Explore Lunenburg

Explore the town of Lunenburg – UNESCO World Heritage Site, National Historic District, Communities in Bloom’s Most Beautiful Small Town and winner of Prettiest Painted Places in Canada, Port City of the Year and Society of American Travel Writers’ Award recipient. Picturesque Lunenburg lies nestled along the calm shores of Southwest Nova Scotia. Enjoy our historic architecture, working waterfront, walking tours, seafood and local specialties, +180 shops and services, fine art, golf courses, festivals, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Knaut Rhuland House Museum and Capt. Angus J. Walters House Museum and many other attractions.

 

TOURS & MUSEUMS

Lunenburg Walking Tours (lunenburgwalkingtours.com)

Trot & Time Buggy Rides (trotintime.ca)

Fisherman’s Museum (fisheriesmuseum.novascotia.ca)

Lunenburg Whale Watching Tours (novascotiawhalewatching.com)

The Eastern Star Sailing Tours (novascotiasailing.com)

Pleasant Paddling Sea kayaking (pleasantpaddling.com)

 

WALKS

Lunenburg – be sure to stroll across to the golf course and check out the best view on the east coast

Gaff Point at Hirtles Beach (4 hours) – a beautiful trail found at the end of Hirtles Beach, the trail loops around the top of the point and has the most amazing views – bring a picnic from the Salt Shaker!

Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct – just under an hour’s drive to this trail that leads to arguably the most beautiful beach in the province – check out rare birds, seals, white sand and the occasional bear

 

SHOPPING

There are tons of fabulous shops in town – most are found on Lincoln & Montague Streets

 

SCENIC DRIVES

Drive out to beautiful Blue Rocks and check out this amazingly beautiful working fishing community (40 minutes return)

Take the La Have Cable Ferry across the La Have River (passing through Rosebay & Kingsburg along the way) to visit Riser’s Beach, Green Bay & Petite Riviere Vineyards (half day)

 

BEACHES

Hirtle’s Beach (20 min drive)

Risser’s Beach (30 min drive via the ferry)

Bachman’s Beach (10 min drive)

Summerville Beach (50 min drive)

Whitepoint Beach (50 min drive)

Carter’s Beach (1 hour)

Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct (1 hour)