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Guys’ getaways and bachelor party ideas in Ontario

A group of men prepare for a whitewater rafting excursion.

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From a fun-filled night in Toronto’s entertainment district to epic canoeing, whitewater rafting and fishing trips, plan a memorable event with your closest buddies in Ontario.

Get inspired with these great places for bachelor parties and other get-togethers in Ontario.

Toronto

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Virtual reality gaming at Levelup Reality

For a unique bonding experience, try Levelup Reality, the leading virtual reality (VR) arcade in Downtown Toronto. The wide range of games, including action, adventure, sports, puzzles, escape rooms and simulations, will appeal to gamers and non-gamers alike.

Levelup Reality makes it easy to host group activities and private events.

Location: 661 Yonge Street, Lower Level, Toronto

Practise your swing at The Docks Driving Range

Conveniently located close to the downtown core, The Docks is a great spot to hang out with friends and practise your golf swing. After your session, relax with a cold beer on the fully licensed patio and take in a game on the big-screen TV.

Location: 176 Cherry Street, Toronto

Play a round of laser tag at Laser Combat

The group activity of laser tag is a fun way to engage in friendly competition.

Laser Combat has two locations not far from downtown Toronto where you can play individually or in teams. Games are played in forested outdoor arenas where you'll navigate obstacles, overcome opponents and get pumped with adrenaline.

Book a time slot online in advance for either the Stouffville or Scarborough location as they do not accept walk-ins.

Locations:
825 Passmore Avenue, Scarborough
6432 Bethesda Road, Whitchurch-Stouffville

Sample craft beer with Toronto Brewery Tours

Deciding which bars to go to in Toronto can be daunting. So why not let the experts plan for you? Toronto Brewery Tours invites your group to relax and ride in style to three unique Toronto craft breweries or two breweries and a small-batch distillery, along with a knowledgeable and entertaining guide.

Join a public tour or book a private tour for a minimum of eight people on weekdays and ten on weekends.

Location: Pre-arranged meeting spot.

Laugh until it hurts at Comedy Bar

Comedy Bar is dedicated to making people laugh. As one of Toronto’s premiere live comedy venues, it offers sketch, improv, alternative and stand-up comedy at two venues. With over 150 monthly shows, your group has more than enough opportunities to LOL.

Locations:
945 Bloor Street West, Toronto 
2800 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

Paddle day or night with Toronto Island SUP

A short ferry ride from the downtown core will take you to Toronto’s premier stand-up paddleboard (SUP) destination.

Book a group sunset safari, a paddlebirding adventure or an eco-tour with Toronto Island SUP.

Location: 13 Algonquin Bridge Road, Toronto

Take a guided mixology class at W Toronto Hotel

Learn how to make the perfect Martini or Moscow Mule with the “Mix It Up In Skylight” class, held at W Toronto’s rooftop bar, Skylight. Learn about the history of cocktails and the importance of ingredients and receive hands-on techniques and training from skilled cocktail creators.

Check the events calendar to book your class and reserve luxury rooms for the night.

Location: 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto

Catch a performance at The Drake Hotel

Located in the Queen West neighbourhood, The Drake Hotel is a hip go-to spot for art, culture, music and cuisine.

The Drake’s restaurant features great seasonal menus and a robust cocktail list. Wander up to Drake's Sky Yard, one of the city’s most popular rooftop bars or head to the Drake Underground, an intimate venue for live music, comedy shows, film screenings, poetry slams and more.

Enjoy art-filled, historic or modern guest rooms with everything you need for a comfortable stay in the heart of Toronto.

Location: 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto

Ottawa and Ottawa Valley

With ample options for entertainment and excitement, Ottawa and the nearby Ottawa Valley region provide amazing opportunities for bonding on a bachelor or guys’ getaway.

Experience white water thrills with Madawaska Kanu Centre

Madawaska Kanu Centre (MKC) offers whitewater rafting and other paddling courses on the Madawaska River, just a short distance from the nation’s capital. The Weekend Whitewater course is a great option for beginners and discounts are offered for groups of five or more.

