Ontario Weekend Getaway Packages

Looking for the perfect Ontario getaway package? With our travel packages perfect for every interest from fishing to theatre to horseback riding, your next memorable getaway is just a click of the mouse or phone call away. Use our helpful drop down menus to find your perfect experience, whether it’s paddling our whitewater rivers or heading out on an arts, culture and heritage excursion.

Book your getaway by calling 1-855-629-6486 or emailing us at booking@ontarioshighlands.ca, or get in touch directly with one of our operators waiting to welcome you to Ontario’s Highlands.

Explore Our Nature, Culture & History!

Explore Our Nature, Culture & History!

2 nights
4 adults

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Arts, Culture & Heritage Recreational Geology

Join us for a three-day, two-night sampling of Ontario's Highlands region's renowned hospitality, nature hikes, interpretive tours, workshops, local food and stories - all in one package! 

Featured Experiences:

The Bonnechere Caves: A guided tour of a natural underground wonder that has fascinated visitors the world over for over 55 years. The Caves are a Canada Provincial Gold Medal Winner for Top Natural Outdoor Site.

Algonquin Park: A day in the Park with an expert animator/guide. Activities include hiking, wildlife viewing, natural and cultural history exhibits, a trail lunch – and time to explore!

Making Maple Syrup: Live the magic that is maple syrup time – year round!  Walk in the footsteps of a maple farmer for a half day. Hear the forest’s story and make your own maple syrup.

The Algonquin Way: A guided tour of the first nation Algonquin’s Spirit of the Canoe museum. Participate in a smudging ceremony and a hands-on workshop making a traditional deer skin medicine bag.

The Deakins on Mountainview Bed and Breakfast: "One of the best places to B & B in Ontario" - Janet Higgins. Two nights' accommodations and acclaimed breakfasts.

All inclusive: experiences, accommodations with welcoming activity, guides/leaders, fees, materials and meals.

Note: The price is based on double occupancy accommodations with a minimum participation of four adults. Please contact us for a quote for groups of fewer or greater than four persons. 

$1800 per group of four

Making Maple Syrup - A Forest's Story

Making Maple Syrup - A Forest's Story

1 night
4 adults

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Arts, Culture & Heritage

Live the magic that is maple syrup time - all year round! 

Taste the crystal clear sweet sap. Savour the buttery maple aroma of boiling sap and watch with fascination as a myriad of tiny, hot, golden bubbles suddenly gush to the top of the pot signaling the end of the evaporation process. Make your own maple syrup and take the memories home with you.

Stay at the acclaimed Deakins Bed & Breakfast and participate in a half-day workshop in the Deakins maple forest and a traditional 1910 style sugarhouse where you’ll immerse yourself in hands-on activities ending with the production of your own maple syrup. Hear the story of a forest with a glorious past striving to restore itself against the onslaught of nature and intractable man.

This experience includes accommodations with our interpretive maple products tasting, a restaurant dinner, a fabulous breakfast and the hands-on workshop and guided tour.

Note: Full package details are available at www.deakinbandb.com, including rates for fewer than 4 persons and booking and payment details. 

 
$676 per group of four

Rejuvenation Getaway Package

Rejuvenation Getaway Package

1 night
1 adult

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Winter Adventure

Enjoy a One Night Accomodation in one of our guest rooms with a balcony overlooking the lake or if you have 3 or more, a chalet set on our beautiful waterfront. Included in your package are champagne and chocolates provided in your room. You will enjoy our Chef Select Dinner in our Lakeside dining room and then, the following morning, our Canadian Breakfast. You will also receive a $100 Spa Voucher to use towards the treatment of your choice in our Sands Spa while you take in the breathtaking view of Golden Lake.

Peak Season and other restrictions apply.

$199 per person / per night

Signature Stay & Golf

Signature Stay & Golf

1 night
2 adults

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Golfing

Break out the kinks in your swing and relax in the country comfort of the Calabogie Peaks Hotel with our new Signature Stay & Golf package. Starting at $99/person, you can take in unlimited rounds of golf on our executive 9-hole Ironwoods course right outside the hotel after a hearty breakfast (included in your stay) before heading out to complete a full round of 18 holes at the beautiful Calabogie Highlands Golf Resort. We've got everything you need to make it the complete golf getaway.

$99 per person, based on double occupancy

The Earth's Treasures, Minerals and Fossils

The Earth's Treasures, Minerals and Fossils

2 nights
1 adult

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Arts, Culture & Heritage Recreational Geology

Ontario’s Highlands is full of hidden gems, and if you’re looking for a new way to get hands-on with nature, there’s no better way than to dig for your own buried treasure! Mineral collecting is a rewarding outdoor activity and if you’re not careful, you might just learn something.

Come and discover!

Some people scour the globe in search of sharp crystal specimens, ancient fossils, or beautiful gemstones as natural objects d’art, for scientific curiosity, and even as investment rarities. Bancroft, Ontario (in the heart of the Highlands) has long been known as Canada’s Mineral Capital, but did you know that within Ontario's Highlands you can find easily accessible and rewarding destinations for minerals, gemstones, and fossils?

Our unique hands-on multi-day day experiences provide you with a broad range of opportunities to collect your own specimens and to interact with our unusual, rich, and diverse geological environment. There is something very special awaiting you, from minerals and fossils to exhilarating curves and scenic vistas. Join your professional guides to encounter and engage through your senses while exploring Recreational Geology in Ontario's Highlands. You don't have to be a geologist to appreciate our tale and to share in our geoheritage - Roll up your sleeves and come see for yourself how our geology shaped Ontario's Highlands.

Notes: Children are welcome at the per person rate. A 5-Day package is available for an additional cost. 

$799 per person + HST

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

5 nights
2 adults

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Paddling,  Canoeing & Kayaking

Stay and play in the Algonquin Highlands this year! Safe Haven Cottage Resort and Greater Opportunities has partnered to offer you an exceptional experience! Stay at Beach Lake, a quiet cove away from boat traffic and offering some of the best fishing around. With lots to do at the resort for the whole family, and an epic paddling trip, this is something you won't want to miss.

Conclude or start your stay with a canoe trip exploring the Haliburton Highland Water Trails. Greater Opportunities provides all your equipment, park permits, a guide, and excellent food! Special Pricing for children when accompanied by 2 adults, please contact us for further details.

Stay at: safehavenresort.com (in the studio cabin)
Paddle with: www.greater-opportunities.com

*Save $20 per night (on cottage nights only) if visiting between Monday and Friday.

$1312 per couple

‘Paddle to your Pod’ Getaway

‘Paddle to your Pod’ Getaway

2 nights
2 adults

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Fishing Paddling,  Canoeing & Kayaking

Less than an hour's paddle downstream of Aumond's Bay, on the Madawaska River will find you in a small piece of wilderness paradise. Featuring Pods from the Algonquin Pod Company, Mad Pod Camping offers comfort camping - after a day of paddling, fishing, hiking the nature trails, you can rest comfortably in a dry, cozy double bed. Accomodations include use of indoor composting toilet, firepit, picnic table, solar lighting, lawn chairs & bbq. Canoe, Outfitting and Shuttle Services provided by Madawaska River Rentals, Quadeville, ON. Top it off with a home-made-to-order pizza!

$250 per couple