Rondeau

Why hit the beach at Rondeau Provincial Park?

 

Ontario’s second-oldest provincial park has 11 kilometers of sandy beaches and boasts excellent hiking, fishing, boating, biking, rollerblading and birding.

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Who will love it?

FAMILIES

Kids will love running on over 11 kilometres of soft sand and the warm Lake Erie waves.

CAMPERS

Set up camp at 262 on-site campsites, or stay at one of several nearby camping options.

BIRDERS

Watch for 335 bird species, includeing the endangered Prothonotary Warbler and rarities like Townsend's Solitaire, Yellow-throated Warbler and Painted Bunting.

MOTORCYCLISTS

Try the CRUISE THE COAST ROUTE, a 6-hour, 263-km/163-mile cruise along the scenic north shore of Lake Erie."

In and Around Rondeau

Retro Suites Hotel

  • 2 King St. West
  • +15193515885

Offers individually-designed suites intended to bring excitement, elegance and style to your overnight experience. Architectural features of this century-old…

Hang Out Package at the Retro Suites Hotel

  • 2 King St. West
  • +15193515885

With the Hang-Out Package, you'll be able to add a complimentary upgrade based on availability, plush bathrobes, and late check-out to your stay.  Click…

Celebrate Package at the Retro Suites Hotel

  • 2 King St. West
  • +15193515885

With the Celebrate Package, you'll be able to add a bottle of Prosecco, $25 gift card to the Chilled Cork, plush bathrobes, and late check-out to your…

Stay + Dine at the Retro Suites Hotel

  • 2 King St. West
  • +15193515885

Enhance your next getaway or long-term stay in Chatham, Ontario by taking advantage of their hotel deals. View their specials packages such as the Stay +…

Love Package at the Retro Suites Hotel

  • 2 King St. West
  • +15193515885

With the Love Package, you'll be able to add long stem red rose, chocolate-covered strawberries, plush bathrobes, and late check-out to your stay…

Bass Haven

  • R.R. #6  Wallaceburg
  • +15193544242

Bass Haven is a family operated Sport Fishing and Hunting Outfitter, established over 40 years ago, located on Lake St.Clair at Mitchell's Bay, Ontario…

Bayside Brewing Co.

  • 970 Ross Lane
  • +15196761888

Erieau is home to great sport fishing, a fantastic beach and lively community. Bayside Brewing Company is now serving its Long Pond Lager, Lighthouse Lager…

Bayside Camp

  • 820 Ross Lane
  • (519) 676-587

Here at Bayside we offer our guests a friendly, cozy atmosphere, great fishing, and a beautiful view. We have 9 seasonal trailer sites for our long term…

Bentpath Getaway

  • 6594 Bentpath Line
  • 5196953767

Bentpath Getaway offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation for six guests in three bedrooms (two baths) - or you can opt to rent the entire house on a…

Black Mecca Exhibit

  • 177 King Street East
  • 1-800-561-6125

The Story of Chatham’s Black Community is a self-guided interactive exhibit that highlights the struggles and achievements of blacks during the period…

BME Freedom Park

  • Wellington and Princess Street
  • 1-800-561-6125

The BME Freedom Park, located on the site of the first BME Church in Canada near the Black Mecca exhibit, features many symbolic attributes of the historic…

Butcher Buoy Fishing Charters

  • 1515 Kerr Ave.
  • +15197842996

We offer half day or all day trips. All tackle and the latest electronics on board. Fish aboard one of the largest charter boats in Erieau, Leamington or…

Butterfly Beach

  • Detroit Line Rd
  • +19055374881

Welcome to Butterfly Beach. This fully renovated 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom lake house has everything you need for a family vacation. Room for 6 to sleep…

Buxton National Historic Site & Museum

  • 21975 A.D. Shadd Road
  • 1-800-561-6125

One of the last stops on the Underground Railroad, the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum highlights the most successful settlement in its day with a…

Bye the Bay Bed & Breakfast

  • 18288 Kent Bridge Rd.
  • +15196743431

Welcome to Bye the Bay Bed and Breakfast at Rondeau Bay. This is a lovely location in the best birding region in Ontario. Located a 10 minute walk to Rondeau…

C-K docks

  • 25 Creek Rd.
  • +15193601998

Visit our docks and take a walk downtown in Wallaceburg or Chatham. Enjoy the many local stores and boutiques for excellent shopping. Chatham-Kent…

C.M. Wilson Conservation Area

  • 21799 Fargo Road
  • +15193547310

Camp at one of their 100 sites, many sites are serviced with hydro and water. Soft drinks and snack foods are available at the gatehouse. Washrooms are fully…

