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Route & Itinerary Day 4

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST  9th

Port Stanley to Port Dover 106 km

Start: Port Stanley

Breakfast :

 

Port Bruce: 20km

Take a short detour down the hill to visit the beautiful beach at Port Bruce Provincial Park and the Sandcastle Snack Shack. Washrooms are available at the parking lot adjacent to the beach. It's 500m back up the hill to rejoin the Waterfront Trail!

 

Port Burwell: 40km

Wind Interpretive Centre

Get a close-up view of one of the 66 magnificent, energy producing wind turbines located east and west of Port Burwell. 
 
The Wind Interpretive Centre Information Kiosk was established at the corner of Nova Scotia Line and Brown Road in 2007. A used portable classroom was donated and moved to the property from Port Burwell with volunteer assistance. The Township of Malahide partners with the Municipality of Bayham to provide a student guide from late June until Labour Day. You can have a self-guided tour of the kiosk or attend inside for related tourism and wind farm information and view an old fashioned model windmill. 
 
Ojibwa Submarine and Marine Museum
 
The Ojibwa submarine has it's home in Port Burwell, in the municipality of Bayham; this summer it celebrate 5 years of opening its hatches for tours. Participants are asked to sign up ahead of time for tours that will be offered between 10:00 am and 12:45 pm by calling 519-633-7641. You will need to have closed toe shoes with rubber bottoms to enter the submarine. The support vehicle will drop off your shoes so you don't need to ride with them, please ensure your shoe bag is in the support car before riding.
 
Water and washrooms are available at the Marine Museum, located across the street from the historic lighthouse which was built in 1840 to safely guide ships to harbour. The museum houses one of the finest collections of lighthouse lenses and pier markers. 
 
Hungry? Port Burwell has plenty of restaurant options to choose from. Choices range from pub food to delicious ice creams - some of our riders may even indulge in both!
 
Address: 18 Pitt - Port Burwell - N0J 1T0

Port Rowan - 76km

Port Rowan has a beautiful little harbour and a charming small town mainstreet with a couple of restaurants and the famous Twins Ice cream parlor. 

Buring Kiln Winery and Long Point Eco Adventure - 90km & Shuttle Point

For those of you that are staying at Long Point Eco Adventures this is the end of your riding for today - check in to your accomodation and enjoy all the facilities on offer

Burning Kiln Winery is not only a winery but a dining destination. In 2017 Davids restaurant will be operating a gourmet food truck on site.  For those of you that wish to purchase wine our support trucks will be on hand to transport wine purchases to tonight's campground in Port Dover.

Long Point Eco Adventure - are offering GWTA riders a mini zip lining experience. Please contact Jo at  tourdirector(at)wrtrust.com to express your interest in signing up for zip lining.

Port Dover - 106km

Welcome to the beautiful town of Port Dover.

Port Dover is a great little beach town. Relax on the beautiful sandy beach or take the opportunity to enjoy some Stand Up Paddle Boarding with South Coast Water Sports. The town has a variety of dining options, why not try the Lake Erie Perch from the Erie Beach Hotel or a cocktail watching the sunset on the deck of the Beach House? For fine dining try the renowned David's restaurant - reservations are recommended.

Overnight - Port Dover Arena

809 St George St, Port Dover, ON N0A 1N0