Things to do
winter is here!
Gravity Luxury domes is situated on a cliff overlooking the Shubenacadie River, which feeds into the Bay of Fundy. Maitland, NS is a small village about 20 minutes away from Truro. It is an up and coming tourist destination with something for everyone.
Ski Wentworth, the Maritime’s largest ski area, located in the Northumberland Shore region, is 238 vertical metres (815 vertical feet) high with 25 alpine trails, 10 km of cross country trails, terrain park, aerials and moguls sites, snowshoeing, and a variety of trails that will challenge any skier from beginner to expert. The longest run is 3.7 km (2.3 mi). Lifts include two quad chairlifts, a conveyor, and a T-bar. Night skiing starts at 3:00 pm. Our facilities include our Snow School; ski shop and repair; ski and snowboard rentals and lessons; and restaurant/bar, cafeteria and outdoor beer garden. Ski Wentworth was the 2011 Canada Winter Games venue for alpine and freestyle skiing.
Guided tandem skydive experience from 3,000 m (10,000 ft) with an expert instructor. Fabulous views of Nova Scotia over the area of the world's highest tides, right across the road from our location!
David Williamson, owner and team leader has been skydiving for over 45 years and more than 10,000 skydives. He shares his passion for the sport with all that would like to experience, learn, or talk about skydiving.
explore the great outdoors
Explore Cape Breton’s extensive trail network with TNT Outdoor Adventures. Discover breathtaking look-offs, beautiful waterfalls, and unique heritage sites accompanied by our experienced guides while touring Cape Breton’s vast trail network in a side-by-side or by snowmobile. With the ability to mobilize and move our gear throughout Cape Breton, our equipment and guides can meet you where the trail starts. Our base-camp is located on the World-famous Cabot Trail with direct access to the Cape Breton Highland trails.
explore local museums
With 28 provincial museums and interpretive centres, 13 National Historic Sites, six UNESCO sites, one National Museum, and dozens of community-based museums, Nova Scotia's storied history offers plenty of historical adventures. Experience everything from the fisheries to fossils, and whales to woolen mills when you experience our history firsthand at our 10 living history museums where costumed interpreters bring to life days gone by.
join in on local sightseeing tours
What better way to discover a new place than with a knowledgeable local as your guide? Hit the streets on foot or aboard a shuttle or motorcoach bus as your Nova Scotia expert leads the way - you can even explore on a self-guided adventure. Either way you’ll get the inside scoop on everything from mouth-watering local eats to ghost stories along your tour.