A Breath of Fresh Air ,conveniently located at Couchiching Beach Park in Orillia, provides ice hut rentals on Lake Couchiching, which is a subsidiary of Lake Simcoe. The easy access huts, equipped with wood stoves provide the visitor an opportunity to fish for perch and pike. During the summer A Breath of Fresh Air provides kayak and SUP rentals to those wishing to enjoy the waters and beautiful scenery of Lake Couchiching. Whether it be for a day of relaxing recreation, a family outing, or a day of fishing, come out and enjoy the great outdoors in Ontario’s Lake Country. Visit Couchiching Beach Park between the main beach and the Port of Orillia you will find A Breath of Fresh Air’s kiosk right in the park, there is lots of free parking and great rates available. You can also access the park through the paved bike trails in Orillia.
Ax Men is an urban axe throwing club in Orillia! This is a premier destination for birthday parties, corporate events, bachelor & bachelorette parties & all other types of special occasions. Whether it’s to pick up a new hobby or learn a new skill, our unique axe throwing experience is done in a fun & casual urban atmosphere. We have several types of axe and professional instructors make for an unforgettable experience. Don’t miss this great business and amazing experience in Orillia! Visit www.axmen.ca for more information on pricing and opening dates!
Born to Ride Bicycle offers bicycle rental and guided tours throughout Ontario’s Lake Country, Simcoe County and Ontario! Ontario’s largest cycling tourism operator, 80 quality bicycles: road, hybrid, sport, MTB, Tandem +children’s accessories, E-Bike rentals Coming soon; group Deliveries. Also: – Personal training programs – 90+guided & custom tours – Mobile repairs – Operating 24/7 seasonally – Consulting services Whether you’re an experienced group cyclists looking for a multi-day trip, or a family looking for an easy trail, Born to Ride Bicycle has the perfect tour for you. Be sure to check out their extensive list of cycling adventure packages, tasting tour experiences, scenic cycling tours, or mountain bike tours. Custom tours are also available. *NEW* Now offering Excursions NATIVE Indian, Western Wetlands, Cycle & Swim Includes: Transportation: To Orillia & Ramara Ontario Home of Stephen Leacock, Canada’s Mark Twain Cycle Western Wetlands to Cedar island, Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe waterfront Swim (swim summer only) Lunch at Mariposa market or a prepared lunch in a picnic setting. Taste the Bakery delights of Orillia Visit Indian reserve Smoke Shop, original native hand crafts Visit Casino Rama to enjoy the beauty of the architecture and some shopping Taste and tour Flying Dog Brewery & J’adore Fine Cheese and […]
Spend a full day or half day with our pro guides catching Bass, Pike, Perch, Walleye, Whitefish and Lake Trout! Guided fishing trips offered in the summer, fall, winter and spring! Our pro guides travel great distances, and guarantee that clients are on fish and catching them. Specializing in the Lake Country and Muskoka region – Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe, Sparrow Lake, Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, Lake Joseph, Lake of Bays, Fairy Lake, Lake Vernon, Peninsula Lake. Read More
Orillia Camping Gear & Tent Rentals Our mission is to supply the ultimate camping experience without the hassle of buying, cleaning, storing, replacing and organizing all the gear. We strive to provide quality, compact items to make camping a carefree and enjoyable experience. We are conveniently located for pick up and drop off north of Toronto near Highway 11 and Highway 12 in Orillia, ON. We are in the heart of the gateway to the north.
The Coldwater and District Community Centre is available for bookings such as shinny hockey, anniversary parties, weddings etc. For booking information, please contact the Community Centre.
Wilderness excursions to Swift Rapids, Lock 43 of the Severn River, ATV/Snowmobile tours, Canada Safety Council Rider Training, Outdoor education, bring your own camera & tread lightly, sightsee, birdwatch, stargaze, hike, canoe, camp. The adventure is unlimited!
Featuring a thrilling combination of acceleration, braking and passing zones, our 8-meter wide track is an awesome way for anyone with an enthusiasm for speed to have a blast! Great for both kids and adults, our concession karts are easy to operate, so no experience necessary!. On many occasions kids came to our track reluctant to try, only to leave with confidence, grinning ear to ear! Our friendly Pit Crew prides itself on encouraging new drivers to go for it, and we are never disappointed to see the smiles on the faces of all our guests! NOW OPEN EVERY DAY DURING THE SUMMER! Come on out and race wheel to wheel with your friends and family. Rides start at $20 for 10 minutes and discounted rates for groups and longer times are always available. While you are here, check out all the other family entertainment we offer, and remember to keep us in mind for birthday parties, bachelor parties or any special event! Check out our track before all our upgrades!
