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Know Before You Go

2024 Four Season Guide

Common Questions

Last updated May 14th, 2024

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They offer a relaxing, outdoor experience all year. Reserve your visit in advance. Guaranteed Baths Access & Registered
Massage appointments sell out quickly, especially for weekend & holiday visits. 

How to secure a reservation? Book online as soon as your preferred date opens. Scandinave Spa offers a flexible cancellation policy if your plans change.

Scenic caves is open and welcoming guests for hiking trails, access to the caves, the suspension bridge, and the children’s adventure playground.

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.

Note: Last Park Admission Sold 2 hours prior to closing. Proper footwear is required for admission.

Visit Scenic Caves’ website for up to date offerings & weather permitting updates.

Be safe. Be kind. Have fun.

Winter Season: On top of the ski/snowboard hill, we’ve got five winter attractions that will keep you busy on your cold weather vacation. Take some turns on our Woodview Mountaintop Skating loop, or slide down the frozen chutes at Hike N Tube. Or, explore the scenic views on our Snowshoe Trails or take a dip in our heated pools at Plunge! Aquatic Centre.

Spring Season: We know that the fun doesn’t stop just because the days are getting longer and the snow is a little softer! Here at Blue Mountain there is always something to get your body moving and Spring is no exception. Join us for Spring skiing, months full of events, the start of green season attractions, early hiking adventures and more. The seasons change but the excitement never stops.

Summer Season: Choose to Explore All Day or Play All Day. This summer season for Blue Mountain is starting on May 19. Passes for May 19 and beyond are available now. Tickets purchased 7+ days in advance will have a 15% discount applied and can be refunded up to 7 days prior to your scheduled ticket date.

Fall Season: There’s more than one way to access Blue Mountain. From unlimited Play or Explore All Day passes to play as you go options. Whichever you choose, your visit to Blue will be action packed!

More information on what to expect for shopping, lodging, dining, rentals, and summer activities can be found here.

While we don’t have a physical location, you can visit our ambassador locations in region, for any tourism related questions:

  • Georgian Bay Hotel – 10 Vacation Inn Dr, Collingwood | 1-800-482-7894
  • Living Waters Resort – 9 Harbour St E, Collingwood | 1-888-979-2837
  • Living Stone Golf Resort – 19 Keith Ave, Collingwood | 705-445-6600
  • Meaford Tourist Centre – Located in the Big Red Apple, 12 Nelson St. E, Meaford | 1-877-538-0463
  • Nancy Island Historic Site – 119 Mosley St, Wasaga Beach | 705-429-2728
  • Scandinave Spa – 152 Grey County Rd 21, The Blue Mountains | 1 877-988-8484
  • Royal Harbour Resort – 1 Harbour St, Thornbury | 519-599-5591
  • Creemore Springs Brewery – 139 Mill St, Creemore | 705-466-2240

Click here for hours of operation/websites

We also offer a Four Seasons Digital Guide for recommendations in the South Georgian Bay area. 

To get your hands on our Physical Visitor’s Map, you can find distributor locations here.

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

The 2023 Four Season Guide is available online at https://visitorguide.southgeorgianbay.ca/

If you want it sent to you, please email us your mailing address at info@southgeorgianbay.ca

There is no direct route, however you can still visit us by bus from Toronto. First take the GO bus or train from Toronto to Barrie. Click here for the GO schedule. Next, you can take the Simcoe Transit from Barrie to Wasaga Beach. From Wasaga Beach, you can take the bus to Collingwood. Click here for the Simcoe Transit routes. 

Wasaga Beach: Yes, you can bring it. These stoves are not permitted on the sandy beach, however they are allowed at the back on the picnic table/grass areas. Stoves must be elevated off the ground.

Collingwood: Bringing your own stove is not permitted, however some parks have designated BBQ areas with small BBQs there. These are first come first serve and you must bring your own coal. 

The Blue Mountains: There are no BBQs or open flames permitted in this area. 

More Information:

The Blue Mountains

Blue Mountain Village

Clearview Township

Collingwood

Meaford

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 

Collingwood Interactive Parking Map

Resident parking permit application 

Town of The Blue Mountains

Municipal Parking Lots

Other Parking & Public Transit

Blue Mountains Interactive Parking Map

Blue Mountain Resort and Village Parking Map

Municipality of Meaford

Visitor and Resident Parking

The Town of Wasaga Beach

Residential Parking Permits 

Map of Municipal Parking Lots 

Parking Webpage 

Wasaga Beach Daily Vehicle Permit 

Clearview Township

Shopping Districts 

Parks

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