Picturesque Adventures in Explorers’ Edge

Explore the beautiful Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve

Looking for an unforgettable outdoor adventure? Fun-filled activities? Share-worthy views?  You’ll find it all in the great Canadian wilderness just North of Toronto in the Explorer’s Edge region, home to the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve.

Easily accessible and brimming with fun stuff to do, it’s a destination everyone should experience at least once. How you choose to do so is up to you. You can hike or bike the scenic inland trails. Cruise the waterways once immortalized by Canada’s iconic Group of Seven. Or, immerse yourself in landscape by camping in one of Georgian Bay’s amazing parks. There’s truly no wrong way to explore and discover.

Amazing Places

Choose your own adventure with our Amazing Places interactive map. You’ll find everything you need to plan your getaway—from places to hike, bike and camp, to unique tours and experiences. 

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Killbear Provincial Park

A day-pass to Killbear Provincial Park is your gateway to the quintessential Georgian Bay experience. Imagine rugged, rocky shorelines, hidden sand beaches and over six kilometers of recreational trails. Car camping, group camping, radio-free camping and roofed accommodations are all in the mix. 

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Massasauga Provincial Park

Explore Georgian Bay’s beautiful backcountry, stretching from Parry Sound to the Moon River, with a camping adventure in Massassagua Provincial Park. Comprised of hundreds of windswept islands, dense forests and serene lakes, the park’s 135 campsites are only accessible by canoe, kayak or boat.

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The Bog to Bottle Tour

Take the daily Bog-to-Bottle Tour at Muskoka Lakes Winery, part of Johnston’s Cranberry Farm. This Canadian Signature Experience involves a guided tour, wine tasting and harvest activities like wading with the berries. There’s always something new to discover as the season and vintages change.

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The Island Queen Tour

Welcome aboard! The Island Queen Cruise is a great way to see Georgian Bay’s rugged landscape if you only have two or three hours to spare. The 550-passenger, 132-foot Island Queen is designed for maximum comfort and viewing quality with expansive seating, large windows and an expansive observation deck.

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Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Discover the world’s largest freshwater archipelago with a getaway to Georgian Bay Island’s National Park. This boat-access nature reserve served as inspiration for some of the famed Group of Seven’s masterpieces. Today, it’s just as breathtaking and home to a wide variety of hiking, biking and educational tours.

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About Greg Smart

Greg Smart is an avid traveller, passionate about exploring new horizons, collecting unique experiences and sharing the interesting stories of his adventures abroad.  

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