Mahone Bay is open year round and boasts a simple yet extraordinary quality of life. You will want to experience it all from, history, to unique shops, artisans and culinary experiences, to outdoor adventures. Recently named as one of Canada’s top ten most beautiful towns by culturetrip.com, Mahone Bay is a must-see town on the coast of Nova Scotia.
Located on Nova Scotia’s spectacular South Shore, Mahone Bay is situated 50 minutes from downtown Halifax and the Annapolis Valley and is just 15 minutes from the town of Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mahone Bay is also located an approximate 2 hour drive from both the Yarmouth, NS to Portland, Maine ferry and the Digby to Saint John, NB ferry.
The calm waters of Mahone Bay are home to hundreds of islands and a wealth of bird and sea life. Paddle the sheltered waters of the bay and its islands. Take a guided tour with South Shore Boat Tours that departs daily from the Civic Marina (in season). Experience guided tours around the beautiful islands within Mahone Bay with Cape LaHave Adventures or rent your own kayak at their storefront on Main Street in Mahone Bay.