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Dave & Sharon Holtz

Dave & Sharon Holtz are your hosts at the "gesta hus"(guest house in Icelandic) which is situated on 43 acres of private property in Hecla Provincial Park, located next to the church at the north end of historic Hecla Village. A hearty, full hot breakfast is included and in the style of Icelandic hospitality the coffee pot is always "on".

As our guest you are encouraged to socialize with us and fellow guests but if privacy is what you desire we will respect that. You are welcome to relax and watch the sunrise on the verandah, the sunset from the gazebo and to do some stargazing while lounging in the outdoor hot tub. You can also watch an extraordinary number of birds and other wildlife passing through the property. Guests are usually greeted by our resident cats, Odin & Loki.

Sharon is a Reiki Master and can offer you a variety of wellness sessions. Dave is a commercial fisherman and will be delighted to share his stories with you.

Be sure to bring your fishing equipment, bathing suits, golf clubs, hiking boots, and to consult with us to ensure you enjoy all the facilities of the park, including the beaches, hiking trails, interpretive programs, and one of Canada's finest golf courses in summer; cross country ski trails, ice fishing and snowmobiling in the winter.

Region:                 Interlake

Lodging:               4 bedrooms 

 Capacity:             8-10 people

 Bathrooms:       1 ensuite, 2 shared

Features:                  Special Packages Available

                                Wellness Packages

                                Birding Package

                                Artisan Baking Package

                                Cultural Heritage Package

                                Activities & Opportunities on Site

                                Campfire pits & Picnic areas

                                Gazebo & Verandah - overlooking Lake Winnipeg

                                Home Cooked Meals

                                Hot tub

                                Trails for hiking/birding

                                Wildlife viewing - birds, otters, squirrels, foxes,

                                Activities & Opportunities nearby

                                Located in the Hecla Provincial Park in the Icelandic Hecla Heritage Village with ongoing commercial fishing activities


                                Angling opportunities on Lake Winnipeg right in front of our guest house

                                Scenic drives

                                Bird watching


                                Light House

                                Viewing Tower (view over the lake to other islands)


                                Trails: hiking, biking, cross country skiing, snowmobile

                                Wildlife Viewing

                                Grassy Narrows Marsh

                                Special diets possible


Prices:                   Queen $105.00 based on double occupancy

                             Double $90 based on double occupancy

                             Single occupancy $80


Address: PO Box 76

  Riverton, MB

    R0C 2R0

  Physical location: Hecla Village, Hecla Provincial Park

 Phone: 204-279-2088

Email:  hecla@mts.net

Website:        http://www.hecla.ca/ and http://www.heclatourism.mb.ca/index_files/heclatourismsolmundsongestahus.htm

Directions:            Located on the north side of the church in Hecla Village, 2 hours north of Winnipeg via highway #8

GPS coordinates: Lat 51.13808226927156 , Lng  -96.66333675384521

Note: Each MRTA member's destination is individually owned and operated. We ask that you contact members  directly to make a reservation and obtain further details on their individual businesses, rates and policies.  Funds quoted are in Canadian dollars unless specified otherwise.  (Additional taxes may apply.)