Explore Caves, Shop and Dine – Day near the Bay on the Bluenose Coast


On this day trip you will get to explore the Ovens Natural Park, with beautiful caves carved by the sea. In the afternoon you will spend hours exploring the little town of Mahone Bay, with its unique boutiques that sell crafts, art, clothing that were made in Nova Scotia.  End your day by enjoying a lovely meal overlooking the picturesque three churches.

Morning:Pan for gold on the rocky beach and relive the excitement of Nova Scotia’s 1891 gold rush at the Ovens Natural Park in Feltzen South. Be sure to be cautious along the path, and while exploring the caves. If you are looking for more adventure at the Ovens, you can take a Zodiac Boat Tour to see the caves from the water.

Afternoon: Have lunch at the Ol’ Gold Miner Diner and then drive to Mahone Bay and explore the many boutique shops. Here is a list of must visit shops: Amos Pewter Encompassing Designs Rug Hooking Studio, Mahone Bay Quilt Shop, The Tea Brewery, The Teazer, Northern Sun Gallery & Gifts.

Learn local history at the Mahone Bay Settlers Museum

Evening: Enjoy diner at the Inlet Café, with a fantastic view of the picturesque three churches. After dinner, photograph the three churches as a keepsake. white-logo


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