Road construction: motorists should expect delays when travelling on Granville Rd beginning on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Located on the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia near the shores of the Bay of Fundy, Port-Royal is 205 kilometres (127 miles), a two-hour drive, from Halifax and 142 kilometres (88 miles), 1.5 hours, from Yarmouth. Easily accessible by car, the nearest community is Annapolis Royal, 8 kilometres (5 miles) away. Although the grounds are open year round, interpreters and activities are on site from mid-May to mid-October.

Getting here

Location

53 Historic Lane
Port Royal NS B0S 1K0

By car:

Port-Royal is located just west of Annapolis Royal and Granville Ferry. Take Exit 22 off Highway 101 and continue north on Route 8 to Annapolis Royal. At the traffic lights, turn right on Route 1, and cross the causeway. Take the first left and follow the signs indicating Port-Royal (10.5 km / 6.5 miles). Driving time from Halifax is approximately 2 hours; from Yarmouth, approximately 1.5 hours.

By air:

The Halifax International Airport has regular flights to and from North America and Europe. From the airport take Highway 102, to Exit 4B (Windsor/Annapolis Valley) and on to Highway 101. Take Highway 101 to Exit 22 and follow the directions above.

By train:

Via Rail has regular train service to the nearest train station at Halifax. From Halifax, take Highway 102, to Exit 4B (Windsor/Annapolis Valley) and on to Highway 101. Take Highway 101 to Exit 22 and follow the directions above.

By ferry:

Bay Ferries offers ferry services to southwestern Nova Scotia. The Fundy Rose sails between Saint John, New Brunswick and Digby, Nova Scotia. Driving time from Digby to Annapolis Royal is approximately 30 minutes. The CAT sails between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Driving time from Yarmouth to Annapolis Royal is approximately 1.5 hours.

Helpful links:

Parks Canada Visitor Guide - Atlantic Canada 
Town of Annapolis Royal
NovaScotia.com - NS Official Tourism website 
Via Rail
Halifax International Airport
Bay Ferries

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Parking Parking
Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Lookout Lookout
Bus parking
Dogs on leash
Picnic Area Picnic area
Restrooms Restrooms
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