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Johnston's Cranberry Marsh & Muskoka Lakes Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Enjoyable, unforgettable trip

It was fun as a oneday trip. We went to cranberry farms and harvest. There was a winery taste as... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Rosa N
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Spend the day!

It is a great way to spend a nice fall day ~ although they are open year round, i assume fall is... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Kitchener, Canada
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“wagon ride”(15 reviews)
“gift shop”(14 reviews)
Discover the cranberries that make this area unique! The daily Bog to Bottle Discovery at 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm is a Canadian Signature Experience. Taste and learn as you follow cranberries on a guided journey from peat bog to award-winning wine. Other...more
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1074 Cranberry Road, Bala, Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
+1 705-762-3203
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see all ages trying out the ice. Lots of smiles. Ice was in pretty good shape. You have to watch for holes. A few in another group tried to race around the loop and took a bit of a crash. Staff brushed off...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Debra C
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

It was fun as a oneday trip. We went to cranberry farms and harvest. There was a winery taste as well and different cranberry products to buy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosa N
Reviewed November 13, 2018

It is a great way to spend a nice fall day ~ although they are open year round, i assume fall is the prettiest with the leaves and the bright red bogs filled with cranberries. We stopped into this place on the way home from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank j0urney_girl
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I have to admit that when my wife suggested this tour, I was less than enthusiastic. I was, once again, proved wrong. This is a very good way to spend an afternoon. There is an very informative tour. If you decide to take the tour,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank K8655BJpaulm
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Kids had a great time learning about growing cranberries and seeing the wildlife in the marsh. Adults also loved the wine tasting! Friendly service, delicious products.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michelle L
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We LOVE the cranberry marsh, and as locals we have visited quite a few times in different seasons. In the fall the colours are beautiful and I think it’s so cool the way they do the heart shaped cranberry pond, with hip-waders so you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BlueEmeraldHex
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

It was cold, dress appropriately! But so worth seeing the cranberry farm and how they are harvested. We didn't pay for a tour, you can just walk around and see most of everything. We did pay to put on waders and walk with the cranberries....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Moonshell
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I visit friends in Canada nearly every year. Over many decades they have lived in many places and I have the privilege of seeing much of Canada through the eyes of those who live there. When they knew I was visiting in October they planned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hilary P
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Under 2 hour drive from north etobicoke. There was lots of activities to do, but it was cold, wine tasting, the plunge, wagon ride and trails. Although it was cold, I went plunging with the cranberries. Make sure to dress warmly and not drop your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tiffaniewong
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A great tour of the winery to see the process, and taste the different cranberry wines. Our most favourite is the white cranberry wine. We bought a case (12) this year to make sure we have enough to do until next year, as it can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 6, 2017|
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Response from Wendy H | Property representative |
Bala Cranberry Festival weekend is mostly an outdoor event - both here at the farm and in town. On Festival weekend, we offer a wagon tour. It takes place on our covered wagon, pulled by a tractor. While the wagon circles... More
October 6, 2016|
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Response from terryh774 | Reviewed this property |
We spent a couple of hours on the tour, tasting and buying a couple of things in the shop. We thoroughly enjoyed it.
October 2, 2015|
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Response from CPAIR1967 | Reviewed this property |
you will be right in the middle of the fall colors , you will see them as you head north from Mississauga and will be in the middle of the color zone where the festival is located , hope this helps . Drive a little further... More