Embarking on a summer adventure in the Maritimes affords the opportunity to discover a dazzling array of water wonders. From mighty waterfalls to placid lakes and invigorating coastal kayaking opportunities, each of our 6 locations are near beautiful bodies of water, big and small. All you have to do is get out there and explore!
Fall Brook Falls – This 100 ft. high waterfall is among the tallest in New Brunswick. Nestled in Sussex, Fall Brook Falls commands admiration with its formidable single drop. The waterfall culminates in a deep pool that makes a fantastic spot for a summer swim.
Third Vault Falls, Fundy National Park – Home to some of New Brunswick’s most majestic waterfalls, this park is a must-visit. The crowning jewel is the 52 ft. high Third Vault Falls, which boasts a unique, split cascade that’s an absolute feast for the eyes.
Dickson Falls, Fundy National Park – A well-photographed and beloved landmark of the park, Dickson Falls is a sight to behold. Ensconced within a deep, mossy ravine, this waterfall promises an experience filled with natural wonder and tranquillity.
Wallace (Quiddy) Falls – Situated 30 km south of Sussex, this 20 ft. high waterfall descends into a large pool, encircled by a beautiful gravel beach. Perfect for a secluded swim or a serene picnic, this waterfall is definitely worth the journey through the woods.
Clemensport Waterfall, Digby – Tucked away amidst a verdant woodland, this waterfall serves as a soothing retreat with its enchanting cascade.
Ghost Falls, Antigonish – Ghost Falls lives up to its eerie name by offering a captivating spectacle that’s worth the endeavour to locate.
Phantom Falls, Upper Musquodoboit – If you’re up for a weekend hike, Phantom Falls awaits. As one of the larger waterfalls in the Halifax region, it offers an hour of moderate hiking, leading to an unforgettable view.
Miller Lake Falls, Fall River, Halifax – This waterfall, located on the north end of Miller Lake, is a larger aquatic marvel in the Halifax region. Despite being easily accessible, it offers a tranquil respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Golden Brook Falls and Slaughenwhites Cascades, Wellington Station, Halifax – These waterfalls are easy to get to, and provide fantastic photo opportunities amidst lush surroundings.
In addition to these waterfalls, the Maritimes are replete with bodies of water perfect for kayaking and canoeing. With extensive coastlines and a myriad of rivers in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, paddle enthusiasts will find no shortage of scenic waterways to explore.
Take, for example, Aboiteau Beach in Cap Pele, where the serene waters provide an excellent backdrop for exploring the coast by kayak.. Similarly, Silver Lake in Sackville, NB, offers a calm environment, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, ideal for a leisurely lake paddle.
When you plan your summer trip with Coastal Inns, you’re signing up for not just comfortable accommodations, but also the chance to immerse yourself in the region’s natural aquatic beauty. Pack your swimsuit and waterproof camera, reserve your room, and prepare to dive into the splendid beauty of the Maritimes. We look forward to making your stay extraordinary!