Know Before You Go: South Georgian Bay

2021 Four Season Guide

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Common Questions

Is Scandinave Spa open?

Open daily. Scandinave Spa continue to operate with provincially mandated health and safety measures. Bookings can be made online or by phone.

Other health & safety restrictions remain in place, including reduced capacity and physical distancing. Guests are required to wear a mask in all permitted indoor areas of the spa. Proof of vaccination will not be required for access to Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain. Effective September 22, 2021, only fully vaccinated persons (as per the definition from the province of Ontario) are permitted to eat indoors.

For more information and to book your timeslot, visit https://www.scandinave.com/blue-mountain/en/

What is operating at Scenic Caves?

Scenic caves is open and welcoming guests for hiking trails, access to the caves, the suspension bridge, the trout pond, the children's adventure playground, mini golf, and gem stone mining.

General admission tickets are available on a first come first serve basis and can only be purchased on site at Scenic Caves. We suggest arriving as early as possible in the morning to not be disappointed, or understand that you may need to return later in the day. The gates open at 9am.

Please note that once capacity is reached we close the gates. The timing of this varies every day, and the gates will be closed and reopened several times throughout the day every time enough cars exit.

Last Park Admission Sold 2 hours prior to closing.

Note: Running/hiking shoes are required for admission.

What to expect at Blue Mountain Resort?

Play All Day, Add-On Adventure, and Play As You Go ticket inventory is limited. Avoid the disappointment by planning ahead. Purchase your tickets online in advance of your arrival to secure your access.

Effective September 22, 2021, provincial regulations require guests to provide proof of vaccination in certain resort areas including:
- dining areas and bars/nightclubs
- indoor recreation facilities including gyms, pools and tennis courts
- indoor meeting/conference spaces
- indoor events

More information on what to expect for shopping, lodging, dining, rentals, and summer activities can be found at https://www.bluemountain.ca/discover-blue/discover-the-resort/winter-experience

Are Tourism Centres Open?

Currently Georgian Bay Hotel (10 Vacation Inn Dr, Collingwood, ON L9Y 5G4) Their staff are happy to answer any of your questions!

You can also contact us at info@southgeorgianbay.ca or 705-445-7722 to speak with one of our team members.

How can I get a Four Season Guide?

The 2021 Four Season Guide is available online at https://visitorguide.southgeorgianbay.ca/

For those looking to receive printed copies, the 2020 physical guide is available. Please email us your mailing address at info@southgeorgianbay.ca OR visit the Collingwood Museum while you are in town.

Safety Precautions: Know Before You Go

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Before heading out, please confirm with each business:

  • Their current hours of operation
  • Make a reservation
  • Current services and any relevant changes to their services, including specific safety requirements and how to make reservations in advance

Please reference this guide (to the left) and make sure you are following all safety precautions when out in public.

Thank you so much for your patience during this time and helping keep our communities safe by following the health recommendations made by health authorities and the Government of Ontario.



More Information:

Please note that the links below are to that attraction’s latest updates page for Covid-19. Many of these businesses are in the process of re-opening according to the province’s Roadmap to Reopen three-step plan. Please check with individual businesses – know how they are operating before you go. 

The Blue Mountains

Blue Mountain Village

Clearview Township



Wasaga Beach

South Georgian Bay – General

Planning a future trip to South Georgian Bay for when travel is encouraged again? E-mail us with your questions at info@southgeorgianbay.ca

Parking in SGB

It is strongly encouraged for visitors and residents to know where and when you can park in SGB to ensure public safety, traffic flow, and to avoid parking tickets. Each municipality has different by-laws and regulations regarding parking, with new parking rates coming into effect for summer 2021.

Town of Collingwood

Parking in Collingwood 

Resident parking permit application 


Town of The Blue Mountains

Visitor and Resident Parking


Municipality of Meaford

Visitor and Resident Parking 


The Town of Wasaga Beach

Residential Parking Permits 

Map of Municipal Parking Lots 

Parking Webpage 


Clearview Township

Shopping Districts 



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