Georgina Island is the largest island on Lake Simcoe. The island is inhabited by Ojibwa (or Chippewas) people. The island is accessed by a ferry in summer and an airboat in winter. The island also had a marina for individual boaters. In the coldest day of winter Lake Simcoe is cold enough for an ice road be built allowing light vehicles drive cross the frozen lake.
Georgina island is a convenient getaway from the city for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Activities include walking, hiking, or biking on the many trails, including the famous Nanabush Trails.Visitors also have access to the Georgina Island beaches for great swimming, picnics, and relaxation in the sun.
The Neezh Meegwunun Campground is the perfect family camping adventure to combine all of the above! Discover an Aboriginal camping experience on the south shore of historic Georgina Island. With your Aboriginal host, Paul Big Canoe, experience a family camping trip in the home of the Chippewas of Georgina Island. The Neezh Meegwunun family campground offers a large family day-use area that has access to the trails around the island.
If camping is not your cup of tea, there are many cozy cottages to rent. For some ideas of where to stay, you can visit this directory.
The Georgina Island Intertribal Powwow is a must-see event hosted by the Georgina Island First Nation peoples. Festivities include drumming, dancing, food and craft vendors. Everyone Welcome.