Come and Explore East Hants

Spectacular natural landscapes and unique experiences await you in East Hants. Whether you live in the community, or you’re planning your visit from another region of Nova Scotia or an Atlantic Province, you can experience the natural beauty, history, and adventurous spirit of East Hants.

Beginning Friday, July 3, we will be happy to welcome our neighbours from across Atlantic Canada. Please call ahead to verify business hours and operations and to book activities.

Young people exploring the ocean floor at sunset

Come and explore the Bay of Fundy along the Fundy Shore. You can experience historical villages, iconic views, and the home of the highest tides in the world. Visit our Explore East Hants page for more information.

The Fundy Tidal Interpretive Centre is a great spot to learn more about the region and the science of the world’s highest recorded tides. You can also walk right on the ocean floor while tide is low at Burntcoat Head Park. Check the website for daily tide times.

One of the most exciting ways you can experience the tides is by going tidal bore rafting. Local tour operators include:

Rediscover the Bay of Fundy with a Day Trip from Halifax

The Rising Tide Shore route is an amazing way to explore the Bay of Fundy in a day trip from Halifax. Discover iconic places and incredible views that will leave you wishing it wasn’t just a day trip.

Fun Activities

Visit the famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, at the Nova Scotia Shubenacadie Wildlife Park for fun for the whole family. Or if golf is your game, visit the Links At Penn Hills Golf Course, and stay tuned for an opening date for Uniacke Pines Golf Course.

For the history buff, the Tin Smith Museum and Craft Shop is a unique experience to explore Nova Scotia’s past. You can also take a step back in time walking on the grounds of the Uniacke Estate Museum Park.

Read more about cultural activities and places.

Outdoor Activities

If you’re seeking more adventurous activities, try skydiving with the Atlantic School of Skydiving or a high speed game of paintball at Hypersportz Paintball.

View a list of all the East Hants parks, hiking and walking trails.

Camping and Accommodations

Turn your day trip into an overnight staycation with a visit to one of our picturesque bed and breakfasts, or if you’d rather keep enjoying the great outdoors, stay at one of our many campgrounds.

*Please call your accommodation service provider to book your stay, or to confirm whether you can book online. Some campgrounds are only accepting self-contained units.

Local Food Options

Visit our East Hants Food Services During COVID-19 page for local food options in the region.

For more information on things to do in East Hants, visit our Explore webpage.

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