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Water Taxi Halifax

Servicing the Halifax Boardwalk, McNabs Island, Dartmouth and Eastern Passage, ride in style and experience the harbour.

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Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Seasonal only. The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic offers activities, a fascinating aquarium, a fishing schooner and trawler, boats, films, and exhibits. Hear a yarn from our Old Salts, have a delightful meal, and shop for gifts of a nautical nature. The Museum is also the home of the Bluenose II.

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Bluenose Golf Course

Seasonal only. The Bluenose Golf Course is a picturesque, 9-hole golf club that presents golfers with a challenging game. Small greens and uneven lies offer great views of beautiful Lunenburg.

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Heritage Fishing Tours

Seasonal only. Heritage Fishing Tours Lunenburg offers a variety of tours for all  — from a 45-minute tour with a historical perspective or fishing excursion for Mackerel — on a fishing/sightseeing vessel that comes fully equipped for any outing in Lunenburg’s famous harbour.

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Bluenose II

Seasonal only. Walking on the deck of the majestic Bluenose II transports you back to a time when fishing schooners were alive with activity, sailing the waters of the North Atlantic. Check the schedule for this popular tall ship’s presence in town.

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Picton Castle

Seasonal only. The Picton Castle is a three-masted tall ship based in Lunenburg, best known for adventurous sail training voyages around the world. The ship’s mission is deep-ocean sail training and long-distance education.

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Star Charters

Seasonal only. Sail the same majestic waves with Star Charters as the proud schooner Bluenose II. Explore the Lunenburg harbour and discover the sea caves of the famous Oven Natural Park.

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Trot in Time

Seasonal only. Enjoy a 35-minute buggy ride from the waterfront to the top of town and down again with Trot in Time Buggy Rides. Commentary, legends, and special stories accompany the world-renowned historical views.

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NEWS

Accelerated Internet Projects Update

Note: Please visit here for our May update. Here are some common Questions and Answers.    We’re getting there. Faster. We’ve been working with our partners and Internet Service Providers to accelerate the delivery of high speed Internet projects, where possible.   High-speed…

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The Develop Nova Scotia Team is Working Remotely and Operational

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, under the guidance of the Province, the Develop Nova Scotia staff are all working remotely and we remain fully operational.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - Announcement

Government is making sure more Nova Scotians will have access to high-speed internet connections, with the announcement on February 7, 2020, of the first round of Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative projects.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - January, 2020

Announcement Planned for Next Week In our December update we reported that the Develop Nova Scotia team had several negotiated agreements to be signed early in January and were negotiating several more.  Our plan was to make announcements as quickly as…

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Arts District Design Competition Launches

Architectural teams from around the globe are invited to participate in a design competition for a new provincial art gallery. The kickoff of an international design competition represents a big step toward a new art gallery for all Nova Scotians,…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative

As we move into the holiday season, we wanted to provide an update on where we are in our progress.  We know people are anxiously awaiting substantive information and we will soon be able to share project announcements. We now…

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New Era for Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

New private owners are planning significant upgrades to the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa to create a year-round tourism destination. Besim Halef, Glenn Squires, both from Halifax and Bear River First Nation in Digby County have purchased the tourism…

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Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition

Our finalists brought their A-game to our Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition. The three projects presented were Fibre Alley in Amherst, The Public Backyard Project in Bridgewater, and Open-Air Front Porch in West Hants. The creativity and community spirit demonstrated by all…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - September/October 2019

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been out on the road hosting drop-in community events to talk about the Internet projects being completed through the previously announced federal Connect to Innovate (CTI) program. During these events, we’ve also had…

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Shelburne Harbour Investments

Great community turnout September 6, 2019 for an investment in Shelburne Harbour. The more than $650,000 through ACOA and Develop Nova Scotia will support improvements at its marine terminal to position Shelburne and area as a choice destination for cruise…

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COVID-19 Update from Develop Nova Scotia. Learn More.