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Discovery Harbour Opening Weekend

Shipwrecks, spirits, sailors and soldiers!

Discovery Harbour, a historic site nestled along the shores of beautiful Penetanguishene Bay, awaits you and your family to join the adventure. Our story is filled with shipwrecks, ghost tours, and life aboard tall ships.

Join us for the grand season opening of Discovery Harbour on May 20th, 2023! Experience a captivating journey through history as you step back in time and explore our meticulously restored 19th-century naval base. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and stories of the past while engaging in interactive exhibits, engaging tours, and thrilling reenactments. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to uncover the secrets of Canada’s maritime heritage. Plan your visit to Discovery Harbour and embark on an unforgettable adventure!

Discovery Harbour will open for the 2023 season from May 20 to September 3.
Hours of Operation: 10 am – 5 pm (the last admission is 4 pm)

Event Info:

Ghost Tours – Saturdays – July 1 – September 2

Escape Room – Saturdays – July 1 – September 2

Pirates of the Bay – August 5th

Doors Open – August 27th

Regular Admission Rates
(excluding Special Events):

Adults $10 (tax inc.)
Seniors (65+)
Students (13+)
Youth (6-12)
$8 (tax inc.)
Children 5 years and under FREE
Indigenous Persons
(with Proof of Status Card)*

A support person accompanying a paying visitor with a disability: FREE. Note that these rates may be subject to change.

*Please note that the complimentary admission program for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people does not apply to specialized events and group bookings.


May 20 2023


10:00 am - 5:00 pm




Discovery Harbour
93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene