Things to Do in Lunenburg & Mahone Bay Nova Scotia backpackers hostel
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Kip & Kaboodle


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... what'll keep
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.... 10 minutes or less ....

Visit Mahone Bay    Westhaver's Beach    Nature walk through the woods    Visit Lunenburg 
Fisheries' Museum of the Atlantic   Lobster Boil here at the hostel     Mahone Bay Organic Farmers Market (Fridays);
Mahone Bay Flea Market (Sundays)
Lunenburg Farmers Market (Thursday mornings)    
Sail on the
Bluenose II (when in port)
Sail Mahone Bay     Rent a bike and explore the back roads    
Rent a
kayak from Oak Island or Lunenburg explore the Bay
       Visit the Picton Castle (when in port)
Whale watching in Lunenburg
     Horse & Buggy rides in Lunenburg (Trot in Time)    
Walking Tours with
Shelah Allen     Bluenose Golf Club in Lunenburg   25+ art galleries in Mahone Bay/Lunenburg   


.... 30 minutes or less ...

Bachmans' Beach (GREAT beach for swimming)     Go to the movies in Bridgewater     Osprey Ridge Golf Course (best course in county)    
Shop in all the (ugh) big shops (Wal-Mart, Superstore, etc.)
Visit Chester, beautiful seaside hamlet     Visit Blue Rocks (Delores Claiborne)    
Hirtle's Beach (surf or swim)
(Top 10 Beach)
     Hike Gaffs Point    Hike Trans Canada Trail     Visit Oak Island    
Des Brisay & Wile Carding Museums in Bridgewater
The Ovens Natural Park


.. 60 minutes more or less ...

Visit Halifax!      Canoe, kayak or hike Kejimkujik National Park      Crescent Beach (great swimming)      Peggy's Cove     
Sherman Hines Museum in Liverpool
      Rosignall Centre, Liverpool    Fort Point Museum, Liverpool     
Risser's Beach (great surfing and shell-finding!)
       Surf at White Point       Drive the Aspotogan Peninsula (stop for hikes & beaches)      
Shore Club, Hubbards (the original Lobster Supper)      Annapolis Valley       Bay of Fundy (1hour 30 mins)      

...... there is so much to do we can't possibly list it all!!!


Kiwi Kaboodle/Kip & Kaboodle
2000 - 2014

The last time I managed to find time to
update this page was
18 May, 2014

Our backpacker hostel in Lunenburg & Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia can be rented like a cottage! New in 2011, you can rent the whole cottage which sleeps up to 11 people. It's close to both Mahone Bay and Lunenburg, as well as plenty of beaches, trails, museums, art galleries, shops and more.