Trail Rides Experience the beauty of our rich natural environment from the saddle, with a Boutique Trail Riding Experience here at Glen Oro Farm THE EXPERIENCE Your path will lead you from the stables into gently rolling fields of hay, from there it winds it’s way through a hole in the wall of trees and up into a forest of towering old oaks, maples, beech, pine, and cedar. As your path climbs through the forest keep your eyes peeled and wits about you – its not uncommon to see some of the wild residents of Glen Oro, such as deer, coyotes, rabbits, foxes, turkeys, and occasionally even the odd bear. Not to mention all of the smaller forest creatures! The sound of birdsong echoes through the trees, leading you up and up until you emerge into at an incredible vista. Our trail rides focus on creating a connection between you and your horse, emphasizing the incredible relationship between horse and rider as you move through the entire process of riding a horse – including the foundations of grooming, saddling, rider’s safety orientation, and grazing after your ride. We aim to leave our guests at Glen Oro with not only […]
The Golden Creek Bird Farm is located 150km north of Toronto, near Orillia on 100 acres of prime breeding grounds. The Farm centers it’s activities on breeding a fine line of raptors, used for the sport of Falconry, as well as training all kinds of raptor species for hunting or pleasure. Friedhelm and Dirk also concentrate their knowledge on breeding Australian parakeets, specializing in their most colorful mutations. Import – Export for over 40 years from and to countries all over the globe is one great service among others that we are providing for our customers. We look forward to seeing you at the Farm! Please contact us! Your hosts, Friedhelm and Dirk Hoesterey – Master Falconers
Gone Fishing Tours delivers the best guided fishing experience in Ontario. Your captain Frank Adamo has been fishing these waters for over 20 years and would love to be your guide on your next fishing adventure. Frank prides himself on going above and beyond to create a memorable fishing trip. Whether you are a seasoned expert, a first timer or somewhere in between, our guided fishing charter will be an exciting fishing adventure to remember. Featured Lakes include Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe, Bass Lake, Sparrow Lake and more! Visit GoneFishingTours.com and book your fishing package!
Hardwood Ski and Bike is a full-service cross country ski and mountain bike center. The facility features award-winning trails for every age and every level of ability. Hardwood has over 100 km of adventurous one-way mountain bike trails along with a pump track, trails area and other fun features including a 9 hole disc golf course. In the winter Hardwood has 40 pristine km cross country ski trails and 14 km of snowshoe trails. In the winter Hardwood allows fatbiking (conditions permitting) 7 days a week. A limited number of fatbike rentals are available. Ski, snowshoe and bike rentals are available plus the retail shoppe and service shop can help you with your cross country or mountain biking needs. Facilities include a food truck, free parking, first-aid, and a west wing/day lodge. Hardwood offers ski/bike lessons and programs. Certified “Bicycle-Friendly” by Ontario By Bike. Cycling Friendly Ontario By Bike Certified
At Hewitts, we want your family to feel welcome. Come discover all the new fun things to do at the FUN farm! Fall Season is September 25 – October 31, 2022 Come Play in our Backyard for a day of outdoor fun. Join us Thursday to Monday open 10-5 (no entry past 4 pm). PLEASE NOTE: Excluding Holidays, the fun farm is CLOSED to the general public Tuesdays and Wednesdays Pumpkin Season where every paid admission includes a pumpkin you pick from our pumpkin patch Hewitt’s Fun Farm is a smoke-free environment. Please no pets, with the exception of service animals Activities every weekend in October include Flashlight Maze Nights – Every Saturday Amazing Corn Maze Race – Sunday October 20 (tbc) Hewitts Annual BooFest – Saturday October 26 *Debit and Cash Only Hewitt’s Fun Farm is a smoke-free environment. Please no pets.
