Acadian Tour

Fort Anne National Historic Site

Learn about Acadian history in Southwestern Nova Scotia. Private guided tours with a Parks Canada interpreter are available.

Port-Royal and Annapolis Royal are often referred to as "The cradle of Acadia". Learn about this special place, from the arrival of the first French families in Port-Royal, circa 1636, through the evolution of the Acadian people, to the time of the Acadian Deportation in 1755.


Dates and times

May 17 to October 13, 2024


Tours can be booked to start between 9:30 am and 11 am, and between 1:30 pm and 4 pm.

Tours depend on staff availability.


50 minutes

Group sizes

Maximum: 20 people


Available in English and French.

Reservations and payment

How to book

Public tours: Register in advance, or at the front desk when you arrive.

Private tours: Registration is required a minimum of 48 hours in advance.

Contact Fort Anne to register in advance


Cost: See prices under Heritage presentation special programs – Enhanced programs

Travel trade fees: please contact Fort Anne.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation is required a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

Contact Fort Anne to cancel.

Travel trade details


Suitable for FIT (Fully Independent Travelers)

Suitable for small groups

Facilities and services

Motorcoach parking available

Washrooms on site

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