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Regions and Activities
Central S. Shore
Canoe or Kayak
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Luxury Dining & Hotels
Today we're taking you on a Science Ship for the adventure of a lifetime. Shark tagging is an opportunity to interact with the thrills while catching them for your portfolio at the same time. Blue Shark, Porbeagle, and even Mako are caught every year in these parts; Blues are most common. They range in size from a respectable 70 lbs, to 1000 lbs plus. Lately Great Whites have been spotted in numbers too!
Once back on shore we'll get you and your gear back to the hotel. Relax, wash up and let's step out for a deluxe Lobster dinner. Feel free to add a steak to that if you like! Before returning to the hotel we'll sneak out for a few iconic night shots and spend time with our Professional Photographer learning about Adobe Lightroom and enhancing your newly acquired photographs.
After a great meal we're heading to the World Famous Peggy's Cove. The dramatic ambiance is amplified by the memories of Swiss Air flight that went down on that fateful day in 1998. Be it a cheerful angle or a heart wrenching view, your lens will take in some of the worlds most photographed icons right here at the Cove.
You'll find the famous Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, colorful Dories and Nova Scotia Lobster traps to set up and shoot against the backdrops of cliffs, rocks and high winded waves.
Peggy's Cove has several eateries right on the grounds, so we'll check in for an authentic Nova Scotia Shore lunch before heading back to Halifax. On our continued tour of the city we have several iconic options allowing you to choose your take-home location shots before we check in for a fabulous Five Star Dinner at one of the finest Fresh Seafood and Steakhouse restaurants.
Onward to Mahone Bay, a town that sits on the still waters filled with sailing ships, kayaks and canoes in summer. The streets are lined with some of the coolest shops of the Maritimes, each with a character to behold and story to tell. Mahone Bay is known for the perfectly restored and highly detailed Colonial Homes; each one more photogenic than the last.
We're spending the night in Liverpool, a gorgeous small town on the coast of the peninsula. Dinner is served in the waterfront hotel overlooking the ocean and for those guests interested, we have lessons after dinner, from our Pro Photographer, on using the right tools for organizing and storing high volumes of photos.
Either way the day rolls, we're serving a Lobster Lunch, complete with a bounty of accompanying delicacies, enjoy during your afternoon on the lake or take along on the way to Digby for a look at one of Canada's hardest working Coastal towns. Digby provides he world with Famous Digby Scallops, the supersized type we'll be sampling over dinner before checking into your private paradise overlooking the harbor.
Take some gorgeous night shots from your balcony overlooking the harbor or take a stroll for some close ups; your waterfront shots are sure to be memorable and representative of Digby history. And for photographers who want to sit in on a specialized class, we have a lesson on saving your best shots to your own professional webspace portfolio - established for for public or private viewing; your choice. Get a good nights sleep, we have another day of adventure ahead!
Breakfast in Digby gets the day started for an exciting morning of Whale Watching. The ocean will delight your camera and your senses as well the porpoises, sea lions and other inhabitants of the deep.
Leaving Digby we're taking you to Annapolis Valley to view The Military Outpost you can walk though, walk in and fully experience. From the Munitions Dugouts to Cannons, you can touch and feel as well as photograph every inch of this National Historical Military site.
As we continue north through the Annapolis Valley Vineyard and Orchard country, we find ourselves in Wolfville, home of the Acadia University. Stopping for lunch at one of the University Town pubs will be a great break before heading back to Halifax.
Check into your luxury hotel, freshen up and join us for a Gourmet Dinner Cruise aboard an Incredible Paddle Wheeler as it winds through the Halifax Harbor.
During this evenings Photography Lesson, Accompanying non-photographers (or photographers who prefer to) may want to join us for a dessert and drink at the famous Press Room Pub.