Prospect Area

Prospect, Nova Scotia

Prospect is a coastal community on the Chebucto Peninsula in the Halifax Regional Municipality,Nova Scotia. Located 22km from Bayers Lake Business Park, Halifax on the western shore it was founded by Irish and English fishermen in the 1750’s. For the past 250 years the families who settled here have carved out a living amongst the rocky shores and continue to do so today.

The peninsula at Prospect is a jewel, located in the heart of Nova Scotia’s most stunning ocean playground. The hiking trails at Indian Point reveal spectacular ocean vistas and monumental islands of rock that inspire
both awe and respect for Canada’s natural beauty. The pristine and historic village of Prospect is a wonderful place to explore, and it also provides a perfect launch site for kayaking the islands and islets that dot the surrounding area.

Peggy’s Cove:

Only 28 minutes form the spectacular rock formations of Peggy’s Cove, it offers everything you could
want for year round or summertime ocean living. In this small fishing village, 19km from the Peninsula
at Bayside, you can see rock formations that have attracted nature-lovers from around the world.
Combined with the somber beauty of the Swiss Air Monument a mile down the coast, this stretch of
ocean and rugged, rocky coastline remains one of Canada’s truly natural wonders.

Granite Springs Golf:

Golf enthusiasts will be rewarded with the challenging and lush 18 hole championship course at Granite Springs, only 1.6km. The Granite Springs Golf Club is a Championship18 hole course with an elevation that overlooks the Atlantic ocean, Granite Springs offers golf enthusiasts a truly wonderful golfing experience.

Sea Kayaking:

Kayaking the islands and islets off the Peninsula at Bayside offers an incredible variety of natural beauty. These sheltered routes, amongst seal colonies and bird sanctuaries,provide an opportunity to experience the diversity of wildlife found on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.

Area Schools:

Atlantic Memorial (PR-05)
Brookside (06-09)
Halifax West (10-12)