Port Elgin is a vacation town on the Lake Huron coastline with great campgrounds, beach cottages and other various accommodations. Port Elgin has been a tourist destination within the Saugeen Shores area for cottagers and camping enthusiasts for many generations. From humble beginnings, Port Elgin has expanded to become a popular summer camping and holiday vacation destination. With one trip to the beach shoreline, you’ll be planning to come back for years to come.
Port Elgin's Beach is Fun all Summer Long!
Port Elgin’s beach is a community centerpiece. Home to a flea market on Wednesdays, beach carnivals from Tuesdays- Saturdays and bandshell concerts with local talent on Sunday nights. You can even take in a movie atPort Elgin Cinemas. Beach-goers can play mini-golf, join games of volleyball, walk the docks of the harbour and hop aboard the miniature steam train that chugs through Northshore Park.
The beach itself has a long, shallow, sandy bottom – ideal for tots. Families also appreciate the play equipment on the main beach and at Northshore Park. Two conveniently located beachside restaurants are perfect for ice cream and other delicious snacks. At dusk the break wall is the perfect place to sit and watch the sunset. Afterwards- relax at one of the many accommodations available alongside the Lake Huron Shoreline.
• A miniature 24-gauge steam train offers a kilometer-long tour along the harbour to Northshore Park. It runs five times a day, Tuesday through Sunday. “The Station” also has 18 holes of mini golf and a practice green.