Accommodation options include camping, lodge rooms, cabanas and glamping tents. 

Location: 247 River Road, Barry’s Bay

Sip your way across the city with Brew Donkey

Tour Ottawa’s craft breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries with Brew Donkey. If you’re looking to sample some of the finest beverages in the region, step on board this bus.

From all sour breweries to nano-breweries, Brew Donkey has access to almost every taproom in Ottawa. Book a private event for your group or make new friends on a standard tour.

Location: 150 Elgin Street, Ottawa

Book a golf package with The Marshes Golf Club and Brookstreet Hotel

The Marshes Golf Club is Ottawa's leading public golf course with a challenging 18-hole course as well as a 9-hole course. The well-designed and meticulously manicured terrain works with the area's natural beauty.

Nearby you’ll find Brookstreet Hotel, which offers overnight golf packages and award-winning dining options—a great place for you and your group to celebrate.

Location: 320 Terry Fox Drive, Kanata

Sharpen your aim at Commando Paintball

For an exhilarating afternoon of fun, head to Commando Paintball.

Various unique games range from traditional paintball to military simulations. Before stepping onto the forested playing fields, a field marshal will provide rules and demonstrate how to use the equipment safely.

Commando Paintball has hosted bachelor and stag events in the past and can help customize your day.

Location: 4565 Dunning Road, Navan

Southern Georgian Bay

From Owen Sound to Cove Beach, Southern Georgian Bay offers a range of exciting outdoor adventures, great brews and comfortable stays for your guys’ getaway or bachelor party.

Skydive with Skydive Wasaga Beach

Cross skydiving off your bucket list with Skydive Wasaga Beach.

Fly two miles above the world's longest freshwater beach and take the plunge. After you exit the aircraft securely attached to your instructor, you’ll reach speeds of over 200 km/hour during your approximately 60-second free fall.

Book the Video and Picture Package to receive professionally edited video footage and dozens of high-resolution photos.

Location: 1888 Klondike Park Road, Wasaga Beach

Go off-roading with ATV Adventures

Located on top of Blue Mountain, ATV Adventures invites you to get out and enjoy Southern Georgian Bay.

Book ATVs, dune buggies or side-by-sides and navigate through forests, hills and valleys. All vehicles have automatic transmissions and training is provided before you head out on your adventure. So, no prior ATV experience is necessary.

Location: Exact address provided upon booking.

Experience outdoor adventure from Free Spirit Tours

Free Spirit Tours has offered nature-based tours in the Southern Georgian Bay area since 1998.

Whether you book a caving tour of Metcalfe Rock to explore the underworld of the Niagara Escarpment or opt for a paddle down the Nottawasaga River, the guides at Free Spirit Tours provide all the equipment and instruction necessary to have an amazing time.

Try the Amazing Race at Blue Mountain experience for some healthy competition. Your group will be divided into teams and face off against one another in a series of fun challenges.

Location: 236720 Grey County Road 13, Heathcote

Tour local breweries with The Beer Bus

Get to know some of the region’s lesser-known labels and taste old favourites on a sudsy tour to craft breweries and cideries in the Collingwood area.

Choose from fun private tour options like the Get Axed Mashup Tour, where you’ll throw axes for an hour before visiting local cideries or breweries. Or book the Sips, Sights and Scenic Flights Tour and spend 15 minutes flying over Georgian Bay in a helicopter before visiting a winery and two breweries.

Location: 200 Mountain Road, Collingwood

Go cross-country cycling at Blue Mountain

For cycling enthusiasts, Blue Mountain provides access to cross-country and down-country trails to explore by bike.

Purchase a “Play All Day” or “Explore All Day” ticket to get onto the resort’s cross-country cycling trail network. The network offers seven paths covering a variety of terrain with options for beginners and experienced riders. Note that Blue Mountain no longer offers bike rentals.

