About Thunder Bay


Let's have a look around into background of Thunder Bay
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Latitude: 48.4
  • Longitude: -89.233333
  • Time zone: America/Thunder_Bay
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Thunder Bay

  • Climate:  humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: July to August 

Location

Thunder Bay is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario with a population of 108,359 as of the Canada 2011 Census, and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater Sudbury. Located on Lake Superior, the cens0us metropolitan area of Thunder Bay has a population of 121,596.

Distance from Thunder Bay center to Airport

Airport : Thunder Bay International Airport

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km

Driving Time: 17 minutes

Languages: French followed by English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Thunder Bay International Airport 
  • Rail: Canadian Pacific Railway
  • Road: Bus: Thunder Bay Transit

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 20 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

Room Service: TIP 2$ TO 20$

Housekeeper: TIP 2$ TO 20$

Concierge: Between TIP 2$ TO 20$

Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: TIP 2$ TO 20$

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sioux Lookout,
  • Nipigon,  
  • Terrace Bay

Emergency Contact Numbers in Thunder Bay city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway (403 319-3591)

Airport: Thunder Bay International Airport (+1 807-473-2600)

Hospital: Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital (+1 807-343-4300)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Thunder Bay.

  • Canadian Lakehead Exhibition
  • Canada Games Complex
  • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 

Tourist Attractions

  • Thunder Bay Tourist Pagoda
  • Hillcrest Park 
  • Fort William Historical Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Magnus Theatre
  • Keefer Terminal
  • Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Visit Top Restaurants in Thunder Bay

  • The Silver Birch
  • Caribou Restaurant
  • Uptown Cut

Top Shopping Centers in Thunder Bay

  • Arthur Street Marketplace Office
  • Victoriaville Mall
  • McIntyre Centre

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Founders' Museum & Pioneer Village
  • Lake Superior Art Gallery & Framing Centre
  • Hillcrest Park 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • The Silver Birch - Wild rice
  • Caribou Restaurant - lamb dish
  • Uptown Cut -Waygu Beef

Sports Club

  • Fort William Curling & Athletic Club
  • Canada Games Complex
  • Leading Edge GYM

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 3.00 C$
  • Taxi: 4.25 C$
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,290.00 C$
  • Cheap meal: 76.00 C$
  • Gasoline: 1.11 C$
  • 3 course meal: 76.00 C$
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