Accommodations Nova Scotia

Your Guide To Accommodations In Nova Scotia

Wedgeport, Nova Scotia

This Acadian fishing community was once known as the Sport Tuna Fishing Capital of the World. It attracted famous visitors from around the world such as Babe Ruth, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway who would visit for the World Tuna Cup Match. Its successor, the August Tuna Tournament, is an event not to be missed. Participants must register in advance, as it fills up quickly. Oh the fish tales…!

Sport Tuna Fishing Museum: Test your strength in the “fighting chair” on a 1940s Tuna Cup boat. Many other fishing exhibits as well as a touch tank on site.
La Butte de la Croix: location of the first mass celebrated by the returning Acadians in 1769. The on sight observation platform offers a beautiful view of the salt marshes sprawled below.

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