Johnston's Cranberry Marsh


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In a Nutshell

Using a GPS, pairs search a cranberry farm for hidden treasures and landmarks before relaxing with a tutored wine tasting

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 28, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Must be 19 or older to consume alcohol. Dress according to weather. Tours begin on 4/5/13. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Johnston's Cranberry Marsh - Bala: C$15 for a Geocaching Wine Adventure for Two at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh (C$30 Value)

An experienced sommelier can suggest the perfect wine pairing for beef, poultry, or couples too scared to try kissing. Couple up with this Groupon.

C$15 for a Geocaching Wine Adventure for Two (C$30 Total Value)

  • GPS experience including rental and tutorial (a $16 value)
  • Guided cranberry-farm tour (a $3 value per person)
  • A tutored wine tasting (a $4 value per person)

Tours begin starting April 5th. Upon arrival at the sprawling farm, pairs get equipped with a GPS system and learn how to use it during a tutorial. During a modern-day treasure hunt, participants set out to explore the farm and, with the help of their GPS, uncover treasures and significant landmarks that pepper the property. Afterward, pairs can soak in more information about the historic farm during a guided tour before ending their visit with a tutored wine tasting.

Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh

Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh was founded in 1952 by Orville Johnston, and is currently helmed by his children. During tours of the farm, patrons traverse a landscape dotted with cranberries and Muskoka Lakes Winery. At the winery, guests sample fruit-based libations during a tutored wine tasting. Wilderness trails cut through the property and are open year-round. During the winter, visitors can hike them wearing cross-country skis, snowshoes, or old-timey tennis racquets on their feet. Youngsters can also enjoy the farm—though the winery is off limits to them—by joining in on scavenger hunts or wielding nets ideal for catching critters when the weather is nice.


93% of 27 customers recommend

  • “Great time!! Wine was good”

  • “Wonderful place, loved the experience. Drove from Brampton to muskoka for the day just for this experience. Met the owners. Lovely hospitable people. We will most...”

    “Wonderful place, loved the experience. Drove from Brampton to muskoka for the day just for this experience. Met the owners. Lovely hospitable people. We will most certainly be back.”

  • “We really enjoyed our experience and plan to return. We have already recommended Johnston's to friends. We will watch for a future Groupon!”

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    1074 Cranberry Rd.

    Bala, ON P0C 1A0


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