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
Town of Carman
Prairie Winter Wonderland
Come for the day or stay and play, Carman is Manitoba's winter destination! Ski across the Birch Ski area, skate, curl or walk down the river trails, grab a local bite and curl up at the new Blue Crescent Hotel. Plan your winter trip to Carman today!
Gimli Glider Museum
Glide a jetliner to a safe landing
Experience a world-famous moment in Canadian aviation history when an airplane ran out of fuel and landed on a local racetrack. Test your skills and attempt the landing in the Gimli Glider simulator. Bilingual audio tour of exhibit available onsite.
Visit the RM of Grahamdale
There’s an ever-expanding world of unforgettable and unexpected things to see and do in the RM of Grahamdale. Rediscover iconic experiences and reignite your wanderlust with surprising sights, sounds and flavours. Embrace the Interlake!
Portage la Prairie
Something For Everyone
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 Delta Marsh, there is something for everyone here!
Central Manitoba Tourism
Where adventure awaits. Explore our distinctive fairs & festivals, unique attractions, spectacular food and preserved heritage.
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.