Buffalo Point's Statement on COVID-19

Buffalo Point First Nation Covid-19 Pandemic Response

Community Update

Updated August 27, 2021

Buffalo Point First Nation wishes to assure all guests, employees, families, and community residents we are taking this Covid-19 pandemic seriously and your health and safety remains our top priority.

To appropriately plan and respond to the current Covid-19 pandemic, a Communicable Disease Emergency Planning & Response Team was established with Linda Green – Health Manager and Lynn Prevost R.N. B.N. HCC Nurse Coordinator appointed as co-coordinators. The team meets regularly and Lynn & Linda participate in regional health, provincial, and First Nation Inuit & Health Branch (FNIHB) collaborative meetings to ensure we are up to date and implementing measures based on best practice, scientific evidence, and Public health orders/advice.

Buffalo Point will continue to provide Covid-19 community specific updates and important information as needed on the following IT platforms:

Should you have any questions or wish additional information in regard to Buffalo Point’s Covid-19 pandemic plan please contact:

  • Lynn or Linda (for Covid-19 health & social support questions) phone: 204-437-3001
  • Danette (for Covid-19 administrative questions not related to health or social support) phone: 204-437-2133

Covid-19 Provincial Response Level Lowered to Code Yellow (Caution) – Low to Moderate Risk of COVID-19 Spread

Please be reminded that Buffalo Point First Nations is implementing provincial Public Health orders/recommendations including fundamental prevention and safety measures.

As we are all in this together, please join us in helping to decease the transmission of this virus in our community by:

  • Refraining from visiting Buffalo Point if you have travelled outside of Manitoba and/or Canada or been in contact with anyone diagnosed with or isolating due to Covid-19 if you have not received 2 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine with the second dose being at least 14 days ago.
  • Staying at home if you or any member of your family is ill and/or getting tested for Covid-19.
  • Practicing social distancing indoors and outdoors.
  • Wearing non-medical masks in indoor public places.
  • Obtaining your first and second Covid-19 vaccines as soon as possible.
  • Washing your hands frequently and thoroughly and practicing cough etiquette.

Additional Information on Public Health recommendations and orders can be found at: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/.

Thanking you in advance for your patience and cooperation as we maneuver through these trying and unprecedented times!

Stay Safe & Stay Healthy

 

Fire & Water Bistro – Restaurant + Lounge

  • Hours are posted below this COVID-19 statement.
  • Wearing non-medical masks is mandatory in all indoor public places.
  • As of Sept 3, 2021, proof of full vaccination will again be required.  You may be asked for your name and contact information.
  • Guests are asked to remain seated as much as possible, avoid socializing between tables and to maintain a distance of 2 meters or more away from others when away from their table.
  • VLT Gaming Room open with limited capacity.
    • 2 metres of distancing OR non-permeable physical barriers placed between all video lottery machines.

     

Buffalo Point Cabin Rentals

  • Front Desk hours are posted below this COVID-19 statement
  • Please call 204-437-2777 or email reservations@buffalopoint.mb.ca for service
  • Users must bring the following items for their stay:
    • Dishes cutlery, and cups
    • Hand sanitizer and personal hygiene products
    • Limited cooking utensils, a pot and a pan will be available.
  • We are practicing a no contact check-in/check-out policy; this means we will be taking payment via phone (204)437-2777 and charging your booking at that time. There is no need to check in at the Resort Centre, your keys will be left in your cabin.
  • Extra sanitizing of cabins will be implemented after a guest has checked out.
  • To limit contact and ensure staff and patron safety, we will not be entering your cabin during your stay to provide a daily turndown service (towel exchange, garbage disposal, touch-up cleaning etc…).

