Check out our deal on dorm beds: book a dorm bed for 3 nights or more and get a discounted rate of $28 per night. With this deal you will also receive a discount voucher for Petit Passage Whale Watch, Ocean Explorations Zodiac Whale Watch, Dockside Kayak Rental (half or full day rentals) and Whale Watch and 50% off full day bicycle rental upon check-in!
The Digby Backpackers Inn is a small friendly hostel, located right in Digby, walking distance from boardwalk, fishermen's wharf and restaurants. Comfortable, ready-made beds, free towels, fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room and a garden to relax in at the end of the day. Simple breakfast is included.
Digby is located right on the Bay of Fundy, with its highest tides in the world. Be amazed by beautiful scenery and historical places that form the foundation of Canada as it stands today. Annapolis Royal, Canada's oldest permanent European settlement and former capital of Nova Scotia, can be reached by local transit.
Bear River is a stones throw away and represents unique architecture, a large artist community, and an impressive native interpretive center at the native reserve just outside of the village. Finally, Digby is your perfect stop-off point on your way to some of the best whale watching in North America, right in our area!
**CASH ON ARRIVAL ONLY FOR THE REMAINDER DUE**
**CHECK-IN IS FROM 4PM TO 9.30PM**
**WE WILL WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS UNTIL 11PM WHEN NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE. PLEASE NOTE YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO PRE-PAY YOUR FIRST NIGHT**
**WE WILL WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS BY ACADIAN LINES (11PM ARRIVAL) OR 11PM FERRY ARRIVAL FROM SAINT JOHN (= 8PM DEPARTURE FROM SAINT JOHN) - PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL TO CONFIRM YOUR MODE OF TRANSPORT**
Daily Shuttle Service from the Halifax hostels:
We offer daily shuttle service from the Halifax Hostels right to our doorstep for only $55 per person. Please note you do need to reserve in advance. Call Mariner Shuttle Service for reservations and schedule details ( 1-855-586-6140 ).
The affordable bus option:
Take the earlier Maritime Bus to Wolfville or Kentville and take Kings Transit from there. It will take you a while, but the route is scenic and you just halved your total cost for the bus. (Just ask for transfer tickets once you get on the Kings Transit and you will go all the way from Wolfville or Kentville to Digby for $3.50).
By shuttle bus:
There are several daily shuttle services that can pick you up from Halifax (right from where you are staying) and drop you off right at the hostel. Nelson's shuttle, or Kathleen's Shuttle are some of them.
From hwy 101 take exit 26 to Digby. Keep going until you see Robin's Donuts on your left hand side. This is Queen Street. You will find us on your right hand side several blocks down.
Travel options from Saint John:
You can also take the ferry from Saint John, New Brunswick, to Digby. This approximately 3 hour ferry ride will bring you right to Digby. Take a taxi from the ferry terminal, as it is a 6 km walk to downtown Digby.