Campers Cove Campground

  • 21097 Campers Cove Rd
  • 1-800-265-5833

Campers Cove is a family camping resort located on the shores of Lake Erie. We pride ourselves with 50 over years of camping experience. Whether it's the…

Cascades Casino Chatham

  • 615 Richmond St
  • +12262960309

EAT, DRINK, & Play at Cascades Casino Chatham! Enjoy some fo the best-in-class entertainment and gaming in the region. This brand new casino offers stellar…

Chatham Capitol Theatre

  • 238 King Street West
  • 1.866.807.7770

The Chatham Capitol Theatre is a 1210-seat entertainment venue in the heart of downtown Chatham, Ontario. The theatre first opened as a movie house in 1930…

Chatham-Kent Tourism

  • 315 King St W.

Travel the Underground Railroad, or experience reeling in the big one on one of our world-class freshwater lakes! Culture is alive in CK; we offer a unique…

Chatham-Kent Tourism

  • 315 King St W.

Chatham-Kent has a diverse network of trails to explore! Use this story map to help you find one near you.

Chatham-Kent Bakery Trail

  • 315 King St W.

Is there anything more scrumptious than the smell of fresh baked breads and pastries paired with a coffee, tea or latté? Of course there is: the taste! A…

Chatham-Kent Farmers Market

  • 9877 Longwoods Rd.
  • 15193519688

The market has something to please everyone with it’s great selection of fresh produce, fruits and vegetables, fresh baked goods, pies, breads, buns &…

Great Local Eats

Bayside Brewing Co.

  • 970 Ross Lane
  • +15196761888

Erieau is home to great sport fishing, a fantastic beach and lively community. Bayside Brewing Company is now serving its Long Pond Lager, Lighthouse Lager…

Chilled Cork

  • 22 William Street South
  • +15193547818

With an eclectic atmosphere, a modern take on culinary favourites and unparalleled service, the Chilled Cork offers an experience that inspires all. Nestled…

Crazy 8 Barn & Garden

  • 14226 Talbot Trail
  • +15196742888

Originally, built around 1898, this unique 8-sided barn was built for stabling animals, but was left empty for years until Susanne Spence-Wilkins saw it and…

Mamma Maria's Ristorante

  • 231 King Street West
  • +15193601600

From the moment you enter the old world atmosphere, you are immediately immersed to another place, another time. Transported from the here and now, prepare…

Molly and OJ's

  • 875 Mariners Rd
  • +15196768812

Enjoy an authentic surf and turf meal off the banks of Erieau at Molly and Oj's Restaurant & Tavern! Take to the depths of Lake Erie as you indulge in fresh…

Rondeau Joe's Pub

  • 11521 Wildwood Line
  • +15196740006

It's hard to beat a restaurant with a waterfront view; and that's exactly what you'll get at Rondeau Joe's pub. Overlooking Rondeau Bay, enjoy all your pub…

Rossini's Restaurant

  • 634 Grand Ave E.
  • 15193522920

Rossini's is one of Chatham's oldest restaurants. Founded in 1948 by Carlo and Amalia Rossini, the restaurant has grown from the original 30 to 150 seats…

Tru's Grill House & Lounge

  • 220 Riverview Drive
  • +15194360199

Tru’s Grill House is a family owned restaurant located on Riverview Drive, situated near the Thames River in Chatham, Ontario. Our popularity in Chatham…

Where To Stay

Retro Suites Hotel

  • 2 King St. West
  • +15193515885

Offers individually-designed suites intended to bring excitement, elegance and style to your overnight experience. Architectural features of this century-old…

Bayside Camp

  • 820 Ross Lane
  • (519) 676-587

Here at Bayside we offer our guests a friendly, cozy atmosphere, great fishing, and a beautiful view. We have 9 seasonal trailer sites for our long term…

Bentpath Getaway

  • 6594 Bentpath Line
  • 5196953767

Bentpath Getaway offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation for six guests in three bedrooms (two baths) - or you can opt to rent the entire house on a…

Butterfly Beach

  • Detroit Line Rd
  • +19055374881

Welcome to Butterfly Beach. This fully renovated 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom lake house has everything you need for a family vacation. Room for 6 to sleep…

Bye the Bay Bed & Breakfast

  • 18288 Kent Bridge Rd.
  • +15196743431

Welcome to Bye the Bay Bed and Breakfast at Rondeau Bay. This is a lovely location in the best birding region in Ontario. Located a 10 minute walk to Rondeau…

C.M. Wilson Conservation Area

  • 21799 Fargo Road
  • +15193547310

Camp at one of their 100 sites, many sites are serviced with hydro and water. Soft drinks and snack foods are available at the gatehouse. Washrooms are fully…

