The following Area Attractions are recommended for your enjoyment by Wymbolwood Beach Family Cottages.

  1. Midland 30,000 Island Boat Cruise
    "Experience the water and rocky grandeur of Muskoka/Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands aboard the 'Miss Midland'. Departures daily from May to October; morning, afternoon, mid-afternoon and sunset dinner cruises available; private charters available, and features include a snack bar and licenced liquor bar, wheel chair accessible and heated main level."

    Midland Tours, 10 Robert Street East, Penetanguishene, Ontario
    (705) 549-3388   Toronto (416) 777-9177

  2. Penetanguishene 30,000 Island Boat Cruise
    "Cruise aboard the Georgian Queen for a sightseeing cruise to the 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay. Relax on any of the ship's spacious decks and enjoy the rugged beauty of the region as we provide a live narration of local history and legends.
    Cruises depart from Penetanguishene Town Dock, located at the north end of Hwy/County Road 93; from mid-May to mid-October, morning, afternoon and evening cruises available; lunch cruises and dinner jazz cruises available on selected dates, and points of interest include historic sights, boats of all types and great natural scenery; snack bar, licenced bar, washrooms, souvenirs, game room and free parking."

    Toll free: 1-800-363-7447

  3. Georgian Bay Islands National Park
    "Discover and explore the natural beauty of this national park. Hiking trails, picnicing, day trips by boat and from the park via the G.B.I. Day Tripper. Boat access only."

    P.O. Box 28, Honey Harbour, Ontario
    (705) 756-2415 or 1-888-773-8888

  4. Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
    "Explore the world of the marsh on our boardwalk or many nature trails. Take a look from the observation tower. Paddle in one of our large canoes. We have frogs, turtles, trumpeter swans and other birds, interesting insects and mammals like beaver and muskrat. But you have to look and have patience and that's what nature is all about. We invite you to come and explore this famous wetland.
    The Wye Marsh is open year round, seven days a week."

    Hwy#12 East, Midland    (705) 526-7809

  5. Sainte-Marie Among The Hurons
    "A nationally significant historic site, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was the 17th century fortress and headquarters for the French Jesuit mission to the Huron. Sainte-Marie among the Hurons now stands re-created on it's original site where the compelling story is brought to life once again...
    ...marvel at the original stone work and ingenious waterway, try your hand at 17th century firestarting, learn about period clothing and medicine, have fun with children's heritage crafts, or share a Native legend in the Longhouse."

    Open daily 10 am to 5 pm May 8 to October 17.

    P.O. Box 160, Hwy 12, Midland    (705) 526-7838

  6. Huronia Museum & Huron Ouendat Village
    "See Canada's first re-created Huron Village and learn about Huron-Ouendat First Nations people who developed a sophisticated society long before the arrival of the Europeans. Then explore Huronia Museum which traces the art, culture and history from Huron times to the present, bringing together the area's facinating past."
    "Visit our art gallery featuring local artists including W.J. Wood, Franz Johnston and A.Y. Jackson."
    "Spend time in our Mundy's Bay Gift Shop and purchase one-of-a-kind items to remember your experience."

    549 Little Lake Park Road, P.O. Box 638, Midland   (705) 526-2844

  7. Scenic Caves Nature Reserve, Top of Blue Mountain
    "Enjoy a great day of family fun! Caves and Trails, 420 foot suspension bridge, treetop walking, gemstone mining, mini golf and trout pond!
    Plus picnic area, playground, gift shop and snackbar."

    "Treetop Walk: Explore unique ecosystems from above the trees to beneath the mountain."
    "Scenic Caves: Carved by millions of years of glacial ice, the Scenic Caves is a wonder of nature."
    "Suspension Bridge: Do you dare cross Ontario's longest suspension bridge?"

    P.O. Box 215, Collingwood    (705) 446-0256

  8. The Murals of Midland
    "The murals of Midland are one of Ontario's largest and most beautiful outdoor galleries. Inspired by the murals of Chemainus, B.C., the Midland mural program was initiated in 1990 by the Downtown Midland Business Improvement Area (BIA). Today the murals include more than 30 finely detailed paintings, including the largest historic outdoor mural in North America, located across from Midland's picturesque Harbourfront Park at the foot of Downtown Midland.
    Each mural represents a significant time in history of the Georgian Bay area. Many tell the story of Midland's early pioneers and business leaders."

    For information on guided or self-guided tours, or to pick up a brochure call (705) 527-7246.

  9. Casino Rama
    "Experience the thrill of 192,000 square feet of fun and excitement with over 2,300 slot machines and more than 120 gaming tables.
    With a 5,000 seat state-of-the-art Entertainment Centre offering year-round concerts and shows, 9 great restaurants to choose from and an all-suite luxury hotel featuring a full service spa, meeting and conference space, ballrooms and more, Casino Rama is the place to be for Big Time Excitement!"

    Call (705) 329-DEAL  or  1-800-832-7529

  10. Golf

    Balm Beach Golf Club (9 holes)
    250 Concession 11 East, Balm Beach   (705) 526-7711

    Brooklea Golf & Country Club (27 holes)
    8567 Hwy 93, Midland   (705) 526-9872   1-800-257-0428

    Delawana Inn Resort (9 holes)
    42 Muskoka Road, Honey Harbour   (705) 756-2424   1-888-335-2926

    Midland Golf & Country Club (18 holes)
    9536 Hwy 93, Midland  (705)526-5822

    Sunnylea Golf Course & Trailer Park (9 holes)
    Muskoka Road 5, Port Severn  (705) 538-2812

    White Pines Golf & Fishing (9 holes)
    1235 Chemin du Loup, Lafontaine  (705) 533-4004  


    Balm Beach Go-Karts
    • Open daily 10 am to 10 pm July and August.

    • 25 Fast, Safe Kart that really move!

    • 1/2 mile of Smooth Asphalt Track!

    • Lit for Safe Night Driving.

    • Children Age 9 and under ride free with Adult on 2 seater Karts.

    Located on Balm Beach Road just west of Perkinsfield, 1/2 mile from the Bay.   (705) 526-6801

    Elmvale Jungle Zoo
    "On Hwy.27, just north of Barrie. Explore and enjoy exotic wildlife, over 300 animals from around the world. Shaded trails, children's playground, picnic area, snack bar and gift shop. Live animal presentations daily."

    Open 7 days a week, late May and June 9:30 am - 5 pm week days, 9:30 am - 6pm weekends. July to Labour Day 9:30 am - 7 pm.
    : Last admittance 1 hour before closing. Please no pets.

    Hwy 27, approximately 20 km north of Barrie at Elmvale.   (705) 322-1112


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