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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada

How to Get There

How to get to Kejimkujik Seaside


Regional map of Southwestern Nova Scotia 

Civic address: 3005 Main Parkway, Maitland Bridge, NS
GPS coordinates: N 44.43829 W 65.20860

For a larger version of the map, see printable version. (PDF - 564 Kb)

By air: Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is the largest and most central international airport in the province. Kejimkujik is 197 km from the airport.

By ferry: Ferries service mainland Nova Scotia at Digby. They sail from St. John New Brunswick. Kejimkujik is 86 km from Digby.

By train: Passenger train service in Nova Scotia comes to Halifax, which is 174 km from Kejimkujik.

By car:

From Halifax (174 km): Drive south on Highway 103 and take Exit 13 (Bridgewater). The park is 66 km further; signs will indicate direction and distance to Kejimkujik. Turn right onto Highway 325 and turn left when the road joins Highway 208. Continue on the 208 until the road joins Route 8. Turn right onto Route 8, proceeding through Caledonia. Kejimkujik is 18 km from Caledonia, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 2.25 hr*
From the Annapolis Valley: Take Exit 22 (Lequille/Annapolis Royal) off Highway 101. Turn left onto Route 8, continuing 46 km to Kejimkujik, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 0.75 hr* from Annapolis Royal
From Yarmouth (190 km) or Digby (86 km): Travel north on Highway 101 and take Exit 22 (Lequille/Annapolis Royal). Turn right onto Route 8, continuing 46 km to Kejimkujik, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 2.5 hr and 1.25 hr*
From the South Shore: Take Exit 19 (Liverpool) off Highway 103 and travel along Route 8, continuing 66 km to Kejimkujik, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 1.0 hr* from Liverpool

How to get to Kejimkujik Seaside

Regional map of Southwestern Nova Scotia

Civic address: 1188 St. Catherines River Road, Port Joli, NS
GPS coordinates: N 44.73768  W 64.88476

For a larger version of the map, see printable version. (PDF - 564 Kb)

From Halifax (185 km): Drive west on Highway 103 for approximately 170 km. Continue for another 7 km past Exit 21 (Southwest Port Mouton). Turn left off the 103 onto St. Catherines River Road (watch for this sudden left turn). Travel another 6 km to the park entrance. Driving time: approximately 2.25 hr*

From the inland portion of Kejimkujik (97 km): Follow Route 8 for 66 km until Liverpool, and then drive west on Highway 103, as indicated above. Driving time: approximately 1.25 hr*

From Yarmouth (173 km): Drive east on Highway 103 for approximately 130 km. Continue for another 14 km past Exit 23 (Sable River). Turn right off the 103 onto St. Catherines River Road (watch for this sudden right turn). Travel another 6 km to the park entrance. Driving time: approximately 1.75 hr*

*based on an average driving speed of 80 km/h (50 mph)

More travel and tourism information: Tourism Nova Scotia.