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Meldrum Bay

Meldrum Bay is one of those rare and beautiful Ontario villages that are largely untouched by modern development. Settled in the 1870s and named after a town in Scotland, Meldrum Bay quickly grew into a successful commercial fishing and lumbering centre.   During this period, the village was home to a busy fishing fleet and Great Lakes steamers tied up at the docks. Over the years, no fewer than three sawmills cut and planed the lumber from the Island's west end hardwood bush.

Today during the summer months, the docks are busy, lined with pleasure craft from around the Great Lakes. The marina is the first Canadian Customs port for boats traveling east from Lake Superior and Michigan.  These waters possibly hold the best Chinook salmon fishing in all of Canada, and fishermen travel hundreds and thousands of miles to try their luck in these waters. Local charters are readily available.  The village is home to Meldrum Bay Inn and Restaurant, the Dukes of Meldrum General Store and White Sea Resort. A car ride to the light house is available upon request.

Meldrum Bay affords spectacular views and is a safe, quiet, and relaxing port; open from 7 am to 8 pm daily from June to Mid September.  There are 20+ boat slips for transient boats and the marina offers the usual services, Gas/Diesel, 15/30/50 amp power, pump out facilities, washrooms, showers and Laundromat. The newly completed break-wall offers the docks protection from the NE winds. A new marina exhibit centre is planned for completion in 2010, which will incorporate washrooms, showers, Laundromat, office and lounge under the same roof; all with a view of the harbour. New docks for transient boaters and a new dock area are also planned offering individual power outlets and water hook ups.