In and Near Digby
Most of the accommodations in and near Digby will require a minimum 3-night stay. Rates and amenities vary. Rooms fill fast, but some properties carry a wait list.
Thinking about camping?
The Twisted Throttle Mud & Beer Fest in Conway has camp sites for tents, trailers and RVs (no hook ups) with onsite hot showers and toilets. Enjoy music, the tattoo contest and vendors. Shuttle service will be provided to take you downtown. This site is located right across from the Sunset Pub, in behind the car dealership. To reserve a camping space, call 902.245.5673. Watch this page for more details.
The Fundy Complex and Dockside Suites
Located in the heart of the Rally with live entertainment right off your doorstep, the Dockside Suites are the place to be on Labour Day Weekend. If you love the excitement of the moment and the energy of the crowd, you’ll find them here.
Some of the suites have full kitchens, most have a sofa bed and a gorgeous view and all have the Wharf Rat Rally just downstairs. The Fundy Complex also includes the Fundy Restaurant, the Dockside Restaurant and Bar and Club 98.
The Annapolis Basin Conference Centre ** 2017 PACKAGES AVAILABLE!
Situated in Cornwallis Park, the ABCC is a pleasant jaunt on the highway, about 10 minutes away. Enjoy a full breakfast buffet each morning, a dedicated shuttle service that will take you safely into Digby and back, and live musical entertainment in the Bar Lounge. A bike wash station is available too! The Annapolis Basin Conference Centre offers a wide range of accommodations from private hotel guestrooms right down to barracks beds, a step up from dry camping!
Check here for their rates. Book soon, as they'll fill up fast!
Toll Free 1-888-830-4466
Tel (902) 638-8602 ext 1227
Fax (902) 638-3101
Camping at Upper Clements Park
Just opened in 2017! A brand new campground awaits you with exceptional facilities and a great ride. Located on Highway 1 between Cornwallis and Annapolis Royal, the distance is perfect to get yourself hyped up about the Rally or calmed down after your visit into Digby. There's lots of room so bring your friends and all stay together in one place!
Great rates! Visit the website here for more information.
The Municipality of Digby
While the larger properties carry waiting lists, many smaller properties and Bed and Breakfast operators have vacancies leading up to the Wharf Rat Rally. Some of these properties can be found on the Digby Area Tourism Association's website.
A listing of Bed and Breakfast properties can be found here.
A listing of Campgrounds can be found here.
RV Parking and Camping
For the ultimate ruff camping experience, call 902-245-5437 to reserve your space. Right in the camping area: stage for live music, beer tent, and the weekend "mud run". Across the street from Sunset Pub where you can watch the truck pulls and have a great meal. Hot outdoor showers and portable toilets onsite. All less than 5km from downtown with a shuttle stop right outside the campground. Stage and event schedule to follow.
Lakeside camping at Digby East Fish & Game Association (DEFAGA) 1492 Hillgrove. Water/power service available but limited, public showers/washrooms. Excellent swimming. Camper/trailer: $40/night Tenting: $30/night.To reserve your site, Call Barb at 902-307-179.
Digby is located in the Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia. The Yarmouth and Acadian Shores region is within an hour's ride.
Just a short ride west along Highway 101 to Exit 28, the Municipality of Clare offers a culture deep in history and rich in hospitality. Enjoy the food, the people and the scenery just 40 minutes from Digby.
The list of accommodations can be found on the Baie Sainte-Marie website. Be sure to watch here for details for the annual Clare Poker Run for 2016.
Try something new! Stay in a yurt in Church Point, a gorgeous ride just 35 minutes from Digby. Washrooms and showers on site, and meal plans are available.
Home by the Sea! Right on Mavillette Beach in Clare, about a 45 (beautiful) ride. For more info: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/9505569?guests=1&s=BDY_SEyA
The Digby Pines
Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is as rare and majestic as the setting in which it resides. Beautifully situated overlooking the phenomenal Bay of Fundy, our spectacular Nova Scotia lodging has been welcoming guests since 1929. Relaxing is easy when you are surrounded by breathtaking scenery and have access to our world-class resort amenities. From the refreshing coastal air and warm hospitality, to exquisite dining and renowned spa; when you stay at Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa you are sure to have a Nova Scotia vacation which will exceed all your expectations. Watch here for the excellent dining specials they are offering during this year's Rally.
The Coastal Inn
Located right in Digby, the Coastal Inn belongs to a chain that is Maritime-wide. Book a stay on your way to or from the Wharf Rat Rally. The Coastal Inn has been a long-time sponsor of the Wharf Rat Rally. Ladies, be sure to join the Ladies Coastal Ride on Friday evening!
Good website links:
Nova Scotia Tourism offers attractions, activities and packages. For accommodations, click on Places to Stay.
By choosing Yarmouth and Acadian Shores, you'll see results from the area to the west of Digby. Yarmouth is about an hour's ride along the highway and if you take the scenic route along the French shore, it'll take you an extra 15 or 20 minutes.
If you choose Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley, you'll see results from the Digby area and eastward to Windsor. The ride from Windsor to Digby is about 1 hour, 45 minutes along Highway 101 and hotels, motels, B&Bs and inns tend to book up totally during Wharf Rat Rally as far west as New Minas, about an hour and a half ride each way. Watch to see if the Old Orchard Inn is a registration stop again in 2016 and miss the lineups in Digby.