Things to Do in Gravenhurst, Muskoka

Shop, boat, golf, cycle, hike, fitness and much more!


Historic downtown, Muskoka Wharf and numerous other plazas and shops offer a variety of shopping.


One of the best ways to enjoy the area of more than 50 lakes is to get out on the water.


Enjoy Gravenhurst's world-class golf courses at Taboo and Muskoka Bay Club.


Quiet backstreets, a trail linking downtown to the wharf plus a cycling centre. The choice is yours.


Gravenhurst has trails in-town, forest trails and a link to the Trans Canada Trail system.


Explore the countless ways to get moving, get active and enjoy exercise indoors and out in Gravenhurst.


Experience our fresh waters like never before.


Create your unbelievable fishing story.


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  • Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site

    Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site

    An international icon and medical pioneer, Dr. Norman Bethune’s birthplace is nestled in the town of Gravenhurst, 90 minutes from Toronto. A picturesque example of Victorian-era architecture, this clapboard house is a site of great historical importance to Canada, China and the world at-large. Born to unassuming circumstances in 1890, Bethune would go on to develop vital medical procedures—including the first-ever battle-front blood transfusion—as well as strengthen the bond between Canada and China, foster our country’s reputation as a nation with social conscience and advocate for Canada’s universal health care system. Today, Bethune Memorial House is preserved as an educational experience for visitors as well as a place of reverence in Chinese culture. Tour the Visitor Centre to uncover the story of a small-town boy turned medical genius and humanitarian through diaries, displays and videos as well as Bethune’s artwork and medical instruments he designed. And the restored 1890s-era home sets Bethune’s story and illuminates the inspirations that led to his life spent serving humanity.

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  • CanNorth Shows Inc.

    CanNorth Shows Inc.

    CanNorth Shows Inc. owns and operates the Muskoka Boat & Cottage Show, Muskoka Ribfest and Muskoka Craft Beerfest. Nori Richens is Managing Partner/Show Director. We support the local economy by attracting 1000's of people to the Muskoka Wharf and the Town of Gravenhurst over the three events. Attendees will eat, shop and stay at local businesses. Where possible, we utilize the supplies and services of local businesses.

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  • Gravenhurst Farmers' Market Co-op Inc

    Gravenhurst Farmers' Market Co-op Inc

    The Gravenhurst Farmers Market began in 1992 and has grown into one of the largest and most diverse markets in Muskoka. Voted best seasonal Farmers' Market in Ontario in 2001.

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  • Gravenhurst Opera House

    Gravenhurst Opera House

    The Gravenhurst Opera House first opened its doors in March of 1901 and currently offers a year-round season of theatre, film, stand-up comedy, concerts and more. Equipped with a beautiful banquet hall and home to a 320-seat theatre, the Gravenhurst Opera House is a great option for a rental facility for weddings, receptions, business meetings, lectures and more. For more information about upcoming events, rental rates, media releases or to get in contact with us, please visit: You can also find us on Facebook ( and Twitter (@GHOperaHouse).

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  • Muskoka Bay Resort

    Muskoka Bay Resort

    Welcome to Muskoka Bay Resort & Golf, a four season community with an abundance of recreational and social activities just outside your door. The crowning glory is the incredible 17,000 square foot Clifftop Clubhouse. 

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  • Muskoka Drive In

    Muskoka Drive In

    Come see our big Theatre Screen on top of a giant Rock The Drive In is surrounded by beautiful Muskoka pines. Come relax and watch movies under the stars surrounded by tranquillity.

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  • Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre

    Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre

    The Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society is a membership based not-for-profit registered charity which owns the RMS Segwun, Wenonah II, and Wanda III, as well as operates Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre. The Society’s vision is that "Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society will be a leader in demonstrating the culture and heritage of the Muskoka region and its contribution to Canada by presenting compelling, entertaining and educational experiences, attractions, and events."

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  • Peter's Players

    Peter's Players

      'Peter's players is an intimate and wickedly unique live performance theater in Muskoka . Located in downtown Gravenhurst, this under 100 seat venue has hosted performances from Taj Mahal, Jimmie Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Grady, Serena Ryder, Lee Ritenour, Carole Pope, Coco Montoya, Larry Carlton, Colin Linden, Garth Hudson, Jim Cuddy, Hubert Sumlin, James Cotton, Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Robben Ford, The Yardbirds, Walter Trout, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Jesse Cook, Ron Sexsmith, Yuk Yuk’s on Tour and many many more! In addition to hosting events in our theater, we also host several cruises on Lake Muskoka bringing our brand of talent on board! Join us annually in Jamaica with our partners for a week of fun in the sun!'

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  • Ski-Mazing Watersport School and Sky-Mazing Parasail Adventures

    Ski-Mazing Watersport School and Sky-Mazing Parasail Adventures

    Experience the Ontario parasailing adventure of a lifetime! Take in a breathtaking view from high above the lake with the unparalleled sensation of being airborne. The exhilaration of your first flight is a lifetime experience you will never forget! Our state-of-the-art parasail WINCH boat lets you take off and land right on the boat. Utilizing a hydraulic winch, you are slowly reeled out from the flight deck located on the boat and after an incredible and scenic flight you are then reeled back to the vessel’s flight deck. With this revolutionary winch system you don’t even get wet…unless you want too! Ask your captain for the “dip” and get a refreshing light splash as your toes tickle the surface of the water before you get vertical again. Thursday to Sunday at Muskoka Wharf dock, next to the ship dock.

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