Mahone Bay

Nova Scotia

Settled in 1754 and founded on the shipbuilding and logging industries, the history of Mahone Bay is rich in tradition. Discover the story at the Settlers Museum, then find your favourite spot along the historic harbourfront to capture one of the most photographed views in Nova Scotia, the Three Churches of Mahone Bay.

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.