Gravenhurst, the “gateway to Muskoka” is the place to be for culture and adventure seekers. Bordered by Lake Muskoka and Gull Lake, Gravenhurst offers six beaches, a top-rated golf course and the chance to ride a steamship that’s older than the country of Canada.

Find a variety of food options like food trucks, coffee cafes, patio restaurants and more. As for accommodations, visitors can choose from unforgettable private cottages, local inns, motels and resorts nestled in the scenic wilderness.

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Where is Gravenhurst?

Gravenhurst is located in the Muskoka region, approximately two hours north of Toronto. By car, visitors can travel via Highway 404 and 11. Those driving from the east can take Highway 118 and from the west, take Highway 169.

Ontario Northland provides bus service to Gravenhurst.

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Things to do in Gravenhurst

Visit the opera house

The Gravenhurst Opera House is a must-visit historic attraction. Open since 1901, it regularly hosts live theatre, music events, tribute shows and other types of entertainment.

Witness star-filled night skies

Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve is the world's first permanently designated Dark Sky Reserve, providing panoramic views of the cosmos including planets and constellations.

Ride historic steamships

Celebrate Muskoka’s rich steamship heritage by riding aboard the RMS Segwun or Wenonah II. Both of these are historic steamships that have sailed across Lake Muskoka for decades.

Enjoy a beach day

Gravenhurst has six public beaches. Most beaches include washrooms and picnic tables, providing the perfect setting for a beach day.

Experience high tea

Overlooking the Muskoka Wharf, the Blue Willow Tea Room is an adorable spot for afternoon tea and homemade British pastries. They also sell vintage teapots at their gift shop.

Tee off at a famous golf course

Play at Taboo Golf Course Muskoka, an 18-hole course consistently voted as one of the top 100 golf courses across Canada, owing to its challenging layout and scenic nature views.

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Last updated: July 15, 2024

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