Central Manitoba stories of prehistoric fossils and agricultural heritage.
Follow the birds and migrate to this delightful destination
The Central Manitoba region features many icons associated with Manitoba. It is an important agricultural area, a heritage that is celebrated at museums and events. Its waterways and valleys are migration corridors for a range of Birding, including waterfowl and raptors. Its charming cities and towns welcome you with family-friendly attractions and festivals that offer a taste of life in the heart of Manitoba.
A fertile greenbelt with prehistoric secrets
While the soil here is prized by farmers, it's also treasured by paleontologists. Once covered by an ancient sea, thousands of prehistoric marine reptile fossils have been discovered in the area around Morden. The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre showcases many of these 80 million-year old treasures. This area of the province is on Treaty 1 territory
Outdoor adventures in the Interlake
Looking for a winter adventure? Look no further than the Interlake region of Manitoba! An ultimate 4 season retreat with wide-open spaces, and plenty of activities for adventurous souls. Here are 5 places to explore!
Lazy Days Retreat
Kick back and relax!
Lazy Days Retreat is your retreat for everyday. This cozy cabin nestled in the trees is the perfect place to unwind after any adventure. We have everything you need to make your stay complete!
New Iceland Heritage Museum
Discover Your Inner Viking
Visit the New Iceland Heritage Museum to learn the story about how Icelanders arrived here in 1875 and settled the area and still boasts the largest population of Icelanders outside of Iceland.
Portage la Prairie
Just a short 45 minutes west of Winnipeg, amongst the golden waves of prairie wheat fields, you will find the region of Portage la Prairie. Home to Manitoba's largest wave pool and the world renowned tourism assets.
Community Futures West Interlake
An Artist's Hidden Playground
Enter the imaginative world of Armand Lemiez's personal sculpture creations. The collection of cement statues provide the artist's often humerous take on politics and society.
Some of Manitoba’s must-see destinations are in the Central region. Discover the island on the prairies in Portage la Prairie and explore what they’re famous for in Morden-Winkler.
Take in the view
Hike to the top of the viewing tower at Pembina Valley Provincial Park or soak up in the sunset at Stephenfield Provincial Park. For a real adventure -- go on a thrilling zipline ride above the valley or fly down its slopes on ski.