Public Cruises

Sail across beautiful Lake of Bays aboard the historical SS Bigwin! We offer regularly scheduled public cruises from June to October with departure from the dock in Dorset, Ontario. Advance reservations are recommended. Arrive early to tour the Marine Museum and check in!

We also have many exciting Events and Experiential Cruises available.

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 2018 Public Cruise Pricing 

  • Adults: $30.00
  • Seniors: $28.00
  • Kids (5-12): $17.00
  • Children (5>): FREE

2018 Public Cruise Schedule

(Subject to change based on demand)

Days Cruise Name Times and Details
Tue New! Dwight Cruise Schedule 10 AM, 11:30 AM, 1 PM (1 hour cruises). $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for kids.
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun June 28th - Labour Day (September 3) 1-2:30 PM.
Thu Thursday Night Cruise & Dine 4 PM departure from Dorset for a cruise and dinner. More details here.
Fri, Sat, Sun September Cruises 1-2:30 PM. Museum open 10-5.


While You're Here...

Visit the Marine Museum!
At the Marine Museum next to the SS Bigwin dock in Dorset you will find artifacts and photographs on display as well as many historical recollections concerning the marine history of Lake of Bays and the SS Bigwin. Stop by today to learn more about the history of Lake of Bays, check out some local art on display in our upstairs art gallery, or purchase various novelty SS Bigwin items - everything from apparel to that perfect cottage gift!

Explore Dorset!
www.DorsetCanada.com has comprehensive information about Dorset including cultural information, events, community services, attractions and more. Check it out for a great source of all things Dorset! We recommend climbing up the Dorset Lookout Tower for incredible scenic views overlooking Lake of Bays and the beautiful surrounding area. Be sure to also visit the Dorset Heritage Museum, and check out the famous Robinson's General Store (voted Canada's best country store). There is a lot to see and do in Dorset!

Check out the Attractions & Activities around Lake of Bays!
Visit our Attractions & Activities page to discover what the Lake of Bays region has to offer you and your family!





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