One of the largest towns in PEI (population 2,000), it was named for George Brudenell, Earl of Cardigan and Duke of Montague. The town is a port and commercial centre, and nearby Buffaloland Provincial Park features bison and white deer.
Here are some of the attractions in and around Montague:
On School St, Montague
Owned and operated by Oak Acres Children’s Camp. Bingo with computerized TV monitors.
Non-smoking section. Jackpot and Bonanza games, up to $5500 can be won at each session.
Open year round. Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun, 7:30 pm. 6 up $5, 12 up $10.
Roma at Three Rivers
505 Roma Point Road, Brudenell Point
(Route 319, at the junction of the Montague and Brudenell River)
Here in 1732 Jean Pierre Roma founded a base for control of the Gulf fisheries and for trade with France, Quebec, and the West Indies. His establishment was destroyed after the fall of Louisbourg in 1745.
Montague Town Hall, 11 Queens Road
Facility has Public internet access and is open Tuesday – Saturday
Garden Of The Gulf Museum
564 Main St., Montague, C0A 1R0.
(south end of Montague River Bridge)
902-838-2467; off-season (902) 838-2820
Historic Island sandstone landmark houses PEI’s oldest museum, with an 18th-century militia coat, an antique high chair that converts to a rocker, early 1900s medical equipment, and a shipbuilding display. Open June 3-Sept 27, Mon-Sat, 9 am-5 pm (hours subject to change).Admission. Free school tours.
Cruise Manada Seal-Watching Boat Tours
Box 641, Montague, C0A 1R0.
(Depart from Montague Marina on Rte. 4.)
telephone (902) 838-3444; fax (902) 838-3444; toll-free 1-800-986-3444;
Capt. Dan Bears
Cruise in comfort, rain or shine on the fully equipped and comfortable Manada, Manada II and Manada III. A full canopy with clear view roll-down windows provides protection from wind and rain. You have a 90 % chance of seeing seals in the wild, native sea birds and occasionally porpoise, with narration about the area’s mussel farms and historic sites. Enjoy complimentary Mussel Sampler Buffet and traditional recorded music. Runs May 15-Oct 1, with daily departures: May 15-June 30, 10 am, 2 pm. July 1-Aug 31, 10 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm (sunset cruise). Sept 1-Oct 1, 10 am, 2 pm. $ADMISSION. Sunset cruises with all-you- can-eat mussel buffet require a reservation. $COST. Group discounts available. Departure times may change without notice.