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Water Activities on Peninsula Lake

With over 1600 freshwater lakes dotted throughout Muskoka, the water is the place to be in Ontario's famed 'cottage country.'

With its extensive shoreline on Peninsula Lake, Deerhurst offers a variety of waterfront fun featuring a newly expanded sandy beach and watersports & boat rental centre.

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Dock slip rentals

Splash Zone

Open June 27 - September 7, 2015

This summer access to the newly expanded Splash Zone inflatable waterpark on the lake is included for everyone in your room with one nightly resort fee. Included are:

  • Splash Zone inflatable waterpark on the lake (July - August)
  • Use of canoes, stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, and lifejackets (late-May through October 12)
  • Beach access and chaise lounges (late May - October 12)

*opening and closing dates are dependent on water temperatures.

Pool Fun

Deerhurst Resort features an indoor swimming pool wtih a whirlpool and children's wading pool, plus three seasonal outdoor pools located throughout the property. Seasonal pools are open June through mid-September, with pool towel service included inyour daily resort fee.

*outdoor water activities are subject to weather and water temperatures


Available June - October 12

  • Canoes (included in resort fee; first come/first serve)
  • Kayaks (included in resort fee; first come/first serve)
  • EZ Cat Boat Rentals | $69/hr, $120/2hrs, $160/4hrs | Seats 4
  • Boat slip rentals | $40/day (Multi-day rentals are charged per water vessel, per night), $200/week, $1500/yr

Boating is available until October 12, 2015.

To Book Call: 1-800-461-4393

Stand Up Paddle Boards

Available June - Early October

Stand up paddling (SUP) is a rapidly growing global sport mixing surfing and paddling. A great way to enjoy the water, this activity features graceful simplicity and is easy to learn.

Included with your resort fee; available on a first come/first serve basis.

Paddle boards are available from June through mid-September (depending on water temperatures).

Scenic Boat Tours

Available June - October 12

Take a leisurely guided tour of scenic Peninsula Lake,  Fairy Lake and the historic canal that joins the two lakes. Along the way you'll learn about neat facts about Deerhurst Resort's heritage, which was the first summer resort to open in north Muskoka in 1896.

Boat tours are available from June to early October (depending on water temperatures).

Available daily 11am & 3pm | 45-60 mins
$20/adult | $15/child 16 & under, seats up to 12 people.

To Book call: 1-800-461-4393

Waterskiing, Wakeboarding & Tubing

Open June 27 - September 7, 2015

Take to the waves behind a top-of-the-line ski boat with the WSE ski professionals at the Deerhurst waterfront. From waterskiing and wakeboarding lessons, to anyone-can-try-it tube rides, nothing offers the exhilaration of summer better!

Adult or Child Run (Ski, Tube Wakeboard) $35 | Adult Lesson $40 | Child Lesson (16 & under) $35 | 10 Run Package $298 | Double Tube $59 | Barefoot Ride/Lesson $80 | Private Clinic 1 hr $295, 2hr $545

HST extra

Ski-boat activities are available from July and August.

To Book Call: 1-800-461-4393

NEW! WSE Flyboarding

Available Tuesdays & Fridays
July - August

NEW! WSE Ski School is offering Flyboarding. Available Tuesdays and Fridays. Soar to new heights with one on one sessions with SWS's Zapata Racing certified instructors - leaving you breathless! The lesson includes 15 minutes of ground work and 45 minutes of in air flying time. Or try a group experience. 

1/2 hour $175 | 1hr $265 (up to 2 people) | 3hrs $795 (4-8 people) 6hrs $1,250 (6-12 people)

*HST extra, special corporate programs available on request. 12 years +. 

To book call 1-800-461-4393

Back Country Tours | Jet Ski Rentals - Nearby

2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner

Beat the heat on a 4 stroke, 3 seat Jet Ski and cruise Pen lake in style. Conveniently located just 1 minute from Deerhurst, enjoy 1 hour to full day rentals from just $99*. Includes 1 complimentary boaters licence per PWC rental. 

Back Country Tours: 1-888-955-9076 or text 705-457-7046. 

*Activities vary throughout the season. Deerhurst Resort is not responsible for any package components or recreational facilities made unavailable due to weather and/or circumstances beyond our control. Pricing does not include taxes.

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