Campers Cove Campground

  • 21097 Campers Cove Rd
  • 1-800-265-5833

Campers Cove is a family camping resort located on the shores of Lake Erie. We pride ourselves with 50 over years of camping experience. Whether it's the…

Clearville Park

  • 25 Creek Rd.
  • +15196745583

Visit Clearville Park and enjoy a day of great fishing opportunities for walleye, perch, smallmouth bass, salmon and rainbow trout. You'll be enthralled by…

Comfort Inn Chatham

  • 1100 Richmond St.
  • 15193525500

Conveniently located off Highway 401, the Comfort Inn hotel is near Buxton National Historic Site & Museum, the Chatham Cultural Centre, the Chatham-Kent…

Erie-O Motel

  • 840 Ross Lane
  • +15196762101

Welcome to the Erie-O Motel and Marina! The Erie-O Motel is located on a picturesque waterfront location in the small lakeside town of Erieau Ontario. At the…

Holiday Harbour Resort

  • 20951 Pier Road
  • 1-800-997-7809

Holiday Harbour Resort, located in Wheatley, Ontario, is a  relaxing getaway with a quiet atmosphere where the natural beauty of Lake Erie is at your…

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chatham

  • 575 Richmond Street
  • 18776608550

Guests enjoy Chatham hotel's historic surroundings. In the southern region of Ontario and near the United States-Canada border, the Holiday Inn Express®…

Howard Johnson Ridgetown

  • 21198 Victoria Rd.
  • 15196745454

Ridgetown Inn is located immediately off Highway 401 (Exit 109) in Chatham-Kent. We offer newly renovated rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, an…

Katharine's Bed & Breakfast

  • 8 Carlyle St.
  • +15196823706

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a trip to Katharine's Bed & Breakfast, a turn of the 20th Century Victorian home in a quiet neighbourhood. We…

Lakeside Village Motel and Campground

  • 2416 Talbot Trail
  • +15198254307

Lakeside Village Motel and Campground overlooks beautiful Lake Erie, high on a bluff in Southwestern Ontario. Relax and enjoy the cool breeze while looking…

Log Home Bed and Breakfast

  • 22790 Centre Road N0P 1C0
  • +15196923409

Your hosts Eunice & Rienus Ryk, built the "Log Home" in 2006, specifically to be a Bed & Breakfast. Enjoy the rustic look of the house, inside and out, or…

Mitchell's Bay Marine Park

  • 3 Allen Road
  • +15193548423

Located along the Northeast shore of Lake St. Clair, Mitchell's Bay Marine Park has many different vacation and recreational activities - camping, boating…

Molly & OJ's Lakeside Cabin Rentals

  • 875 Mariners Rd.
  • +15196768812

Relax in quiet, secluded comfort on the shores of Lake Erie in beautiful Erieau. Molly & OJ's Lakeside Cabin Rentals offers you a choice of 11 full service…

Omstead's On Erie Bed & Breakfast

  • 254 Detroit Line
  • +15193245727

Margo & Keith Omstead extend a warm Wheatley welcome to you in their 1926 Arts & Crafts, Tudor-Revival cottage bed and breakfast on Lake Erie's beautiful…

Pura Vida Beach House

  • 20940 Hickory Road

Sleeps 8-10! Upscale, dog friendly, 4 bed, 2 bath home with over 100 ft. of private beach and stunning lake views. Cozy up by the fireplace, around the…

Rondeau

  • 18050 Rondeau Park Road
  • 15196741750

Ontario’s second-oldest provincial park has 11 kilometers of sandy beaches and boasts excellent hiking, fishing, boating, biking, rollerblading and birding…

Rondeau Provincial Park

  • 18050 Rondeau Park Road
  • +15196741750

Nestled deep within the heart of Carolinian Canada lies Ontario’s second oldest Provincial Park. Lands that jut into shallow waters, inland creeks, marshes…

Summer Place Marina and Campground

  • 18254 Kent Bridge Rd, RR 1
  • +15196742326

Located on Rondeau Bay they offer daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal slips and campgrounds. Summer Place has large level campsites, good fishing, boat…

The Duchess of Wellington

  • 320 Wellington Street West
  • +15193513126

The Duchess is an award winning Victorian landmark now serving as a boutique hotel in Chatham, Ontario. Designed to exceed your expectations, the Duchess…

Walpole Island Riverfront Cottages

  • 1808 River Road
  • 5194370982

Serenity Cottage - Situated along the beautiful St. Clair river, the blue water is both refreshing and serene. Serenity Cottage is both peaceful and perfect…