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Lake Winnipeg is the 10th largest freshwater lake in the world, covering 24,000 square kilometers. With its many bays, harbours, and points, the shoreline of Lake Winnipeg is about 1,750 km long. The lake is about 235 nautical miles long, and at its widest point almost 60 nautical miles across.

At Gimli, the lake is about 15 nm wide. On average, the lake is about 39 feet deep but at a point off the north east shore of Black Island, Lake Winnipeg reaches its maximum depth of about 118 feet. In the Gimli area the depth is between 20 and 35 feet.

Gimli is a 55 minute drive north of Winnipeg. With a population of just under 6,000 Gimli has a full range of services and activities no matter what your interest.  There are many things to do.  Gimli has great shops, restaurants, art galleries, an impressive museum, and sandy beaches.  

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