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Great small town atmosphere

This small island is well worth the drive. The beauty alone will take your breath away and want you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen F

This small island is a real gem. Just a rugged beauty that will take your breath away. Mother... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joanne M
Summerside, Canada
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“seal cove”(10 reviews)
“whale watching”(36 reviews)
| Westport, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small island is well worth the drive. The beauty alone will take your breath away and want you coming back for more. It has a couple small shops that area nice to browse through as you wait for your whale watching boat. Highly recommended....More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Brier Island for a whale watching excursion. For a week up to the day of the whale watching trip the weather forecast was for good weather - 16 degrees F, sunny, low winds - but then a remnant of Hurricane Florence tracked...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small island is a real gem. Just a rugged beauty that will take your breath away. Mother Nature at her finest. Friendly locals welcome you. Just a great place to visit

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed for one night for whalewatching. 4th visit. AMAZING little island with so much hospitality. Feel like we are going home each time. lots of hiking, relaxing and soaking up small community seaside life to be done here. There is a general store that carries...More

Thank sunsandsnorkling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brier Island is a great destination if you are interested in migration. So many birds travel over Brier on their migration routes, hundreds of species. Also great whale watching trips to be had, loads of Humpbacks, Minke, Dolphins and Porpoises, and if you're lucky Finn...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

would do this trip again, the lakes and green forests with the winding road was stunning. A very relaxing, and scenic drive

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Went up to Seal Cove and were able to spot seals sunning themselves right off the shore. Talk about excitement.

Thank levinll
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My artist Friend and I went to Brier Island for an artist residency. Every morning we would walk the waterfront and everyday the scene was different, sometimes it was so calm and the water captured beautiful reflections of boats and fishing sheds on stays, the...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing, the rooms were very cheap but clean, no TV, no phone, no a/c. The restaurant was very expensive and the frozen food was not that great

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I only say that in jest because part of what we loved about this place is the lack of people!! It has all of the natural beauty and coastal experiences you could want but there are only about 200 inhabitants on the whole island. No...More

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Graham J
28 August 2016|
Response from 788kparsons | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be very difficult and expensive to get there with public transportation. You will really need a car.
25 September 2015|
Response from joan-alcomeau | Reviewed this property |
Daily cruises June to October