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Whale Cove Campground

Digby, Nova Scotia


50 Whale Cove Rd, Digby Neck
Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1E0
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 25
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 44.43185
Longitude: -66.16379

Elevation: 260' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites ?
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access ?
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping ?
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly ?
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) ?
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer ?
  • Public Phone Public Phone ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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2 Reviews

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Review Count: 123
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

A disappointing and overpriced campground in a beautiful, isolated area, and perhaps it gets business because it is the only local option. Though the website shows numerous lovely photos of the water, only a tiny bit could be viewed from the campground, and only far off in the distance. A vehicle is required to reach the cove and harbor, or campers can take a long walk on the gravel road with an uphill return. Sites offered were clustered around a house on grassy fields, and required a lot of leveling. On a positive note, there was plenty of hot water in the shower, and one ir two TV channels could be picked up by antenna to get the news. Bathrooms all were in need of cleaning, with grime and full trash cans. WiFi signal was extremely weak. I would not stay here again. We camped at Whale Cove Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Campground has space for larger rigs (mostly class C while we were there) but 40 footers might have a problem. Access is off hwy up reasonably steep gravel road. Sites are out in the open, in the scrub brush or up on a top level where we were.

Our 20' TT and van made it up to the top level, but I had to back up to our site a short distance. If you don't know how to back your rig up, this area could be challenging. Sharp turn exiting the upper area, but again we had no problems getting down.

We really enjoyed our stay. The owner and her family were extremely helpful and fun. We could certainly see why another review site gave them their 2016 Certificate of Excellence.

But understand some RVers might consider this campground a bit "rustic". We loved it - just the right mix of amenities (great staff, food truck, etc.) and things to see. We camped at Whale Cove Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Upper level
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Whale watching at the cove or tour boat, "Balancing Rock" worth a look.

Ferry to Tiverton (Long Island) and Brier Island is $7 Cdn for both and include return trip. Check schedules for times.

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