Relaxing Recreation

Live the leisurely life in Kingston


Skydiving
Thrill seekers need look no further than a hair-raising plunge from a plane for their next fix of adrenaline.  Gananoque is host to a professional skydiving charter service committed to providing the most exhilarating experience for daredevils wishing to make a leap of faith.  Skydiving packages are available for experience and novice skydivers alike, and each trip is supervised by a seasoned skydiving professional.  You even get a free video recording of your first tandem jump!  Reserve your seats today before somebody beats you to the excitement.

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Lounge on 5 km. of cushiony, clean sand as the sounds of Lake Ontario wash over you on the world’s largest baymouth barrier dune beach.  Shallow water extends half a kilometer from shore before a gentle drop off, making Sandbanks ideal for enjoying the water comfortably.  The park includes walking trails where visitors can explore the wetland habitats, see the wildlife, or just enjoy the soothing shade.  Come to Sandbanks Provincial Park and see why the beaches are known as some of the best in Canada.

Sailing & Water Sports Lake Ontario offers some of the best fresh-water sailing in the world. Sail in to Kingston and moor at one of several public harbours or rent boat and equipment at from nearby Frontenac Outfitters or Ahoy Rentals. If you prefer a different vessel, you can sign out anything from paddle- and wind-surfing boards to kayaks and canoes. Don’t miss out on the world-class waves while you are in town.golf

Biking
Kingston is a city practically built for cyclists. With designated bike paths in the downtown core as well as several trails dedicated specifically to the sport, Kingston is among the most cycle-friendly cities around. With a variety of specialized repair shops, rental shops, and tour routes available, there is something for cyclists of every level of experience. Whether you are touring the region or just out for a day ride, hit the trail or the pavement and experience the city at your own pace.

Hiking
Biosphere With the Rideau Trail, Little Cataraqui Conservation Area, and Lemoine Point Conservation Area to choose from, Kingston has something to offer hikers of all levels of fitness and experience. Walk by the waterfront at Lemoine Point, bushwhack through untamed wilderness on the Rideau Trail, or enjoy a pleasant stroll through pristine nature on the gentle trails at Little Cataraqui Conservation Area.

Frontenac Arch Biosphere
Few people know that the Kingston region is home to one of the worlds most robust natural and cultural heritage centres. The Frontenac Arch Biosphere is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve spanning from the Canadian Shield to the Adirondack Mountains and is host to the largest sustainable tourism project in the region. Discover the natural beauty and take in local culture in some of the most unique landscapes in the world.

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The rollings links, treacherous sand traps, and pristine greens of Kingston’s public golf courses offer a fun, challenging experiences for golfers of all skills levels. Whether you want to hit 18 holes or drain a bucket of balls at the driving range, the conveniently-located courses are a great attraction for any of the golfers among our guests. Relax at the clubhouse after a long day on the green before heading back to one of our cozy bed and breakfast inns for a great night’s rest.