Explore the Shores
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Welcome to Saugeen Shores.

Saugeen Shores, Ontario is a popular vacation destination in Bruce County, Ontario. Start planning your vacation now; space books up quickly. There is an abundance of affordable accommodation, places to eat and things to do. Only 2.5 hours from major urban centres, Saugeen Shores could be your favourite new vacation destination.

See & Do

No matter what your interest - Nature, relaxation, sailing or water sports or a daytrip the community of Saugeen Shores, Ontario on Lake Huron offers a wide variety of experiences and attractions. Spend a day at one of our 12 Lake Huron beaches soaking up the sun. Or exploring the countryside on our walking trails or cycling the day away. This destination offers families, seniors and singles a vacation to remember at what is fast becoming one of Ontario's top vacation destinations.  

Eat & Drink

With over 50+ food related businesses open from morning to late at night our chefs and cooks are ready for you - and your appetite. Great food is often the cornerstone of a great vacation.  


Who doesn't love shopping while on vacation? In Saugeen Shores you'll be pleasantly surprised at the variety of shopping experiences offered. Whether it's a handcrafted item or a keepsake to take home - or the latest fashion trend our local businesses want to ensure you have a great vacation and a great time visiting our local stores and boutiques.  


In Saugeen Shores, Ontario we have been welcoming visitors since the early 1900's, and take pride in offering a variety of accommodation options for you. Reserving early is always advisable - especially in the summer months.  

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Port Elgin's Trails

Port Elgin's Trails

Port Elgin's trails offer a wide selection of hiking experiences. The trail system has been designed so that hikers can always make their way back to town and relax.

Local Photography with Pat Gillies

Local Photography with Pat Gillies

Outdoor Adventure Experts

Outdoor Adventure Experts

From expert advice on how best to go down the Saugeen River, shuttle services to take you straight to the launch points and their boats, to guided tours on the River for every level of expertise, and so much more, you'll be sure to keep returning to this 25 year old business. 

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What's on around town.

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Mar 16, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021
Join the Southport Horticultural Society in their interesting plant centered Zoom meetings -- and hopefully eventual in person meetings!&
Sep 10, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
The hospital giftshop is opening again. We hope to see you real soon. Come and support your community! from the executive and volunteer members.
Sep 23, 2021 - Nov 4, 2021
Bring your preschooler for a fun program designed especially for them!  Play, bond and learn through play-based themed programming. Meet other
Sep 24, 2021 - Nov 26, 2021
When school is out, join us for a movie day! Sit back in the Bruce Power threatre and get ready to watch great flicks on the big screen. There are
Oct 20, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
Both residents and businesses in Saugeen Shores are busy doing scarecrow installations that will be on display between Oct 20 - 31. This is your op
Oct 30, 2021
Discover the Museum at night during this unique adults-only event unlike any other in the area. Take a historic journey into Victorian Spiritualism