St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia -
St Margaret's Bay opens south directly onto the Atlantic Ocean, its eastern shore is formed by the Chebucto Peninsular to the West by the Aspotogan Peninsular, with the head of the bay (the northern shore) being the main part of the Nova Scotia Peninsular.
The shores of St Margaret's Bay are mostly rocky, although at the head of the bay can be found several sandy beaches at Queensland, Black Point and Cleveland; another sandy beach exists on the western shore of the bay at Bayswater; and there is a small sandy beach on eastern shore on Micou's Island. St. Margarets Bay is a cruising destination for sailing yachts and its picturesque shorelines offer protection in many natural harbours, as well as anchorages in coves and near small islands.
St. Margaret’s Bay Hydro-
The St. Margaret’s Bay Hydro-
Learn about the history, how it works with information & photos on the head pond , penstocks, surge towers, turbines, generators & environmental preservation
Tidewater Power Plant St. Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia
Minke Whale, Nova Scotia
The coastal waters of Nova Scotia hold a wealth of natural wonders with many species of whales, dolphins, seals, fish and sea birds.
Hopefully you will visit and see some of these beautiful creatures for yourself, maybe you will spot a white sided dolphin following your boat or even the rare leatherback turtle which comes to Nova Scotian waters to feed on jellyfish.
Whatever you see please take some photo’s and send an email and share your experiences.
Treasure Hunt -
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Location Map -
Undoubtedly the best way to see some of the beautiful Marine animals, fish and sea birds is to take a boat tour of St.Margarets Bay, and the waters of Nova Scotia.
By taking a boat tour you are given a far greater chance of seeing whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sunfish or even the rare leatherback turtle which has come to the waters of Nova Scotia to feed on jellyfish.
Not forgeting the many species of sea bird to be found around the coast line of Nova Scotia and offshore islands.
Boat Tours Of St.Margarets Bay and The Coastal Waters Of Nova Scotia, Canada
The Beautiful trail follows the route of the original railway line that served the St. Margaret’s Bay communities, great for walking, biking,& horse riding.
The Beautiful Rails To Trails
St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
Swissair 111 memorial, Whales Back, Nova Scotia
The monuments at two locations; Whales Back & Bayswater were built to remember those who were killed in the Swissair 111 plain crash in 1998.
There’s one landmark that you must see while visiting the area is the Home / Gallery & Museum of Ivan Fraser.
Ivan has created the worlds largest Peggy’s Cove painting, measuring 90’ around and 19’ at the highest point with a total area of 1510 square feet.
Lobsters cook up to be a tasty meal
Lobsters are a huge industry world wide but especially to North America and the Maritime Provinces of Canada ( Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland).
If you want to find out how lobsters live or how lobsters are fished for or how to cook lobsters then click on the link below.
Along the Chebucto Peninsular (from south to north):
Along the head of the bay (from east to west):
Along the Aspotogan Peninsular (from north to south):
St. Margarets Bay contains numerous islands, particularly along its eastern shore. These islands were historically used by the Mi'kmaq Nation and some contain burial sites. The bay's larger islands are listed below:
Communities & Islands Of St Margarets Bay Nova Scotia
Click on the underlined Communities to see more details & photos