Halifax West KOA
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Halifax West KOA is a campground located in Sackville. In downtown Halifax, 30 minutes away, admire the harbor view from the Citadel, which once guarded this key naval station of the British Empire. Stroll through the Halifax Public Gardens, the oldest Victorian garden in North America. Peggy's Cove, a much-photographed fishing village with a picture-perfect lighthouse and lobster pots, lies a few miles east. Watch the world's highest tides roll in and out of the Bay of Fundy and visit the site of the Acadian village that inspired Longfellow's Evangeline
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Reviews for Halifax West KOA, Sackville
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Tue 24 May 2011
Positives: competive rates, on the river (stay away from the field lots), clean, well stocked store, close to the city
Negatives: Old steel playground was the cause of some injuries,
Comments: Clean, clean, clean. Stayed a few nights as it was recommended to us. Private lots along the river or field lots, in-ground heated pool, new showers and washrooms. There was always someone cleaning washrooms and showers, some dirt in shower area but they at least try to keep up.
One Room Kabin(s)
Maximum Length Pull Through - 120 feet
50 Amp Service Available
On site RV Rentals
Modem Dataport (no charge)
Free Wireless Internet Available
Swimming Pool (May 15 - September 30)
Firewood (available with charge)
Fishing (no charge)
Planned Activities Available
Bicycle Rentals (available with charge)
Location details / directions
Alexander Keith's Brewery - Craft brewery in massive iron-stone building (c1834) where Alexander Keith's beer was originally brewed. Brew house, hospitality rooms, 19th century company store, interpretive centre. Tours with costumed animators. Open year round Mon-Sat 10am - 10pm, Sun 10am-6pm.
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site - Constructed between 1828 and 1856, the Citadel commemorates Halifax's role as a key naval station in the British Empire. Guided Tours, costumed animators. Open May 7 - Oct 31. Info: (902) 426-5080
Halifax Public Gardens - Spring Garden Road - Began in 1866, these formal gardens are the oldest Victorian gardens of their type in North America and are also considered to be one of the continents finest.
Historic Properties - 1869 Upper Water Street - The first restoration project of its kind in Canada; three city blocks of Canada's oldest surviving group of waterfront warehouses and some of North America's finest Victorian-Italianate facades. One of a kind specialty shops, great restaurants, boardwalk, and unique events. A heritage Canada designation. Open year round.
Info: (902) 429-0530.
HMCS Sackville - 1675 Water Street -A WWII convoy escort corvette, which has been restored as a floating naval memorial to the courage and sacrifice of all that served in Canada's navy. Info: (902) 429-2132.
Bluenose II - Either at the wharf of the Maritime Museum in Halifax or at her birth at the Fisheries Museum in Lunenburg, visit the replica of the original Bluenose which is depicted on the Canadian dime. Info: 1-800-763-1963.
Casino Nova Scotia - 1983 Upper Water Street - You'll find entertainment, dining and gaming at the Casino Nova Scotia. Open year-round, 24 hours a day. Info: (902) 425-7777 .
Discovery Centre - 1593 Barrington Street - This hands-on science and technology centre brings out the child in us all. Info: (902) 492-4422.
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax
Changing exhibits displays Atlantic Canada's nautical and marine history. Info: (902) 424-7490
Museum of Natural History - 1747 Summer Street - Discover the natural wonders of Nova Scotia at the Museum of Natural History. Displays include geology, botany, mammals, birds and marine life, archeology, and Mi'kmaq quilt work.
Info: (902) 424-7353 .
Pier 21 National Historic Site - 1055 Marginal Rd. -This historic site is the last remaining immigration shed in Canada. Over one million immigrants began their lives in Canada between 1928 and 1971. This site now houses artifacts and interactive multi-media technology displays to preserve this heritage.
Info: (902) 425-7770.
Peggy's Cove and the Village of Peggy's Cove - This fishing village is famed for its picturesque and typically East coast profile, with houses perched along a narrow inlet and on wave washed boulders facing the Atlantic. Extremely scenic, but bring a jacket even in the summer.
Eastern Passage - A restored 200 year old fishing village offering visitors a peek into the past. Crafts, gifts, extensive boardwalk, charter boats, deep sea fishing, and whale watching.
Shearwater Aviation Museum - The Shearwater Aviation Museum chronicles the history of maritime aviation history from 1918.
Info: (902) 460-1083.
Lawrencetown Beach - One of several beaches along the eastern shore. This provincial park offers safe waters with life guards on duty, changing facilities, toilets and a canteen. A wonderful place to enjoy the ocean.
Prices should be used as a guide only and may vary with room and dates chosen. Lower pricing may be available via booking system. Please note all distances are approximate, and may not reflect driving or travel distances.