Hall’s Harbour is the small but very busy fishing harbour on the southern side of the Bay of Fundy and the wider surrounding community which takes up an area roughly 5 kilometers square. ( about 9 square miles) To the south the area overlooks the Annapolis Valley, on the north, the Bay of Fundy,on the east Sheffield Vault and on the west Chipman Brook. The Hamlet of Hall's Harbour itself has been declared a Tourism Destination Area.
Hall's Harbour is home to a fleet of fishing and pleasure vessels which ply the waters of the Bay of Fundy and beyond seeking lobster, scallops, halibut, mackerel, bass, northern shark, herring and other species for your table. Mackerel and striped bass can be caught, without a fishing license, from the beach or wharf in season. The mackerel are running now and the bass will arrive usually in late August.
The Hall's Harbour Lobster Pound is a major exporter of lobster to the world and they operate the local restaurant in season. Hall's Harbour is a very busy tourist community and visitors come at all times of the year to wonder at the enormous tides.
You may not think of Hall's Harbour as a farming area but there are many farms here raising grain, soybeans, potatoes, corn,peas, squash, fruit, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and all kinds of domestic fowl and more!
Kentville and New Minas are just a few minutes away with every kind of shopping you could imagine, hospitals, restaurants, lodging, etc.
The harbour at Hall's Harbour now has free wifi so you need never be without contact with loved ones and information you may need is just a click away! Hall's Harbour is home to two of the world famous Novs Scotia Web cams, Hall's Harbour 1 and Hall's Harbour 2. Now you can log on and wave at your friends anywhere in the world! How cool is that?
Come and visit us in beautiful Hall's Harbour we are at the end of Route 359 in Kings County, Nova Scotia , Canada. Our postal code is B0P 1J0 ( B, zero, P - One, J , zero)
An illustration of low and high tide in Hall's Hbr. from Ralf Pickart of NS Web Cams!