Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada is a historical centre and an inland marine port destination located on the banks of the 500+ long Red River (Heritage River) in the Interlake region of Manitoba, Canada. Selkirk, Manitoba is named the "Catfish Capital of the World" because of the catfish fishing in the Red River.
Attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Selkirk and the surrounding areas includes golfing, fishing, sightseeing, boating, swimming, picnicking, birdwatching, hiking, biking, ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Selkirk Manitoba includes Selkirk Park, Queens Park, Penwarden Park, Hydro Park, Daerwood Park, Bird's Hill Provincial Park, Winnipeg Beach and the Oak Hammock Marsh.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Selkirk Manitoba includes accommodations (fishing lodges, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, cottages, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, outfitters, big box stores, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, internet and transportation services including taxi, bus, floatplane (aerodrome), marina, airplane charters, and the Selkirk Airport.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Selkirk Manitoba includes the Marine Museum of Manitoba, Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, 1854 St. Peter Dynevor Anglican Church, Selkirk Community Arts Centre, Red River Lighthouse, 1887 Christ Church, 1872 Colcleugh House, 1887 Merchant's Hotel and the 1907 Post Office.