Area Attractions

Explore the local sights, scenery, shops and history of Midland, Penetanguishene and beyond. Nestled between the Town of Midland and Port McNicoll, Bayfort Camp's area attractions include everything from waterfront trails to eclectic restaurants and patios to cultural and wildlife museums.


martyrs’ shrine

The Martyrs’ Shrine is the National Shrine to the Canadian Martyrs. This holy and historic site honours the eight Jesuit Saints who lived, worked, and died here over 350 years ago.

sainte-marie among the hurons

Ontario’s first European Community, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people.

discovery harbour

Discovery Harbour traces its roots back to the original British naval and military base in Penetanguishene, built to safeguard access to Upper Canada after the War of 1812. 

wye marsh wildlife centre

3,000 acres of provincially significant wetlands and forest featuring an interpretive display hall, hiking, biking and canoeing through the marsh channels. Also, visit the observation tower, floating boardwalks, waterfowl viewing platform, wildflower gardens, the bee house and so much more. 


Stay, relax, dine, play, rock out and explore all there is to offer in this northern playground. Casino Rama Resort offers the perfect retreat from the everyday with all the amenities of a full entertainment destination.

sightseeing boat cruises

Experience the finest sightseeing cruises, the sparkling water, the windswept pines & rocky grandeur of Muskoka-Georgian Bay’s 30,000 Islands, Penetang's historic harbour or the Trent-Severn Waterway.

S.S. Keewatin

Discover the last surviving Edwardian-era passenger steamship in the world! She's five years older than the Titanic herself and only 5km from Bayfort Camp.

recreational trails

There are many paved recreational trails that wind through Midland and surrounding area. These trails offer a great opportunity to walk, bike, jog or rollerblade and experience the numerous exciting attractions.

Historic murals

Stroll down Midland's King Street, browse through quaint and trendy shops, enjoy delicious eateries and see why Midland is Ontario's premier mural community.


The Midland Cultural Centre is a constant hub of activity, with actors, artists and townspeople alike dropping in for chats, delicious treats or to take in an event or visit the art gallery.


Nestled within Discovery Harbour on Georgian Bay, the King's Wharf Theatre is a pleasantly rustic, 385-seat venue that offers all the comforts of a modern facility. Flanked by the historic buildings of a 19th-century British naval and military base, the theatre is located at the end of a beautiful boardwalk.

huronia museum

Huronia Museum portrays Huron and Ojibwa First Nations history, the marine history of Southern Georgian Bay and showcases the historical arts and artists of the area.


The Midland area boasts two professionally designed golf facilities. Enjoy!


Create exciting memories! Box office opens at 8 pm, movies start at dusk during the Summer months!


Featuring an enchanted castle, park, playground, walking trail, dungeon tour, escape game, armoury artifacts and more, this magical place is fun for kids of all ages.

Elmvale Flea & farmers Market

Thursdays & Sundays 9am to 3pm (End of June to Thanksgiving). Primarily an outdoor market plus two large barns full of vendors. Open for over 75 years, this flea & farmers market has adapted to consumer needs and tastes while remaining true to its farm and rural roots. Plus, it's an antique pickers dream come true!

wasaga beach

Wasaga Beach has been long hailed as one of the premier tourist destinations in Ontario. For over a century tourists have travelled to the welcoming shores of Nottawasaga Bay, to stroll along 14 kilometres of white sand beach, swim in warm, clean waters and enjoy the panoramic mountain views across the Bay.