The Epic Explorer
Halifax History

Explore the 200-year-old working fishing village of Fisherman's Cove

Eastern Shore
3 hours
Free
Year-Round

About This Experience

Experience true Nova Scotian heritage at Fisherman’s Cove, a 200 year-old active fishing village situated just 20 minutes from downtown Halifax!

Rich in history, Fisherman’s Cove offers visitors a peek into the past with a variety of modern day activities and events for the entire family. Stroll the picturesque boardwalk and visit the many shops and eateries where you will find delicious food, Maritime crafts, local paintings, unique folk art, and souvenirs to bring home.

Make sure to stop in for a tour of our beautiful Heritage Centre before you leave!

Feeling hungry? Boondocks Restaurant offers a great selection of fresh, local seafood, and Coffee, Tea & Sea is stocked with delicious soups, sandwiches and other delicious options. If you’re looking for something a little sweeter, check out Jo’s Old Time Candy & Ice Cream Parlour and satisfy that sweet tooth with an old fashioned ice cream cone!

What to Bring

Walking Shoes
Camera

Things you should know

Daily Availability:Sunday - Saturday
Meetup LocationFisherman's Cove
BeachVisit MacCormacks Beach Provincial Park, just adjacent to Fisherman's Cove
Free
Eastern Shore
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