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Seeley’s Bay Ontario, Canada

This destination on the Rideau Waterway promises memorable outdoor adventures.

Seeley’s Bay, nestled at the northwest corner of the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Bring your fishing rod. Seeley’s Bay is the launching point to four great lakes.

Most Known For

While natural landscapes abound in Seeley’s Bay, the area is most known for being home to Charleston Lake Provincial Park, Blue Mountain (FYI, it’s not actually a mountain), and Thousand Islands National Park.

Exploring Seeley’s Bay

Seeley's Bay, Ontario


Exploring Seeley’s Bay, Ontario offers visitors a chance to unwind in a picturesque setting with its charming downtown area, scenic trails, and access to the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Adventure, as they say, is always worthwhile.


Savour the flavours of Seeley’s Bay.


Whether you’re here for a night, a weekend, or longer, Seeley’s Bay offers a range of options to get a good night’s rest.

Getting to Seeley's Bay

Getting to Seeley’s Bay, Ontario is easy with its location just off Highway 15 and its proximity to major cities like Kingston and Ottawa.

  • 1 hour and 38 minutes from Ottawa
  • 2 hours and 58 minutes from Toronto
  • 2 hours and 52 minutes from Montreal
  • 2 hours and 3 minutes from Syracuse 

A map illustration of the 1000 Islands.

What You'll Love

Know Before You Go

Seeley’s Bay is ideal if you’re seeking outdoor adventures. If you enjoy hiking, fishing, boating and cycling, Seeley’s Bay is for you.

If you’re visiting in February, check out Frost Fest. The annual event, which celebrated 23 years in 2023, features a lineup of fun events. Check out its fireworks, craft show and more.

Get out on the water while you’re here. Seeley’s Bay offers extensive public docking, a boat launch ramp, and several marinas.

Seeley’s Bay has history. It’s only here thanks to the construction of the Rideau Canal. It’s now seen as an engineering marvel.

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