Essential Lunenburg Walking Tour

Essential Lunenburg Walking Tour

Discover the magnificence of Canada’s most picturesque town. With spectacular sites around every corner in Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this hour-long tour is the perfect starting point for your Lunenburg experience!

Essential Lunenburg Walking Tour Highlights:

  • Explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of North America’s best surviving examples of a British planned colonial settlement
  • Begin at the ‘Castle on the Hill’, Lunenburg Academy grounds and proceed along a gentle downhill route to our vibrant working waterfront
  • Immerse yourself in 18th-century and Victorian architecture. Learn about architectural quirks such as Lunenburg Bumps and decorative gingerbread [not the kind you eat]
  • Uncover fascinating historical facts and folklore brought to life by our local guides and take in the beauty of St. John’s Anglican Church – a national historic site
  • Plenty of time to admire the sites, take photographs, or simply fall in love with Lunenburg, one of Canada’s most treasured seaside destinations
  • Take home a commemorative memento to remember your visit to Lunenburg – but we won’t ruin the surprise!
Essential Lunenburg Walking Tour

Tour Time: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Daily and 11 a.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

2024 Dates: May 18 to October 30

Prices (includes taxes): 

  • Adult – $25
  • Youth (ages 6-17) – $15
  • Family (two adults and their children ages 6 – 17) – $75

Good to Know:

  • Please arrive 10-minutes beforehand to meet your guide. Our tours start promptly at their scheduled times.
  • This tour begins at the Lunenburg Academy grounds (97 Kaulbach Street). Plenty of parking available
  • Tours are suitable for most mobility levels


Our tours run rain or shine. If you need to cancel, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance of the start of your tour for a full refund. Otherwise, you are welcome to reschedule, as availability allows, or we can issue a credit for future use. Each tour requires a minimum number of participants. If a tour is cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, or because of exceptional circumstances such as hazardous weather, you’ll be notified and offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

LOCATION: 97 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg B0J 2C0

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Essential Lunenburg Walking Tour Price: $15.00 to $75.00

Dates: May 18, 2024 – October 30, 2024

CONTACT: Lunenburg Walking Tours


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