Indulge in a memorable Ontario Cottage Vacation that offers boat rentals

Southview Cottages 2024 Specials

August 2nd to 5th 

August Long Weekend Special!

Stay 3-nights at the 2-night rate! Book now and enjoy a relaxing stay surrounded by nature. Limited availability—reserve your spot today!

End of Summer Weekend DEAL

All the fun of summer can be squeezed into one long weekend at a great price.

August 26th to 29th 

Last Minute Summer Stay

Stay 3-nights at 20% off - schools next week - why not have a cottage experience to end summer off right! Book today!

August 30th to September 2nd 

Labour Day Long Weekend Special

Stay 3-nights at the 2-night weekend rate! Dive into a world of outdoor fun with activities for the whole family! 

Fall Specials

September 14th to October 14

Embrace the crisp air and vibrant foliage while cozying up in one of our charming cottages at 30% off. 

Fishing & Recreation

Boat Rental Rates

Initial Gas & Oil Included PLUS all Safety Equipment Supplied



Weekly: 5 or 6 day rental • Receive Boat Saturday at 3:00pm • Return Boat day before check-out by 4:30pm

Weekdays: 4 day rental • Receive Boat Monday/ Tuesday at 3:00 pm • Return Boat Thursday/ Friday by 10:00am

Weekend/Midweek: 3 day rental • Receive Boat at 4:00 pm • Return Boat at 2:00pm 

Daily:  Receive Boat at 9:00am • Return Boat by 4:30pm

Ontario residence must have valid boating license. 

Online Ontario Boaters Licence  – follow link for more info.

• Free public boat launch next to Resort • Gas pump at Waters Edge  •

Deposit and Cancellation Policy

Deposit of $150.00 on each boat. If cancelled 30 days prior to arrival deposit will be refunded less $50.00 cancellation fee. Within 30 days of arrival deposit is non-refundable.

Deposit of $50.00 for each dock. If cancelled 30 days prior to arrival deposit will be refunded less $15.00 cancellation fee. Within 30 days of arrival deposit will be non-refundable.

•Any damage to the boats or motors is at the lessee’s expense• Boat rentals for Registered Southview guests only•

Fishing on Rice Lake, Ontario (Zone 17)

 Rice Lake is best known for the fish it homes; and we pride ourselves on being Ontario’s TOP fishing destination.  

Rent a boat or catch fish right from one of our fishing piers or 1400 foot waterfront boardwalk.

Here on Rice Lake you can find:

  • Sunfish,
  • Perch,
  • Crappie,
  • Bluegill,
  • Small Mouth Bass, Large Mouth Bass,
  • Pickerel (Walleye),
  • Northern Pike,
  • Muskie,
  • and Carp.
See the fishing regulations here – Fishing Regulations 

Our Front Desk Issues Fishing Licenses. OR follow link for more info. – Fishing License

Fishing Season Opening Dates

Panfish Opens Open All Year
Carp Opens Open All Year
Walleye Opens 2nd Saturday in May
Muskie Opens 1st Saturday in June
Bass Opens 3rd Saturday in June

At Southview Cottages you and your family can always find something to do. We offer many onsite recreational activities to keep you outside and active! Come experience Rice Lake in the Kawarthas!