Water adventures are plentiful in Muskoka
Water is everywhere! Muskoka encompasses more than 2,000 sparkling lakes covering some 14,000 kms of shoreline, as well as numerous rivers and waterfalls.
Muskoka is the perfect destination for fans of powerboats, classic wooden motorboats and sailing vessels, not to mention people-powered rowing craft like canoes, kayaks and sculls. Thanks to its miles of waterways, many marinas offer boat rentals and tours, as well as boater licenses and training. Public boat launches and beaches make accessing Muskoka’s lakes extremely easy. You can also learn the fundamentals of rowing on Muskoka's pristine lakes and rivers.
Boat enthusiasts have great choice when it comes time to explore. Muskoka’s bigger lakes include Lakes Muskoka, Rosseau and Joseph; Lake of Bays; Lakes Peninsula, Fairy and Mary; and Lake Huron’s Georgian Bay. All of them offer long stretches of water perfect for boating day-trips or even weekend getaways, with many opportunities to stop for a spot of lunch or dinner at a quaint village or resort, or even a quiet bit of fishing.
Muskoka’s lakes are also a hotbed of wakeboarding and waterskiing activities (including extreme sports like knee boarding, slalom and parasailing), boasting some of the best conditions in Canada.
Whatever your on the water passion, Muskoka delivers the ultimate boating experience!