NOTICE: Transient reservations are currently not being accepted. Thornbury Harbour is open for recreational use, including the launch ramps. (Updated May 22, 2020)
The Thornbury Harbour welcomes transient boaters and can accommodate vessels up to 85 feet in length, up to 20 foot beams with a maximum draft of 7 feet. For more detail, please review the Harbour Map.
To schedule a reservation please complete the Transient Reservation Form or contact Harbour Staff. The Thornbury Harbour monitors VHF Channel 68.
Hours of Operation
|June 28 - September 2
||Starting September 3
|7 Days a Week
||7 Days a Week
|8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
||8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Transient Mooring Fees
|Length of Stay
||$2.23 per foot
||$9.32 per outlet
||$10.40 per foot
||$34.75 per outlet
||$22.97 per foot
||$69.00 per outlet
|Key Card Deposit
||$10.00 per card
Fuel & Harbour Products
For a list of Harbour Products and Services available at the Thornbury Harbour, visit our Seasonal Mooring page.
- Cash, cheque, debit, or credit card at the Harbour Office
- Credit card over the phone by calling 519-599-3131 ext.330
- Cheque mailed to 32 Mill Street PO Box 310 Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
Accepted Credit Cards: Mastercard and Visa
- The Harbour is located at 41 Bruce Street North, Thornbury
- Take Highway 26 westward from Barrie or eastward from Owen Sound
- Thornbury is 20 km west of Collingwood and 12 km east of Meaford
- On reaching the stop lights at the centre of Town (Bruce Street), turn north towards the Bay and then right at the stop sign (Huron Street)
- The road descends steeply to the river then turns north to the Harbour
- Thornbury Harbour is located at the south end of Nottawasaga Bay between Collingwood and Meaford at the mouth of the Beaver River
- The only significant offshore hazards in the vicinity are the Mary Ward Shoals, 5 nm to the east of the harbour
- Approaching from the north, you will see the prominent Blue Mountain (150 meter high) to the east and a smaller escarpment to the west
- Another prominent landmark is the white Thornbury Water Tower which stands about 1 kilometer inland
- A fairway buoy "TT" is located at 44° 34.15' N, 80° 26.53' W, off the Harbour mouth. From this buoy the course to the end of the pier is 205° True
- The channel into the Harbour is to the left of the end of the pier
- A landfall light is located at the end of the pier, showing white if you are on course, red if you are to the right of the course, and green if you are to the left of the course