Sports and the Outdoors
Two km (1 mi) east of the town center, you can rent cycles from the Lunenburg Bike Barn. Prices start at C$25 a day and the friendly advice comes free. 579 Blue Rocks Rd., Lunenburg, NS, B0J 2C0. 902/634-3426. www.bikelunenburg.com.
Lunenburg Ocean Adventures puts an emphasis on adventure with thrill-seeker activities that run the gamut from deep-sea fishing to shark cage diving. The former costs C$50 per person; the latter C$1,000 for you and five "chums." Lunenburg, NS. 902/634-4833. www.lunenburgoceanadventures.com.
Landlubbers might opt for one of the C$15 guided strolls—ghostly ones among them—given year-round by Lunenburg Town Walking Tours. Lunenburg, NS. 902/634-3848. www.lunenburgwalkingtours.com.
Whales, seals, and other marine life are the star attractions of Lunenburg Whale-Watching Tours. The three-hour trips set off four times daily, May through October, from the Fisheries Museum Wharf and cost C$48. You can arrange for bird-watching excursions and tours of Lunenburg Harbour, too. Lunenburg, NS. 902/527-7175. www.novascotiawhalewatching.com.
Pleasant Paddling offers kayak rentals priced from C$30 and guided excursions starting at C$50. Lunenburg, NS. 902/541-9233. www.pleasantpaddling.com.
June through September, Star Charters runs 90-minute daytime and sunset sailing trips (C$24 and C$27, respectively) aboard a 15-meter (48-foot) wooden ketch. Lunenburg, NS. 902/634-3535, 877/386-3535. www.novascotiasailing.com.
Horse-and-carriage tours, available through Trot in Time, cost C$20 for 30 minutes and depart from the Fisheries Museum Wharf Lunenburg, NS. 902/634-8917. www.trotintime.ca.
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