Things To Do

Four Season Fun! Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall Tea Lake Cottages offers it all.

Water Sports - Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Swimming, Fishing and much more - Located Next to the famous Big Chute Railway on the Trent Severn, you explore the river and lakes in the area and private Crown Land areas. - Tea Lake is an anglers dream, good clean river fed lakes, with pike, walleye, crappie, muskellunge, perch, bass and more.

Shopping - for the browser, we're are close to many interesting shops, country stores, antiques, artisans, small villages to explore, etc. There is also great nightlife in the area including gourmet restaurants, top notch performers appearing nightly at the famous nearby Casino Rama, Bistro-style cafes, etc.

Nature - The area around Tea Lake Cottage Rentals boasts a wide variety of interests. Hundreds of birds, Loons, Blue Herons, as well as mammals of all sizes make their homes near these waters. The area is teaming with wildlife which never fails to delight our nature loving visitors. Adventuring visitors enjoy our hiking trails, lakes and waterways.

Snowmobiling - Tea Lake Cottages has an abundance of Snowmobile trails located on our door step, stretching from the shores of Georgian Bay to the boundaries of Algonquin Park. Over 1600 kilometers of Snowmobile trails provide a link between northern and southern Ontario communities in the Highways 11 & 69 (400) corridors, translating into unlimited touring opportunities! Come see the thick forests, a multitude of lakes, rivers, streams and hills of granite. We guarantee your snowmobiling experience will be exciting and scenic, whether your preference is a short loop trip or multiple day journeys.

Hunting - This is loon and pine country, a world away from the pressures and bustle of the city. The hunter's time in Ontario begins as the leaves turn and ends as the first snows blanket the ground. There are generally three kinds of hunting adventures: small game, wild fowl, and big game. Small game and waterfowl open season are usually mid-September through mid-December. Big game including Bear and Deer also ranges mid-August to mid-December.




ATV Trails available in Port Severn ( - Permit required Area Code (705)

Cottage Country Guided Tours (Medonte - 30 min) 1-800298-2979 or 325-0111

Horseshoe Resort Guided Tour (25 min.) 1-800-461-5627 x 0




Wave runners, kayaks, banana boats, wakeboarding, tubing –

The Big Chute marine railway, part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, is an impressive "lock" which carries boats up a hill on a rail instead of raising them by water - 5 min away – a must see!

Boat Rentals

Boat Rentals

Boat Rentals

The Big Chute Marina – Local Store, Restaurant and Boat Rental Contact: Jane Conway, 705-756-2641,

17’-25’ Boat Rentals, pontoon boats, seadoo rentals 705-687-1400

Jet Ski Rentals – Honey Harbour Boat Club 756-2411 or Jack & Jill’s in Midland 527-4386

Boat Cruises:

Miss Midland 30,000 Island Boat Cruise: sightseeing cruise 888-833-2628

Boat Cruise from Lock 45 (2 min. down the road) into the Trent Severn in October only

Georgian Bay Boat Cruises – 549-7795 or Gravenhurst (687-6667) or Parry Sound G.Q. 800-506-2628

Boat Cruise – on the Serendipity at Lock 45 (2 min. away) to The Big Chute from Sept 26-Oct

Miss Midland 30,000 Island Boat Cruise: sightseeing cruise 888-833-2628

R.M.S. Segwun Boat Cruise: Guests can enjoy a sightseeing cruise with or without lunch/dinner while enjoying a panoramic view of Muskoka's lakes. The Ship was built in 1887, historically sailed the Muskoka lakes from early spring to late fall, carrying passengers, mail and freight to the many resorts and villages not served by the railways. Located in Gravenhurst.




WinterFest – around Feb 10, Honey Harbour, Winter activities, dog sled rides, fish fry (10 min.)

Maple Syrup Festivals: (March/April) horse drawn rides, pancake house, etc.

Casino Rama – Orillia 1-800-832- 7529

Discovery Harbour-Museum–Live Theatre–Penetang (25 min.) 549-8064

The Enchanted Kingdom, Castle Village Discover life-size fantasy cottages decorated according to traditional fairy tales. Relax as you watch your children play out their dreams in this Dwarf Village. Descend the spiral staircase into Dracula's Dungeons, the museum of horror, Midland 526-9683

Fishing Charters –Backwater Tackle, Midland (20 min.) 800-675-4071

Galaxy Movie Theatre – Midland - 7 movie screens, wall to wall curved screens, digital surround sound and Playdium @ Zero Gravity game room 527-5927

Georgian Bay Islands National Park , a small cluster of 59 islands, one of Canada's finest 756-2415 island parks. Beausoleil Island, just off the coast of Honey Harbour, is the largest of these - includes an interpretive program on the history of this stunning region. The park can be accessed by boat only; the easiest access - Honey Harbour Parks office.

Go Carts / Mini Golf, Hwy 12/93 Midland and Balm Beach Road – ask for details

Golf Courses: Brooklea Inn Golf and Country Club near Midland 705-526-9872 Midland Golf and Country Club Midland 526-5722 or Gateway Landing Driving Range 527-6593 Bonaire in Coldwater within 15 km 888- 266-2473

Hiking Trails - Georgian Bay Is. National Park, Six Mile Park, See above Honey Harbour

Wye Marsh Wildlife Ctr-summer/winter nature trails, Midland 526-7809

Horse/Pony Riding Stables: Rainbow Valley Trail Rides, Waubaushene 5 min. 538-0052

Cycling and Walking Trail - Tay Shore Trail: 10 min. - Beginning in Waubaushene at the Coldwater Road Parkette the trail runs along the shoreline and through the forests along Georgian Bay. The trail stretches over 19 km's and over 24,000 steps winds through the historic towns of Waubaushene, Victoria Harbour, Port McNicoll past Martyr's Shrine, Wye Marsh and Saint Marie Among the Hurons. Along the way see if you can spy Wildflowers, Beavers, Eastern Bluebirds, Trilliums, Ducks, Monarch Butterflies and numerous other wonders of Nature.

Midland Historic Murals North America's largest outdoor historical mural towers over Midland Harbour. There are more than 30 historic that celebrate the proud heritage and strength of this area. Each mural tells a unique story, from the arrival of the Jesuits to the early pioneers

Horse/Pony Riding Stables: Rainbow Valley Trail Rides, Waubaushene 5 min. 538-0052

Huronia Museum/Indian Village/Mundy’s Bay Store Midland – 526-2844

Kayak Rentals, Waubaushene, 5 min from us 538-0881

The Stage Company-King's Wharf Theatre-Naval/Military Establishments at Penetang 549-8064

North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre, Midland (20 min from us) 526-9395 (Ages 9-16, $1/day, pool, ping pong, foosball, games, TV-movies, computer, internet, crafts, gym activities, etc.).

Saint Marie Among the Hurons - Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 526-7838 Is a living museum recreating a French Jesuit mission to the Hurons from 300 years ago

Martyr’s Shrine in Midland (Pope John visited in 1980’s) 526-3788

Santa’s Village in Bracebridge – discounted tickets available here 645-2512

Shopping/Arts & Crafts– Midland, Orillia, Penetang, Coldwater, Port Carling, Bala, etc.

Spa - Radiant Reflections – Rawley Resort (2 min.) 538-2272

Avalon Spa at The Inn at Christie’s Mill (2 min.) (Must book appt.) 538-2354 - Nails by Anna will come directly to your cottage

Muskoka Spa Service will come directly to your cottage 835-0361 427-3536

Swimming – on our private beach and dock, beaches at Six Mile Park (5 min.)

Swimming Pool- indoors, YMCA and Best Western ( Midland) 526-7828 / 526-9307

Ice Skating: Tea Cottages when lake when frozen January-March and not covered in snow or Baxter Ward Community Center – outdoor covered rink (15 minutes)

Skiing: (Downhill and Cross Country)

Wye Marsh – cross country only, (15 Min.) Midland** 526-7809

Mount St. Louis Moonstone, Coldwater, (Hwy 400-15 min. from us) ** 835-2112

Horseshoe Resort, (25 minutes south Sunnylea) ** 835-2790

Snowshoeing: Available at Tea Lake Cottages on surrounding Crown Land or Wye Marsh Wildlife Center - (15 Min.) Midland 526-7809

Snowmobiling: We are right on Trial C you can sled from your door step and you can rent a sled from Leatherdale Rentals, Orillia ($1500 deposit - $250 per day per sled) 325-2249

For any questions, comments please contact us anytime via email or phone: +1 705-756-4813