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HECTOR QUAY
VISITORS MARINA

MARKETS & MORE EVENTS!

Things to do at the marina! 

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PADDLE PICTOU HARBOUR

Rent an inflatable kayak and explore the Pictou Harbour shoreline. We'll provide you a tutorial, life vest and a map for a safe voyage.

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PEDAL PICTOU HARBOUR

Rent a pedal boat and explore the Pictou Harbour shoreline. We'll provide you a tutorial, life vest and a map for a safe voyage.

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LEARN TO FISH ON MARKET WHARF

Try your luck catching Striped Bass or Mackerel with instruction from a certified Nova Scotia fishing guide. Tackle and bait included! 

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CRUISE THE JITNEY TRAIL

Enjoy a panoramic three kilometre trail along the Pictou Waterfront by bike. For more avid explorers, the Jitney connects  to the Trans Canada Trail System.

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TAKE A BOAT TOUR

With Nova Scotia Family Fun Boat Tours.  Daily seal tours and sunset cruises on the beautiful Northumberland Strait. 

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HAVE A BITE

Enjoy cuisine from near and far at one of our food kiosks. Syrian and maritime favourites from Alladin's.  Sweet and savoury crepes from Crepe Expectations. 

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RELAX & ENJOY THE VIEW

Pull up an Adirondack chair or hammock on Market Wharf - the best seats in the house for all the sites on Pictou Harbour. 

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JOURNEY BACK TO 1773

Walk through the three-storey post and beam Interpretive Centre to learn more about our history and the Ship Hector.

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PLAN YOUR DAY

Drop into the marina visitor information centre and our friendly staff will help you plan your stay in Pictou. 

 

Nova Scotia is pleased to welcome travellers back! We encourage you to follow common safety practices to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Upcoming Events

 

Summer Musical Showcase

July 3 to September 6  •  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Throughout the summer, local fiddlers, guitar players, singers and songwriters  perform Sunday and Monday evenings from 6pm to 8pm.  Visit our Facebook page to see who's on stage this week! 

Crepe Expectations Up'n Comers Series

July to September • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As if their delicious crepes weren't enough, Crepe Expectations brings up and coming performers to the marina stage on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.  Visit their Facebook page for their schedule of performances. 

Market at the Marina

July 7 to September 1 • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Browse our Thursday evening market for eatables and wares from local producers, artisans, crafters and creators. Jam sessions and cèilidhs take place on the marina stage. 

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The Town of Pictou, in partnership with Develop Nova Scotia, have developed an exciting waterfront master plan that will provide more places for people to gather and for businesses to thrive.  The Hector Quay Visitors Marina is a part of those plans!

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