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 $53 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
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 (194 reviews)
"Nice, cute space close to the beach!"

Reviewed on Sep. 9, 2022

Saga Resort
Saga Resort
2.5 out of 5
88 Main Street, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 2K9
The price is CA $83 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 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! (468 reviews)
Nice location
"Place was good for 2 people, but don't understood why there is a bed in the living room in front of the tv. Had to remove spider webs in corners of doorways in bathroom and bedroom, no so bad. We cleaned the windows beside the bed in the living, we only could see kids little hands in it, took 2 minutes, ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 8, 2022

Wasaga Beach Inn And Cottages
Wasaga Beach Inn And Cottages
2.5 out of 5
159 Main Street, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 2L3
The price is CA $107 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this beach motel in Wasaga Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a terrace. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (158 reviews)
"Lovely swimming pool,bbq areas and minutes from the beach"

Reviewed on Sep. 23, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
COTTAGE #11
COTTAGE #11
Wasaga Beach, ON
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! (23 reviews)
Beau Beachfront Cottage
"My friend and I loved our stay in cottage 11. It’s small but perfect for two people. We love to cook and we’re able to make epic meals during our stay. It is located right on the beach so it doesn’t really get any better than that. The resort was peaceful when we were there for civic weekend. Very ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 9, 2022

COTTAGE #9
COTTAGE #9
Wasaga Beach, ON
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! (12 reviews)
It was good. Beach was great
"Great location"

Reviewed on Aug. 29, 2022

COTTAGE #5
COTTAGE #5
Wasaga Beach, ON
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 ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Amazing Stay - Steps From The Beach
"This location is everything you could ask for. Steps from the beach, parking included, clean and cozy cottage, great price, and fantastic hosts. We will definitely be staying here again!"

Reviewed on Aug. 28, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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