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Brier Island

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James H wrote a review Oct. 2020
Bridgewater, NS66 contributions24 helpful votes
I make a trip every year to the island to lead a bird outing and also for a pelagic. The island was wonderful. No one was nasty except for one woman. We had stopped to watch some feeders from the road. This woman was extremely nasty. I had been watching this particular feeder for about 30 years without any negative effects. Not sure what was happening there. Saturday morning we had a phenomenal fallout of birds , which made the trip exciting. Visiting the local hotspots is also a treat for the scenery and it is always great to show people new places on the island that they have not seen before. The only problem with this time of the year on the basis of tourism, is that there is no place to eat. There is only one place that you can get meals and this is overpriced and poor service. Other than that the island and the people are great.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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LaurenBowes903 wrote a review Aug. 2020
Peggy's Cove, Canada29 contributions16 helpful votes
Brier Island is beautiful, rugged, pristine, and quiet. We loved the time we spent there and look forward to going back!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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messengrl wrote a review Sep. 2019
Shelburne, Canada812 contributions51 helpful votes
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Brier Island is one of our favourite places to visit! We have been there five times now, each time taking one of the fabulous whale-watching cruises operating out of Wesport. We love seeing the whales, and the walkability of the island makes a walk to Seal Cove, and some of the other areas of the island, very accessible. Hiking out to see one of the three seal colonies is always a highlight, and the natural beauty of the island makes it the perfect getaway destination for us.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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nanray281 wrote a review Sep. 2019
Nova Scotia, Canada8 contributions4 helpful votes
Great spot for all. The whale watching is fantastic. People are friendly a dhelpful many place to hike the nan is great fro overnight stays. Good fried clams. Good souvenir place near Teheran general store
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Date of experience: August 2019
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keithbrown2017 wrote a review Aug. 2019
London, United Kingdom16 contributions18 helpful votes
As you wait for the first of two ferries at the wharf where the tide rises thirty feet and the ferry approaches sideways in the tidal current you know you are far removed from the rest of Canada. Fishing boats waiting for the tide to rise, food trucks selling bacon wrapped, fresh scallops and haddock burgers and the fresh breeze off the Bay of Fundy signals a unique experience awaits. Walking along the hiking trails which hug the cliffs have rock formations reminiscent of the giants causeway in Northern Ireland and on the narrow roads, locals pull over with a wave. “Free range “ children play on the street as in simpler times, sadly gone by for most. Then top it off with an outstandingly, fresh seafood meal, expertly prepared and presented as you dine in the Briar Island Lodge, watching the boats return for the day. Tomorrow is the adventure of a lifetime as we sail to search for several species of whales who call this feeding cauldron of Bay of Fundy tides home.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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