Attractions

Explore, unplug, watch the sunrise… there’s no hurry when you’re here.

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attractions

Choose a relaxing get-away, or not. Eat your weight in seafood, take a hike, paddle to secluded coves, ride in a whaleboat – take a break from the smartphone. Escape here – to Sheet Harbour.

Sober Island Boat Tours

Taylor Head Provincial Park

Bay of Islands Sustainable Development Center

Barry Colpitts Folk Art

Norse Cove Kayak and Boat Tours

Windansea Whaleboat Sailing Tours

Sheet Harbour Marina

MacPhee House Community Museum

Sober Island Oysters

Coastal Adventures

Murphy's Camping on the Ocean Boat Tours

Moose River Gold Mines Museum

South Wind Studio & Gardens

Spry Bay

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital Garden

Sober Island Brewing Company

Book a room, cottage, house, tent, or hut.

Off the cuff activities

Discover 100 Wild Islands

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Explore the Eastern Shore on your way here

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Visitor Info Centre

Stop by the MacPhee House on your way through the Harbour and say hello! Upstairs, visit the museum and learn about our early days.

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distances

112 km (70 miles) to Truro

85 km (53 miles) to New Glasgow

112 km (70 miles) to Halifax

Getting here

  • Sheet Harbour is only a 90-minute drive from Halifax Stanfield International Airport. This the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer U.S. pre-clearance, making travel that much easier.
  • If arriving to Sheet Harbour by boat, we have six moorings with floating docks nearby that are free to the public. Stock up on provisions or have a bite to eat.
  • Several ferry services operate in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Saint John), Prince Edward Island (Wood Islands) and Newfoundland (Port Aux Basques and Argentia).
  • You can drive to Sheet Harbour on one of three highways: Highway 7, NS-224, or NS-374

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people

Beauty and fresh air surrounds us... the area has so much potential and even more best kept secrets ... Taylor Head being one.

Ruby Gammon