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The Ovens Natural Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Riverport Features Animals
326 Ovens Road, Riverport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-766-4621
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You'll Need a Tank to Get Down the Road!

Honestly, the road to get there will do damage to your vehicle unless you drive zigzag to avoid... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia S
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Ormond Beach, Florida
Run down

Old railings, old concrete stairs, cliffs painted yellow to track falling rock but can't take a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cultureguy
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Toronto
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“sea caves” (24 reviews)
“petting zoo” (8 reviews)
“short hike” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
326 Ovens Road, Riverport, Nova Scotia, Canada
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+1 902-766-4621
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, the road to get there will do damage to your vehicle unless you drive zigzag to avoid the road HOLES (not mere potholes!) You can see better caves in New Brunswick for free.

1  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old railings, old concrete stairs, cliffs painted yellow to track falling rock but can't take a pic of it and dirt road in was a mess

1  Thank cultureguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Oven's Natural Park is a private park and Campground, it offers tenting and trailer sites as well as Hiking trails taking you into Ocean Caves and offers tours around the site talking about the old gold mining operation in the site. The trail is...More

1  Thank Geoffrey M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were totally impressed by this natural area; the coastline is stunning. Had we known more about this site ahead of time, we would have camped there to have been able to spend more time there. It was well worth the small entrance fee to...More

1  Thank Debbourne
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The price is a bit steep for what you get. Overall geologically interesting and some great mini caves. Bring your camera or schnörkel gear for great kelp diving

1  Thank Nick L
Reviewed 23 September 2016

While some repairs to stairs, rails etc need to be done here, if you are careful you will be perfectly safe. You walk a cliff path and look over the rails to view the caves. In a couple of cases, you can descend stairs and...More

2  Thank MeriR
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After doing some research on the Ovens website, we decide to book Cabin #1 for the first stop in our roadtrip on vacation. As the pictures and information arnt very clear on the website we werent sure what to expect. We paid $64CND(taxes and fees...More

2  Thank HollyLori
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It cost us $10 per person, which would have been fine if the hike from end to end took the hour they advertise. In fact, the hike took 15 minutes. The caves were interesting, but not worth $20. I'd say their website stretches the truth...More

3  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The beach has to be seen on low tide. The caves are really amazing and a most see if you are in the area. It is kind of over priced for what you get to see. Given the park is run down and in need...More

2  Thank 795stevec
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed at the campground for 2 nights and paid $115 for a spot in an open field. The employees in the office were curt and the bathrooms were in need of repair and cleaning. On a positive note, the trail was enjoyable and the...More

4  Thank bluenosegirl06
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