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.
Online bookings are now available for several waterfront activities here:
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 early October)
- Beach access and chaise lounges (late May - October)
*opening and closing dates are dependent on water temperatures.
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
- Canoes (included in resort fee; first come/first serve)
- Kayaks (included in resort fee; first come/first serve)
- EZ Cat Boat Rentals | Book your rental online here | $69/hr, $120/2hrs, $160/4hrs | Seats 4
- Boat slip rentals | Book your boat slip online here | $40/day (Multi-day rentals are charged per water vessel, per night), $200/week, $1500/yr
Boating is available from June (depending on water temperatures) to early October.
Stand Up Paddle Boards
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).
SUP Yoga with Suptopia
9am, 11am & 2pm
SUP yoga is a yoga class on paddleboards, on the lake! It will really fire up your core, and allow you to trigger many smaller muscles you wouldn't normally use on land. It takes your fitness routine outside, and we promise you will see the lake from all sorts of new angles. Suptopia uses boards that are designed especially for yoga, extra long, extra wide and very stable. Classes are 75 minutes long - beginners welcome! Note: participants must be able to swim.
$47*/participate per class | To book call 705-789-7113 ext. 4333
Scenic Boat Tours
Now Available for the 2015 Season!
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.
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
Ski-boat activities are available from July and August.
NEW! WSE Flyboarding
Available Tuesday & Thursday
July - August
NEW! WSE Ski School is offering Flyboarding. Available Tuesdays and Thursdays. 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. 16 years +.
To book call 705-789-7113 ext. 4333
Captain Action Nature Boat Tours & Fishing Charters
Fishing Charters now available for the season!
Nature Boat Tours start July 1 - August 31
Get out on the water right from Deerhurst's docks! Whether it's fishing you are after or a nature boat tour to capture great photos, Captain Action has the expertise to ensure your experience is everything you had expected!
Jet Ski Rentals - Nearby
Rev up your summer fun with jet ski/Seadoo rentals located on Peninsula Lake, just one minute from Deerhurst Resort. New shorter rental periods from 1.5 hours to a full week, from only $149.
Discover more here or call Back Country Tours at 1-888-955-9076 or text 705-457-7046.
Fishing - A Classic Muskoka Pastime
If you want to go at your own pace, fish from the shore or take out an EZ Cat and try your luck catching Northern Pike and Lake Trout. Deerhurst provideds on-site gear rentals and licenses. Please note, fishing Licenses are mandatory in Ontario and require photo identification; permit fee extra.
Fishing is available from June through mid-October; permits vary throughout the season, depending on water temperatures.
*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.