Things to do in BEAR RIVER with kids

Nova Scotia is PACKED full of zoos, parks, museums, historic attractions and well, just plain FUN things to do with kids!

Ever heard of the Tidal Bore? No? Well in Nova Scotia you will – it’s one of the most unique attractions in the country! Companies such as Tidal Bore Adventures can take you out and show you this very awesome feat of nature.

It’s Nova Scotia, so you won’t be short of water activities! Head out with lovely locals such as Pirates Cove Whale and Seabird Cruises which depart from a sweet and authentic fishing village.

Spend those rainy days in the museums, which cover a range of subjects such as the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, the Gaelic Highland Village Museum, or the ever-evolving (just like our planet) Museum of Natural History.

Get your fun park on with theme parks such as  the very family friendly Magic Valley, or Atlantic Play Land. Maybe you want to take the kids to the 50 acres Oaklawn Farm Zoo? They will go home with new friends!

Did you know you can also go skiing Nova Scotia? We told you there were plenty of fun things to do with kids!


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  • Historic Gardens

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    (2 miles) Annapolis Royal

    The Historic Gardens is a 17 acre horticultural paradise located in historic Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Historically themed areas of the Gardens tell the story of Nova Scotian settlement from an ...

  • Upper Clements Parks

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    (2 miles) Annapolis Royal

    As Atlantic Canada's Premiere Fun Park destination, Upper Clements Parks delivers thrilling rides and exciting family entertainment all in an enjoyable outdoor atmosphere.

  • Action Jax Family Fun Park

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    (3 miles) Granville Ferry

    Family fun for those active kids in Nova Scotia, with go-karting, golf, space ball and more!

  • Whale Cove Campground

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    (30 miles) Saint Anthony

    20 km from a beach, less than 20 km from a natural reserve, flat, little shade, 2 rentals, pets allowed throughout the campsite.

  • Kejimkujik National Park

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    (36 miles) Maitland Bridge

    The only inland national park of Canada in the Maritimes, features abundant lakes and rivers ideal for canoeing. The lush woodlands and gently rolling landscapes are home to a variety of wildlife. ...

  • Oaklawn Farm Zoo

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    (37 miles) Aylesford

    Animal fun in Nova Scotia's largest zoo with 50 acres boasting a great range of exotic, native and domestic breeds of mammals, birds and reptiles from all around the world!

  • Pirates Cove Whale and Seabird cruises

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    (41 miles) Tiverton

    Tiverton, the home of Pirate's Cove Whale & Seabird Cruises, is an authentic fishing village on the tip of Long Island, Digby County, Nova Scotia.

  • Fundy Trail Parkway

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    (44 miles) St. Martins

    The ultimate eco-experience. Towering cliffs..tumbling waterfalls...majestic tides..flora and fauna in their natural habitat. An unparalleled opportunity to hike, bike or drive along the rugged Bay ...

  • Saint John Jewish Museum

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    (48 miles) Saint John

    The museum has in many respects become the public face of the Jewish community in Saint John. Its primary role is to collect, preserve and display the history of the Jewish community of Saint John, ...

  • New Brunswick Museum

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    (48 miles) Saint John

    Family adventures for young and not so young. Participate in a day full of themed activities and exhibits.The Discovery Gallery is open 7 days a week with activities for all ages and interests. Find ...

  • Cherry Brook Zoo

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    (51 miles) St John

    Zoo specialising in rare species, plus Vanished Kingdom extinction exhibit, Waterfowl Boardwalk and Tiger Claws Miniature Golf course.

  • South Mountain Park Camping and RV Resort

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    (55 miles) Kentville

    It is the place to come tent or RV at a family campground while exploring all that the Annapolis Valley has to offer - Bay of Fundy, Halls Harbour, Grande Pre, vineyards and orchards galore.

  • Kiwi Kaboodle

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    (59 miles) Mahone Bay

    Kiwi Kaboodle is a small, locally-owned company providing excellent (licensed!) tours of Nova Scotia since 2001. Whether you are wanting an entertaining tour packed with facts and dates, or a ...

  • Acadia University Art Gallery

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    (61 miles) Wolfville

    The Acadia University Art Gallery offers a year-round exhibition programme of contemporary and historical work. The exhibitions and outreach programming of the Acadia University Art Gallery promote ...

  • Ski Martock

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    (66 miles) Windsor

    Skiing fun for the family in Nova Scotia with numerous runs, ski school, and cross country skiing too!

  • Fundy National Park

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    (67 miles) Alma

    Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses some of the last remaining wilderness in southern New Brunswick. Here, the conifer dominated Caledonia Highlands roll down to meet the fog-generating Bay of ...

  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

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    (68 miles) Yarmouth

    The Western Branch is the only satellite gallery in Canada. Its establishment helps fulfill the Gallery's mandate of making art more accessible across the province and bringing the visual arts and ...

  • Scott Walking Adventures

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    (71 miles) Hubbards

    We offer rich, walking and hiking vacation experiences designed for inquisitive travellers who want to see the world in a different way. Our unique holidays combine challenge and adventure travel ...

  • Hopewell Rocks

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    (89 miles) Hopewell Cape

    At low tide, explore quiet coves with flowerpot-shaped rock formations bearing such curious names as Mother-in-Law, ET and Lovers Arch. Then, as the tide gently shifts, experience the wonder of ...

  • Owens Art Gallery

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    (98 miles) Sackville

    Located on the Mount Allison University campus, this historic gallery opened in 1895 and is FREE to visit, giving kids a great insight into the art world!

  • Struts Gallery

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    (98 miles) Sackville

    Struts Gallery, established in 1982, is an artist-run centre dedicated to presenting local, regional and national contemporary artist initiated activities: expositions, performances, symposia, ...

  • Fog Forest Gallery

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    (98 miles) Sackville

    Original artworks by painters, printmakers, photographers, sculptors and artisans are presented year round in monthly solo, group or themed exhibitions.

  • Sackville Waterfowl Park

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    (99 miles) Sackville

    Free to visit any time, this 55 acre park has trails, wildlife, and guided tours that will take you through some amazing nature!