19 September 2021

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Cruising Georgian Bay

Explore the best freshwater cruising grounds in the world in Ontario, Canada. Georgian Bay’s world class waters offer an adventure that is second to none.

Tie up at one of Georgian Bay’s many full service marinas, enjoy the local cuisine and discover the fascinating things to see and do in each port of call. Venture past one of Georgian Bay’s 32 lighthouses. Swim in the clear blue waters and explore the rocky shores.

Cruise the magnificent 30,000 islands in Southern Georgian Bay. With this many islands, you could explore for years, and never anchor in the same inlet or Bay!

Cruise the world class North Channel, with its pristine waters and unforgettable scenery forever remembered in the paintings of the Group of Seven artists. Start in the quaint village of Killarney, cruising by windswept pines and smooth rocky shores on your way to Baie Fine with its quartzite cliff fjord and on to Manitoulin Island, the World’s Largest Freshwater Island.

Cruise the waters of Fathom Five National Marine Park on the Bruce Peninsula for an up-close look at the shipwrecks that lie just below the surface.

On your way to your Northern Ontario cruising access point, why not stop in the City of Sudbury to stock up on provisions and perhaps overnight before hitting the water.

There are several resources available to help plan your Georgian Bay cruising vacation. The Ontario Marine Operators Association offers pertinent information for Georgian Bay marinas. The Ports Cruising Guide - Georgian Bay, The North Channel & Lake Huron is an invaluable resource and can be ordered online or purchased in most Georgian Bay marinas.

Ports of Call on the Cruising

Discover the best places to stay, places to eat and things to do, all listed by port of call.

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Things to Do on the Cruising

While in port, check out these things to do! Most are within walking distance of dock...

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Lighthouses on the Cruising

Cruise by the Georgian Bay lighthouses...

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Places to Stay in  Cruising

Relax on shore for a night, or have your guests stay close to the marina.

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Places to Eat or Stock Up on Cruising

When you reach shore, walk to these great restaurants or replenish your supplies.

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Yacht Rentals on the Cruising

Don't have your own yacht? Rent one from one of these locations, and start cruising Georgian Bay!

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View a list of itineraries for the Cruising

Cruise Georgian Bay with these ready made itineraries.

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Map for the Cruising

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