Take a 15 minute Cruise to this Boat Only Accessible National Park
Visitors without their own boat can experience Georgian Bay Islands National Park by reserving DayTripper round trip shuttle service to Beausoleil Island in advance.
Visit the visually stunning Georgian Bay Islands National Park that is composed of 63 islands where the windswept white pines and granite shores of the Canadian Shield and dense deciduous woodland inspired the Group of Seven are yours to discover.
Take the DayTripper, a water taxi, or visit in your own boat to the destination adventure abound! Cycle wooded trails, overnight at secluded campsites or waterfront cabins and hike to viewpoints atop emerald shoreline.
WHERE IS IT
The park is located 166 kilometres north of Toronto. Visit both the north and south of Beausoleil Island via DayTripper ferry, or private watercraft, from Honey Harbour.
2611 Honey Harbour road, Honey Harbour, ON P0E 1E0
HOW MUCH TO VISIT
The DayTripper shuttle is free for children under six, $8.55 for youth, $15.80 for adults and $13.55 for seniors.
WHEN TO GO – DayTripper
May 15th – June 25th and September 8th – October 12th, 2021 | Friday to Tuesday; Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays.
June 26th – September 7th, 2021 | Open daily.
Cedar Spring Departure (South end of Beausoleil Island) | 10:30 am & 12:00 pm
Chimney Bay Departure (North end of Beausoleil Island) | 1:00 pm
The length of stay for visitors accessing Beausoleil Island via the DayTripper is set at 4 hours.
Reservations are required for the scenic 15-minute DayTripper boat ride from Honey Harbour to Beausoleil Island.
Visitors will be able to reserve their spot ahead of time through the Parks Canada Reservation System or by calling 1-877-RESERVE. Reservations for the 2021 season open April 19, 2021 at 8 am.
If you do not have your own transport to reach the National Park, take advantage of a direct bus service from downtown Toronto to national parks in Ontario with Parkbus!
If you are not able to get a reservation, book a water taxi.
- Georgian Bay Islands Water Taxi
- Georgian Coastal Water Taxi
- Honey Harbour Boat Club
- Harbour Water Taxi
WHERE TO STAY
There are campgrounds and in the park. For those who want a more luxurious stay – Cabins and oTENTiks are available for rent in both the Cedar Spring area and at Christian Beach.