Cruise to Pictou, Nova Scotia


Allow your heart to soar as the winsome sounds of a Highland bagpiper float across the water to greet you to the port of Pictou, Nova Scotia. It’s easy to tell immediately that the area is proud of its strong Scottish heritage.

As you stroll along the waterfront, home of the Hector Heritage Quay, see how many different tartans you can spot along the way. Tartan is always in style in this seaside town.

Pictou was established by the Scottish in 1773 with the arrival of Nova Scotia’s first Scottish settlers on The Hector. Enjoy the scenery of this small, picturesque town steeped in history and charm. Embark on a historical tour of the area, or enjoy one of its pristine beaches and beautiful nature trails.


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Mission Statement

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association is a regional partnership leading growth and development of the cruise industry to enhance Atlantic Canada's market position.

Growth of the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada provides broad economic benefits to Atlantic Canada through the expansion of port infrastructure to meet the needs of the cruise industry and through strategic marketing partnerships.

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Atlantic Canada Cruise Association
PO Box 29052
Halifax, NS B3L 4T8
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