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Public Relations, Pelee Island, Ontario, N0R 1M0
- There is no bank on the island. U.S. visitors should exchange money prior to their visit.
- Check with your hosts to ensure that there is an ATM available at the time of your visit.
- The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) enforces the law on Pelee. Their office is located opposite the ferry docks on West Shore Road, and an officer can be reached at (519) 724-2181 or, in emergencies, at 911.
- Our medical clinic staff and ambulance services are always on duty. In case of emergencies call 911.
- Pelee Island has narrow gravel and paved roads. Many visitors explore the island by bicycle. Please allow them enough room and respect their right to the road.
- Cyclists must ride in single file.
- All bicyclists under 16 years of age MUST wear a bike helmet.
- Be aware of the many deep canals, ditches and dykes with soft shoulders.
- Unless otherwise posted, the maximum speed limit on ALL roads is 50 km/h.
- Seatbelt use is the law in Ontario. They must be worn in all vehicles and at all times.
- Camping is allowed only in designated campgrounds.
- The use of alcohol is restricted to licensed premises or private residences. Drinking is not allowed in the East Park Campground.
- The legal drinking age in Ontario is 19.
- Garbage cans are provided throughout the island for litter and disposal. Please use them.
- It is a federal offence to remove rocks or anything else that is indigenous to Pelee Island.