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Blue Beach

127 Blue Beach Rd | Avonport, Hantsport, Nova Scotia B0P 1P0, Canada
+1 902-684-9541
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A Nice Place to see the Tides

We visited the beach at high tide and at low tide. It was truly amazing to see the difference. It... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
furyexplorer
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Fossils and fish with a view

I recently went to this beach, although it was offseason. The Fossil museum was closed and the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
daanddo
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Sep 2017
“A Nice Place to see the Tides”
21 Oct 2016
“Fossils and fish with a view”
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127 Blue Beach Rd | Avonport, Hantsport, Nova Scotia B0P 1P0, Canada
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+1 902-684-9541
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited the beach at high tide and at low tide. It was truly amazing to see the difference. It was peaceful and quite when we went. It is a little tricky going down to the beach but once there it is beautiful.

Thank furyexplorer
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I recently went to this beach, although it was offseason. The Fossil museum was closed and the tide was in, so I did not get the full experience. Even with those small disappointments I still found an amazing fossil (see photo) and the view was...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 16 September 2016

When the tide is in there is very little beach to wander and search for fossils. It is still a pleasant place to visit even when the tide is in. Nice short walk through the woods to get there. Gentleman at the museum is very...More

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The museum keeper happily guided us along a personal tour of the museum, like a class in paleontology. Then, after we had a great time hunting for fossils down at the beach, he helped identify and explain some of our finds: jumbled tracks of burrowing...More

2  Thank Karl H
Reviewed 11 June 2013 via mobile

The museum, located at the left of the parking spot, contains loads of fossiles, gathered on the nearby beach. The collector, who gathered these items during the past 17 years, gave us a tour in the museum, and told us lots of interesting historic facts...More

1  Thank Jvlian
Reviewed 2 September 2011

After visiting Joggins and their 300,000,000 year old fossils, I heard about Blue Beach in Avonport. The beach itself was beautiful and fossils were available everywhere. Apparently Blue Beach fossils pre-date Joggins by 40,000,000 Years! The guide at the museum, Chris, gave us the tour...More

2  Thank John B
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Jean G
21 September 2017|
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Response from furyexplorer | Reviewed this property |
The walk is pretty far. I don't remember the exact length. It's hilly and the part of the end is a bit steep. Overall, I wouldn't recommend the walk for anyone who has difficulty walking.
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