Go on a Stella night hike with your guide, Paul Lalonde!
Discover the wonders of nature after the sun sets and experience our dark skies that come alive with constellations, planets, and the moon. Witness the history of the stars, mythology, and astronomy under the dark skies over Acadie. Bring a flashlight.
Meet Paul in front of the St. Mary’s Church - 1713 Highway 1 in Church Point.
Every Tuesday – Starting June 27 – Even if it is cloudy! Cancelled if it is raining.
June and July at 9:00 pm, August at 8:30 pm, September at 8:00 pm. Duration: 1.5 hours. Please contact Paul to confirm your place.
$15 adult, $10 children under 16.
Sentiers du Petit Bois / Le Petit Bois trails. Meet in front of St. Mary’s Church, Church Point.
Contact: 902-778-1049 WEB SITE
Eat, Drink, and Look Up
Package with Bay Ferries and the Rodd Grand Hotel, Yarmouth
Stargazing at the world's first certified Starlight Hotel
In far eastern Canada’s Acadian Skies and Mi'kmaq Lands, a swath of wilderness in undeveloped western Nova Scotia, you’ll find the world’s first certified Starlight Hotel. TRAVEL & LEISURE
Trout Point offers guided star and solar gazing from the Lodge's vantage as among the best places for astronomical observations in North America, with dark & clear night time skies.
Guided stargazing excursions with a staff astronomer as well as daytime interpretation of the sun using a solar telescope are available (non-Trout Point guests can call 902-761-2142 for reservations & information). Learn about the ancient origins and makeup of our solar system, our galaxy, and the universe itself. Check out major constellations and the magnificent Milky Way like you've never seen it before.