 

Lake of the Sandhills Golf

  • Hours are posted below this COVID-19 statement.
  • Wearing non-medical masks is mandatory in all indoor public places.
  • Please wash and sanitize your hands frequently (hand sanitizer is available at entrance/exit for public and staff use
  • Please practice social distancing (minimum of 2 meters) when indoors at the golf course.
  • Please follow the signage regarding the entrance and exit areas of the Golf Course check-in and the Fire and Water Bistro
  • Tap debit and credit card payment is preferred. Cash transactions will be limited.
  • Please refrain from visiting Lake of the Sandhills Golf Course if you:
    • are ill or experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 e.g. cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.
    • if you have travelled outside of Manitoba and/or Canada or been in contact with anyone diagnosed with or isolating due to Covid-19 if you have not received 2 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine with the second dose being at least 14 days ago
  • Rental golf clubs will not be permitted
  • Golfers should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to the scheduled tee time
  • Score cards and pencils will be provided on your power cart rental or at the check-in desk
  • Power cart users must return cart to designated cart return area and remove ALL garbage from their cart prior to exiting
  • Each group is not to tee off prior to their scheduled tee time
  • Only touch your own personal items-this includes golf balls, clubs, and golf bags
  • High contact areas such as ball washers and bunker rakes have been removed
  • Flag sticks are to remain in the cups and not to be touched
  • Handshakes, high fives, and any other touching gestures are not permitted before, during and after your round
  • On course washrooms will be open and will be frequently disinfect
  • Marshalls and golf course staff will monitor for compliance, those found in breach of the rules and regulations will be dealt with accordingly.

 

Buffalo Bay Camping

  • No Contact check-in will be put into effect. Your credit will be charged on day of check-in.
  • There is no need to check-in at the Marina Store.
  • Social distancing must be followed unless from the same household
  • Guests must bring their own toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other personal hygiene products to the campground.
  • People who are travelling to a campground:
    • Bring required prescription drugs and medical supplies before leaving for your stay.
    • Gas up before leaving your home area.
    • Pack out what was packed in; leave no trace of your stay.
    • Avoid using local health providers unless it is an emergency.
  • Please practice social distancing of at least 2 meters while in the Marina store.
  • Garbage to be disposed of at one of the garbage bins located throughout the campground.

 

Buffalo Bay Marina and Convenience Store 

  • Hours are posted below this COVID-19 statement.
  • Wearing non-medical masks is mandatory in all indoor public places.
  • Please practice social distancing of at least 2 meters while in the store.
  • Sanitize hands upon entering.
  • Please call (204)437-2402 for more information.
  • ** Fishing & Hunting Licenses are now available to purchase online for your convenience (https://www.manitobaelicensing.ca/licensing.page)

 

Buffalo Point Health & Wellness

  • All business conducted will be by appointment only. Please call (204)437-3001 for more information.
    • Masks are required during all appointments at the Buffalo Point Health building.
    • Thank you for providing and wearing your own mask during your appointment.
    • Check Buffalo Point First Nation Health & Wellness Facebook for updates (https://www.facebook.com/buffalopointhealth/).

 

Buffalo Point Administration/Museum

  • All business will be conducted by appointment only. Please call 204-437-2133 to book an appointment.
  • Masks are required for anybody entering the building, staff and otherwise.
    • Thank you for providing and wearing your own mask.
    • All bill payments, with the exception of property taxes, can be made over the phone (204)437-2777 or use drop box located outside the building.

 

Buffalo Point Maintenance

  • Access to the Buffalo Point Maintenance Shop limited. Masks recommended in all indoor facilities.
    • Please call (204)437-2688 to arrange for services.
    • Hours of operation are 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
    • Services and job will be limited and prioritized by needs and safety

Hours of Operation

Please Read Buffalo Point’s COVID-19 Statement – www.buffalopoint.ca

Cabin Rentals/Front Desk
Contactless
Check-in

Available by phone or email

7 Days a Week     8am – 6pm

204-437-2777

Fire & Water Bistro/Lounge/Patio


Sunday   10am – 4pm
Mon – Tues   Closed
Wed – Sat    12pm – 8pm
*Proof of vaccination required to occupy*

 

204-437-2777

Marina/C-Store/Liquor Store

Sun – Thurs     8am – 6pm
Fri & Sat     8am – 8pm

 

204-437-2402

Buffalo Point Administration
Closed to the Public

Staff – Appointment Only

Fri – Sun   Closed

204-437-2133

Lake of the Sandhills Golf Course


7 Days a Week     8am – 6pm

204-437-2777

  • Additional COVID-19 Course Rules in Effect.

