronto and served by intercity buses. Stay at family-friendly resorts, beachside hotels and camping grounds.

Enjoy a combination of relaxation, recreation and adventure and take advantage of Wasaga Beach’s location as a gateway to popular Ontario attractions such as Blue Mountain Ski Resort and Collingwood Scenic Caves.

Beachfront at Beach1 Motel
Beachfront at Beach1 Motel
2.5 out of 5
130 Mosely St, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 2K1
The price is CA $102 per night from Jun 4 to Jun 5
Stay at this motel in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 beach bars. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient parking in our reviews. ...
3.1/5 (151 reviews)
"They're very helpful, kind, polite. We got an upgrade to a cottage due to the amount of people that came with us. It was beautiful. We enjoyed our night stay. I would say the only improvement to be made would be the mattresses!!!!!!"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Beachfront at Beach1 Motel
Beach Club by Beach1 Motel
Beach Club by Beach1 Motel
2.5 out of 5
160 Main St, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 2L3
The price is CA $125 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this motel in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Skull Island Adventure Golf and Wasaga Beach Provincial ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3 reviews)
"The room was tidy and comfortable. Well maintained property with friendly, compassionate staff. Very close to shopping and restaurants. Good value."

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Beach Club by Beach1 Motel
Saga Resort
Saga Resort
2.5 out of 5
88 Main Street, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 2K9
The price is CA $106 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this hotel in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a free kid's club. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (416 reviews)
"Great little place lots of amenities"

Reviewed on May 6, 2022

Saga Resort
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COTTAGE #11
COTTAGE #11
Wasaga Beach, ON
The price is CA $225 per night from May 25 to May 26
Stay at this family-friendly cottage in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a water park. Popular attractions Tower Island and Wasaga Beach Nordic ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (21 reviews)
Utopia
"Excellent"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2021

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The Shore House, Wasaga Beach
The Shore House, Wasaga Beach
Wasaga Beach, ON
Stay at this cottage in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions Skull Island Adventure Golf and Nancy Island Historic ...
3/5 (3 reviews)
Wasaga
"Awesome location and comfortable place!"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2021

The Shore House, Wasaga Beach
COTTAGE #4
COTTAGE #4
Wasaga Beach, ON
The price is CA $275 per night from May 25 to May 26
Stay at this family-friendly cottage in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a water park. Popular attractions Tower Island and Wasaga Beach Nordic ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Beautiful and clean!
"It was an amazing experience for us the cottage was clean, fully stocked with everything we might need, management was clear about what we will need to bring due to COVID so we were fully prepared! Tv works! Flat screen, Netflix, YouTube etc. Fire pit was beautiful especially that we had awesome ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 7, 2021

COTTAGE #4
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