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.

Saga Resort
Saga Resort
2.5 out of 5
88 Main Street, Wasaga Beach, ON
The price is CA $76 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park and Wasaga Beach Nordic Centre. Wasaga 500 Go Karts and Blue Mountain ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (381 reviews)
"Happy with the value and the amenities!"

Reviewed on Nov. 29, 2021

Saga Resort
Beachfront at Beach1 Motel
Beachfront at Beach1 Motel
2.5 out of 5
130 Mosely St, Wasaga Beach, ON
Situated on a lake, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Lake Huron, and Georgian Bay. Skull Island Adventure Golf and Wasaga ...
3.1/5 (143 reviews)
"Close to the beach, clean and simple place"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2021

Beachfront at Beach1 Motel
Villa Nova Motel Resort
Villa Nova Motel Resort
2 out of 5
45 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach, ON
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Nancy Island Historic Site, Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, and Lake Huron. Georgian Bay and Skull ...
3.5/5 Good! (84 reviews)
"near to the beach"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2021

Villa Nova Motel Resort
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The Cabana House, Wasaga Beach
The Cabana House, Wasaga Beach
Wasaga Beach, ON
The price is CA $75 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Situated near the beach, this cottage is within a 5-minute walk of Skull Island Adventure Golf and Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. Lake Huron and Georgian Bay ...
The Cabana House, Wasaga Beach
COTTAGE #13
COTTAGE #13
Wasaga Beach, ON
The price is CA $275 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 14
This family-friendly Wasaga Beach cottage is located on the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Lake Huron, and Georgian Bay. Tower ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (8 reviews)
"This place was excellent. We had a really wonderful time."

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2021

COTTAGE #13
Wasaga Beach/ Blue Mountain Ski Hills/ Christmas village/ Lake Front/
Wasaga Beach/ Blue Mountain Ski Hills/ Christmas village/ Lake Front/
Wasaga Beach, ON
Situated on the beach, this vacation home is steps from Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Lake Huron, and Georgian Bay. Tower Island is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.
4.9/5 Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Steps to the beach
"The beach is litteraly about 50 steps from the property. It was so convenient. The owner is very helpful and welcoming. We would definitely come back and recommand this pretty place!"

Reviewed on Aug. 9, 2021

Wasaga Beach/ Blue Mountain Ski Hills/ Christmas village/ Lake Front/
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