Lunenburg is one of only two urban communities in North America designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Seventy percent of the original colonial buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries continue to greet visitors with their colourful façades. Wander Lunenburg’s distinctive waterfront and listen for salty tales of seafaring and rum-running and discover a charming town filled with amazing restaurants, distilleries, breweries, artisans and unique shops. The town is also the home port of Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, Bluenose II.
Welcome to Lunenburg’s Historic Waterfront
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to tall ships, schooners, dories, fishing vessels and floating docks. Nova Scotia’s seafaring history and boatbuilding traditions come to life on the Lunenburg waterfront. Tie up your vessel and try out the Lunenburg Waterfront Walk app or head directly to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.
Daytime berths along the waterfront are free of charge with your registered berthing pass.
Overnight Vessel Categories & Rates:
< 50 ft $1.50/ft + HST > 50 ft $2.00/ft + HST
8am–5pm (7 days/week)
9am–5pm (Monday to Friday)
Please inquire with our Marina Office for available berths with power and applicable rates.
Marina Staff and CCTV Cameras ensure continuous coverage of all docks.
Waste and recycling locations are available for visiting vessels.
Water is available for overnight visiting vessels at select locations. Please inquire with our Marina Office.
Parking is located along the streets and at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.
Free Wi-Fi is available along the Lunenburg waterfront.
Visiting Ship Program
Ships and crew from around the world visit Lunenburg and it’s a great opportunity for the public to learn more and maybe even get on board some of these spectacular vessels. Past visits to Lunenburg have included STS Lord Nelson (UK), MV Planet Solar (Switzerland), and Tall Ship Esmeralda (Chile). Contact our Marina Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
300 ft. (82.2 m) floating docks + Dinghy Dock
Be sure to check out and make use of the NEW Zwicker Wharf showers and washroom facilities!
45 ft. (13.7 m) available at the floats
Fisheries Museum Wharf
Contact us for more information