The Wiarton Keppel International Airport sits at the centre of one of the most beautiful regions in Ontario. Just minutes by air to the world renown Fathom Five National Park on the Bruce Peninsula, nestled among the Niagara Escarpment, adjoining the crystal-clear waters of Georgian Bay, and beneath the stars of this Dark Sky-designated area. It's truly a wondrous site from land, sea and sky.
Bruce and Grey Counties have much to offer, and we're proud to be a gateway to this exceptional area. Throughout our 70+ year history, the airport has changed hands between several municipalities and townships, currently owned and operated by the Township of Georgian Bluffs. Regardless of the ownership, the airport serves, promotes and supports it's surrounding communities.
BRUCE AND GREY COUNTIES
Grey and Bruce counties have much to offer — too much to list here! We encourage you to explore everything these areas have to offer by visiting their websites. Or, browse through some local amenities and popular landmarks we've highlighted below.
Hike the path less travelled; breathe in gorgeous sunsets on sandy beaches; surge through forests on two-wheels or splash in a Great Lake! It will only take you your first day here to realize that this is the explorer's natural playground. Welcome to where we live...
Whether you’re looking for endless outdoor adventure, homegrown arts and culture or epic food experiences, it’s all here in Grey County.
Rural hospital with 24-hour emergency department; surgery, acute medical care and outpatient services.
A grocery store is located on the South end of Berford Street in downtown Wiarton. Steps to the hospital and Tim Horton's.
In downtown Wiarton you'll find RBC and TD bank branches on Berford Street.
LCBO & BEER STORE
Wiarton is also home to an LCBO, located across from Bluewater Park, and a Beer Store, on Berford Street.
Wiarton is home is several restaurants, breakfast diners and fast food venues. Restaurants can be found in most of the small towns in the surrounding area.
Wiarton and the surrounding areas have several hotels, camp grounds, and bed and breakfasts to accommodate your stay. In summer, we advise that you book early, as the accommodation in our small towns book up well in advance.
In the harbour of Wiarton you'll find Bluewater Park. Here you can swim in Colpoy's Bay, picnic, play on the jungle gym, cool down in the splash pad or enjoy a nice walk to the marina.
On the north end of Bluewater Park sits the Wiarton Marina — a full-service membership club with docks, a lounge, fuel and storage.
Located north east of Wiarton, the Bruce Caves consists of seven hectares of Niagara Escarpment, caves and wooded swamp. It is a short walk to the caves, which were formed by wave action approximately 8000 years ago.
Located at the top of the Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory is a lakeside town surrounded by crystal clear water. Here you'll find many attractions like Flowerpot Island, shipwrecks, The Grotto and two national parks.
Experience the spiral stairs down the escarpment face with the Bruce Trail leading you down to Colpoy's Bay. McNeill Estate and Spirit Rock Conservation Area draws people from afar for its local history, legends and remarkable view of Colpoy’s Bay.
Proudly owned and operated by the Township of Georgian Bluffs. The Airport welcomes commercial and recreational pilots, visitors and business professionals to our facility which is conveniently located just two hours north of Toronto on the Bruce Peninsula and Niagara Escarpment.