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Ballantyne's Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre

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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 10 November 2017
Robby G C
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 27 July 2017
J Donald H
Brantford, Canada
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57 Ballantynes Cove Wharf Rd, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L2, Canada
+1 902-863-1101
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

The centre was closed when we visited but the keyholder was on site and allowed us to go inside and experience things. Lots of great information about the Bluefin Tuna and the fishery.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Neat little place to walk around and spend about 10 minutes learning about Tuna! Interesting facts we didnt know!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I didn't actually go into the center but primarily there for the sunset. I stopped up on the hill and a homeowner saw me and invited me up on his deck for a better picture without trees blocking my view! I met his wife Sue,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We're from Shallow Lake, Ontario, and have driven a long way to Nova Scotia. We're currently staying at a lovely AirBnB in Antigonish. Ballantyne's Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre has been on our list for this location. How sad that we drove up and parked, only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed 10 November 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 27 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank J Donald H
Reviewed 25 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank TheMom_Halifax
Reviewed 23 July 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank luluenviaje
Reviewed 21 June 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank max b
Reviewed 30 March 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

Date of experience: August 2016
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