We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada

Review Highlights
Georgian Bay Islands National Park - Another beautiful National Park

This national park is only accessible by boat or water taxi but well worth it. Accommodation is in... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
N479RZbrianb
,
Collingwood, Canada
via mobile
Quite the adventure!

The day started out with a 15 minute boat ride out to Beausoleil Island, we decided to trek Chimney... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
175nelv
,
Tavistock, Canada
Read all 140 reviews
154
All photos (154)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“day trip”(12 reviews)
“running water”(8 reviews)
“cedar springs”(14 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-3°
Nov
-2°
-10°
Dec
-6°
-14°
Jan
Contact
2611 Honey Harbour Road, Honey Harbour, Ontario P0E 1E0, Canada
Website
+1 705-527-7200
Call
Reviews (140)
Filter reviews
137 results
Traveler rating
71
38
16
6
6
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
71
38
16
6
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews day trip running water cedar springs beausoleil island north side fire pit fairy lake bug spray rent bikes boat tour water shoes staff bring camping spots hiking and biking trails summer weekends canadian shield adirondack chairs
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 137 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We visited Honey Harbour in mid September, which at this time is running down for winter so fewer tourists are around. We spoke with Hannah from the National Parks who was so very helpful and informative about the area. We had very limited time, so...More

1  Thank ChrisJanC
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Still a great place to go, but you might want to think about when you make your visit. My past visits have been mid-week and the place is quiet and serene. My last visit was on a hot September Sunday and the park and the...More

Thank MVH1951
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This national park is only accessible by boat or water taxi but well worth it. Accommodation is in either cabins, o-tentik or tenting. Busy during the weekend with lots and lots of boating traffic but much more quiet during the week. Lots of hiking and...More

Thank N479RZbrianb
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This National Park offers amazing scenery from a St. Lawrance lowlands landscape in the south to the Canadian Shield rugged granite and forest in the north. I've seen Golden Eagles, Bald Eagles, Storks, King Rails and many other rare birds. If you are into wildlife,...More

Thank johnnybaggs2017
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Today my mom and I ventured to Beausoleil Island and went on a walking tour with Shawn Corbiere. I would 12/10 recommend Shawn’s guided tours around fairy lake as he is both incredibly knowledgeable about the island but also very kind and friendly. The tour...More

Thank AdrianVanderHelm
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We took a barge there, it was raining a bit, so we stayed close to the boat launch, and with the rain and the warm water, we had to go for a swim. It was epic. The kids enjoyed the archeology lesson, and the frog/water...More

Thank Danny F
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The day started out with a 15 minute boat ride out to Beausoleil Island, we decided to trek Chimney Hill. When we arrived we were met with a Parks guide who led us up to the first level and explained the history of the island....More

Thank 175nelv
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I had to cancel my plan to camp and visit the island this week for the first time. As a solo backpacker with 1 pack I mistakenly thought I could book a seat on the day tripper each way on the day of arrival...More

1  Thank Tania K
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I docked at Tobey Dock at Cedar Springs campground for 5 nights this month. We had such an amazing time. The activities they had for the kids were great! Our kids loved the guided hikes, butterfly missions, snake demonstrations and more. The...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did 3 days of exploring in this area and were amazed at the number of parks, the quality of the facilities such as docks, paths and washrooms. The park staff were professional, pleasant and very helpful. We didnt need any dock...More

Thank vtx1300blue
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Muskey's Landing
49 reviews
9.44 km away
Severn Lodge
289 reviews
9.69 km away
Christie's Mill Inn and Spa
326 reviews
10.39 km away
Rawley Resort
228 reviews
10.66 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 nearby restaurants
Harbour House Georgian Bay Eatery
6 reviews
.50 km away
The Narrows Grill
21 reviews
.51 km away
Flynn's Harbour House Pub
22 reviews
.50 km away
Thrive Foods Cafe & Marketplace
8 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Six Mile Lake Provincial Park
54 reviews
5.81 km away
The Hive
28 reviews
.20 km away
Beausoleil Island
18 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
GSalento
26 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 175nelv | Reviewed this property |
There is limited parking at the parks office where you check in to take the boat, I think they are now charging for this parking. I think you might find parking elsewhere as well.
0
Votes
MicheleD1113
16 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Danny F | Reviewed this property |
Entry by water. You can rent a cabin there or bring your own tent and stuff. If you don’t have a boat, there always water taxi
0
Votes
Jodie W
30 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Park_Staff | Property representative |
Hi Jodie W, yes you can canoe to the island and camp at one of our designated campsites (visit the Georgian Bay Islands National Park webpage for details about camping information). Be aware that power boat traffic can be... More
0
Votes