A small boat in a large body of water

Yarmouth - Tusket Island

What is better than a day at sea en route to one of the quaintest inhabited islands in southern Nova Scotia?

  • Experience charming islands in southern Nova Scotia
  • Enjoy an island-hopping boat ride
  • Learn how to haul a lobster trap
  • Taste delicious seafood
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    5 hrs

  • Minimum number of passengers

    35

  • Booking code

    A-YRH2

  • From

    $ 337

Climb aboard the LeBlanc boys’ modern fishing boat and embark on a historical adventure through islands full of rich culture and history.

Learn the techniques required to haul a real lobster trap and see the process that an actual lobster fisherman would go through on a typical day of fishing lobster.

You will then stop on Big Tusket Island for your adventure ashore where you visit a fishing shanty and workshop. Enjoy a meal of fresh local seafood chowder made from a traditional recipe passed on to the LeBlanc boys through past generations.

After being filled with delicious seafood you can enjoy live entertainment on the one-hour sail back to the Wedgeport dock.

Practical information:

  • Language: English
  • Included: Traditional seafood chowder or rappie pie
  • Remarks: Warm, layered clothing, and closed-toe walking shoes are recommended.
  • Walking information: This tour involves some walking on relatively level surfaces.
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes, for collapsible wheelchairs.