Blue Mountain Inn provides comfortable rooms with a cottage feel. Enjoy a soak in a hot tub or take a dip in the indoor pool after a day of cycling.

Location: 796562 Grey County Road 19, The Blue Mountains

Play 18 holes at Cobble Beach

Cobble Beach is a waterfront golf resort on the shores of Georgian Bay, home to an award-winning 18-hole, links-style golf course.

Enjoy the challenge of the immaculately maintained terrain before heading to the Nantucket-inspired clubhouse for a drink or to Sweetwater Restaurant for a meal. The Inn at Cobble Beach features suites with comfortable beds and luxurious bathrooms. Private cottages are just steps from the clubhouse—perfect for a guys’ getaway.

Location: 221 McLeese Drive, Kemble

Muskoka and Algonquin Park

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Find endless ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Ontario’s quintessential cottage country, approximately three hours north of Toronto.

Golf and so much more at Taboo Golf Resort

Rated as one of the top 100 courses in Canada, this 18-hole course was built into the pink granite outcroppings of the Canadian Shield.

After wrapping up your game, visit Bar 19 At The Upper Deck for a celebratory Taboo Margherita. Although golf is a main draw, Taboo Golf Resort also boasts three swimming pools, the longest private sandy beach in Muskoka, five tennis courts, sunset-viewing seating areas and over eight kilometres of hiking trails. Choose from modern rooms or a condo for an overnight stay.

Location: 1209 Muskoka Beach Road, Gravenhurst

Enjoy action-packed activities at Deerhurst Resort

Just minutes from downtown Huntsville, Deerhurst Resort offers a great variety of activities and entertainment.

For the golfers in your group, Deerhurst boasts two courses. More advanced players won’t tire of Deerhurst Highlands, a challenging par-72 course. For those new to golf, Deerhurst Lakeside is a 9-hole designed for beginners. Additional activities on-site and nearby include mountain biking, hiking, disc golf, treetop trekking, paintball, escape cabins, axe throwing, Watersports, fishing charters and guided ATV tours.

Check the events schedule for info on live entertainment, comedy shows and special concerts and choose from several accommodation options.

Location: 1235 Deerhurst Drive, Huntsville

Unwind over a pint at Muskoka BeerSpa

Muskoka BeerSpa is a beer-focused spa run by Clear Lake Brewing Company.

With two outdoor hot baths, three saunas, a steam room, a relaxation pool and a hammock garden, this spa is perfect for you and your group to unwind over a beer or two.

Book one of the multi-bedroom cabins, which come equipped with in-room beer taps, complimentary snacks, and VCR movies. For groups of 15–70, the party tent can be rented with twinkle lights, picnic tables, and your choice of pizza or taco buffet.

Location: 1006 Clear Lake Road, Torrance

Go backcountry canoeing with Algonquin Outfitters

If paddling, portaging and camping are your speed, connect with Algonquin Outfitters to arrange an Algonquin adventure.

This outfitter has been providing backcountry canoe adventures throughout Algonquin Park since 1961. You can book all-inclusive guided canoe trips or customize them with rentals and route information.  

Location: Algonquin Park

Windsor

Just a stone’s throw from the U.S. border, Windsor is a great place to play. Find gaming, golf and fishing excitement and a flourishing craft beverage and arts scene to explore.

Take in Windsor's urban art on a Graffiti Scooter Tour

Ride around Windsor on an electric scooter to see murals from both local and internationally renowned urban landscape artists.

This 12-kilometre tour leads to some of Windsor's most interesting and Instagrammable spots. It includes 20 pieces of art and one of the city’s most famous alleys, showcasing a side of the city many have never seen before.

Location: 1899 Niagara Street, Windsor

Reel in a walleye with Chante Fishing Charter  

Since 1975, this family-owned business has been casting for walleye, smallmouth bass and yellow perch.

Captains John and Jared Sim, a father-son team, are the most experienced charter fishermen on Lake Erie and welcome novice and experienced anglers alike from their Kingsville and Pelee Island locations.