Book Your Cottage

Experience the Buffalo Point of View.

All bookings require a 10% deposit at the time of booking.
Only pet friendly cabins: Lakefront #9 & #10, Lakeview #3 & #4 – $25 fee per pet. Max 2 pets.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are unable to offer online bookings at this time. Please call 204-437-2777 to book your cabin.


COVID-19 Guidelines

• Users must bring the following items for their stay:

• Dishes cutlery, and cups
• Hand sanitizer and personal hygiene products
• Limited cooking utensils, a pot and a pan will be available.
• We are practicing a no contact check-in/check-out policy; this means we will be taking payment via phone (204)437-2777 and charging your booking at that time. There is no need to check in at the Resort Centre, your keys will be left in your cabin.
• Daily cleaning and towel service will be suspended until further notice.
• Extra sanitizing of cabins will be implemented after a guest has checked out.
• There is a maximum of four people per cabin at this time.
• To limit contact and ensure staff and patron safety, we will not be providing daily turnaround service on your cabin during your stay.

Why Choose Buffalo Point

Simply Extraordinary.

A visual spectacle of rugged, natural beauty carved out Lake of the Woods, Buffalo Point Resort is as breathtaking as it is fun, offering some of the finest year round outdoor recreation and hospitality you’ll find anywhere.

Located on southern Lake of the Woods in Manitoba, Buffalo Point Resort overlooks the waters of Big Traverse Bay, Muskeg Bay and Buffalo Bay and has been the recreational playground for returning families and outdoor enthusiasts for decades.

Year Round Activities for the Whole Family

From 7 miles of white sandy beaches and the best walleye fishing year round to winter fun like world class snowmobiling, there’s no shortage of family activities to do all year round.

Endless Beaches

We have over 7 miles of public white sandy beaches.  All with incredible views of the surrounding bays.

Activities for Everyone

Enjoy championship golf on Lake of the Sandhills Golf Course, tie up at Buffalo Bay Marina or consider the Resort Centre for your meeting or event with facilities for up to 150.

Dining & Accomodations

The resort also offers casual dining options with accommodations ranging from full-service suites and resort & lakefront cabins, campgrounds and seasonal RV lots.

Thriving Community

Home to over 300 cottage owners Buffalo Point Resort also showcases a variety of property opportunities for those looking to live their dream.

What Our Guests Have to Say

Don’t take our word for it, let the reviews do the talking 🙂
  • positive review Food was incredible best burger I’ve had in a very long time??

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    Gail Robertson
    9/16/2019

    4 star ratingPlay and Stay Best value Play and Stay Golf in Manitoba . Course is well maintained , cabins are clean , staff are welcoming and helpful . Have... read more

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    867JeffS
    4/21/2020

    positive review Over all such a beautiful place to Enjoy camping and Awesome Cabins! Great people.!

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    Wanda Brayshaw
    7/24/2019
  • positive review Was a great time besides the tick that was lodged me in for a few days

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    Junior Best
    4/07/2019

    positive review The cabin was extra clean when we arrived. Everyone working were very helpful. The restaurant was fantastic and the golf course was in great... read more

    Robert Stradeski Avatar
    Robert Stradeski
    8/21/2020

    positive review Total energy spot! Great for families! : )

    Shaun Green Avatar
    Shaun Green
    7/24/2020
  • positive review The golf course was Beautiful but the food service is painfully slow. Waiting 40 minutes for a burger and the dinning room isn't even busy

    Jarrid Morrisseau Avatar
    Jarrid Morrisseau
    7/18/2020

    positive review This place is GORGEOUS, lots to see and do. Very peaceful.

    Shannon Elizabeth Avatar
    Shannon Elizabeth
    9/10/2021

    positive review Just makes you calm as you sit on the banks of the lake as you watch the lakes wave after wave hitting the banks... read more

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    Jacob Zulu
    8/28/2020
  • positive review Love Buffalo Point. The beaches are beautiful and so many walking trails to discover as well as am awesome golf course ! ⛳️ 🏖

    Julie Vincent Avatar
    Julie Vincent
    8/01/2021

    positive review We stayed at the resort cabins near Golf Course site. We had a very peaceful and relaxing stay. We came in a big group so... read more

    Joan Guerrero Calderon Avatar
    Joan Guerrero Calderon
    8/10/2020

    positive review Awesome golf course. Love it. Cabins are super clean and up to date.

