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10 ways to enjoy the water in Parry Sound


1.  Go for a swim at Waubuno Beach anytime

2.  Watch the water from the sun porches at 40 Bay Street Bed & Breakfastqueen-cruise

3.  Go for a sail at Sail Parry Sound on Saturday afternoon

4.  See the sunset from the deck of the Stockey Centre

5.  Go fishing off the dock across the road from 40 Bay Street Bed & Breakfast

6.  See Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands with a cruise on the Island Queen/Chippewa

7.  See the water from a floatplane

8.  Go diving with Divers Nook

9.  Take a water taxi

10.  Try out a kayak at White Squall

Check out 40 Bay Street Bed & Breakfast’s availability calendar if you would like to come up and enjoy any of these water-based activities to find out what dates and rooms are available for your stay!  And if you don't see anything that tickles your fancy here, check out the Parry Sound Travel Guide for some additional ideas!

The Parry Sound Travel Guide

Parry Sound is a beautiful setting to live and visit. I have made this wonderful location my home since 2006 and am still discovering all the beauty there is to see.

After years of helping our guests get the most out of their visits, I created the Parry Sound Travel Guide. I have put together a list of the most popular activities, with links to the appropriate web sites so that you can check them out for yourself! Each recommended itinerary describes the length of time and if advanced reservations required. Depending on your budget, your interests and how long you plan to stay in Parry Sound, you can mix and match the options to explore the area in the way you want.

Besides advice on preparing for your trip, weekly and annual events, you will find the following itineraries included:

  • The Parry Sound Overview                         lake
  • The Best of Parry Sound                
  • Nature Lover’s Paradise                       
  • Adventure Seeker’s Overview                   
  • The Parry Sound Adrenaline Rush
  • Parry Sound is A Golfer’s Dream!
  • Fishing in Parry Sound is Fantastic 
  • Inspiration to Feed Your Soul                     

Located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Parry Sound’s history has been built on the waters of Georgian Bay – from a stop on the fur traders’ route to logging, shipping and now tourism. I invite you to come out and play in our wonderland – any time of the year!

Download your copy of the Parry Sound Travel Guide and start planning your trip now!

10 things Dad would love to do in Parry Sound

Parry Sound has you covered when it comes to things to help Dad celebrate Father's Day on June 16th.

Check out our Top 10 list of things for dad to do in Parry Sound:

  1. Fishing – whether it’s a casual last minute idea to drop a line over the town dock, fishingtake a charter to fish an inland lake or out on Georgian Bay the fish are plentiful in Parry Sound!
  2. ATVing – BearClaw Tours promises Dad the biggest adrenaline rush he’s had in years! It promises to be Georgian Bay’s ultimate adventure.
  3. Take a float plane ride over Georgian Bay, combine it with a meal at Henry’s Fish Restaurant or be dropped off to hike a remote island, Georgian Bay Airways offers a variety of activities for Dad to choose from!
  4. When was the last time Dad took to the water? White Squall Paddling Centre is located just outside Parry Sound and provides lessons, free trials and canoe and kayak rentals to check out the shores of Georgian Bay.
  5. Dad may remember camping at Killbear Provincial Park as a kid – why not renew his acquaintance with the park by spending a day enjoying the views of Georgian Bay from one of the hiking trails, beaches or even a campsite?
  6. Golf – Parry Sound offers courses for all levels of players! If Dad is a duffer, Deer Run Golf Course may be his speed; if he’s a bit of a snob, then he will definitely enjoy the magnificient Ridge at Manitou.
  7. Hiking – Parry Sound is central to the Park-to-Park trail that runs from Killbear Provincial Park to Algonquin Park. Two popular trails that are easy to access from town are the Seguin and Rose Point Trails. If Dad wants to take it easy, he can always stroll the “Fitness” trail that follows Parry Sound’s waterfront.
  8. A boat cruise on the Island Queen to check out Georgian Bay’s 30,000 islands lets Dad sit back and enjoy the scenery, without having to do anything more strenuous than deciding where he wants to sit!
  9. If Dad loves the wild life (i.e. wolves, birds, lynx, raccoons and beavers), then a trip to Aspen Valley Animal Sanctuary is a must-do! Just remember, they are only open to the public on long weekends this year!
  10. A live show at the Stockey Centre or a trip to the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame is sure to entertain and is guaranteed to brighten Dad’s day.

Still haven't come up with the perfect idea for your dad?  Click here for other ideas of things to see and do in Parry Sound.