Natural beauty, the Bay of Fundy, and proximity to Halifax create excellent opportunities for tourism sector growth in East Hants.

In East Hants, successful businesses operating in this sector include unique accommodations like luxury domes and cottages, world-famous Shubenacadie River tidal bore rafting operators, the Atlantic School of Skydiving, campgrounds, handmade artisan shops, and more.

Opportunities for Tourism in East Hants

  • Food and BeverageFrieze and Roy Maitland
  • Small scale accommodation
  • Adventure Tourism / Outdoor Pursuits
  • Agri-Tourism / Experiential Tourism
  • Package Tours / Bus Tours
  • Artisan and Craft Production

East Hants Tourism Sector Support

East Hants supports the tourism sector by working with local operators, leading regional collaboration, and funding public assets like Burntcoat Head Park and the Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre (which also operates as East Hants’ designated Visitor Information Centre). See Council’s Tourism Strategy for more information on East Hants’ approach to growing our important Tourism sector.

Get Started

Are you interested in starting or growing a tourism business in East Hants? Our Tourism & Events Supervisor can assist you by introducing you to local operators, assisting with your business concept, and connecting you to funding opportunities and other resources.


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