Things to do in YARMOUTH 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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  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

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    (4 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 ...

  • Pirates Cove Whale and Seabird cruises

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    (40 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.

  • Whale Cove Campground

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    (49 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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    (52 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. ...

  • Historic Gardens

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    (68 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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    (68 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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    (69 miles) Granville Ferry

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

  • Kiwi Kaboodle

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    (93 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 ...