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Exploring Shelburne County

Welcome to the Shelburne County region filled with its rich history, natural beauty, and vibrant culture. Our collection of rental cottages is located in the heart of this region, offering easy access to white sandy beaches, historic towns, and endless outdoor activities. Whether you are looking for relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, Shelburne County has it all. Discover the wonders of this hidden gem on Canada's east coast.

Whispering Waves Cottages | Beaches & Activities

Beaches and Outdoor Activities

Take a break from your daily routine and visit the many white sandy beaches in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia. From relaxing in the sun to exploring the beauty around you with your camera or art supplies, there is no shortage of fun things to do. Enjoy activities like mackerel fishing or an evening bonfire and cookout at the harbour’s edge. Finish off the day with a cozy fire in your oceanfront cottage.

Whispering Waves Cottages | Self-Guided Trips

Self-Guided Day Trips

Venture out to nearby coastal communities like Shelburne, Lockeport, and more throughout Southwest Nova Scotia. Experience local events and attractions while exploring the historic charm, rural life, and fishing heritage of Shelburne County. Learn about the importance of lobstering to the regional economy and take a leisurely walk near the harbour's edge at The Islands Provincial Park.

Whispering Waves Cottages | Cape Sable Island

Cape Sable Island

Drive across the causeway to Cape Sable Island and explore the centuries-old fishing industry. Visit this popular birding destination and capture some amazing photos at the salt-water marshes. Nearby Lockeport is home to Nova Scotia's only Registered Historic Streetscape and is a great spot for bird watching at Crescent Beach.

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