Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

Shelburne is a town located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. It is the shire town of Shelburne County. Set on a superb natural harbour on Nova Scotia's on Nava Scotia's utterly unspoilt west coast, this historic little seaport town has a historically significant shipbuilding industry.

Visitors to Shelburne will find that the waterfront Heritage District retains a powerful resonance of 18th century days - brought alive by a fascinating museum complex.

Things to see and do

* Shelburne County Museum
* Dock Street
* Historic propeperties
* The Cox Warehouse
* Waterfront area

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Land Area – 9 km²
Population – 1690 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Port Location – The port at Shelbourne is located within the public harbour of Shelburne Harbour, within walking distance of historic Dock Street, Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club and the centre of town.

Transport Links – Car ferries arrive from Canadian ports of call at the Nova Scotia ports of Digby and North Sydney.

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the Atlantic Canadian centre for domestic, regional and international flight service. You can travel to Halifax on direct flights from many Canadian, US, European and Caribbean destinations. Hundreds of connecting flights make it easy to get here from anywhere in the world.

Via Rail Canada operates trains in all regions of Canada over a network spanning the country from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay and some US destinations.

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