Facilitating the true experience of Ontario outdoors through sport equipment rentals. E-Bike Adventures Experience Horseshoe Valley, the MECCA of Ontario mountain biking, on our full suspension pedal-assisted mountain bikes. You will begin your ride at our HQ with access to over 140 km of trails for every skill level. From scenic nature tours to tight, twisty technical climbs, you will fall in love with cycling all over again. Bring a picnic, stop to enjoy the view, or capture a chance encounter with wildlife. E-biking is an exciting way to explore the great outdoors. Camping Essentials HVO’s offering has everything you need to take your Ontario camping trip to the next level! Our rental products will ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience in the great outdoors. From tents to cookware, we have all the essentials covered. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to camping, our gear will help you make the most of your adventure. Don’t let a lack of equipment hold you back, rent from us and have the camping trip of a lifetime! So what are you waiting for? Your gear is here. Watersports Prepare for an exciting water adventure by renting watersport products! Our top-of-the-line canoes, […]
Why Choose Humdinger Bicycle Tours? Humdinger offers premium, single- and multi-day fully supported and guided bicycle tours. We are based in Oro-Medonte, and specialize in Georgian Bay, Muskoka, Huntsville, Haliburton, Bruce Grey and Simcoe. We are knowledgeable locals who do all the planning. You just show up and ride, dine, relax, and enjoy! We offer: Knowledgeable guides Vehicle support Fabulous dining Trip enhancement activities Luggage transfers Group camaraderie A humdinger of a trip… In the spring and summer we offer three tours in the Orillia and Lake Country region. In the spring and summer we offer three tours in the Orillia and Lake Country region. Pedal, Pints, & Pubs Orillia 2 Day Tour A perfect weekend getaway for recreational cyclists. Day one starts with the Sunshine City Cycle Tour, a sightseeing tour of Orillia’s historic sites and waterfront. It ends with lunch and beer tasting at Couchiching Craft Brewery Co, where the food friendly brews pair perfectly with their menu. Then, explore the town on your own and spend a night at the Champlain Waterfront Hotel or Best Western Mariposa. Day 2, cycle to Quayle’s Brewery in the beautiful neighbouring township of Oro-Medonte. Sit on their patio and enjoy […]
Kayak-ity-Yak offers Sales & Rentals from their location on the west shore of Lake Couchiching, conveniently located along Hwy 11 north, just a few minutes north of Orillia. As the exclusive distributor for Winner Kayak in Canada, they maintain an extensive inventory of kayaks and accessories and are widely known in the area for their friendly knowledgeable staff. For more information on paddling routes available visit. www.PaddleLakeCountry.com Throughout July & August, rentals are available at Tudhope Park, Orillia from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Weather permitting. Pricing is as follows: Single sit on top kayaks: $30 (2hrs) $50 (4hrs) $70 (Full day) Stand Up Paddle boards: $30 (2hrs) $50 (4hrs) $70 (Full day) Tandem Kayaks: $40 (2hrs) $60 (4hrs) $80 (Full day)
KIDS FOR TURTLES Environmental Education is an educational and outreach organization based out of Orillia and serving the Simcoe and Muskoka regions. The group works with children, their families and extended families, seniors and all members of the community to bring a better understanding and stewardship to the environment around us. We were founded in 2006 and originally operated under the Twin Lakes Conservation Club. In 2007 we became incorporated and are now operating independently, with many successful projects behind us. We have many members, a board of directors and seasonal staff. Our group provides an opportunity for young people and their families to interact with nature in a positive learning environment that endorses a healthy active lifestyle. Despite our name, Kids for Turtles is dedicated to helping the environment and thus does not focus entirely on turtles nor do we only work with kids. We strive to improve our entire ecosystem by such activities as planting native plant species for butterfly gardens, habitat restoration along creeks in Simcoe Country, and through festivals such as the Butterfly count and Celebrate Lake Simcoe. Kids for Turtles is fun for people of all ages!
We Are Outdoor Adventure Specialists Lake Country Adventure Co. is your vacation’s answer to fun and excitement for the whole family. With Sea-Doos, Pontoon Boats, Fishing Boats and Bow Riders / Jet Boats available we have the variety of rental equipment that should satisfy every member of your vacation group. Our Location Lake Country Adventure Co. is located on the east side of Lake Simcoe in Lagoon City just south of Orillia at the Brechin Dry Dock Marina. Rental Information All of our equipment is available for daily rental, weekend rental or weekly rentals and can be delivered, available in water or provided with a trailer. We have introduced an hourly rental program on some equipment subject to availability. Ask about Tent Trailer rentals and Overlander Trailer rentals as well as Jeep Wrangler rentals through Turo. Rental Reservations – Contact Us! Fill out our reservation request forms below and we will get back to you by the next business day. Reservations made prior to May 15th for bookings in June, July or August will receive an additional 15% discount.
