Nova Scotia Activities

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Fisherman’s Cove
Fisherman’s Cove is a quaint restored 200-year-old fishing village offering visitors a peek into the past and a variety of activities to enjoy today. Situated in Eastern Passage just 20 minutes from downtown Halifax, stroll the picturesque boardwalk and visit the many shops along the way where you will find Maritime art crafts, unique folk and souvenirs to take home with you to remind you of your visit.
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Located in the heart of Halifax’s historic waterfront, there’s no better place to get immersed in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. The exhibits chart various elements of Nova Scotia’s marine history – from small craft and boatbuilding to World War convoys; the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam; Titanic to the Halifax Explosion. Step aboard the CSS Acadia, Canada’s longest-serving hydrographic vessel who’s over 100 years old and lives at the museum’s wharf. Visit Canada’s largest and oldest maritime museum and discover the stories, people and events that have shaped this province and its relationship with the sea.
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Burncoat Head Park
Walk, play and explore on the ocean floor! Burntcoat Head Park is home of the world`s highest recorded tides. 160 billion tons of water flow daily into the basin every 13 hours which is more than the combined flow of the world’s freshwater rivers! Discover small species of ocean life in pools of ocean water left behind when the tides are out and walk for miles on the ocean floor. On site is a beautiful lighthouse and 3-acre park. You will also find, walking trails and a scenic view of the Cobequid Bay offering spectacular sunset displays in the evening. The replica lighthouse contains an interpretive centre about the Fundy tides, old lighthouses, and the history of the area.
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Cabot Trail
The Cabot Trail, named one of the best road trips in the world by Lonely Planet, is a trail that winds through stunning landscapes, along the Margaree River, a Canadian Heritage Salmon River, and through spectacular rugged highlands of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
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Old Town Lunenburg
This UNESCO World Heritage Site – with its narrow streets and unique architecture – is also the home port of Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II. The graceful ship is a replica of the original fishing boat that found fame as a racing schooner. Wander Old Town Lunenburg’s distinctive waterfront with its colourful buildings and listen for salty tales of seafaring and rum-running. Discover what life is like on the open ocean when you visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic on the Lunenburg waterfront.