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Fun things to do in halifax

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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  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

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    (0 miles)Halifax

    The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. With locations in downtown Halifax and downtown Yarmouth, the Gallery houses the Province's art collection and offers a ...

  • HMCS Sackville

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    See for yourself the living conditions faced by the brave sailors of the Second World War.

  • Museum of Natural History

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    The Museum of Natural History is an ever-evolving landscape. Its staff is dedicated to collecting, researching and documenting Nova Scotias natural history. Their vision is to interpret the natural ...

  • Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    The provincial government runs this center with the idea of encouraging and developing crafts- and design-based industries across the province.

  • Pier 21

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    Canadas Immigration Museum,tells the stories of 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military service personnel who passed through its doors between ...

  • Dalhousie art gallery

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    The Dalhousie Art Gallery is a public art gallery, an academic support unit within the educational and research context of Dalhousie University, and a cultural resource for the whole community.

  • Ambassatours

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    Company specializes in tours and charters in Atlantic Canada.

  • Clay Cafe

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    (1 miles)Halifax

    Located on Quinpool Road in central Halifax, Nova Scotia, Clay Café is a "paint-your-own pottery" studio designed for all age groups - a relaxed, café-like atmosphere for people to enjoy painting ...

  • Point Pleasant Park

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    (2 miles)Halifax

    Point Pleasant Park is one of Halifax Regional Municipality's great civic spaces. It is the largest forested park on the Halifax peninsula and offers fine views of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • The Play Box

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    (2 miles)Dartmouth

    A super fun play experience for kids up to 12 years old! Don't worry - they have the adults covered too!

  • At Play Cafe

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    (3 miles)Dartmouth

    Multi level indoor adventure play for kids under 8, with sliding, climbing and all the rest of it. Separate area for tots.

  • Amethyst Scottish Dancers of Nova Scotia

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    (3 miles)Dartmouth

    A typical 20-30 minute Amethyst performance includes both traditional Scottish Highland and National dances and several modern choreographed highland and stepdance numbers depicting the people and ...

  • Shearwater Aviation Museum

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    (3 miles)Shearwater

    In its current location, the Museum also offers other facilities to complement the collection including an Archives & Reference Library, Gift Shop, Conference Room and 50-seat theatre. The Museum has ...

  • Blue Diamond Tours

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    (4 miles)Halifax

    Family-friendly excursions in Halifax NS (Canada). Ideal for families on cruises or visiting on their own/at a conference. Our small group tour services can include touring historic Halifax and/or ...

  • Karthahn indoor karting

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    (5 miles)Halifax

    Great place for a whole family to spend time together. Kartbahn has fantastic birthday packages.No experience is necessary as our staff will brief you and explain all aspects of karting.

  • Kiddietown

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    (5 miles)Dartmouth

    Spacious and varied play facilities for newborns, toddlers and pre schoolers.

  • Saltscapes Expo

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    (5 miles)Halifax

    Entering its seventh year, this fast-growing and immensely popular consumer show is custom-designed for the prosperous Atlantic Canadian consumer audience served by Saltscapes magazine. The carefully ...

  • Black Cultural Centre

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    (6 miles)Dartmouth

    The Centre serves as a museum and a library resource center for the African Nova Scotian community and the Black Canadian community as a whole.

  • Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum

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    (7 miles)Bedford

    The largest Aviation Museum east of Ottawa. Home to a growing collection of 25 plus aircraft in two spacious hanger style buildings.

  • Atlantic Play Land

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    (11 miles)Halifax

    Atlantic Playland is fun for everyone in the family, and admission and parking is always FREE! Make a splash in our waterslides and bumper boats - perfect on a hot summer's day. Take a ride on "Big ...

  • Atlantic Playland

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    (11 miles)Halifax

    Atlantic Playland is fun for everyone in the family, and admission and parking is always FREE! Make a splash in our waterslides and bumper boats - perfect on a hot summer's day. Take a ride on "Big ...

  • Scott Walking Adventures

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    (24 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 ...

  • Ski Martock

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    (36 miles)Windsor

    offers 3 green runs and 5 blue plus 3 terrain training areas. Full snowmaking and grooming, ski school, snowboarding and cross country skiing.

  • Bluenose II

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    (41 miles)Lunenburg

    Bluenose was a famous fishing and racing schooner designed by William J. Roué, built in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, and launched in 1921. Bluenose II was built from the same plans and launched from the ...

  • Kiwi Kaboodle

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    (41 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 ...