About Us We are located at the Orillia Rama Regional Airport directly adjacent to the Lake St. John Seaplane base, one of Ontario’s largest seaplane bases, just 90 minutes north of Toronto. Experience true adventure flying excitement amid the breathtaking beauty of Lake Country, Muskoka, the Haliburton Highlands, the Kawartha Lakes and the Georgian Bay region. As a uniquely positioned and independent float plane charter company, Lake Country Airways operates out of Orillia Rama Regional Airport in cooperation with Orillia Aviation, and Tailwinds Bar & Grill. We are proud to offer adventure-oriented flights to three landing surfaces – pavement, grass and water – from one convenient location.
SKI & SNOWBOARD AT MOUNT ST. LOUIS MOONSTONE! Skiing, snow boarding, rental equipment, lessons & food. Winter in Ontario’s Lake Country can’t get any better then this. Mount St. Louis Moonstone is one of the largest family owned ski resorts in Ontario offering great ski hills for skiing and snowboarding. It was founded in 1964 by Austrian Alpine skier Josl Huter. The resort is located just north of Barrie in the snow belt region of Ontario. Today, it offers 36 slopes, 3 terrain parks, 9 chairlifts and 3 carpets. The resort is known for being family friendly and prides itself on accommodating the beginner skier to the most advanced skier. Hours of Operation: (closed December 25th) *Monday & Tuesday 9am – 4:30pm* *Wednesday – Sunday 9am – 9pm* *Weather permitting New to skiing? Try this beginner ski package!
Experience a relaxing 5 nights aboard the 45 passenger Kawartha Voyageur cruise ship with voyages from Peterborough to Big Chute or Peterborough to Kingston on the Trent-Severn Waterway and Kingston to Ottawa on the Rideau Canal. Cabins have twin lower berths, private facilities, and climate control. Home style meals are prepared in the gallery.
we offer year round marine service, specialising in mechanical service of all makes and models of boats. We also offer storage, winterising and wrapping among other services. To Compliment the marine service we have recently started to sell boats and motors to further accommodate our growing customer base.
RD Farms offers multiple different activities from boarding to guided trail rides. By appointment customers have the opportunity of riding beautiful trails and seeing Coldwater like never before. The pony experiences that include lease and learning programs are a great opportunity to try something new and have a great time.
Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre supports and fosters individuals on their journey of sustaining a conscious relationship with nature. We provide a natural sustainable venue for naturalists and instructors to explore, create, learn and heal. The Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre sits upon a 100-acre parcel of land, consisting of forest, meadows, orchards, a pond and wetlands. We host year-round seminars and workshops with a focus on educational programs relating to nature and wellbeing. Hiking, walking and snowshoeing are just some of the fun activities offered during the workshops.
Scales Nature Park is a hands-on, FUN, educational experience for all ages. Learn about the creatures that surround us and become educated in ways to preserve their existence. Outreach programming year-round, booking for schools, libraries, community groups, birthday parties and more (Group rates available). Scales also offers certification courses and internship opportunities, highly regarded by top universities.
SCOUT VALLEY is 2 km west of Orillia. You’ll find this 93 hectare nature park and former Scout camp, with its three trails each 2.0 km long. Here one finds a superb recreational and educational community resource with a Provincially Significant Wetland, a remnant of majestic white pine, two substantial areas of hardwood bush and various land forms to catch your interest. The three trails inter connect, although you can start and finish each one independently, from three separate parking lots. Walking is mainly hilly of moderate difficulty. You can see the old retreating Ice Age Lake Algonquin shoreline, that covered much of south central Ontario formerly and gave us much of today’s topography, an interesting study to follow up on. Enjoy this year round trail by walking, hiking or snowshoeing. See Simcoe County Loop Trail Map
Smart Adventures can make you a better snowmobile rider with just one visit. Our staff know how to identify your strengths and weaknesses. Come and learn the proper and helpful techniques you need to know about snowmobiles so you can have a safe ride on the trails! SMART Adventures and all our training and rides take place in our main training location, at the beautiful Horseshoe Resort in Ontario, Canada. The training sessions take place at various sites across Canada. Please consult our Yamaha Riding Academy Location page for more details. Book your visit today! Call (705) 835-2790 or visit www.smartadventures.ca
With over 38 years of expertise providing the best ice fishing experience on Lake Couchiching. We offer heated ice huts located in different spots on the West Shore of Lake Couchiching. Guests will be fishing for perch and pike. For guests who have never experienced ice fishing we will teach you how to set up your fishing rod and teach you techniques on how to catch fish. For those who already know how to ice fish, we will guide you to where (hopefully) the best ice fishing spots are. Remember there is never a guarantee when it comes to catching fish. Each hut is equipped with there own out door Port a Potty that is not heated. Guests are encouraged to bring their own food. Each hut has it’s own stove. (BBQ available upon request) Snowmobiles and Atv’s are welcome and Free Parking in designated area. Let’s Get Fishing!
