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Ballantyne's Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre

57 Ballantynes Cove Wharf Rd, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L2, Canada
+1 902-863-1101
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Huge Tuna!

I was quite interested when they explained that in the bay of St. George’s Bay, they have specimen... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Worth seeing if in the area

We had a half day to kill and our host at the Bed and Breakfast suggested the Tuna Interpretive... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
DonandNancy
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Fonthill, ON
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“tuna” (11 reviews)
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57 Ballantynes Cove Wharf Rd, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L2, Canada
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+1 902-863-1101
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

I was quite interested when they explained that in the bay of St. George’s Bay, they have specimen of bluefin tuna that are the largest in the world. Wow! They covered the tuna fishery since they started fishing. They showed a video about that. It...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

We had a half day to kill and our host at the Bed and Breakfast suggested the Tuna Interpretive Centre. Worth the drive; an interesting if small site

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

After reading the amazing reviews posted here I feel like I was at a different place. The room was small with a couple of displays - a lighthouse light in the corner, a deck chair with attached fishing rod that looked very well used, a...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Local fishers of all ages will entertain you with video clips, one-on-one whopper tales, art and photos of Tuna Times on the high seas. This is a great spot to get insight on what tuna means to the locals and to see their boats dockside....More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

A very little but interesting and informative museum. A beautiful area for a drive. We stopped for an ice cream at the canteen. We also picked up a few of the many caches in the area and hiked some of the 33 km of hiking...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

Cute place to stop on your way around the Cape. We checked out the centre, grabbed an ice-cream from the small shop, and looked at a couple fishing boats that were at the dock. Very low key, but our 10 year old even found it...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

very interesting site to learn more about fishing in the past and some of the life of old time fishing

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

If you are driving around the Cape, I highly recommend stopping at the Tuna Interpretive Centre. It does give a glimpse into what life was like in the region. Also, because there is something comical about the spot. Not to mention, the beautiful scenery that...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

we done some hiking along this area and were very impressed by the beauty, we loved it here, and will likely return someday to do more of the hiking trails

Thank Maxine D
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Situated in a pretty cove, this little center will teach you a lot about tuna fishing that you probably did not know. Person on duty was very friendly and fun to talk to..

Thank Elizabeth L
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