Recommended Day Adventures
While staying at Gillespie House Inn we can assist you book one or more of these recommemded Day Adventures.
Fundy Boat Tour
Take a 2 1/2 hour boat tour to the mysterious Isle Haute in the Bay of Fundy and spend a night at the beautifully restored hisoric Gillespie House Inn. Isle Haute is a mysterious island 17 km off shore from Advocate Harbour. It is home to a large seal colony and the steep cliffs accommodate large numbers of nesting gulls, bald eagles and even peregrine falcons can be seen soaring in the sky riding the updrafts.
The Fundy Explorer tour follows the coastline along Cape Chignecto Park offering truly spectacular, wild and unspoiled landscape. You will paddle into a fascinating world of towering cliffs, natural arches and rock spires including the legendary Three Sisters rock formation. After exploring the Three Sisters rock formations, you will kayak to a secluded beach for a sumptuous lunch. Due to the paddling conditions found on the Bay of Fundy only double kayaks are used on this tour for added stability which is great for taking photos and easy to use for beginners.
Girl Friends Get-Away
Ladies, it's your turn! Grab your best girlfriends and plan your getaway...your way. With adventurous activities, unique shopping experiences, and lots of laughs and relaxation, this girlfriends' getaway won't soon be forgotten.
Customize a package to suit your group. Just ask about... Culinary, Esthetics, Golf, Live Theatre, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Massage, Reiki, Sea Kayaking, Tai Chi, Yoga.
Fundy Fossil, Gem and Mineral Finder
Within an hours' drive you can explore two distinct time periods in earth's history.
Joggins Fossil Cliffs UNESCO World Heritage Site is famed for having the world's most complete fossil record of life in the Carboniferous, or "Coal Age" when lush forests covered Joggins and much of the world's tropics 300 million years ago.
Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro, is home to the world's earliest dinosaur fossils and exquisite gems and minerals found along the Parrsboro Shore, where the world’s highest tides constantly reveal new evidence of an ancient past.
Ship's Company Theatre
Enjoy professional live theater nightly during July and August, or a concert on Mondays at Ship’s Company Theatre. For over 30 years Ship’s Company has been entertaining audiences from around the world with Atlantic Canadian themed plays and regional actors and musicians. Performances are held inside the intimate 125 seat theatre which was built around the KIPAWO, the former ferry that once crossed the Bay of Fundy stopping at Kingsport, Parrsboro and Wolfville.