Swift Georgian Bay is Ontario’s premier kayak & canoe shop. Situated at the entrance to Georgian Bay, this Swift outlet offers full outfitting, sales, rentals and all the gear you need to get out paddling including kayaks, canoes, and SUP. There is on site test paddling, as well as classes, group rates, lessons and various opportunities available. If you are just learning to paddle Swift is a great place to start. The Swift can provide you with guidance on where to go paddling in and around Ontario’s Lake Country. They are located right on Matchedash Bay which is connected to Georgian Bay and the Coldwater River which give plenty of opportunity for paddling right outside their store. For more information on paddling routes in the area visit www.PaddleLakeCountry.com
Kids, ages 3 and up, take the challenge and join Team Wild Adventure Runners – then its Ready, Set, Go as you run, jump, lift, crawl, and climb your way into Adventure Running shape. Team Wild fitness trainers will push your limits weekly with fun runs, games, challenges, and obstacles that develop strength and stamina. Runners will have the opportunity to challenge themselves as our team participates in various running events, including our own Run Wild obstacle run through our 50 acre adventure trail course. Be ready and dressed for any kind of weather, part of the challenge is the outdoor elements. Special weekend training opportunities will run at Wild Life Academy and/or on the hills of Mt. St. Louis (the site of Tough Mudder – obstacle adventure run) to Team Wild Adventure Runners.
The Couchiching Conservancy protects more than 11,000 acres of ecologically significant land in the Orillia region, either through direct ownership, partnerships with other organizations such as The Nature Conservancy of Canada, or through conservation easement agreements with private landowners. We help protect the natural features of this region for now and for future generations. For a full listing of the properties the Couchiching Conservancy protects, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bit.ly/1tcFKvC
Top of the Hill Farm is a family owned, modern equestrian facility, specializing in hunters, jumpers and ponies located on 50 beautiful acres, conveniently located close to Barrie, Orillia and Midland in Oro-Medonte just outside the village of Warminster. The barn has 40 stalls, each with soft stall, a wash stall complete with heat lamps, bathroom, washer-dryer, a heated tack room with individual lockers and an 80’x168’ indoor arena. Top of the Hill has a 200’ X 200’ outdoor sand ring and trails for riding. We feature many newly fenced paddocks that provide our horses with outdoor turnout in small compatible groups. We feature a spacious and comfortable living room style viewing area that is temperature controlled, with a full kitchen. It is a great place for parents, friends and family members to watch lessons and clinics in any weather. You will find that we are a family-oriented barn where riders advance quickly in a safe, happy atmosphere. Come and join us for a great experience.
MAKE EVERY DAY COUNT THIS SPRING! Surround yourself in nature, hear the birds chirping, and enjoy an unforgettable day outside with your family and friends. Unleash the adventurer inside at Treetop Trekking Barrie, and find out why they were voted Ontario’s Top Outdoor Attraction in 2022! Located in the heart of Orillia & Lake Country at Horseshoe Resort, the park is only an hour’s drive north of Toronto and just minutes outside of Orillia & Barrie. Release your inner monkey and enjoy outdoor adventure for the entire family. Climb from tree to tree on a series of games like wooden bridges, balance logs, Tarzan swings and zip lines during a 3-hour zip line and aerial game trek for ages 9+, or on the smaller Discovery Course during a 1.5 hour visit for ages 5+. Short on time? Take an exhilarating ride on the 1000ft Big Zip, or take a leap of faith on the Adrenaline Jump free fall experience, both available for ages 9+. Treetop Trekking is the perfect activity for fun family outings, group adventures, school trips, or corporate team building. Open April through October annually. Reservations are required, and although booking well in advance is recommended, bookings can […]
Wye Marsh is the place to escape, explore, and experience nature up close. Located in the Heart of Georgian Bay on 3,000 acres of National & Provincial Wildlife Area, your natural adventure begins at Wye Marsh. The Centre includes 25 km of hiking, biking and skiing trails, an amphibian and reptile display hall, canoeing and kayaking routes, an observation tower and boardwalks, birds of prey display and shows, educational programs and guided ecotours throughout the year. There are great opportunities for wildlife viewing and birding, including seeing the magnificent trumpeter swan. Certified “Bicycle-Friendly” by Ontario By Bike. Wye Marsh is approximately 30 minutes from Orillia. Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/WyeMarshTV