Welcome to Nova Scotia

If provinces were mother Canada's children, Nova Scotia would be the cute kid who charms the world with her lupine-studded fields, gingerbread-like houses, picture-perfect lighthouses and lightly lapping waves on sandy shores. But then you put her in a hockey rink or perhaps a fishing boat in a strong gale and another side comes out. Good looks aside, this near island and her residents are tough, resourceful and bad... Read More

Top experiences in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia adventures

$340.61 Small group tours

3-Day Classic Canoe Trip

Paddle through the Tobeatic’s century old legacy on a fully guided canoe tripping. Drenched in history and lore and balanced with masterful backcountry cuisine, this 3-day adventure is designed to allow “the wilderness to welcome you, and teach you, and take you to its heart”. From beginners to seasoned paddlers, this trip is perfect for you.

$318.20 Small group tours

3-Day Frozen Ocean Canoe Trip in Kejimkujik National Park

Explore Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site’s on a classic 3-day canoe adventure. This route has been traveled by many over the decades of park history, and for good reason! Your package includes 2 nights accommodation, entrance fees, all meals, equipment, tents and canoes, and national park fees.

$934.53 Small group tours

7-day Puffin Tour from Halifax to Moncton

Breathe in the fresh Atlantic air, listen to the waves crash on the rugged coastline and feel the sand between your toes – you must be in the Maritimes! You’ll be sure to see plenty of seabirds such as herons, gannets and kingfishers and the (less adorable but very majestic) bald eagle. If that isn’t enough seabirds/life for you then take a whale watching cruise to see humpbacks, minke and more, plus adorable seals! New Brunswick is famous for their lobster, so of course you'll board a lobster boat to enjoy the freshest lobster lunch available. Hike trails on Cape Breton Island, check out the incredible tidal changes and rock formations at the Bay of Fundy, keep our eyes peeled for moose and other wildlife, relax on sandy beaches, and even visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead!

$1402.19 Small group tours

10-Day Newfoundland and Maritime Tour from Halifax to Moncton

Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and New Brunswick are provinces with stunning scenery, captivating coastlines, treasured traditions and wonderful wildlife that will take your breath away! On this 10-day tour, hike to the summit of the incredible Gros Morne Mountain, explore the beaches and trails of Cape Breton Island, observe humpback, minke, pilot whales and more on a whale watching cruise, kayak through the amazing fjords in Norris Point, and get “Screeched in” on George Street, St. Johns.

$946.09 Small group tours

5-Day Prince Edward Island Trip from Halifax Including Green Gables Heritage Place

The red cliffs, white beaches and lush green fields of Prince Edward Island await! Departing from Halifax, admire the alluring coastal scenery of Canada’s smallest province as you tour Charlottetown, the island’s capital city, with your guide. Over the course of five days, learn about indigenous culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaq Museum, enjoy a lobster dinner with your travel companions, and explore beautiful Prince Edward Island National Park. You'll also visit famous Green Gables Heritage Place, watch a theater performance, and enjoy free time to sightsee at your own pace.

$429.41 Small group tours

2-Day Trip to Oak Island from Halifax

From Halifax, visit Peggy’s Cove, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site noted as one of the best-preserved colonial settlements of the New World. During your overnight stay overlooking Oak Island, learn about its fascinating legends – known for more than 200 years as the ‘Money Pit,’ it’s the site of supposed buried treasures! This 2-day trip lets you experience the culture, history and beautiful scenery of Nova Scotia's South Shore.