Beaches of South Georgian Bay
South Georgian Bay is home to some of the most popular beaches in Ontario. Along with all of the great beaches, you will also find a wide array of water sport activities such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, and boat tours which are all fan favorites of locals and visitors. If you are planning an entire day of fun in the sun, make sure to also visit our summer rentals page for a comprehensive guide to outdoor activity equipment rentals available nearby.
The 14 kilometers of white sand make it the longest fresh water beach in the world. With a boardwalk, trails, water sport rentals, restaurants and shopping nearby, there’s seemly endless ways to keep the whole family entertained.
Sunset Point Park, Collingwood
A large shoreline park with vast green space, a rock beach, playground, volleyball courts, trails, and canteen area, Sunset Point Park offers lots of places for families to simply relax, take a dip and watch a sunset.
Harbourlands & Millennium Park, Collingwood
The backdrop of the Collingwood Terminals rises up from the once wasteland “spit area”, now a series of beautifully landscaped walkways and gardens with views of The Nottawasaga Lighthouse and The Blue Mountains.
Northwinds Beach, Craigleith
Northwinds is a popular spot for kayaking, windsurfing, and stand up paddle boarding. Rentals are offered nearby. Northwinds is a launching point for excursions to the Mary Ward shipwreck located 4 km offshore.
Craigleith Provincial Park
The shale rock shoreline makes for easy entry for swimming and you’ll also find some great ancient fossils in the shale rock for tracing.
Delphi Point, Craigleith
Delphi Point has a flat rock shale beach with beautiful views of Blue Mountain.
Bayview Park, Thornbury
Bayview Park features green space, a covered picnic shelter, a kids’ playground and is an ideal spot for relaxing with the family.
Little River Beach Park, Thornbury
The beach next to the Thornbury Harbour is a mix of soft sand and rocky pebbles, plus green spaces and a kids’ playground. The nearby Thornbury pier is a popular diving spot for the daring.
Memorial Park, Meaford
With more than 2000 feet of sandy beach, Memorial Park offers beachside camping alongside Georgian Bay. The picnic pavilion and snack bar has seating for larger gatherings.