Great Blue Heron Casino
Nestled in the scenic backdrop of Scugog Island, the Great Blue Heron Casino is one of the crowning jewels of Port Perry. Whether you’re feeling lucky or looking for a fun night with friends after a day by the lake, you can always find something exciting to do here.
Located on Scugog Island just east of Port Perry, the Great Blue Heron Casino is 92 km northeast of downtown Toronto and is easily accessible from the Island Road after about an hour’s drive.
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More about Great Blue Heron Casino
Founded in 1997 by the Mississaugas of the Scugog Island First Nation, the Great Blue Heron Casino reflects its Indigenous culture and roots in the architecture and aesthetic decor throughout the venue. With over 25,000 square feet of gaming space, 60 table games, and 540+ slot machines, you can spend endless hours trying your luck. Guests can take a break and enjoy a hearty meal at one of the restaurants or savour a cocktail at the bar.
The Great Blue Heron Casino has an expansive poker pit, offering Omaha and Hold ‘Em Poker, with limit and no-limit games. Their stadium games offer 32 seats for baccarat, blackjack, sic-bo, and roulette. New to these games? Casino attendants will happily help you learn them from the ease and comfort of your very own playing station. Beginners and gaming veterans alike will also enjoy over 15,000 square feet of live table games. Visitors happy enough to simply sit and try a game of chance will love Great Blue Heron Casino’s assortment of slot machines, which also offers redeemable points players can either cash in, use for exclusive merchandise or use for a fabulous buffet meal.
The Great Blue Heron Casino has delicious dining options. Guests with an appetite will enjoy Water’s Edge Buffet, with its daily specials, while noodle aficionados will enjoy slurping up traditional Chinese cuisine at the Asian Noodle Bar. Both restaurants come fully equipped with their own bars, as well as televisions with live sports.
Looking for things to do nearby? Scugog Island has many scenic beaches and farms that make for fun side trips on your way to or from the Great Blue Heron Casino. Rent a boat and explore Lake Scugog from the Scugog Island Marina, or watch the gorgeous sunset from the deck of Sunset Haven Cottage, both a quick five-minute drive from the casino. Visitors looking for a quick spot of shopping will also be glad to hear that downtown Port Perry––with its famous vintage market and antique barn––is also just under a 15-minute drive away.