    Litla Elskan Avatar
    Litla Elskan
    5/16/2019
  • positive review Most amazing place to get away, and de-stress with the whole family!

    Dion Houston Avatar
    Dion Houston
    7/17/2019

    positive review Excellent place to escape the hustle and bustle. great amenities, great people!!

    Ken Chobotar Avatar
    Ken Chobotar
    4/08/2019

    positive review Excellent place to go. We had a great weekend, great golf except for the Lady that I dealt with when I was booking our tee... read more

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    Florenzo Nozar Nanaggurup
    8/03/2020
  • positive review even though our A/C wasn't working properly, the staff was wuick to address the problem and fix in within 12 hours. we arrived on a... read more

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    Shaun Sturby
    8/23/2021

    5 star ratingBest Week-end Ever! We took a family trip to Buffalo Point Resort in September to spend time together and enjoy some quiet time as a family. ... read more

    Joan P Avatar
    Joan P
    9/18/2020

    positive review Excellent fishing 🎣, and very spacious water front dry camping grounds . There also is full service sites , and if your not the camping... read more

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    Pete TheGreek
    7/26/2020
  • positive review Beautiful, quiet place for a getaway. Lots of trails and saw several deer and a baby bear. Friendly service by Toby in... read more

    Paula Zaroski Avatar
    Paula Zaroski
    7/24/2021

    positive review Awesome food and drinks! Always a great time at Buffalo Point!!

    Jennifer Lavergne-Prevost Avatar
    Jennifer Lavergne-Prevost
    1/18/2020

    positive review I love the place, the tranquility & the smooth waves flashing on my feet, so relaxing 😎

    Margie Relleve Dimabayao Avatar
    Margie Relleve Dimabayao
    6/15/2020
  • positive review Had an excellent stay in the Lakeview cabin. Check in was easy and loved everything. We’ll be back.

    Paul Croft Avatar
    Paul Croft
    8/15/2021

Fire and Water Bistro

Buffalo Point Resort has a full range of options available for dining, playing and relaxing.

**DIne-in service suspended until further notice**

Fire & Water Bistro

Featuring a wonderful menu with classic and upscale casual dining options.  Enjoy your meal while overlooking one of the most stunning restaurant and patio views that you’ll find anywhere!

Buffalo Point’s Executive Chef – Rob Sengotta

Back off resorts, he’s ours… We are truly honoured to have Robert join us and excited to see our dining experience reach another level at the Fire and Water Bistro and Lounge. Fresh adventurous meals are what you can expect Chef Robert as he brings with him over 15 years of culinary excellence.

Come See for Yourself

A visual spectacle of rugged, natural beauty carved out Lake of the Woods, Buffalo Point Resort is as breathtaking as it is fun, offering some of the finest year round outdoor recreation and hospitality you’ll find anywhere.

Incredible Natural Beauty

The Buffalo Point peninsula is Mother Nature’s post card where gentle prairie meets the Canadian Shield and sandy beaches line the sparkling waters of the bays.

Deer, fox, timber wolves, bears and incredible fauna populate this picture perfect nature paradise.

Winter Wonderland

Fantastic ice fishing, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating. All of the outdoor winter experience you would ever want, with a cozy bistro/lounge to warm up in!

Summer Paradise

7 miles of white sandy beaches, a top-rated 18 hole golf course and some of the best walleye fishing in the area, there’s no shortage of family activities for you to discover.

Strong Cottage Community

After discovering Buffalo Point.. its golfing, fishing, beautiful sandy beaches and all of its amenities, many people make the choice to call it home! Our diverse and growing community is made up of both seasonal and year-round residents.

Get in Touch

Have a question about our experience? Please feel free to ask us anything! We will be sure to get back to you with a timely and courteous response.

204-437-2777

reservations@buffalopoint.mb.ca

Box 1037 Buffalo Point, Manitoba Canada R0A 2W0

4 Seasons Resort

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