Harbour Centre

The Discovery Centre (Interpretive Centre) is open 7 days a week 10 am to 6pm in the summer of 2023. Season closing date for the Providence Bay Discovery Centre is August 27, 2023.

The Harbour Centre - The indoor bathrooms are open to the public and the outdoor bathroom/change house is open.

The tenant restaurant "Huron Island Time" business is open in the Harbour Centre. https://www.facebook.com/HuronIslandTime

The Harbour Centre is located at Providence Bay Beach and is adjacent to the boardwalk. It includes a Discovery Centre, public washrooms, and local business "Huron Island Time". The Discovery Centre features various displays on the local history, culture and environment that is unique to the area. The Centre is open daily during the months of July and August and our friendly staff is available for any questions you may have about the area. Huron Island Time serves ice cream and other refreshments.  They also have umbrella and beach chair rentals available.

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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