Enjoy day trips or overnight fishing adventures on one of the Chante fleet’s 27-foot sport crafts with open sterns for optimal casting and cruising.

Location: 115 Homeward Road, Pelee Island

Tee off at Ambassador Golf Club

Ambassador Golf Club is a celebrated 18-hole, par 71 public golf course.

With four sets of tee boxes to choose from, the course is accessible to players of all skill levels. The Scottish/Irish links course features the right mix of holes: short par 4s, reachable par 5s, and longer par 3s.

Location: 1025 Sprucewood Avenue, Windsor

Take a self-guided brewery tour with Barrels Bottles & Brews

Barrels Bottles & Brews invites you to explore 11 craft breweries and two distilleries in Windsor-Essex.

Purchase a Barrels Bottles & Brews Flight Log to unlock a self-guided tour that suggests stops at tasty beer and spirit-producing establishments. Present your digital flight log at participating bars, tap rooms and breweries to receive exclusive rewards.

If you prefer a guided experience, book tastings at GL Heritage Brewing Company, Wolfhead Distillery or J.P. Wiser’s.

Location: Flight logs are available online only

Enjoy a world of fun at Caesars Windsor

There are endless ways to game, dine and relax at Caesars Windsor, a casino, hotel and entertainment complex, and one of Ontario’s best bachelor party destinations.

Enjoy luxurious hotel rooms, top-notch shows, delicious dining options and nightlife. For those who like to play, the casino has 85 table games, including blackjack, roulette, craps and many more. Or try your luck at one of the over 1,700 slot machines.

Location: 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor

Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma Region

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Set out on a Northern Ontario vacation with your buddies. Hike, paddle, golf and fish in Algoma Region and celebrate with a superior brew at Northern Superior Brewing Co. in Sault Ste. Marie.

Join a guided hike with Thrive Tours

Thrive Tours is an Indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism company that offers quality experiences and adventures aimed at reconnecting with nature.

Book a half or full-day guided hike to experience the area's beauty and learn about the rich cultural history from an Indigenous perspective. Tours vary in length and difficulty to accommodate all skill levels. If you’d rather be on the water, choose from canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard excursions. Or customize an adventure for your group.

Location: 485b Gran Street, Sault Ste. Marie

Take a lesson at Crimson Ridge Golf

Crimson Ridge is a scenic par-72 course with waterfalls, creeks, elevation changes, mature hardwoods and incredible views. Tree-lined fairways, gently contoured greens and strategically placed bunkers challenge golfers of all ability levels.

If you feel your game could improve, book a private or semi-private lesson with one of the golf pros on-site. Stop by Crimson Ridge’s restaurant, Embers, for the signature burger and a pint from Northern Superior.

Location: 418 Fourth Line West, Sault Ste. Marie

Fly-in or train-in fishing at Lodge 88

Located on Esnagi Lake, outside the town of White River, Lodge 88 is an eco-friendly retreat that provides modern comfort, attentive service and some of the best fishing opportunities in the world for trophy walleye, northern pike, whitefish and perch.

Lodge 88 offers two accommodation packages. For a hassle-free experience, book the American Plan, which includes home-cooked meals. If you plan on cooking what you catch, opt for the Deluxe Housekeeping Plan.

To reach Lodge 88, take a plane or train from White River. The operating season runs from May to September.

Location: Mile 88, CPR West of Chapleau, White River

Cast a line at Waterfalls Lodge

Waterfalls Lodge is a fishing-focused vacation retreat located just north of the town of Spanish.

Book a guided fishing tour to experience the best angling in the area. Take in beautiful views as you ride an ATV to a remote lake before spending the day on the water. Day trips include lunch, a boat, gas, bait and a knowledgeable guide.

The 19 lakeside cottages can accommodate small groups. Or, if your party prefers, the lodge offers glamping facilities. Be sure to visit the restaurant for the Sunday brunch buffet.

Location: 432 Waterfalls Road, Spanish

Last updated: June 6, 2024

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